Public Figure Profiles

Sigourney Weaver

Susan Alexandra "Sigourney" Weaver is an American actress. An influential figure in science fiction and popular culture, Weaver has received several accolades, including a British Academy Film Award, two Golden Globe Awards and nominations for three Academy Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, and three Tony Awards. She was voted Number 20 in Channel 4's countdown of the 100 Greatest Movie Stars of All Time, being one of only two women in the Top 20.Weaver rose to fame for playing Ellen Ripley in Ridley Scott's science fiction film Alien (1979), which earned her a nomination for the British Academy Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer. She reprised the role with a critically-acclaimed performance in Aliens (1986), directed by James Cameron, for which she received nominations for the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. She returned to the role in two more sequels: Alien 3 (1992) and Alien Resurrection (1997). The character is regarded as a significant female protagonist in cinema history. Her other franchise roles include Dana Barrett in Ghostbusters (1984), which she reprised Ghostbusters II (1989), Ghostbusters (2016), and Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021), and Avatar (2009), which remained the highest-grossing film of all time for a decade, and its multiple sequels scheduled to be released throughout the 2020s. Her work in the Broadway play Hurlyburly (1984) earned her a Tony Award nomination.

Further acclaim came with playing primatologist Dian Fossey in Gorillas in the Mist (1988), for which she won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama, and in the same year, winning the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture for her performance in Working Girl. Weaver was the first actor to have two acting wins at the Golden Globes in the same year; she also received an Academy Award nomination for both films. Weaver collaborated with Ridley Scott again, appearing as Queen Isabella in 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992) and appeared in the Roman Polanski–directed Death and the Maiden, in a major role opposite Ben Kingsley. She went on to win the British Academy Film Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her role in The Ice Storm (1997).

Although best known for her role in the Alien franchise, Weaver has fostered a prolific filmography, appearing in more than 60 films. She has done extensive voiceover work and has had multiple roles in animated films, including The Tale of Despereaux (2008) and Pixar films WALL-E (2008) and Finding Dory (2016). She has worked in several documentaries, such as the BBC series Planet Earth (2006) and The Beatles: Eight Days a Week (2016). She has also lent her voice to three audiobooks, four film soundtracks, and two video games – James Cameron's Avatar: The Game (2009) and Alien: Isolation (2014) – and voice acted on the television shows Futurama, Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero, and SpongeBob SquarePants, among others.

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Some of their strengths

Sigourney Weaver has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Imaginative, Energetic, Intelligent, Kind, Strong, Honest, and Ambitious.

Intelligent and Inquisitive

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Sigourney Weaver is someone who is an intelligent, inquisitive, and imaginative person, who is practical, considerate, kind, and diplomatic in dealings with others. A person who is known for being diligent and strong.

Charming and Sophisticated

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Sigourney Weaver well know them as someone who can be classy, glamorous, and worldly, like jewelry.

Active and Ambitious

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Sigourney Weaver as someone who is active, ambitious, bold, and courageous.

A person who is driven and organized, is wise with money, who knows how to tell a good story, likes physical activity, and who loves learning.

Perceptive and Visionary

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Sigourney Weaver is someone who has a natural awareness about what is going on in the surrounding environment and the world at large, and a refined vision of how to navigate it.

They are also someone who is reflective, mysterious, and purposeful, who enjoys quiet and solo work, and who thrives in positions where there is no need to report to someone else.

Justice-seeking and Peaceful

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Sigourney Weaver tends to be someone who loves peace and is ready to go to any costs to achieve it. Who has a taste for the good things in life, tends to be a good organizer, has a thirst for knowledge, and who tends to have the respect of friends and acquaintances.

Some of Sigourney Weaver's challenges

While Sigourney Weaver has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Sigourney Weaver can be Stubborn, Hesitant, Narcissistic, Idle, Impulsive, Aggressive, and Unemotional.

Hesitant and Narcissistic

One of Sigourney Weaver's key challenges is that they are someone who can be hesitant and narcissistic.

Sigourney Weaver must also exercise caution as they can be excessive and unrealistic.

Impulsive and Aggressive

Sigourney Weaver is someone who can be impulsive, aggressive, and confrontational, can have difficulty listening to others, be moody and high strung, have conflict with authority figures, be too judgmental of others, and who can be overindulgent and extravagant.

Pleasure-seeking and Indecisive

Finally, Sigourney Weaver also can put others first too much, and hem-and-haw too much when making a decision.

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