Sigourney Weaver on Saturday gained the Worldwide Goya Award in recognition of what the Spanish Movie Academy dubbed a powerful profession, throughout which she delivered to life “unbiased, advanced and robust feminine characters”.
The 74-year-old, finest identified for taking part in Ellen Ripley within the “Alien” franchise, is simply the third recipient of the honorary prize, which since its creation in 2022 has been awarded to Cate Blanchett and Juliette Binoche.
“(I’m) at all times searching for tales about and for girls, to remind us… of how highly effective ladies are in every kind of peculiar methods,” Weaver advised a star-studded viewers on the Goya Awards gala within the northwestern metropolis of Valladolid, that included Hollywood fixtures comparable to Penelope Cruz.
Weaver additionally paid tribute to Spanish actress Maria Luisa Sola, who has dubbed her in over 30 movies, beginning with Alien.
“The wonderful actress who dubs me needs to be up right here, too,” she stated, to applause from the viewers, joking her appearing was so significantly better dubbed in Spanish.
The jury praised Weaver’s versatility, charisma and expertise displayed in roles starting from the dramatic, like her acclaimed portrayal of naturalist Dian Fossey in “Gorillas within the Mist” – to extra comedic outings as in “Ghostbusters”.
“Society of the Snow”, depicting the true story of the aircraft crash of a Uruguayan rugby group within the Andes in 1972, was the night’s massive winner, taking dwelling 12 awards.