Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver

American actress
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Sigourney Weaver

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.

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Sigourney Weaver was born on 8 October 1949 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. Her full name at birth was Susan Alexandra Weaver. She is best known as an actress. She attended high school at Ethel Walker School, Simsbury, CT (1967). For university, she studied at BA English, Stanford University (1971). Her religion is listed as Agnostic. She is 5' 11" (180 cm) tall and weighs 145 lbs (66 kg) with an athletic build. She has light brown eyes and light brown hair (color). Her net worth is reported to be $50,000,000 US dollars. Her zodiac star sign is Libra.
Full name at birth
Susan Alexandra Weaver
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Claim to fame
Ellen Ripley in "Alien" Trilogy, Ghostbusters, Gorillas in The Mist.
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Date of birth
8 October 1949
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Place of birth
Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
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Age
73
Occupation
Actress, Producer, Voice Actor
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Height
5' 11" (180 cm)
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Weight
145 lbs (66 kg)
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Very Tall
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10
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Residence
Santa Barbara, California, U.S.
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Net worth
$50,000,000 USD
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High school
Ethel Walker School, Simsbury, CT (1967)
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University
  • BA English, Stanford University (1971)
  • BFA Drama, Yale University (1974)
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Talent agency
  • United Talent Agency
  • Celebrity Talent International
  • The Agency Group
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Partner: Jim Simpson (Married) 1 child
1983-
Jim Simpson and Sigourney Weaver
If you come back from the dead, you don`t have the same value system, I think.
  • Her performance as Ellen Ripley in Aliens (1986) is ranked #58 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Performances of All Time (2006).
  • Has one daughter, Charlotte Simpson, was born on 13 April 1990.
  • Along with Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Janet Leigh, Jodie Foster (who won), Ellen Burstyn and Linda Blair, she is one of the few actresses to have been nominated for an Oscar for a performance in a horror movie.
  • Attended the Yale School of Drama
  • Changed her name after reading "The Great Gatsby".

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