Eddie Powell
Eddie Powell
Biographical information
Birth name

March 9, 1927
London, England


August 11, 2000
Berkshire, England

First credit Motive for Murder (1957)
Further information
Link(s) IMDb

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

Alien franchise creditsEdit



Other creditsEdit

  • 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 informationEdit

Personal lifeEdit

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