About Sigourney Weaver(Click Here To Hide)

Sigourney Weaver is an actress best known for her role in the Alien film series. She received worldwide recognition for her part of Ellen Ripley and was later dubbed "The Sci-Fi Queen".

Weaver shot to fame during the mid 1980's with the release of the first "Aliens" picture and continued to appear on the big screen through the 90's as the series concluded with Alien: Resurrection in 1997.

Other notable projects of hers include Gorillas in the Mist (1988), The Ice Storm (1997), Working Girl (1988), and Death and the Maiden (1994). From her work in these titles Sigourney was able to garner three Academy Award nominations as well as two Golden Globe awards (Gorillas in the Mist and Working Girl).

In 2009 Sigourney Weaver starred in the Lifetime Movie Network's Prayers for Bobby as well as James Cameron's Avatar, the latter of which proved to be a giant success.

Hugh Jackman's acting talents helped him find love. The 46-year-old star married Deborra-Lee Furness in 1996, after they met on the set of the TV prison drama 'Correlli', and...
Sigourney Weaver is ''comfortable'' taking risks. The 'Chappie' star believes she should always keep challenging herself when it comes to acting and switches between genres so she...
Sigourney Weaver doesn't think sci-fi films ''get enough respect''. The 65-year-old actress - who is, perhaps, best known for playing Ellen Ripley in the 'Alien' franchise - has...
Sigourney Weaver thinks the 'Alien' saga is ''slightly unfinished''. The 65-year-old actress, who starred as Ellen Ripley in the iconic sci-fi franchise, admits she's keen to see...
Neill Blomkamp admits significant mistakes were made in making 'Elysium'. The 2013 sci-fi film was released amid huge anticipation but the 35-year-old director has confessed it...
Neill Blomkamp's new 'Alien' movie will feel like the ''genetic sibling of Aliens''. The 35-year-old director, who's been brought on board to helm the eagerly-awaited new movie,...
Neill Blomkamp is to make a new 'Alien' movie. The 35-year-old South African-Canadian director has agreed a deal with 20th Century Fox to make the eagerly-awaited new film,...
Neill Blomkamp thinks Hollywood will give the go-ahead to his take on 'Alien'. In January, the South African film-maker released 'Alien'-themed concept art work of Sigourney...
Sigourney Weaver loses roles because of her height. The 'Prometheus' star admits some directors are reluctant to cast her in their movies because, at 6ft tall, she would tower...
Sigourney Weaver has been added to the cast of 'A Monster Calls'. The actress will appear alongside the likes of Felicity Jones and Liam Neeson in the film, which is a feature...