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Nico (I) (1938–1988)

Model and singer Nicol was born in Cologne, Germany in 1938. She was a part of the Andy Warhol "scene" in the 1960s. A member of The Velvet Underground experimental rock band (with John Cale), circa 1967, she made several solo albums during the 1970s. A heroin addict for the latter part of her life, she finally had kicked the habit and become ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 49) in Ibiza, Spain

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 2012 Killing Them Softly (performer: "Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams")
 2011/I Restless (performer: "The Fairest of the Seasons")
 2010 Finisterrae (performer: "Janitor Of Lunacy") / (writer: "Janitor Of Lunacy")
 2010 Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Hiro Yoshimura (2010) ... ("Femme Fatale", uncredited)
 2009 Bandslam (performer: "Femme Fatale")
 2005 Regular Lovers (performer: "Vegas") / (writer: "Vegas")
 2001 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Sadie, Sadie (2001) ... (performer: "I'll Be Your Mirror")
 2001 The Royal Tenenbaums (performer: "These Days", "Fairest Of The Seasons")
 1999 Speedway Junky (producer: "C701") / (writer: "C701")
 1998 Modulations (Documentary) ("Mothership") / (producer: "Mothership") / (writer: "Mothership")
 1997 Buttoners (performer: "The End")
 1995 Nico Icon (Documentary) (performer: "Afraid", "All Saint's Nights", "Ari's Song", "Das Lied der Deutschen", "Das Lied vom einsamen Mädchen", "The End", "Evening of Light", "I'll Keep It With Mine", "I'm Not Sayin'", "Le petit chevalier", "Nibelungen", "No One Is There", "Reich der Träume", "These Days", "Win a Few") / (writer: "Afraid", "All Saint's Nights", "Ari's Song", "Evening of Light", "Frozen Warnings", "Le petit chevalier", "Nibelungen", "No One Is There", "Win a Few")
 1994 L'eau froide (performer: "Janitor of Lunacy") / (writer: "Janitor of Lunacy")
 1991 Hangin' with the Homeboys (performer: "Hot For You")
 1990 Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol (Documentary) (performer: "These Days")
 1989 Penn & Teller Get Killed (performer: "Femme fatale")
 1985 Heroine (Video) (performer: "All Tomorrow's Parties", "Femme Fatale")
 1982 Nico: An Underground Experience (Video short) (performer: "Heroes", "I'm Waiting for the Man", "All Tomorrow's Parties", "Femme Fatale")
 1976 Le berceau de cristal (performer: "Mütterlein") / (writer: "Mütterlein")
 1972 The Inner Scar (performer: "Abschied", "Janitor Of Lunacy", "My Only Child", "All That Is My Own", "König") / (writer: "Abschied", "Janitor Of Lunacy", "My Only Child", "All That Is My Own", "König")
 1971 The Virgin's Bed (performer: "The Falconer") / (writer: "The Falconer")
 1971 Il segno del comando (TV Mini-Series) (performer: "Cento campane")
 1964 Batman Dracula (performer: "The Nothing Song")
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Other Works:

Album: The End... (1974) See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 7 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Krista Nico | Krista Päffgen

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

They also played the record of Bob Dylan's song, I'll Keep It With Mine, because I didn't have enough to sing otherwise. I had to stand there and sing along with it. I had to do this every night for a week. It was the most stupid concert I have ever done. [on one of her experiences with Andy Warhol and The Velvet Underground] See more »

Trivia:

Ranked #87 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women of Rock N Roll. See more »

Trademark:

Her deep narcotic monotone voice, as well as her low moans, high cheekbones and heavy make-up, a style resurrected by the goths, who anticipated the 'Nico From The Grave Look'

Star Sign:

Libra

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