Roger Christian (born 25 February 1944) is an English set decorator, production designer and feature movie director. Christian was born in London, England.
He won an Academy Award for his work on the original Star Wars and was Oscar-nominated for his work on Alien. Christian directed the second unit on both Return of the Jedi and Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace as well as feature movies including The Sender and Nostradamus. He also directed the 2000 movie Battlefield Earth which is regarded as one of the worst movies ever made.
In 2006, he directed an action/adventure/mystery movie, Prisoners of the Sun, starring John Rhys-Davies, David Charvet, Carmen Chaplin, and Gulshan Grover.