Sigourney Weaver

1949 - Today

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Susan Alexandra "Sigourney" Weaver (; born October 8, 1949) is an American actress. An influential figure in science fiction and popular culture, Weaver has received several accolades, including a British Academy Film Award, two Golden Globe Awards and nominations for three Academy Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, and three Tony Awards. She was voted Number 20 in Channel 4's countdown of the 100 Greatest Movie Stars of All Time, being one of only two women in the Top 20.Weaver rose to fame for playing Ellen Ripley in Ridley Scott's science fiction film Alien (1979), which earned her a nomination for the British Academy Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sigourney Weaver has received more than 12,849,713 page views. Her biography is available in 107 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 104 in 2019). Sigourney Weaver is the 111th most popular actor (down from 108th in 2019), the 229th most popular biography from United States (down from 220th in 2019) and the 59th most popular American Actor.

Sigourney Weaver is most famous for her role as Ellen Ripley in the Alien series.

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Among actors, Sigourney Weaver ranks 111 out of 10,030Before her are Christopher Lloyd, Mel Gibson, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Tony Curtis, Helen Mirren, and Robert Duvall. After her are Tommy Lee Jones, Laurence Olivier, Ben Kingsley, Gene Hackman, Harvey Keitel, and Ava Gardner.

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Among people born in 1949, Sigourney Weaver ranks 10Before her are Haruki Murakami, Benjamin Netanyahu, António Guterres, Pedro Almodóvar, Mark Knopfler, and Richard Gere. After her are Anna Wintour, Bruce Springsteen, André Rieu, Caitlyn Jenner, Roger Taylor, and Arsène Wenger.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sigourney Weaver ranks 229 out of 15,968Before her are Tony Curtis (1925), George S. Patton (1885), Robert Duvall (1931), James Monroe (1758), Barry White (1944), and Robert Andrews Millikan (1868). After her are Benjamin Harrison (1833), Henry Miller (1891), Tommy Lee Jones (1946), Andrew Jackson (1767), Robert K. Merton (1910), and Robert Fulton (1765).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Sigourney Weaver ranks 59Before her are Richard Gere (1949), Gary Cooper (1901), Christopher Lloyd (1938), Mel Gibson (1956), Tony Curtis (1925), and Robert Duvall (1931). After her are Tommy Lee Jones (1946), Gene Hackman (1930), Harvey Keitel (1939), Ava Gardner (1922), Lee Van Cleef (1925), and Shirley MacLaine (1934).

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