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Sigourney Weaver

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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.

Brickwall

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.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Sigourney Weaver

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Rainn Wilson

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin 2 times removed
via George Watson

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Gary Herbert

17th Governor of Utah

10th cousin 1 time removed
via Edward Winslow

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Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

10th cousin
via Thomas Judd

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Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr.

New York Times Publisher

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Edward Winslow

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Arthur Gregg Sulzberger

New York Times Publisher

10th cousin 3 times removed
via Edward Winslow

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Samuel Cony

31st Governor of Maine

7th cousin 3 times removed
via Edward Winslow

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Joe Keery

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Joseph Loomis

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William B. Washburn

28th Governor of Massachusetts

7th cousin 3 times removed
via Edward Winslow

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Emory Washburn

22nd Governor of Massachusetts

6th cousin 4 times removed
via Edward Winslow

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Peter T. Washburn

31st Governor of Vermont

7th cousin 3 times removed
via Edward Winslow

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

17th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir Reynold Grey

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Edward Winslow

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed
via Henry Andrews

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Horace Austin

6th Governor of Minnesota

7th cousin 2 times removed
via Ellen Newton

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Brooke Adams

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed
via Ellen Newton

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Curtis Guild

43rd Governor of Massachusetts

7th cousin 3 times removed
via Henry Andrews

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Curtis Guild

43rd Governor of Massachusetts

6th cousin 4 times removed
via James Leonard

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Mary Winthrop Gooding

Prolific Mayflower Descendant

6th cousin 3 times removed
via Henry Andrews

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Jane G. Austin

Author

6th cousin 4 times removed
via George Watson

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Brooklyn Decker

Fashion Model, TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 2 times removed
via Henry Andrews

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Horace Austin

6th Governor of Minnesota

7th cousin 3 times removed
via Thomas Judd

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John Davis Long

32nd Governor of Massachusetts

8th cousin 2 times removed
via Edward Winslow

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General Joseph Wheeler

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

6th cousin 4 times removed
via John Newgate

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Mary Winthrop Gooding

Prolific Mayflower Descendant

9th cousin 1 time removed
via Edward Winslow

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Billie Eilish

Singer and Songwriter

17th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir Reynold Grey

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