Bolaji Badejo Played the Xenomorph in Alien
Bolaji Badejo / Alien / 20th Century Fox, Tiny Fox Lab

The Xenomorph in Alien was played by Bolaji Badejo, a 6’10″ Nigerian graphic design student who’d been picked up in a pub in London’s Soho. It was his only film credit.Tiny Fox Lab Facts

Preview photo credit: Bolaji Badejo / Alien / 20th Century Fox
Source: https://edition.cnn.com/2016/03/07/africa/bolaji-badejo-alien/index.html