Susan Alexandra Weaver (born October 8, 1949), 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.
|Full name at birth||
Susan Alexandra Weaver
|Claim to fame||
Ellen Ripley in "Alien" Trilogy, Ghostbusters, Gorillas in The Mist.
|Date of birth||
8 October 1949
|Place of birth||
Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Actress, Producer, Voice Actor
5' 11" (180 cm)
145 lbs (66 kg)
Santa Barbara, California, U.S.
Ethel Walker School, Simsbury, CT (1967)
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