Healthy Living

15 Famous People Faced with the Pain of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Dan O'Bannon

Dan O’Bannon, who wrote the script for the movie, Alien, battled Crohn’s disease himself. While O’Bannon died in 2009, one of his colleagues has recently come out and written about how his experience impacted his script writing. He described how the pain and symptoms that O’Bannon was experiencing inspired him the idea of an alien forcing its way out of John Hurt’s chest in the movie.