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Eddie Powell was a British stunt performer who portrayed the Xenomorphs in Alien and Aliens.

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Other credits[]

  • From Russia with Love (1963)
  • You Only Live Twice (1966)
  • Alien (1979)
  • Dracula (1979)
  • Aliens (1986)
  • The Living Daylights (1987)
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
  • Batman (1989)
  • Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)

Biographical information[]

Personal life[]

Powell was born in London, England. He was married to Hammer wardrobe mistress Rosemary Burrows and is the brother of Joe Powell who is also a film stuntman.


Powell performed stuntwork in several films for Hammer Studios; serving as a regular stunt double for Christopher Lee. His credits during this time included portraying Dracula in Dracula: Prince of Darkness and the titular role of The Mummy in The Mummy's Shroud. He also appeared in several James Bond films and in Daleks - Invasion Earth 2150 AD.


Powell died on August 11, 2000 in Berkshire, England.D