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Top Sci-Fi Women Of All Time

June 5, 2009 14:30 IST

Image: Sigourney Weaver in a scene from Alien: Resurrection

Sigourney Weaver's character of Ellen Ripley in the Alien film series has been voted the top Sci-Fi Woman Of All Time in a new poll.

Top Sci-Fi Women Of All Time

Image: Sarah Michelle Gellar

According to, Sigourney Weaver's role pipped Sarah Michelle Gellar's lead character in the hit TV show Buffy The Vampire Slayer in the sci-fi film list.

Top Sci-Fi Women Of All Time

Image: Katee Sackhoff

Katee Sackhoff's Starbuck in Battlestar Galactica bagged the third spot, reports Contactmusic.

Top Sci-Fi Women Of All Time

Image: Gillian Anderson
Gillian Anderson's Dana Scully in The X-Files came in fourth.

Top Sci-Fi Women Of All Time

Image: Linda Hamilton in a scene from Terminator: Resurrection

Linda Hamilton's Sarah Connor in Terminator rounds up the top five. Here is the full list of the top sci-fi woman of all time.

1. Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver, Alien)

2. Buffy (Sarah Michelle Gellar, Buffy The Vampire Slayer)

3. Starbuck (Katee Sackhoff, Battlestar Galactica)

4. Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson, The X-Files)

5. Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton, Terminator)

6. Princess Leia Organa (Carrie Fisher, Star Wars trilogy)

7. Rose Tyler (Billie Piper, Doctor Who),

8. Sam Carter (Amanda Tapping, Stargate SG-1)

9. Nyota Uhura (Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek)

10. Leeloo (Milla Jovovich, The Fifth Element).