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.
WHY IS SHE FAMOUS
When it comes to acting, Sigourney Weaver has done it all: From roles as a “don’t-mess-with-me” warrior in Alien (1979) to a hotshot corporate exec in Working Girl (1988) to a news producer in Vantage Point (2008), she has excelled in every part.
Susan Alexandra Weaver
October 08, 1949
New York, USA
- Attended Ethel Walker School in Simsbury, CT
- Graduated from Stanford University in 1972 with a B.A. English
- Graduated from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, majored in Drama