Author of the BFI Modern Classics book on "The Exorcist".
6' (1.83 m)
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Still for me the best of the Alien movies. What do I love about Alien
(1979)? Well, extraordinary design by HR Giger, a wonderful script by Dan O'Bannon and Ron Schusett, fantastic central performances from Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt and John Hurt, and of course some genuine moments of shock. When I made a documentary about Alien, Ridley Scott talked about watching The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
Has signed autographs as Jesse Birdsall
when stopped in the streets by fans who believed that it was the actor they were meeting.
50s rocker style