Cat Trivia - Sci Fi
Alien is the 1979 Science Fiction thriller directed by Ridley Scott. Four identical cats were used to portray Jones, the Nostromo crew's pet. During filming, actress Sigourney Weaver discovered that she was allergic to the combination of cat hair and the glycerin placed on the actors' skin to make them appear sweaty. By removing the glycerin she was able to continue working with the cats.