List of awards and nominations received by Sigourney Weaver

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The following is a list of awards and nominations received by American actress Sigourney Weaver. She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for the 1988 film Working Girl, the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress (drama) for the 1988 film Gorillas in the Mist, and the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for the 1997 film The Ice Storm. She is also a three-time Academy Award nominee, three-time Emmy Award nominee and a Tony Award nominee.

Film and television[edit]

Academy Awards[edit]

The Academy Awards (Oscars) are presented by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). [1]

Year Nominated Work Category Result Winner
1986 Aliens Best Actress Nominated Marlee Matlin (Children of a Lesser God)
1988 Gorillas in the Mist Best Actress Nominated Jodie Foster (The Accused)
1988 Working Girl Best Supporting Actress Nominated Geena Davis (The Accidental Tourist)

BAFTA Awards[edit]

The British Academy Film Awards are presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. They are the UK
equivalent of the Academy Awards.
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Year Nominated Work Category Result Winner
1979 Alien Most Promising Newcomer Nominated Dennis Christopher (Breaking Away)
1989 Working Girl Best Supporting Actress Nominated Michelle Pfeiffer (Dangerous Liaisons)
1997 The Ice Storm Best Supporting Actress Won

Note: Working Girl was released in the UK in 1989 (1988 in US)

Critics Choice Awards[edit]

Year Nominated Work Category Result Winner
2012 Political Animals Best Actress - Miniseries or TV Movie Nominated

Golden Globes[edit]

The Golden Globe Awards are presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. [3]

Year Nominated Work Category Result Winner
1986 Aliens Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama Nominated Marlee Matlin (Children of a Lesser God)
1988 Gorillas in the Mist Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama Won
1988 Working Girl Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture Won
1997 The Ice Storm Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture Nominated Kim Basinger (LA Confidential)
1999 A Map of the World Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama Nominated Hilary Swank (Boys Don't Cry)
2009 Prayers for Bobby Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie Nominated Drew Barrymore (Grey Gardens)
2012 Political Animals Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie Nominated Julianne Moore (Game Change)

Goya Awards[edit]

Year Nominated Work Category Result Winner
2016 A Monster Calls Best Supporting Actress Nominated Emma Suárez (La próxima piel)

Primetime Emmy Awards[edit]

The Emmy Awards are presented by the American Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Year Nominated Work Category Result Winner
1998 Snow White: A Tale of Terror Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie Nominated Ellen Barkin (Before Women Had Wings)
2009 Prayers for Bobby Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie Nominated Jessica Lange (Grey Gardens)
2013 Political Animals Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie Nominated Laura Linney (The Big C: Hereafter)

Saturn Awards[edit]

The Saturn Awards are presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films.

Year Nominated work Category Result Winner
1979 Alien Best Actress Nominated Mary Steenburgen (Time After Time)
1986 Aliens Won
1993 Alien 3 Nominated Virginia Madsen (Candyman)
1997 Alien Resurrection Nominated Jodie Foster (Contact)
1999 Galaxy Quest Nominated Christina Ricci (Sleepy Hollow)
2009 Avatar Best Supporting Actress Won

Screen Actors Guild Awards[edit]

The Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG Awards) are presented by the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA).

Year Nominated Work Category Result Winner
1997 Snow White: A Tale of Terror Outstanding Female Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie Nominated Alfre Woodard (Miss Evers' Boys)
2009 Prayers for Bobby Outstanding Female Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie Nominated Drew Barrymore (Grey Gardens)
2012 Political Animals Outstanding Female Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie Nominated Julianne Moore (Game Change)

Theatre[edit]

Tony Awards[edit]

The Antoinette Perry Award (Tony) is presented by the American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League. Considered
the highest honor in US theatre, they are the theatre equivalent to the Oscar for films and the Emmy for television.

year Nominated Work Category Result Winner
1985 [4] Hurlyburly Best Featured Actress in a Play Nominated Judith Ivey (Hurlyburly)

Drama Desk Awards[edit]

The Drama Desk Awards are presented by the Drama Desk Organisation. The Drama Desk Award is the only major New York
theatre award where Broadway, off-Broadway and off-off-Broadway productions compete in the same category.

Year Nominated Work Category Result Winner
1980 Das Lusitania Songspiel Outstanding Actress in a Musical Nominated Patti LuPone (Evita)

Special awards[edit]

Year Organistation Award
1998 Hasty Pudding Theatricals Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year
1999 Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
2001 Chicago International Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award
2004 Empire Awards Lifetime Achievement Award
2006 Edinburgh International Film Festival Diamond Award
2010 Scream Awards Heroine Award
2013 Golden Camera Germany; Best International Actress; also for her body of work

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