Sigourney Weaver

Ancestry of
Sigourney Weaver

Movie Actress

Who is Sigourney Weaver?

Sigourney Weaver is an award winning actress and film producer. She has been nominated for numerous awards including three Academy Awards. She has won a BAFTA and two Golden Globe awards for either Best Actress or Best Supporting Actress.

Sigourney Weaver was born Susan Alexandra Weaver. While growing up, she was no stranger to the entertainment industry as her father, Sylvester Weaver, was a President of the NBC television network and her mother was the British actress known as Elizabeth Inglis.

Famous Kin

Although Sigourney Weaver is not a direct descendant of a Mayflower passenger, she does have kinship to Mayflower passenger Edward Winslow through his brother Kenelm Winslow. She has royal connections to at least three of the wives of King Henry VIII, and a connection to the current royal family through a common ancestor with Princess Diana. Presidential kin include Millard Fillmore, Ulysses S. Grant, Calvin Coolidge, William Howard Taft, and George W. Bush

Sigourney Weaver has a number of actors and actresses that she can call kin. These include, but are not limited to, Bing Crosby, Jane Fonda, Christopher Lloyd, Richard Gere, Humphrey Bogart, Vincent Price, Anthony Perkins, Shirley Temple, and Lucille Ball.


Isabel Mabel (Dixon) Weaver

Isabel Dixon was the paternal grandmother of actress Sigourney Weaver. Sources vary on the given name of Isabel giving either Isabel, Mabel, or Amabel. Her tombstone shows it as Amabel. Sources also disagree on the birth location for Amabel Dixon with census records indicating Louisiana, Ohio, and California as possibilities. Additional sources are needed to resolve the origins and given name of Isabel Dixon, and to identify her parents.

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