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Characters: Alien³
This is a page listing characters in Alien³.

For recurring characters in the entire series, see the main characters page.

Warning: here be heavy spoilerage.

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    Fiorina- 161 Staff 

Superintendent Harold Andrews

"This is rumor control, here are the facts..."
Played By: Brian Glover

  • And There Was Much Rejoicing: Subverted. While no one particularly likes him, due to his position as Superintendent his death causes some problems.
  • Catchphrase: See the quote above.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Mostly just with this line:
    "It's an eight foot creature of some kind, with acid for blood... And it arrived on your spaceship. It kills on sight and is generally unpleasant."

Francis Aaron AKA 85

Played By: Ralph Brown

Dr Jonathan Clemens

"So, do you still trust me with a needle?"
Played By: Charles Dance

"I really appreciate your affections. But I am aware that they deflected my question. In the nicest possible way, of course."

A doctor that befriended Ripley in the first arc of the film, Clemens is the resident doctor of the prison.

    Fiorina- 161 Inmates 

Leonard Dillon

Played By: Charles S. Dutton

The man who is unofficially in charge of the Fiorina-161 prison, Dillon holds his own against others and manages to take charge when the situation with the Xenomorph goes south.
  • Badass: He fights a Xenomorph to a draw single-handedly.
  • Berserk Button: When Dillon finds some of the other inmates attempting to rape Ripley in violation of their religious vows, he proceeds to beat the crap out of them with a metal pipe.
  • Better to Die than Be Killed - Agrees to this with another character that is... pregnant.
  • Celibate Hero: Dillion is the religious leader of the inmates, and it's mentioned early on in the film that the members of the religious sect have to take a vow of celibacy.
  • Face Death with Dignity - His penultimate speech on this subject (of which the above quote is only a part).
  • Offscreen Villainy: His past crimes are discussed, but by the time of the story he seems past all of that.
  • Rape Is a Special Kind of Evil: Despite being a past rapist and murderer himself, he considers it a serious breach of the prisoners' philosophy to do so anymore. He saves Ripley from a rape attempt by the other convicts and bashes them with a crowbar to do some 're-educating'.
  • Sympathetic Murderer: Granted, this is only because we haven't seen the crimes he committed to end up on this prison planet in the first place...
  • Think Nothing of It: A belligerent example:
    Ripley: I just wanted to, um, say thanks for what you said at the funeral. My friends would have appreciated it.
    Dillon: Yeah, well you don't wanna know me, lady. I'm a murderer and rapist of women.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Toward Ripley, sort of.
  • With Friends Like These...: Even after stopping some of them from attempting to rape Ripley, Dillon is still close to his prison buddies.

Robert Morse

"How about if I sit here on my ass?"
Played By: Danny Webb

"...we ain't got no entertainment center, no climate control, no video system, no surveillance, no freezers, no fucking ice cream, no rubbers, no women, no guns. All we got here is shit!"

A loud and argumentative prisoner.
  • Atomic F-Bomb: After Andrew gets killed by the Alien, Morse blurts out the only appropriate response left.
  • Sole Survivor: Although wounded, he ends up being the only non-company person who makes it off the planet alive.

Walter Golic

"In an insane world, a sane man must appear insane."
Played By: Paul McGann

"It was a dragon! Feeds on minds. It was- nobody can stop it!"

A strange, unpredictable prisoner who is something of an outcast.
  • Ax-Crazy: Was originally sent to prison for multiple violent murders. He mentions that he "knew lots of pretty girls, back home" and that they liked him "for a while".
  • Apologetic Attacker: Apologizes (a little frantically) after slitting another prisoner's throat to get to the alien.
  • Blood-Splattered Innocents: Well, sort of. He winds up splattered with a hell of a lot of blood through no fault of his own, so he's technically innocent. In that, at least.
  • Cassandra Truth: Nobody believes him about the alien but Ripley. The rest think he murdered the others on his crew.
  • The Cuckoolander Was Right: And is proven right in a really gruesome way.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero: in the Re Cut, the prisoners actually did manage to trap the alien. Unfortunately Golic, who worships the thing as a kind of dragon, kills the guard and lets it out again. Oops.
  • Psychopathic Manchild: He's easily excited, easily upset, and apologizes frantically to his murder victim like a misbehaving child.
  • Talkative Loon: Halfway. He doesn't say a lot, but when he does speak, he tends to babble.

David

Played By: Pete Postlethwaite

An older, more educated inmate.

Ted 'Junior' Gillas

Played By: Holt McCallany

A younger and more silent prisoner, sentenced for aggressive sexual crimes. He is easily recognizable via the teardrop tattoo he has below his right eye and the welding goggles he often wears.

    The Company 

Michael Bishop II

Played By: Lance Henriksen

"Think of all we could learn from it!"

A Weyland-Yutani executive that the Bishop model was based off of, this Bishop wanted his hands on a Xenomorph
  • Big "NO!": A very impressive one, when Ripley falls into the fires to stop the Company from getting the Alien Queen inside her.
  • Robotic Reveal: Averted. While he tells the other people he's human, 85 hits him in the head calling him a robot...causing him to bleed red. Strangely enough, he doesn't bleed ostensibly from the wound (with an ear hanging off, nothing less) nor looks dazed after receiving a smack that would have quite possibly killed a human of his physique, so many fans believe that he could be an android after all.


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