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Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver (born October 8, 1949, height 5' 11" (1,80 m)) is an American actress best known for her role as Ellen Ripley in the Alien film series, a role for which she has received worldwide recognition. Other notable roles include the Ghostbusters films, Gorillas in the Mist, The Ice Storm, Working Girl, Death and the Maiden, Prayers for Bobby and Avatar. She is a three-time Academy Award nominee for her performances in Aliens (1986), Gorillas in the Mist (1988), and Working Girl (1988) winning Golden Globe Awards in the latter two films. Weaver has been called "The Sci-Fi Queen" by many on account of her many science fiction and fantasy films.


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Movie/TV Credits:
108

First Appeared:
In the movie Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters

Latest Project:
Movie Avatar 5 2025-12-17

Sigourney Weaver Filmography

Movie Avatar 5 Dr. Grace Augustine 2025-12-17
Movie Avatar 4 2024-12-18
Movie Avatar 3 2021-12-15
Movie Avatar 2 Grace Augustine 2020-12-16
Movie Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters Herself 2018
Series The Best of Families Laura Wheeler 2017
Movie The Meyerowitz Stories Herself 2017-10-13
Movie Laddie Herself 2017-10-20
Series Marvel's The Defenders Alexandra 2017-08-18
Movie The Assignment Dr. Rachel Kay 2016-04-27
Movie Finding Dory Sigourney Weaver (voice) 2016-06-16
Movie Ghostheads Herself 2016-04-23
Movie The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years Herself 2016-09-15
Movie A Monster Calls Grandma 2016-10-07
Movie Ghostbusters Rebecca Gorin 2016-07-14
Movie Chappie Michelle Bradley 2015-03-04
Movie Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words Herself 2015-05-19
Movie Keepers of the Covenant: Making Exodus: Gods and Kings Herself 2015-03-17
Movie My Depression (The Up and Down and Up of It) Elizabeth Swados (voice) 2014-04-17
Movie Exodus: Gods and Kings Tuja 2014-12-03
Movie Red Lights Margaret Matheson 2012-03-02
Movie The Cold Light of Day Jean Carrack 2012-04-04
Movie Vamps Cisserus 2012-08-25
Movie Political Animals Elaine Barrish 2012-07-15
Series Political Animals Elaine Barrish Hammond 2012-07-15
Movie The Cabin in the Woods The Director 2012-04-12
Movie Cedar Rapids Macy Vanderhei 2011-02-11
Movie Paul Tara 2011-02-14
Movie Abduction Dr. Geraldine 'Geri' Bennett 2011-09-22
Movie Rampart Joan Confrey 2011-11-23
Movie Crazy on the Outside Viki 2010-01-08
Movie You Again Aunt Ramona 2010-09-24
Movie Capturing Avatar Herself 2010-11-16
Movie Cinema's Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood Narrator 2009-01-01
Movie Prayers for Bobby Mary Griffith 2009-02-27
Movie Avatar Dr. Grace Augustine 2009-12-10
Movie Vantage Point Rex Brooks 2008-02-01
Movie Be Kind Rewind Ms. Lawson 2008-01-20
Movie WALL·E Ship's Computer (voice) 2008-06-22
Movie The Tale of Despereaux The Narrator (voice) 2008-12-19
Movie His Highness Hollywood Herself 2008-09-20
Movie Baby Mama Chaffee Bicknell 2008-04-23
Movie The Girl in the Park Julia Sandburg 2007-09-09
Movie Helmut by June 2007-04-30
Movie Infamous Babe Paley 2006-11-16
Series Planet Earth Unknown 2006-03-05
Movie Snow Cake Linda 2006-02-09
Movie The TV Set Lenny 2006-04-28
Movie Happily N'Ever After Frieda 2006-09-14
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie The Village Alice Hunt 2004-07-30
Series Doc Martin American Tourist 2004-09-02
Movie Imaginary Heroes Sandy Travis 2004-09-14
Movie Holes Warden Walker 2003-04-18
Movie Wreckage and Rage: Making 'Alien³' Herself 2003-12-02
Movie Superior Firepower: Making 'Aliens' Herself 2003-12-02
Movie The Beast Within: Making 'Alien' Herself 2003-12-02
Movie One Step Beyond: Making 'Alien Resurrection' Herself 2003-12-02
Movie The Guys Joan 2002-09-11
Movie Tadpole Eve Grubman 2002-11-01
Movie Heartbreakers Max Conners 2001-03-23
Movie Big Bad Love Betti DeLoreo (voice) 2001-10-11
Series Richard & Judy Unknown 2001-11-26
Movie Alien Evolution Herself 2001-10-12
Movie Company Man Daisy Quimp 2000-03-09
Movie The Alien Legacy Herself 1999-01-01
Series Futurama Unknown 1999-03-28
Movie Get Bruce! Herself 1999-01-01
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Galaxy Quest Gwen DeMarco 1999-12-23
Movie A Map of the World Alice Goodwin 1999-09-13
Movie Snow White: A Tale of Terror Lady Claudia Hoffman 1997-07-18
Movie The Ice Storm Janey Carver 1997-09-27
Movie Alien: Resurrection Ripley 1997-11-12
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Jeffrey Debra Moorhouse 1995-08-18
Movie Copycat Helen Hudson 1995-10-27
Movie The Wild Swans Narrator 1994-01-01
Movie Death and the Maiden Paulina Escobar 1994-05-04
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Rabbit Ears - Peachboy Narrator 1993-01-01
Series GMTV Unknown 1993-01-01
Movie Dave Ellen Mitchell 1993-05-07
Movie 1492: Conquest of Paradise Queen Isabella 1992-10-09
Movie The Snow Queen Narrator (voice) 1992-01-01
Movie Alien³ Ripley 1992-05-22
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Ghostbusters II Dana Barrett 1989-06-15
Movie Working Girl Katharine Parker 1988-12-20
Movie Gorillas in the Mist Dian Fossey 1988-09-23
Movie Half Moon Street Dr. Lauren Slaughter 1986-08-13
Movie Aliens Lieutenant Ellen Ripley 1986-07-18
Movie One Woman or Two Jessica Fitzgerald 1985-02-06
Movie Ghostbusters Dana Barrett 1984-06-07
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Movie Deal of the Century Catherine DeVoto 1983-11-04
Movie The Year of Living Dangerously Jill Bryant 1982-12-17
Movie Eyewitness Tony Sokolow 1981-02-13
Movie Alien Ellen Ripley 1979-05-25
Movie O Youth and Beauty! Marcia Lawton 1979-10-30
Movie The Sorrows of Gin Marcia Lawton 1979-10-24
Movie Madman 1978-01-01
Movie Annie Hall Alvy's Date Outside Theatre 1977-04-19
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series NOVA Narrator 1974-03-03
Series Somerset Avis Ryan 1970-03-30
Series The Academy Awards Sigourney Weaver 1953-03-18