Sigourney Weaver (born Susan Alexandra Weaver; October 8, 1949) is an American actress. She is known especially for her role of Ellen Ripley in the four Alien films: Alien, Aliens, Alien 3, and Alien Resurrection. Other notable roles include Dana Barrett in Ghostbusters and its sequel Ghostbusters II, Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey, Working Girl, and Grace Augustine in Avatar.
If you come back from the dead, you don't have the same value system, I think.
As an actor, the second and last ones were interesting for me. Because those parts had the most change in playing someone who was both light and dark, sort of Jekyl and Hyde.
These deep sea trawlers are operating beyond the reach of the law. It's up to all of us to change that.
|Full Name at Birth||Susan Alexandra Weaver|
|Date of Birth||October 8, 1949|
|Birthplace||Manhattan,New York City, New York, United States|
|Height||5' 11" (180 cm)|
|Eye Color||Brown - Light|
|Hair Color||Brown - Light|
|High School||Ethel Walker School, Simsbury, CT (1967)|
|University||BA English, Stanford University (1971)BFA Drama, Yale University (1974)|
|Claim to Fame||Alien|
|Father||Sylvester "Pat" Laflin Weaver|
|Other Family Members||Charlotte (daughter)|
|Favorite Books||The Great Gatsby|