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Sigourney Weaver

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Biography

Sigourney Weaver in September 2011

Source: Wikipedia

Sigourney Weaver (born Susan Alexandra Weaver; October 8, 1949) is an American actress and film producer. Following her film debut as a minor character in Annie Hall, she quickly came to prominence in 1979 with her first lead role as Ellen Ripley in Alien, subsequently reprising the role in its three sequels: Aliens (1986), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award Best Actress; Alien 3 (1992), and Alien: Resurrection (1997).

Fact file

  • Born: Susan Alexandra Weaver October 8, 1949 (age 65) Manhattan, New York New York, U.S.
  • Alma mater: Stanford University (B.A., 1972) Yale University (M.F.A., 1974)
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Years active: 1976–present
  • Spouse(s): Jim Simpson (m. 1984)
  • Children: 1
  • Parent(s): Sylvester Weaver (father, deceased) Elizabeth Inglis (mother, deceased)
  • Relatives: Doodles Weaver (uncle, deceased)

Read more about Sigourney Weaver at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Variety, 2018-10-05 12:00:43
Sony’s “The Girl in the Spider’s Web,” starring Claire Foy as avenging heroine Lisbeth Salander, is set to world premiere at the Rome Film Festival, which announced a strong lineup Friday mixing crowd-pleasers with esoteric titles. The festival also boasts an impressive roster of speakers who will hold onstage conversations, ...

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Variety, 2018-06-25 15:30:44
Martin Scorsese, Sigourney Weaver, Giuseppe Tornatore and French multi-hyphenate Pierre Bismuth will hold onstage conversations at the upcoming Rome Film Festival, which Monday announced the world premiere of Italian director Paolo Virzi’s new comedy, “Notti Magiche,” as its first title. Scorsese, as previously announced, is being honored with a lifetime ...

Dillon in 'Alien 3' 'Memba Him?!
TMZ, 2018-02-06 08:00:00
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