Susan Alexandra Weaver (born October 8, 1949), known professionally as Sigourney Weaver,
is an American actress. Following her film debut as a minor character in Annie Hall (1977),
she quickly came to prominence with her first lead role as Ellen Ripley in Alien (1979).
She reprised the role in three sequels: Aliens (1986), for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress
Alien 3 (1992), and Alien Resurrection (1997). She is also known for her starring roles in the box-office hits
Ghostbusters (1984), Ghostbusters II (1989), and Avatar (2009).She won both Best Actress in Drama and Best Supporting Actress
for her work in the films Gorillas in the Mist and Working Girl (both in 1988), becoming the 1st person
to win 2 acting Golden Globes in the same year