“H. R.” in H. R. Giger’s name is actually stand for “Hans Rudolf.” Some of you may have heard the story of the Xenomorph from Alien coming from something H.R. Giger saw while on LSD, and while that may be true, Kaptain Kristian says Ridley Scott hand-selected the creature from one of Giger’s books. Xenomorph changes very little from the original design.
Check out the cool video below and learn more about Giger’s creation.