Born Susan Alexander Weaver on October 8, 1949 in New York City. At the age of 14 she read The Great Gatsby and decided to change her name to Sigourney, the name of one of Gatsby's party guests. Her parents were former NBC president Sylvester Weaver and actress Elizabeth Inglis. She was educated at Stanford and Yale before starting her acting career.


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