Sigourney Weaver, Hollywood Film, and Television Actress is the daughter of former NBC president. Her initial name was Alexandra Susan but at the age of fourteen years after watching the movie,
The Great Gatsby
, she found this name ‘Sigourney Weaver’ and made this her name. Appeared in various films and serials, Sigourney made her name from the movie ‘
’ which is considered as her trademark movie. All her name and fame she had received started from this movie only. Personal Life: Born in 1949 to an English family, Sigourney is the daughter of Elizabeth Inglis and Sylvester Weaver. Her mother is an actress, and her father is former NBC President. Weaver was born in a family of entertainment but her initial days weren’t that good. She had an affinity towards acting and about her personality but never got praised by her parents. She said "I thought, well, if my mother doesn't think I'm pretty ... no one else will."
Sigourney did her schooling from a private high school in Connecticut and her graduation from Stanford University, California. She did Bachelor’s of Arts in literature and after that, she attended Yale Drama School. After completing her graduation, she realized her talent and decided her career in acting. Career: Sigourney’s acting career started with serials and small roles. She also appeared in Somerset and also in Annie Hall. Her acting career started from 1975. Her first breakthrough was in 1979 in the movie, Alien, which came out to be a blockbuster. After this famous movie she received fame and people got to know about her and her talent. She got roles in various other movies. She was also in Ghost Busters, a classic comedy, released in 1984.
She was in all the sequels of her major film, and Alien named as Aliens (1986), Aliens 3(1992) and Alien Ressurection (1992). She did various other movies after that. In 2004, she did The Village and in 2006, she was seen in Snow Cake and The TV Set. She was also in the famous James Cameron’s Avatar, which was well appreciated by the audience. Not only acting, but Weaver did theater too and gave a various theatrical performance.