This is the section for all our "FUN" Sigourney Weaver information - please enjoy!
Did You Know?
...that Sigourney Weaver was a classmate of Meryl Streep's at the Yale School of Drama. So far they've never worked together ... we can remain hopeful that this movie matchup might someday come to pass. Don't miss our Tribute to Meryl Streep.
... Sigourney Weaver worked on the soap opera Somerset for six years in the seventies before she got her first movie role in Woody Allen'sAnnie Hall. It was just a small part that comes at the very end of the movie ... see a picture here (hint, she's the tall one!) And don't miss our Tribute to Woody Allen.
... that Sigourney Weaver is married to Jim Simpson who is the founding director of an off Broadway theatre company called The Flea. Sigourney Weaver has performed there.
... that after Sigourney Weaver played Dian Fossey in the movie Gorillas in the mist she became actively involved in the Gorilla Fund. If you visit the organization's website you can learn about their work to save the gorillas and you can send a Sigourney Weaver Ecard to all your friends.
... that Sigourney Weaver is very tall. Celebheights.com says she is 5'11'' But we at Destination Hollywood think she might be taller and we can attest to this because we found ourselves on one occasion standing next to Ellen Ripley herself and we felt very very small.
... that Sigourney Weaver provided the narration for the magnificent 11 part series Planet Earth.
... here's Sigourney Weaver receiving her star on Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood Walk of Fame Star
In the early 1960's, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce developed the idea of the "Hollywood Walk of Fame." The sidewalks of the most famous streets in the heart of Hollywood were lined with "stars" recognizing celebrities' life-long contributions to the entertainment industry. Receiving a star is still to this day considered a huge honor. Here's where you can find Sigourney Weaver's star:
Walk of Fame Star (Motion Pictures)
7021 Hollywood Blvd.