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H.R. Giger (1940–2014)


H.R. Giger was born on February 5, 1940 in Chur, Switzerland as Hans Rudolf Giger. He is known for his work on Alien³ (1992), Alien (1979) and Aliens (1986). He was married to Carmen Maria Scheifele and Mia Bonzanigo. He died on May 12, 2014 in Zurich, Switzerland. See full bio »

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(age 74) in Zurich, Switzerland

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 2007 Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (original alien creatures designer)
 2004 AVP: Alien vs. Predator (original alien creatures designer)
 1999 The Alien Legacy (Video documentary) (archival material)
 1998 Species II (original "Species" designer)
 1997 Alien: Resurrection (original alien designer)
 1996 Killer Condom (creative consultant)
 1995 Dark Seed II (Video Game) (dark world art library)
 1995 Species (train designer) / (train fabrication: Switzerland)
 1992 Dark Seed (Video Game) (dark world art library)
 1992 Alien³ (creature designer: Alien³) / (original creature designer)
 1986 Aliens (original alien designer)
 1979 Alien ('Alien' design)
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He designed a futuristic bar, the Giger Bar, in his home town of Chur, Switzerland. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »


Alternate Names:

Hansruedi Giger
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Designed Korn vocalist Jonathan Davis' microphone stand. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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