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Alien (1979) Poster

(1979)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Ridley Scott

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Dan O'Bannon ... (story) and
Ronald Shusett ... (story)
 
Dan O'Bannon ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Ash
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Helen Horton ...
Mother (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eddie Powell ...
Alien (uncredited)

Produced by 

Gordon Carroll ... producer
David Giler ... producer
Walter Hill ... producer
Ivor Powell ... associate producer
Ronald Shusett ... executive producer

Music by 

Jerry Goldsmith

Cinematography by 

Derek Vanlint ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

David Crowther ... (director's cut)
Terry Rawlings
Peter Weatherley

Production Design by 

Michael Seymour

Art Direction by 

Roger Christian
Leslie Dilley ... (as Les Dilley)

Set Decoration by 

Ian Whittaker

Costume Design by 

John Mollo

Makeup Department 

Pat Hay ... makeup artist
Tommie Manderson ... makeup supervisor (as Tommy Manderson)
Sarah Monzani ... hairdresser

Production Management 

Garth Thomas ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Raymond Becket ... assistant director
Steve Harding ... assistant director
Paul Ibbetson ... first assistant director
Bob Jordan ... trainee assistant director

Art Department 

Jonathan Amberston ... assistant art director
Eddie Butler ... modeller
Ron Cobb ... concept artist
John Davey ... head painter
Shirley Denny ... modeller
Benjamín Fernández ... assistant art director (as Benjamin Fernandez)
Chris Foss ... concept artist
Jean Giraud ... concept artist (as Jean 'Moëbius' Giraud)
George Gunning ... head carpenter
Dave Jordan ... property master
Dan O'Bannon ... visual design consultant
Jill Quertier ... production buyer
Patti Rodgers ... modeller
Bert Rodwell ... head plasterer
Peter Voysey ... supervising modeller
Bill Welch ... construction manager
José María Alarcón ... assistant set decorator (uncredited)
Gari Bacon ... props (uncredited)
John Chisholm ... prop man (uncredited)
Paul James ... plasterer (uncredited)
Brian Muir ... sculptor (uncredited)
Stuart Rose ... draughtsman (uncredited)
Keith Short ... sculptor (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Max Bell ... sound consultant: Dolby
Andy King ... sound re-recording mixer: director's cut (as Andrew I. King)
Derrick Leather ... production sound mixer
Ray Merrin ... re-recording assistant mixer
Bill Rowe ... re-recording mixer
Jim Shields ... sound editor
Bryan Tilling ... dialogue editor

Special Effects by 

Nick Allder ... special effects supervisor
Alan Bryce ... floor effects supervisor (as Allan Bryce)
Clinton Cavers ... coordinator: 'Alien' effects
Carlo De Marchis ... additional 'Alien' mechanics (as Carlo DeMarchis)
Roger Dicken ... maker: small 'Alien' forms
Guy Hudson ... special effects technician
Brian Johnson ... special effects supervisor
Phil Knowles ... special effects technician
Dennis Lowe ... special effects technician
Roger Nichols ... special effects technician
Carlo Rambaldi ... creator: 'Alien' head effects
Neil Swan ... special effects technician
David H. Watkins ... special effects technician (as David Watkins)
David Watling ... additional 'Alien' mechanics (as Dr. David Watling)
Anton Furst ... special effects (uncredited)
Bob Keen ... modeller (uncredited)
Philip Sharpe ... special effects technician (uncredited)
Christian Wolf-La'Moy ... model maker (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Dennis Ayling ... director of photography: miniature effects (as Denys Ayling)
Martin Bower ... supervising model maker: miniature effects
Ray Caple ... matte artist
Dick Hewitt ... electronics and video coordinator: main unit
David Litchfield ... operator: miniature effects
Bernard Lodge ... special graphic effects
Terry Pearce ... focus: miniature effects
Bill Pearson ... supervising model maker: miniature effects
Peter Woods ... key grip: miniature effects
Alan Buchan ... visual effects (uncredited)
Rick Cortes ... Inferno artist (2003 director's cut re-release) (uncredited)
Jon Sorensen ... visual effects miniatures (uncredited)

Stunts 

Eddie Powell ... stunts
Roy Scammell ... stunt coordinator
Clive Curtis ... stunts (uncredited)
Monty Jordan ... assistant stunt coordinator (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Adrian Biddle ... camera focus: main unit
Colin Davidson ... camera focus: main unit
Ray Evans ... lighting gaffer: main unit
Bob Penn ... still photographer
Jimmy Walters ... key grip: main unit
Wick Finch ... electrician (uncredited)
David Johnson ... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Chris Williams ... effects cameraman (uncredited)
Micky Wilson ... electrician (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Mary Goldberg ... casting: USA
Mary Selway ... casting: UK

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Tiny Nicholls ... wardrobe supervisor

Editorial Department 

Peter Baldock ... assistant film editor
Peter Culverwell ... assistant film editor
Les Healey ... first assistant editor
Maureen Lyndon ... assistant film editor
Bridget Reiss ... assistant film editor
Brian Q. Kelley ... editor: additional material for special edition (uncredited)

Music Department 

Robert Hathaway ... music editor (as Bob Hathaway)
Lionel Newman ... conductor
Percy Edwards ... alien vocalizator (uncredited)
Arthur Morton ... orchestrator (uncredited)

Other crew 

Stanley Bielecki ... advertising and publicity consultant
Lori Covel ... assistant to producers
Valerie Craig ... production assistant
Brian Doyle ... unit publicist
Kay Fenton ... continuity
Bill Finch ... production accountant
H.R. Giger ... 'Alien' design
Mark Haggard ... production executive
Alice Harmon ... assistant to producers
Charles Lippincott ... advertising and publicity consultant
Sandy Molloy ... assistant to director
Saul Bass ... title designer (uncredited)
Robert H. Lemer ... associate to producer (uncredited)
Jake Scott ... stand-in (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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