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Tip Tipping
Biographical information
Birth name

Timothy Tipping


February 13, 1958
England, UK


February 5, 1993
Alnwick, Northumberland, England, UK

First credit Holding the Fort (1981)
Further information
Link(s) IMDb

Tip Tipping was an English film and television stuntman and actor.

Alien franchise credit[]


Other credits[]

  • Lifeforce (1985) - Man Attacked by Zombies
  • Aliens (1986) - Pvt. Crowe
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) - Tank Crewman
  • Inspector Morse (1990) - P.C. Dene
  • Bottom (1992) - Mr. Kelly
  • Blue Ice (1992) - Hit Man #2

Biographical information[]


Prior to his career as a stuntman, Tipping served in the Royal Marines and 21st SAS Regiment. He appeared in television series including Doctor Who, Bottom, The Bill and Poirot, and films including Never Say Never Again (1983), Batman (1989), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) and a credited role as Private Crowe in Aliens (1986).


Tipping died on 5 February 1993, aged 34, in a parachuting accident at Brunton, near Alnwick, Northumberland, while filming the BBC documentary 999.