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Sigourney Weaver

1949 - Today

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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 when she was cast as Ellen Ripley in the Ridley Scott directed science fiction film Alien (1979), which earned her a nomination for the BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sigourney Weaver has received more than 15,576,818 page views. Her biography is available in 107 different languages on Wikipedia. Sigourney Weaver is the 90th most popular actor (up from 111th in 2019), the 181st most popular biography from United States (up from 229th in 2019) and the 46th 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 90 out of 9,996Before her are Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Jean Marais, Denzel Washington, Jane Fonda, and Tom Cruise. After her are Judi Dench, Richard Gere, Charlotte Rampling, Leslie Nielsen, Jason Statham, and Michael Gambon.

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Among people born in 1949, Sigourney Weaver ranks 8Before her are Meryl Streep, Haruki Murakami, Niki Lauda, António Guterres, Pedro Almodóvar, and Mark Knopfler. After her are Richard Gere, Arsène Wenger, Benjamin Netanyahu, Anna Wintour, Roger Taylor, and Bernard Arnault.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sigourney Weaver ranks 181 out of 18,182Before her are Harvey Weinstein (1952), Jane Fonda (1937), William James Sidis (1898), Tom Cruise (1962), David Lynch (1946), and Pearl S. Buck (1892). After her are James Monroe (1758), Samuel Colt (1814), Richard Gere (1949), Carl Sagan (1934), Ray Bradbury (1920), and Tom Selleck (1945).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Sigourney Weaver ranks 46Before her are Samuel L. Jackson (1948), Gregory Peck (1916), Ava Gardner (1922), Denzel Washington (1954), Jane Fonda (1937), and Tom Cruise (1962). After her are Richard Gere (1949), Tom Selleck (1945), Gary Cooper (1901), Alec Baldwin (1958), Ben Affleck (1972), and Henry Fonda (1905).

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