How old was Sigourney Weaver in the movie Alien?

Sigourney Weaver was 28 in Alien when she played the character 'Lt. Ellen Louise Ripley'.

That was over 45 years ago in 1979.

Today she is 74, and has starred in 114 movies in total, 111 of those since Alien was released.

How old do you think she looks in the movie?

In Alien, I think Sigourney Weaver looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Ridley Scott has worked with Sigourney Weaver a total of 3 times in her career.
  • Sigourney Weaver's first movie was as 'Alvy's Date Outside Theatre' in Annie Hall, released in 1977 when she was 26
  • Alien scores 8.14 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Alien

Sigourney Weaver's other movies