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Ellen Ripley

Ellen Ripley

Ellen Ripley is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Alien film series played by American actress Sigourney Weaver. She is often considered as one of the best female protagonists of all time: it was heralded for challenging gender roles, particularly in the science fiction, action and horror genres, gave world recognition to Weaver and remains her most famous role to date. She has been included in many Best Characters lists: In 2011, Total Film ran...

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