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Sigourney Weaver

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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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Sigourney Weaver Reflects on the Legacy of 'Prayers for Bobby' 10 Years Later (Exclusive)
Entertainment Tonigh, 2020-06-29 06:25:46
'Of all the movies I've ever done, I want this one out in the world more than any other.'

Director Ridley Scott on his classic 'Alien' and filmmaking after the pandemic
LA Times Entertainme, 2020-05-30 01:23:15
Director Ridley Scott joined Times film critic Justin Chang for a conversation about "Alien," the Week 4 winner of the Ultimate Summer Movie Showdown, He recalled casting Sigourney Weaver and the influence of "Star Wars."

Variety, 2020-05-19 15:00:52
IFC Films has acquired U.S. rights to “My Salinger Year” a drama starring Sigourney Weaver and Margaret Qualley. Falardeau adapted “My Salinger Year” from Joanna Rakoff’s memoir of the same name. The film is set in New York City in the 1990s after Qualley’s character leaves graduate school to pursue ...

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