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Sigourney Weaver
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Biography from Leonard Maltin's Movie Encyclopedia:

Most moviegoers will probably remember this striking, patrician leading lady for her characterization of Ripley, the besieged protagonist of the Alien movies, but she's shown herself to be capable of much more than blasting slimy monsters into atoms. Born in New York to an affluent family (her father is broadcasting executive Sylvester "Pat" Weaver; her uncle was comedian Doodles Weaver), Sigourney, who adopted her name from a character in F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby," attended Yale Drama School and worked on stage before landing a lead in Madman (1976) and a bit in Annie Hall (1977, as Woody's date at the end of the film). Her role as the tough astronaut in Ridley Scott's Alien (1979) made Weaver a recognizable screen player. Having graduated to starring parts, Weaver appeared as a reporter in both Eyewitness (1981, opposite William Hurt) and The Year of Living Dangerously (1983, opposite Mel Gibson). Those films bolstered her standing as a compelling lead, but the immense success of Ghostbusters (1984), in which she played a comically possessed New Yorker romanced by Bill Murray, did more for her career.

She played an intelligent hooker in Half Moon Street (1986), and reprised her Ripley characterization-even tougher and more commanding than before-in Aliens (1986, and earned her first Oscar nomination) before pulling off the nifty trick of snagging two Oscar nominations-Best Supporting Actress for her comic turn as the bitchy businesswoman in Working Girl and Best Actress for her portrayal of the devoted anthropologist in Gorillas in the Mist-in 1988. She appeared in the lightweight Ghostbusters II (1989), and returned to Ripley (with a shaved head!) in Aliens3 (1992). She then costarred with Kevin Kline in Dave (1993) as an aloof First Lady who falls in love with the President's "double" and took on the demanding role of a former torture victim who confronts her tormentor in Death and the Maiden (1994).

Sigourney Weaver stared in:

Title Year Saw with/at: Own On? Rating
Alien 1979 DVD *** 1/2
Deal of the Century 1983 Peter Loge 1/2 *
Ghostbusters 1984 Don't Remember DVD *** 1/2
Aliens 1986 With Jessica at showcase orange (3 row) DVD *** 1/2
Working Girl 1988 With Jessica Digital ****
Ghostbusters II 1989 With Jessica DVD ***
Dave 1993 Don't Remember ** 1/2
Copycat 1995 ***
Galaxy Quest 1999 Hoyts Branford Digital *** 1/2
Heartbreakers 2001 Showcase North Haven ** 1/2
Holes 2003 w/ Family on DVD *** 1/2
The Village 2004 Suzy on DVD ***
Happily N'Ever After 2007 Family on DVD **
WALL-E 2008 Suzy, Hanna, MaryLou & Andy Shoemaker, Aleah Queerns Digital *** 1/2
Baby Mama 2008 Family Digital ** 1/2
The Tale of Despereaux 2008 Family Digital **
Vantage Point 2008 Digital ***
Be Kind Rewind 2008 Suzy and Hanna Digital ***
Avatar 2009 Suzy and Hanna at Wallingford Digital ****
You Again 2010 Family Digital **
Crazy on the Outside 2010 Suzy and Hanna Digital ** 1/2
The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years 2016 Suzy and Hanna Digital ** 1/2
Finding Dory 2016 Suzy and Hanna at Destina Middletown ** 1/2