Sigourney Weaver

Weaver at the 2017 [[San Diego Comic Con]] Susan Alexandra "Sigourney" Weaver (; born October 8, 1949) is an American actress. A figure in science fiction and popular culture, she has received various accolades, including a British Academy Film Award, two Golden Globe Awards, and a Grammy Award, in addition to nominations for three Academy Awards, four Primetime Emmy Awards, and a Tony Award. In 2003, she was voted Number 20 in Channel 4's countdown of the 100 greatest movie stars of all time.

Weaver rose to fame for starring as Ellen Ripley in Ridley Scott's science fiction film ''Alien'' (1979). She reprised her role in James Cameron's ''Aliens'' (1986), for which she received her first Academy Award nomination, and again in ''Alien 3'' (1992) and ''Alien Resurrection'' (1997). The character is regarded as a significant female protagonist in cinema history. She reunited with Cameron in ''Avatar'' (2009) and ''Avatar: The Way of Water'' (2022), two of the highest-grossing films of all time. She also played Dana Barrett in the ''Ghostbusters'' films starting in 1984.

On Broadway, she received a Tony Award nomination for her role in the play ''Hurlyburly'' (1984). In 1988, Weaver received dual Academy Award nominationsBest Actress and Best Supporting Actressfor the respective roles of primatologist Dian Fossey in ''Gorillas in the Mist'' and a young associate in ''Working Girl'', both of which won her Golden Globe Awards. She won the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in ''The Ice Storm'' (1997). Her other notable films include ''Copycat'' (1995), ''Galaxy Quest'' (1999), ''The Village'' (2004), ''Vantage Point'' (2008), ''Chappie'' (2015), and ''A Monster Calls'' (2016).

Weaver has also performed voice roles in the animated films ''The Tale of Despereaux'' (2008) and Pixar films ''WALL-E'' (2008) and ''Finding Dory'' (2016) as well as several documentaries, such as the BBC series ''Planet Earth'' (2006) and ''The Beatles: Eight Days a Week'' (2016). In television, she has received Primetime Emmy Award nominations for her starring roles in the movies ''Snow White: A Tale of Terror'' (1998), ''Prayers for Bobby'' (2009), and ''Political Animals'' (2013). She won the Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for narrating the humor book ''Earth (The Book)'' (2010). Provided by Wikipedia
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    Published 1989
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    Published 1984
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