Lance James Henriksen (born May 5, 1940) is an American actor and artist best known to film and television audiences for his roles in science fiction, action, and horror films such as the Alien film franchise, and on television shows such as Millennium. Henriksen is also a voice actor; he is noted for his deep, commanding voice. Henriksen was born in New York City. His father, James Henriksen (born as Jim Marino Henriksen in T__nsberg in 1910), was a Norwegian merchant sailor and boxer nicknamed 'Icewater' who spent most of his life at sea. His mother, Margueritte, struggled to find work as a dance instructor, waitress, and model. His parents divorced when he was two years old, and he was raised by his mother.
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