Sigourney Weaver

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Eye/hair color: brown

Real name: Susan Alexandra Weaver
Born: October 8, 1949, New York, N.Y., USA, 6:15pm EST 
Father: Pat Weaver
    Husband: Jim Simpson
    Child: Charlotte
    Brother: Trajan (named after the Roman Emperor)
Education: Stanford University, Yale University

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  • Her dad Pat Weaver, NBC-TV president (1953-55), pioneered the desk-and-couch talk show format that still survives on two programs he created - NBC's "Today" and "Tonight" show.
  • (October 1997) Ranked #71 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list.
  • Changed her name after reading "The Great Gatsby"
  • Debuted in Woody Allen 's Annie Hall (1977), duration: 6 seconds
  • Daughter of NBC-TV executive Sylvester "Pat" Weaver and actress Elizabeth Inglis
  • Niece of actor Doodles Weaver
  • Afraid to travel in elevators
  • (1997) #13 of Sci-Fi's Sexy 50, by Femme Fatales magazine
  • Salary
    Alien: Resurrection (1997): $11,000,000
    Alien (1979): $30,000
    Annie Hall (1977): $50


Project Year Role
Happily N'Ever After (voice) 2005 Frida
Village, The 2004 Alice Hunt
Imaginary Heros 2004 Sandy Travis
Holes 2003 The Warden
The Guys 2002 Joan
Tadpole 2002 Eve
Big Bad Love 2001 Voice of Betti DeLoreo
The 73rd Annual Academy Awards (TV) 2001 Herself
Alien Evolution (TV) 2001 Herself/Lt. Ellen Ripley
VH1 Divas Live: The One and Only Aretha Franklin (TV) 2001 Herself
Heartbreakers  2001 Max
Speak Truth to Power 2000 Various
Company Man 2000 Daisy Quimp
Why Dogs Smile & Chimpanzees Cry 1999 Narrator
Galaxy Quest  1999 Gwen DeMarco / Lieutenant Tawny Madison
A Map of the World 1999 Alice Goodwin
Get Bruce   1999 Herself
Company Man   1999 Daisy Quimp
Alien: Resurrection  
 aka Alien 4
1997 Ellen Ripley (Number 8) /Number 7 co-producer
Snow White  
 aka The Grimm Brothers' Snow White
 aka Snow White in the Black Forest
 aka Snow White in the Dark Forest
 aka Snow White: A Tale of Terror
1997 Claudia Hoffman
The Ice Storm 1997 Janey Carver
Copycat   1995 Helen Hudson
Jeffrey   1995 Debra Moorhouse
The Wild Swans 1994 Narrator
Death and the Maiden  
 aka Jeune fille et la mort, La (1995) (France)
1994 Paulina Escobar
Dave   1993 Ellen Mitchell
1492: Conquest of Paradise  
 aka 1492: Christophe Colomb (France)
 aka 1492: La conquête du paradis
 aka 1492: la conquista del paraíso (Spain: dubbed version)
1992 Queen Isabel
Alien³   1992 Ellen Ripley
Frames from the Edge 1989


Ghostbusters II  1989  Dana Barrett
Gorillas in the Mist   1988 Dian Fossey
Twilight of the Gorillas (Documentary) 1988 ?
The Making of "Gorillas in the Mist" (Documentary) 1988


Working Girl  1988 Katherine Parker
Half Moon Street   1986 Lauren Slaughter
Aliens   1986 Ellen Ripley
Une femme ou deux  
 aka One Woman or Two
 aka A Woman or Two
1985 Jessica Fitzgerald
Ghostbusters   1984 Dana Barrett/The Gate Keeper
Deal of the Century   1983 Catherine DeVoto
The Year of Living Dangerously 1982 Jill Bryant
 aka The Janitor
1981 Tony Sokolow
Alien   1979 Ripley
The Sorrows of Gin  (TV) 1979 ?
Madman  1978 ?
Annie Hall   1977 Alvy's Date Outside Theatre
"Somerset" (TV Series)
 aka "Another World: Somerset"(original title)
 aka "Somerset: Bay City" (original title)
1970 Avis Ryan

Other works

  • Off-Broadway Revue: "Das Lustania Songspiel": Weaver co-wrote and co-starred with Chris Durang ("Radio Days"). It ran for a limited run at the Chelsea Theatre Center in New York in 1979

  • TV commercial for John Hancock (voice) (1998)
  • Portia in The Merchant of Venice, 1986
  • (January 2002): Plays Joan in "The Guys" play by Anne Nelson (Flea Theater, New York City)


Project Year Role
"The Guys" play by Anne Nelson (Flea Theater, New York City). 2002 Joan

Watergate Classics



The Frogs



The Nature And Purpose Of The Universe



The Constant Wife



Das Lusitania Songspiel
Off-Broadway Revue: Weaver co-wrote and co-starred with Chris Durang ("Radio Days"). It ran for a limited run at the Chelsea Theatre Center in New York in 1979



Marco Polo Sing A Song



A Flea In Her Ear



As You Like It



Beyond Therapy



Hurly Burly



The Marriage Of Bett And Bo



The Merchant Of Venice






Sex And Longing


  • TV commercial for John Hancock (voice) (1998)


  • 2001 - Chicago International Film Festival - Lifetime Achievement Award

  • 1999 - Walk of Fame - Motion Picture- On 16 December 1999. - At 7021 Hollywood Blvd.

  • 1998 - British Academy Awards - Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for: Ice Storm, The (1997)

  • 1998 - Hasty Pudding Theatricals, USA - Woman of the Year

  • 1996 - Cognac Festival du Film Policier - Special Mention - for: Copycat (1995) Award shared with: Holly Hunter - For their acting performance.

  • 1994 - Gotham Awards - Acting Award

  • 1989 - Golden Globes, USA -
    Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama for: Gorillas in the Mist (1988)
    Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for: Working Girl (1988)

  • 1987 - Academy of Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy Films, USA - Best Actress for: Aliens (1986)

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