Sigourney Weaver

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Susan Alexandra Weaver, professionally known as Sigourney Weaver, is an American actress. Dubbed "Queen of Sci-Fi", Weaver is considered to be a pioneer of action heroines in science fiction films. She is primarily known for her role as Ellen Ripley in the Alien franchise. The role earned her an Academy Award nomination in 1986 and is often regarded... read more

Susan Alexandra Weaver, professionally known as Sigourney Weaver, is an American actress. Dubbed "Queen of Sci-Fi", Weaver is considered to be a pioneer of action heroines in science fiction films. She is primarily known for her role as Ellen Ripley in the Alien franchise. The role earned her an Academy Award nomination in 1986 and is often regarded as one of the most significant female protagonists in all of cinema.

Birth Name

Susan Alexandra Weaver

Born

Saturday, 08 October 1949

Actress Filmography

Avatar 5 Grace Augustine / Dr. Grace Augustine 2025
Avatar 4 Dr. Grace Augustine 2025
Avatar 3 Dr. Grace Augustine 2023
Avatar 2 Dr. Grace Augustine / Grace Augustine 2021
Ghostbusters: Afterlife Dana Barrett 2021
The Good House Hildy Good 2021
My Salinger Year Margaret 2020
The Oscars Self - Presenter 2020
Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters Herself / Self 2020
The Movies That Made Us Self - Actress 'Dana' (archive footage) 2019
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

Avatar 5 Grace Augustine / Dr. Grace Augustine 2025
Avatar 4 Dr. Grace Augustine 2025
Avatar 3 Dr. Grace Augustine 2023
Avatar 2 Dr. Grace Augustine / Grace Augustine 2021
Ghostbusters: Afterlife Dana Barrett 2021
The Good House Hildy Good 2021
My Salinger Year Margaret 2020
The Oscars Self - Presenter 2020
Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters Herself / Self 2020
The Movies That Made Us Self - Actress 'Dana' (archive footage) 2019
Never Surrender: A Galaxy Quest Documentary Herself / Self 2019
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance The Myth-Speaker (voice) 2019
The Movies Ripley (archive footage), Ripley / Dana Barrett (archive footage) 2019
James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction Herself, Self 2018
Laddie: The Man Behind the Movies Herself 2017
The Meyerowitz Stories Sigourney Weaver 2017
John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs (archive footage) 2017
The Defenders Alexandra Reid 2017
Rakka Jasper 2017
Untitled Neill Blomkamp Alien Project Ripley 2017
A Monster Calls Grandma 2016
The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years Herself 2016
Dream the Future Self 2016
Ghostheads Herself 2016
Ghostbusters Rebecca Gorin 2016
Finding Dory Sigourney Weaver (voice) 2016
The Assignment Doctor Rachel Jane 2016
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee Ripley 2016
Call My Agent! Sigourney Weaver 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self 2015
My Depression Elizabeth Swados (voice) 2015
Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words Herself 2015
Keepers of the Covenant: Making Exodus - Gods and Kings Herself 2015
Chappie Michelle Bradley 2015
Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero Lady Starblaster (voice) 2014
Exodus: Gods And Kings Tuya 2014
All You Need Is Love Narrator (voice) 2014
Years of Living Dangerously Herself 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Herself 2014
The Broadway.com Show Herself 2013
Vamps Cisserus 2012
Political Animals Elaine Barrish 2012
The Cabin In The Woods The Director 2012
The Cold Light Of Day Carrack 2012
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Self 2012
Red Lights Margaret Matheson 2012
Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (archive footage) 2012
Rampart Joan Confrey 2011
Abduction Dr. Bennett 2011
The Jonathan Ross Show Self - Guest 2011
Close Up Herself - Interviewee / Actress 2011
Paul The Big Guy 2011
Cedar Rapids Macy Vanderhei 2011
You Again Ramona 2010
Ebert Presents: At the Movies Herself - Short Film Jury President 2010
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards Herself - Nominee 2010
Crazy On The Outside Viki 2010
Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief Herself 2010
Avatar Dr. Grace Augustine 2009
The Jay Leno Show Herself - Guest 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Herself - Guest 2009
Prayers for Bobby Mary Griffith 2009
Cinema's Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood Narrator 2009
The Tale of Despereaux Narrator (voice) 2008
His Highness Hollywood Herself 2008
WALL·E Ship's Computer 2008
Baby Mama Chaffee Bicknell 2008
Nostalgia Critic Ripley (archive footage) 2008
Be Kind Rewind Ms. Lawson 2008
Vantage Point Rex Brooks 2008
Eli Stone Therapist 2008
Pioneers of Television Herself 2008
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Ellen Ripley, Ripley, The Director 2007
The Girl in the Park Julia 2007
Chelsea Lately Elaine Barrish on 'Political Animals' 2007
The Dame Edna Treatment Herself - Guest 2007
The Graham Norton Show Self - Guest (archive footage), Self - Guest 2007
Infamous Babe Paley 2006
Happily N'Ever After Frieda (voice) 2006
The One Show Herself - Guest 2006
The Tv Set Lenny 2006
Planet Earth Narrator - US Version 2006
Snow Cake Linda Freeman 2006
The Colbert Report Herself - Guest 2005
Made in Hollywood Self 2005
20 to 1 Herself (archive footage) 2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Herself - Guest 2005
Imaginary Heroes Sandy Travis 2004
The Village Alice Hunt 2004
Doc Martin American Tourist, Beth Traywick 2004
The Beast Within: The Making of 'Alien' Herself 2003
Superior Firepower: The Making of 'Aliens' Herself 2003
One Step Beyond: The Making of 'Alien: Resurrection' Herself 2003
Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years Ripley / Katharine Parker (archive footage) 2003
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Herself 2003
Holes The Warden 2003
Search for the Afghan Girl Narrator (voice) 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Herself - Guest 2003
The Guys Joan 2002
Tadpole Eve Grubman 2002
When I Was a Girl Herself 2001
Alien Evolution Herself 2001
Big Bad Love Betti DeLoreo (voice) 2001
Heartbreakers Ulga Yevanova 2001
Empires: The Roman Empire in the First Century Narrator 2001
Company Man Daisy Quimp 2000
Close Encounters: Proof of Alien Contact Herself - Actress 2000
Galaxy Quest Gwen DeMarco 1999
A Map Of The World Alice Goodwin 1999
Independent Lens Narrator / Self 1999
Futurama Planet Express Ship 1999
The Alien Legacy Herself 1999
Why Dogs Smile & Chimpanzees Cry Herself - Narrator (voice) 1999
Get Bruce Herself 1999
E! Mysteries & Scandals Herself 1998
Alien Resurrection Ripley 1997
The Ice Storm Janey Carver 1997
Snow White: A Tale Of Terror Claudia Hoffman 1997
Theater Talk Self 1996
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Herself - Guest, Self - Guest 1996
Mundo VIP Herself 1996
E! True Hollywood Story Herself (archive footage), Herself 1996
Copycat Helen Hudson 1995
Jeffrey Debra Moorhouse 1995
Inside the Actors Studio Herself - Guest 1994
Death And The Maiden Paulina Escobar 1994
The Wild Swans Narrator 1994
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Herself - Guest 1993
Late Show with David Letterman Herself - Guest 1993
Dave Ellen Mitchell 1993
Rabbit Ears: Peachboy Narrator (voice) 1993
1492: Conquest Of Paradise Queen Isabel of Castille 1992
HBO First Look Herself 1992
Alien³ Ripley 1992
The Snow Queen Narrator (voice) 1992
The Making of 'Alien 3' Herself 1992
The Howard Stern Show Herself - Guest 1990
Helmut Newton: Frames from the Edge Herself 1989
Ghostbusters II Dana Barrett 1989
Troldspejlet Herself - Actress 1989
The Arsenio Hall Show Herself - Guest 1989
Working Girl Katharine Parker 1988
Gorillas in the Mist Dian Fossey 1988
Half Moon Street Dr. Lauren Slaughter 1986
Aliens Ripley 1986
One Woman or Two Jessica Fitzgerald 1985
Ghostbusters Dana Barrett 1984
Deal Of The Century Catherine DeVoto 1983
The Year of Living Dangerously Jill Bryant 1982
Entertainment Tonight Herself (archive footage), Herself 1981
Eyewitness Tony Sokolow 1981
3 by Cheever Marcia Lawton 1979
Alien Ripley 1979
Madman 1978
Annie Hall Alvy's Date Outside Theatre 1977
Saturday Night Live Herself - Host / Various / Zuul / Ripley, Ripley / Grace / Various / Self - Host 1975
Nova Narrator 1974
Somerset Avis Ryan 1970
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Herself - Guest 1962

Producer Filmography

2013 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
2013 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
2010 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
2009 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
2000 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1998 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
1998 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
1989 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1989 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Won
1989 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
1989 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Won
1987 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
1987 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
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