Nick Allder

Nick Allder.

Nicholas John "Nick" Allder (born February 10, 1943) is an Academy Award-winning English special effects supervisor and coordinator who served as special effects supervisor on the 1979 film Alien. Other notable films Allder has worked on include Battle of Britain (1969), Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Conan the Barbarian (1982), Legend (1985), The Jewel of the Nile (1985), Braveheart (1995), The Fifth Element (1997), Behind Enemy Lines (2001), Blade II (2002), Underworld (2003) and Hellboy (2004).

For his work on Alien, Allder won an Academy Award for Visual Effects (shared with H. R. Giger, Carlo Rambaldi, Brian Johnson and Dennis Ayling). In addition to this, he has won a BAFTA.