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Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver
Sigourney Weaver at the
2010 Academy Awards
Personal information
Birth nameSusan Alexandra Weaver
Birth dateOctober 8, 1949(age 67)
Place of birthManhattan, New York City, US
OccupationActress
Years active1976 present
SpouseJim Simpson
(m. 1984 present)
ChildrenCharlotte Simpson
ParentsSylvester Weaver (deceased)
Elizabeth Inglis (deceased)
RelativesDoodles Weaver
(uncle, deceased)

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Sigourney Weaver (born October 8, 1949) 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.


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