Sigourney Alexandra Weaver was born as Susan Alexandra Weaver, is popular American actress, known for her roles in movies like “Ghostbusters II”, “Working Girl” and “The Ice Storm”. She was born on 8th October, 1949 in New York City, United States of America and started her movie career in 1977.

Career Highlights

Sigourney Weaver started her career in 1977, appearing in Woody Allen’s comedy film titled “Annie Hall”. In 1979, she appeared in the movie titled “Alien” and reprised her leading role in three sequels of Aliens titled “Aliens”, “Aliens 3” and “Alien Resurrection”.

After the success of Alien movies she starred opposite Mel Gibson in the movie titled “The Year of Living Dangerously” and gained critical acclaim. She also appeared in a number of TV series, shows and plays and won many awards and nominations.

In 1984, she appeared in “Ghostbusters” followed by another leading role in “Terror in the Aisles”. In 1989, she reprised her role in “Ghostbusters II”. In 1995, she appeared in the award winning role of Janey Carver in the movie “Ice Storm”, which brought her critical acclaim.

Sigourney Weaver started her career successfully and won the nomination for BAFTA Award for Best Leading Newcomer for the movie titled “lien” in 1979.

In 1986, she again won Saturn Award for best actress along with Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations for best actress category. In 1988, she won Golden Globe Award in a supporting role for the movie titled “Working Girl”.

In 1995, she won BAFTA Award in supporting actress category for her role in “The Ice Storm” followed by another Golden Globe Award nomination for the movie “Alien Resurrection”.

Best Movies of Sigourney Weaver

  • Annie Hall
  • Alien
  • Aliens
  • Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey
  • Working Girl
  • Avatar
  • Death and the Maiden
  • The Ice Storm
  • Alien Resurrection
  • The Guys

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