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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, 2020-02-20 16:39:59
Sigourney Weaver praised the team behind Philippe Falardeau’s “My Salinger Year,” which opens the 70th Berlin Film Festival Thursday night, calling the film “a big step forward” for women in an entertainment industry still reckoning with the impact of the #MeToo movement. “Our producers Kim (McCraw) and Luc (Déry) went ...

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Variety, 2020-02-13 01:50:27
Mary Griffith, a longtime crusader for LGBTQ rights, died after a lengthy illness last Friday, at her home in Walnut Creek, Calif. She was 85. Griffith was portrayed by Sigourney Weaver in the 2009 Lifetime movie “Prayers for Bobby.” She took up the LGBTQ cause after her son Bobby died ...

murphyjkim
Variety, 2020-01-30 23:13:07
More presenters have been announced for the 92nd Academy Awards. Among those added to the list are James Corden, Penélope Cruz, Beanie Feldstein, Zack Gottsagen, Diane Keaton, Shia LaBeouf, George MacKay, Steve Martin, Keanu Reeves, Maya Rudolph and Sigourney Weaver Some actors on the list are connected to the night’s ...

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