Stanley Kowalskis in space Who needs Brando when buff actresses can fill a tank top and protect the planet? Sigourney Weaver, as Ellen Ripley in the climax of 1979's "Alien," put the sweaty wife-beater on the style map; she went on to wear variations of the male undershirt throughout the franchise (including above in "Alien 3"). Later, Linda Hamilton donned a snug white or black tank top for most of 1991's "Terminator 2: Judgment Day," and her much-ballyhooed, sinewy biceps drove women nationwide to buy barbells. Now, Katee Sackhoff as Starbuck on TV's "Battlestar Galactica" continues the tradition.
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