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Lemmy (1945–2015)

Lemmy was born on December 24, 1945 in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England as Ian Fraser Kilmister. He died on December 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2016 Special Correspondents (writer: "Ace of Spades" - as Ian Kilmister)
 2016 Hola y adiós (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.11 (2016) ... (writer: "Mama, I'm Coming Home")
 2016 Benidorm (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #8.3 (2016) ... (writer: "Ace of Spades")
 2016 Sing Street (writer: "Stay Clean")
 2016 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 6 January 2016 (2016) ... (writer: "Ace of Spades")
 2015 NXT TakeOver: London (TV Movie) (writer: "Ace of Spades")
 2015 Pop Gold (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hellraisers (2015) ... (writer: "Overkill (Live)")
 2015 Top of the Pops: The Story of 1980 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Ace of Spades")
 2014 Rage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Violent Soho Guest Program Rage (2014) ... (writer: "Ace of Spades" - as Ian Kilmister)
 2013 Dom Hemingway (as Kilmister, "Ace Of Spades")
 2013 Jim Norton: American Degenerate (TV Special) (writer: "Bomber" - as Ian Kilmeister)
 2013 Revenge (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sabotage (2013) ... (writer: "Ace of Spades" - uncredited)
 2012 Unfinished Song (writer: "Ace of Spades")
 2012 House (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Post Mortem (2012) ... (writer: "Ace of Spades")
 2011 Metal Evolution (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pre-Metal (2011) ... (writer: "Ace of Spades")
 2011 Foo Fighters: Back and Forth (Documentary) (writer: "Ace Of Spades" - as Ian Fraser Kilmister)
 2011 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.36 (2011) ... (writer: "Ace of Spades")
 2011 Conan (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- You Say Tomato, I Also Say Tomato (2011) ... (writer: "Get Back in Line" - uncredited)
 2010 The Last Shot 2 (Short) (writer: "Ace of Spades")
 2010 Rude Tube (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Total Stunts (2010) ... (writer: "Ace of Spades" - uncredited)
 2010 Lemmy (Documentary) (performer: "Run Rudolph Run", "Neat Neat Neat", "Damage Case", "Boogeyman", "Don't Matter to Me")
 2010 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.115 (2010) ... (writer: "Ace of Spades")
 2010 Hesher (writer: "Rock Out" - as Lemmy Kilmister)
 2009 Brütal Legend (Video Game) (writer: "Bomber", "Back at the Funny Farm", "In the Black", "Marching Off to War", " (We Are) the Road Crew")
 2009 Halloween II (writer: "The Chase Is Better Than The Catch" - as Ian Kilminster)
 2009 Guitar Hero: Metallica (Video Game) (writer: "Ace of Spades")
 2009 Skins (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cook (2009) ... (writer: "Ace of Spades")
 2008 Bolt (writer: "Dog-Face Boy" - as Ian Kilmister)
 2008 How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (writer: "Ace of Spades" - as Ian Kilmister)
 2007 SingStar Amped (Video Game) (writer: "Ace Of Spades")
 2007 Superbad (writer: "Ace of Spades" - as Ian Kilmister)
 2007 Shoot 'Em Up (writer: "Ace of Spades" - as Ian Kilmister)
 2007 Hawkwind: Do Not Panic (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "The Watcher", "Motorhead", "Lost Johnny")
 2006 Smokin' Aces (as Ian Kilmister, "Ace Of Spades")
 2006 Starter for 10 (writer: "Ace of Spades" - as Ian Fraser Kilminster)
 2006 Free Jimmy (writer: "Ace Of Spades" - as Kilmister)
 2006 Air Guitar Nation (Documentary) (writer: "Ace of Spades" - as Ian Kilmister)
 2005 Guitar Hero (Video Game) (writer: "Ace of Spades")
 2005 Metal: A Headbanger's Journey (Documentary) (writer: "Ace of Spades" - as Kilmister)
 2004 The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (as Ian Fraser Kilmister, "You Better Swim")
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) (writer: "Hellraiser")
 2004 Ramones Raw (Documentary) (writer: "R.A.M.O.N.E.S." - as Kilmister)
 2004 Sex Lives of the Potato Men (writer: "Ace of Spades" - as Ian Kilmister)
 2002 Ozzy Osbourne: Live at Budokan (Video documentary) (writer: "I Don't Want to Change the World", "Mama, I'm Coming Home")
 2002 Ash Wednesday (performer: "Shout It Out Loud")
 2002 Steal (writer: "Stay Out Of Jail")
 2002 Richtung Zukunft durch die Nacht (writer: "R.A.M.O.N.E.S.")
 2001 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 (Video Game) (writer: "Ace of Spades" - as Ian Klimister)
 2001 Lindenstraße (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Glück im Unglück (2001) ... (writer: "Overkill" - uncredited)
 2000 2gether (TV Movie) (writer: "Eat The Rich" - as Ian Kilmister)
 1998 Whatever (writer: "The Chase Is Better Than The Catch" - as Ian Kilmister)
 1997 Wishmaster (writer: "Listen to the Heart" - as Lemmy Kilmister)
 1997 Grosse Pointe Blank (writer: "Ace of Spades" - as Ian Kilmister)
 1997 The Boys Club (writer: "Over Your Shoulder" - as Kilmister)
 1996 TFI Friday (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1996) ... (writer: "Ace of Spades" - uncredited)
 1994 Airheads (writer: "Born to Raise Hell" - as I. Kilmister)
 1992 Motörhead: Hellraiser (Video short) (writer: "Hellraiser")
 1992 Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (writer: "Hellraiser" - as Lemmy Kilmister)
 1990 Hardware (writer: "Ace of Spades" - as Ian Kilmister)
 1988 The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years (Documentary) (as Kilmister, "CRADLE TO THE GRAVE")
 1987 Zombie Nightmare (writer: "Ace Of Spades")
 1979 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 6 December 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Bomber")
- Episode dated 9 March 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Overkill")
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Other Works:

Appears in the music video for "Substitute" by the Ramones. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Headgirl | Lemmy Kilmeister | Lemmy Kilminster | Ian 'Lemmy' Kilmister | Ian Kilmister | Lemmy Kilmister | Lemmy Klimster | Lemmie | Motorhead | Motörhead | Lemmy von Motorhead


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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It really bothers me when I hear myself being called the one who started all this thrash shit. I think they're trying to make it a compliment, but considering some of the music I'm hearing, I don't know if it is. Motorhead never set out to start a trend - we were there to go against all the trends. The fact that we might have started something like that makes me feel a little scared. See more »


Previous bands: Reverend Black & The Rocking Vicars, Sam Gopal's Dream. See more »


Rickenbacker bass guitars See more »


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