Bolaji Badejo

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Bolaji Badejo
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Bolaji Badejo as the alien in the film Alien 1979
Born Bolaji Badejo
August 23, 1953
Lagos, Nigeria
Died December 22, 1992 (aged 39)
Lagos, Nigeria
Cause of death Sickle Cell Anaemia
Nationality Nigerian
Occupation Actor, visual artist
Years active 1979-1992
Known for Acting as the Alien creature in the original 1979 Alien film.
Height 7' 2"

Bolaji Badejo (born, August 23, 1953, Lagos[1] – died, December 22, 1992, Nigeria) was a Nigerian visual artist[2] and actor who became known as one of Hollywood's most unlikely on-screen performers[3] in the role of the Alien in Ridley Scott's 1979 film Alien. He died of sickle cell anemia at the age of 39.[4]



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