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Jimmy Destri

Jimmy Destri was born James Mollica on April 13, 1954 in Brooklyn, New York. He's of Italian descent. His father was a novelist who also wrote screenplays and eventually advertising copy to support his family while his mother was a housewife. Destri grew up in Boro Park and was raised in his grandmother's house. His uncle played drums for Joey Dee... See full bio »
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 2013 Top of the Pops: The Story of 1978 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Picture This")
 2012 London Calling (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Every Picture Tells a Story (2012) ... (writer: "Picture This" - uncredited)
 2012 Sex, Lies & Rinsing Guys (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Atomic" - uncredited)
 2007 Timecrimes (writer: "Picture This")
 2002 Bend It Like Beckham (writer: "Atomic" (1980))
 2001 When Strangers Appear (writer: "Atomic")
 1999 Queer as Folk (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1999) ... (writer: "Picture This")
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... (writer: "Atomic")
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... (writer: "Atomic")
 1999 200 Cigarettes (as J. Destri, "Maria", "No Exit (The Loud Allstar Rock Remix)")
 1999 No Exit (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Atomic", "Maria", "Living in the Real World")
 1996 Trainspotting (writer: "Atomic")
 1982 A Night at Halsted's (writer: "I Didn't Have the Nerve to Say No" - uncredited)
 1981 The Liar (writer: "Living In The Real World")
 1979 Eat to the Beat (Video) (writer: "Slow Motion", "Accidents Never Happen", "Atomic", "Living in the Real World")
 1978 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 28 September 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "Picture This")
- Episode dated 14 September 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "Picture This")
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Other Works:

Album: "Heart on a Wall" (1981/Chrysalis Records)

Alternate Names:

Blondie | James Destri

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Lives in Windsor Terrace with his wife Roberta, son James, and daughter Rienna and works as a full time drug counselor/therapist at the outpatient recovery center Carnegie Hill Institute in New York City. See more »

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