Sigourney Weaver as "Ripley" in Ridley Scott's ALIEN (1979) Born in New York City in 1949, Sigourney Weaver is an actress best known for her work in the Alien film series. She has received worldwide recognition for her role in the science fiction films, earning her three Academy Award nominations, three BAFTA nominations (with one win), two Emmy Awards, two Saturn Awards and six Golden Globe nominations. Her first role was a minor one in Woody Allen's Annie Hall. She is currently an environmental activist and non-profit spokesperson.
Sigourney Weaver is featured in Edition: A Tribute to Women in Film