• Sigourney  Weaver

    Sigourney Weaver Awards

    Born on October 8th, 1949

    From New York, New York

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Golden Globe (2013)
Nominated
Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Prayers for Bobby Poster

Prayers for Bobby

In this adaptation of a true story, devout Christian Mary Griffith (Sigourney Weaver) fights to "cure" her gay son, Bobby (Ryan Kelley). Although he tries to please his mother, Bobby cannot change his lifestyle, and his depression leads to suicide. Mary questions her faith and searches for comfort, but after the church is unable to help her cope with Bobby's death, she seeks to understand her opinions on homosexuality for herself. Eventually, Mary becomes an advocate for gay rights.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Golden Globe (2010)
Nominated
Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
A Map of the World Poster

A Map of the World

After a friend's (Julianne Moore) child dies while in her care, a woman (Sigourney Weaver) suffers severe depression and is later accused of sexual abusing a neighbor's son.

Golden Globe (2000)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Snow White: A Tale of Terror Poster

Snow White: A Tale of Terror

An innocent young woman finds refuge from her wicked stepmother (Sigourney Weaver) with seven forest-dwelling outcasts.

Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1998)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
The Ice Storm Poster

The Ice Storm

In the 1970s, an outwardly wholesome family begins cracking at the seams over the course of a tumultuous Thanksgiving break. Frustrated with his job, the father, Ben (Kevin Kline), seeks fulfillment by cheating on his wife, Elena (Joan Allen), with neighborhood seductress Janey (Sigourney Weaver). Their teenage daughter, Wendy (Christina Ricci), dabbles in sexual affairs too -- with Janey's son Mikey (Elijah Wood). The family's strained relations continue to tauten until an ice storm strikes.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1998)
Won
Actress in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (1998)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Working Girl Poster

Working Girl

Savvy New York City receptionist Tess McGill (Melanie Griffith) gives her conniving boss, Katharine Parker (Sigourney Weaver), an excellent business tip, but Katharine simply steals the idea without giving due credit to her secretary. After Katharine winds up in the hospital with an injured leg, Tess decides to exact revenge. Pretending to be her boss, Tess initiates a major deal with an investment broker (Harrison Ford) -- but things turn ugly after Katharine finds out what Tess has been up to.

Golden Globe (1989)
Won
Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1989)
Nominated
Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated
Actress in a Supporting Role
Alien Poster

Alien

In deep space, the crew of the commercial starship Nostromo is awakened from their cryo-sleep capsules halfway through their journey home to investigate a distress call from an alien vessel. The terror begins when the crew encounters a nest of eggs inside the alien ship. An organism from inside an egg leaps out and attaches itself to one of the crew, causing him to fall into a coma.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1979)
Nominated
Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles