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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), Jodorowsky's Dune (2013) 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)
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Other Works:

Designed the record sleeves for Emerson Lake and Palmer's hit album 'Brain Salad Surgery (1973)' and 'Debbie Harry''s solo album Koo Koo (1981). 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 the limited edition poster (rows of copulating genitalia) that was included in vinyl copies of the Dead Kennedys' 1985 release, "Frankenchrist". Jello Biafra, front man for the Dead Kennedys consequently was arrested for including the artwork with "Frankenchrist", due to its sexually explicit nature. See more »

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