Battle: Ripley jumps into a cargo loader, and faces off against the baddest alien ever
Film: Aliens (1986)
The most iconic scene in the Alien franchise, Ripley’s fight with the alien queen is brutal and frightening. Bishop is in pieces, Newt is in danger, and Ripley has had enough. “Get away from her, you bitch!”
Actress: Edie McClurg
You Know Her From: Pee-wee Herman Show, Cheech and Chong movies, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Flubber, various animated movies and television shows
McClurg’s face and full-figure is as familiar as her voice, which has graced a mind-boggling array of projects, including The Little Mermaid and A Bug’s Life. Well worth a spot as an Unknown Actress.
Actress: Frances Sternhagen
You Know Her From: Outland, Doc Hollywood, The Mist, ER, The Closer
The loveably gruff Sternhagen is a veteran of film, television and stage, appearing simultaneously on all three. From the doctor in Outland, to Millicent Carter on ER, her face and spitfire attitude are instantly recognizable.