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- "Newt. My name's Newt. Nobody calls me Rebecca, except my brother."
|Aliases:||Rebecca "Newt" Jordan; Newt|
|Known relatives:||Russ Jordan (father, deceased); Ann Jordan (mother, deceased); Timmy Jordan (brother, deceased)|
|1st appearance:||Aliens (1986)|
Rebecca "Newt" Jordan was a fictional character featured in the 1986 film Aliens. She was played by actress Carrie Henn. The character also made a brief appearance in the 1992 sequel film Alien³, in which it is revealed that she had died between the two movies. In Alien³, Rebecca Jordan was played by Danielle Edmond. Known primarily by the nickname of Newt, Rebecca was presented as the sole surviving human colonist of Hadley's Hope, a "shake and bake" colony of terraformers located on the planet Acheron, designated LV-426. After hiding out for several weeks, she was discovered by a squad of United States Colonial Marines and a civilian consultant named Ellen Ripley, who helped to protect her from the dangerous Xenomorph alien infestation.
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- The character of Rebecca Jordan was created by director James Cameron and screenwriters Walter Hill and David Giler.
- Rebecca Jordan was one of the main characters featured in the first Aliens comic book limited series, published by Dark Horse Comics between 1988 and 1989. The series was published before the release of the 1992 film Alien³, in which it was revealed that Newt and Corporal Dwayne Hicks died shortly after leaving LV-426. In keeping with the continuity of the films, the events of this limited series is considered apocryphal.
- Actor Christopher Henn, who played Newt's older brother Timmy Jordan in Aliens is actress Carrie Henn's actual brother.
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