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Sigourney Weaver has played in many movies over her career. Her first role was in the movie Annie Hall where she stood in front of a theatre near the end. Arguably, her most famous role was Ellen Ripley in the Alien series. She was in many, many movies apart from those. Some examples are: Ghostbusters, Gorillas in the Mist, Working Girl, Ghostbusters II, Dave, Death and the Maiden, The Ice Storm, A Map of the World, Galaxy Quest, Heartbreakers, Holes, Snow Cake, Happily N'ever After, Baby Mama, WALL-E, The Tale of Desperaux, Prayers for Bobby and Avatar. One of the movies she will be in soon is called You Again.

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As at July 2013, Sigourney Weaver has starred in four films in the Alien series playing the character of Ellen Ripley. The films are Alien (1979), Aliens (1986), Alien 3 (1992) and Alien Resurrection (1997).

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Sigourney Weaver has: Played Herself - Guest in "Today" in 1952. Played herself in "Today" in 1952. Played herself in "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" in 1962. Played Herself - Narrator in "National Geographic Specials" in 1964. Played herself in "Omnibus" in 1967. Played Avis Ryan (1976) in "Somerset" in 1970. Played Narrator in "Nova" in 1974. Played herself in "Saturday Night Live" in 1975. Played Laura Wheeler in "The Best of Families" in 1977. Performed in "Madman" in 1978. Played Ripley in "Alien" in 1979. Played Marcia Lawton in "3 by Cheever" in 1979. Played Tony Sokolow in "Eyewitness" in 1981. Played herself in "Entertainment Tonight" in 1981. Played Herself - Presenter: Best Costume Design in "The 53rd Annual Academy Awards" in 1981. Played Jill Bryant in "The Year of Living Dangerously" in 1982. Played herself in "The 40th Annual Golden Globe Awards" in 1983. Played Herself - Audience Member in "The 35th Annual Emmy Awards" in 1983. Played Herself - Presenter: Best Actress in a Supporting Role in "The 55th Annual Academy Awards" in 1983. Played Catherine DeVoto in "Deal of the Century" in 1983. Played herself in "Cinema 3" in 1984. Played herself in "On the Scene with the Ghostbusters" in 1984. Played Dana Barrett in "Ghost Busters" in 1984. Played Herself - Nominee: Best Featured Actress in a Play in "The 39th Annual Tony Awards" in 1985. Played Jessica Fitzgerald in "Une femme ou deux" in 1985. Played herself in "The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts" in 1986. Played Ellen Ripley in "Aliens" in 1986. Played herself in "The Oprah Winfrey Show" in 1986. Played Dr. Lauren Slaughter in "Half Moon Street" in 1986. Played Dian Fossey in "Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey" in 1988. Played Katharine Parker in "Working Girl" in 1988. Played herself in "Live with Regis and Kathie Lee" in 1988. Played herself in "U.S.A. Today: The Television Series" in 1988. Played herself in "Helmut Newton: Frames from the Edge" in 1989. Played Dana Barrett in "Ghostbusters II" in 1989. Played Paula Collins in "Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary" in 1989. Played herself in "The Arsenio Hall Show" in 1989. Played herself in "The Howard Stern Show" in 1990. Played herself in "The Charlie Rose Show" in 1991. Played Herself - Guest in "The Charlie Rose Show" in 1991. Played Herself - Presenter in "The 46th Annual Tony Awards" in 1992. Played herself in "Filmreview" in 1992. Played herself in "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" in 1992. Played Queen Isabel in "1492: Conquest of Paradise" in 1992. Played herself in "HBO First Look" in 1992. Played Narrator in "The Snow Queen" in 1992. Played herself in "Late Show with David Letterman" in 1993. Played Ellen Mitchell in "Dave" in 1993. Played Narrator in "CNN Presents" in 1993. Played Narrator in "Rabbit Ears: Peachboy" in 1993. Played herself in "Masters of Illusion: The Wizards of Special Effects" in 1994. Played herself in "Inside the Actors Studio" in 1994. Played Narrator in "The Wild Swans" in 1994. Played Paulina Escobar in "Death and the Maiden" in 1994. Played Helen Hudson in "Copycat" in 1995. Played herself in "The Universal Story" in 1995. Played Ripley in "Today Tonight" in 1995. Played Herself - Presenter: Memorial Tribute in "The 67th Annual Academy Awards" in 1995. Played Debra Moorhouse in "Jeffrey" in 1995. Played herself in "Very Important Pennis" in 1995. Played herself in "The 50th Annual Tony Awards" in 1996. Played herself in "This Week" in 1996. Played herself in "Mundo VIP" in 1996. Played herself in "Access Hollywood" in 1996. Played herself in "The Daily Show" in 1996. Played herself in "A Century of Science Fiction" in 1996. Played herself in "The View" in 1997. Played Ellen Ripley in "Alien: Resurrection" in 1997. Played Janey Carver in "The Ice Storm" in 1997. Played Claudia Hoffman in "Snow White: A Tale of Terror" in 1997. Played herself in "Bravo Profiles: The Entertainment Business" in 1998. Played Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture in "The 55th Annual Golden Globe Awards" in 1998. Played herself in "Hollywood Aids" in 1998. Played herself in "Vivement dimanche" in 1998. Played Herself - Winner: Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture in "The 50th British Academy Film Awards" in 1998. Played herself in "4th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards" in 1998. Played Dana Barrett in "Ghostbusters 1999" in 1999. Played Alice Goodwin in "A Map of the World" in 1999. Played herself in "Saturday Night Live 25" in 1999. Played Planet Express Ship in "Futurama" in 1999. Played Gwen DeMarco in "Galaxy Quest" in 1999. Played herself in "The Alien Legacy" in 1999. Played herself in "Get Bruce" in 1999. Played Various in "The Kennedy Center Presents: Speak Truth to Power" in 2000. Played Daisy Quimp in "Company Man" in 2000. Played Eve Grubman in "Tadpole" in 2000. Played Herself - Actress in "Close Encounters: Proof of Alien Contact" in 2000. Played Herself - Presenter in "The 58th Annual Golden Globe Awards" in 2001. Played Narrator in "Empires: The Roman Empire in the First Century" in 2001. Played herself in "The 100 Greatest Films" in 2001. Played herself in "When I Was a Girl" in 2001. Played herself in "Alien Evolution" in 2001. Played herself in "VH1 Divas Live: The One and Only Aretha Franklin" in 2001. Played herself in "Christmas Glory from New York" in 2001. Played Betti DeLoreo in "Big Bad Love" in 2001. Played herself in "Sundance 20" in 2002. Played Joan in "The Guys" in 2002. Played herself in "Film Genre" in 2002. Played herself in "The 100 Greatest Movie Stars" in 2003. Played Herself - Presenter in "The 60th Annual Golden Globe Awards" in 2003. Played Narrator in "Search for the Afghan Girl" in 2003. Played The Warden in "Holes" in 2003. Played herself in "The 100 Greatest Scary Moments" in 2003. Played herself in "101 Most Unforgettable SNL Moments" in 2004. Played Alice Hunt in "The Village" in 2004. Played Sandy Travis in "Imaginary Heroes" in 2004. Played Herself - Presenter: Best Direction of a Play in "The 58th Annual Tony Awards" in 2004. Played Dr. Grace Augustine in "20 to 1" in 2005. Played Ripley in "20 to 1" in 2005. Played herself in "20 to 1" in 2005. Played Herself - Guest in "The Colbert Report" in 2005. Played herself in "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" in 2005. Played herself in "Made in Hollywood" in 2005. Played herself in "Cinema mil" in 2005. Played herself in "Gorillas Revisited with Sigourney Weaver" in 2006. Played Herself - Guest in "The ONE Show" in 2006. Played Lenny in "The TV Set" in 2006. Played herself in "El camino de Antonio Banderas" in 2006. Played Narrator - US Version in "Planet Earth" in 2006. Played Babe Paley in "Infamous" in 2006. Played herself in "50 Films to See Before You Die" in 2006. Played Linda in "Snow Cake" in 2006. Played herself in "Up Close with Carrie Keagan" in 2007. Played Ripley in "Maquillando entre monstruos" in 2007. Played Julia in "The Girl in the Park" in 2007. Played herself in "Vinte na Galega" in 2007. Played herself in "The Graham Norton Show" in 2007. Played Herself - Special Guest in "The Dame Edna Treatment" in 2007. Played herself in "Snow Cake: Autism Awareness" in 2007. Played herself in "Snow Cake: Behind the Scenes" in 2007. Played Narrator in "Fragile Planet" in 2008. Played Rex Brooks in "Vantage Point" in 2008. Played Narrator in "The Tale of Despereaux" in 2008. Played Therapist in "Eli Stone" in 2008. Played herself in "Pioneers of Television" in 2008. Played herself in "His Highness Hollywood" in 2008. Played Ms. Lawson in "Be Kind Rewind" in 2008. Played Chaffee Bicknell in "Baby Mama" in 2008. Played herself in "Dreams Come True: A Celebration of Disney Animation" in 2009. Played Herself - Presenter in "The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards" in 2009. Played herself in "Divendres" in 2009. Played Herself - Guest in "ES.TV HD" in 2009. Played herself in "Annul Victory" in 2009. Played herself in "ITV at the Movies Avatar Special" in 2009. Performed in "Slimer Mode" in 2009. Played Dr. Grace Augustine in "Avatar: The Game" in 2009. Played herself in "2009 Golden Globe Awards Red Carpet Special" in 2009. Played Mary Griffith in "Prayers for Bobby" in 2009. Played Narrator in "Acid Test" in 2009. Played herself in "The Jay Leno Show" in 2009. Played herself in "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" in 2009. Played Grace in "Avatar" in 2009. Played herself in "Live from Studio Five" in 2009. Played Gypsy Rose Lee in "G-String Mother" in 2010. Played herself in "AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mike Nichols" in 2010. Played Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television in "The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards" in 2010. Played herself in "Defending the Rivers of the Amazon" in 2010. Played Viki in "Crazy on the Outside" in 2010. Played herself in "14th Annual PRISM Awards" in 2010. Played herself in "Avatar: Creating the World of Pandora" in 2010. Played herself in "A Message from Pandora" in 2010. Played Paula Collins in "Saturday Night Live Presents: Sports All-Stars" in 2010. Played Ramona in "You Again" in 2010. Played Herself - Presenter: Best Art Direction in "The 82nd Annual Academy Awards" in 2010. Played herself in "The Flea Theater: A Portrait" in 2010. Played Herself - Guest in "The Talk" in 2010. Played herself in "The Oprah Winfrey Oscar Special" in 2010. Played herself in "Capturing Avatar" in 2010. Played herself in "16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards" in 2010. Played herself in "Scream Awards 2010" in 2010. Played herself in "You Again Cast Fight" in 2010. Played herself in "Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief" in 2010. Played Herself - Short Film Jury President in "Ebert Presents: At the Movies" in 2010. Played herself in "Golden Globes Red Carpet Live" in 2010. Played Macy Vanderhei in "Cedar Rapids" in 2011. Played Joan Confrey in "Rampart" in 2011. Played The Big Guy in "Paul" in 2011. Played Herself - Comedian in "JacK Waltzer: On the Craft of Acting" in 2011. Played Jean Carrack in "The Cold Light of Day" in 2012. Played Margaret Matheson in "Red Lights" in 2012. Played The Director in "The Cabin in the Woods" in 2012. Played Cisserus in "Vamps" in 2012. Played herself in "The Fight for the Truth: Making Abduction" in 2012. Played herself in "The Abduction Application" in 2012. Played Elaine Barrish in "Political Animals" in 2012. Played herself in "Dai nostri inviati: La Rai racconta la Mostra del Cinema di Venezia 1980-1989" in 2013. Played Herself - Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie in "The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards" in 2013. Played Herself - Presenter in "The 67th Annual Tony Awards" in 2013. Played herself in "The Broadway.Com Show" in 2013. Played Tuya in "Exodus" in 2014. Performed in "Chappie" in 2015. Played Grace Augustine in "Avatar 2" in 2016.

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As of May 2010, she starred in 4 Alien movies. There have been rumours about a 5th, but I am unaware of whether she will be in it or not.

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She currently can be seen in Avatar.

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The actress Sigourney Weaver has been in numerous films e.g. Alien , Aliens , Alien 3 , Alien Resurrection ~ see related link below to Sigourney Weaver's filmography .

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Sigourney Weaver has appeared in both Ghostbuster moves, all the Alien/s movies, and Holes, just to name a few. See related links for more details.

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Ghostbusters.

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