Sigourney Weaver

Actress Sigourney Weaver Full Name: Sigourney Weaver [Susan Alexandra Weaver]


Profession: Actress
Why Famous: Sigourney Weaver is known as the Sci-fi Queen, especially as the lead role of Ellen Ripley in the four "Alien" films and her role as Dana Barrett in "Ghostbusters" and "Ghostbusters II".

Weaver is the first person to win two Golden Globe awards in the same year in 1988 for "Working Girl" and "Gorillas in the Mist"

Other significant roles in Weaver's career include "The Ice Storm" (1987) and Avatar (2009).

Weaver changed her name in her early 20s from Susan to Sigourney after the character Sigourney Howard in F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel "The Great Gatsby".

Born: October 8, 1949 (68 years old)
Star Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Married Life

  • 1984-10-01 Actress Sigourney Weaver (34) weds filmmaker Jim Simpson (28)

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