H.R. Giger (1940–2014)


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H.R. Giger was born on February 5, 1940 in Chur, Switzerland as Hans Rudolf Giger. He is known for his work on Alien (1979), Aliens (1986) and Alien vs. Predator (2004). He was married to Carmen Maria Scheifele and Mia Bonzanigo. He died on May 12, 2014 in Zurich, Switzerland. See full bio »

Died:

(age 74) in Zurich, Switzerland

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Known For

Alien Art Department
(1979)
Aliens Miscellaneous Crew
(1986)
Alien vs. Predator Miscellaneous Crew
(2004)
Species Miscellaneous Crew
(1995)

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 2019 Alien: Ore (Short) (original alien creatures designer)
 2019 Alien: Specimen (Short) (original alien creatures designer)
 2019 Alien: Alone (Short) (original alien creatures designer)
 2019 Alien: Containment (Short) (original alien creatures designer)
 2019 Alien: Harvest (Short) (original alien creatures designer)
 2019 Alien: Night Shift (Short) (original alien creatures designer)
 2007 Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (original alien creatures designer)
 2004 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 »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »


Alternate Names:

Hansruedi Giger

Height:

5' 7¾" (1.72 m)
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Trivia:

Suffers from Night Terrors, and keeps an artist's pad near his bed to draw out his nightmares. It was in this fashion that he came up with horrific designs of the monsters for Alien (1979). See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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