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FILE SWITZERLAND H. R. GIGER OBIT

A black and white file photo dated 29 January 1995 shows Swiss artist H. R. Giger in his home in Zurich, Switzerland. (EPA/MARTIN RUETSCHI)

'Alien' artist H.R. Giger dies at 74

Yahoo News

Swiss artist H.R. Giger, who designed the creature in Ridley Scott's sci-fi horror classic "Alien," has died at age 74 from injuries suffered in a fall, his museum said Tuesday, May 13, 2014.

Sandra Mivelaz, administrator of the H.R. Giger museum in Gruyeres, western Switzerland, told The Associated Press that Giger died in a hospital on Monday. (AP)

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