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Paul Simonon was born on December 15, 1955 in Brixton, London, England as Paul Gustave Simonon. See full bio »

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Slumdog Millionaire
Slumdog Millionaire Soundtrack
500 Days of Summer
500 Days of Summer Soundtrack
Hancock Soundtrack
This Is the End
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 2016 Stranger Things (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Chapter Seven: The Bathtub (2016) ... (writer: "Should I Stay or Should I Go" - uncredited)
- Chapter Three: Holly, Jolly (2016) ... (writer: "Should I Stay or Should I Go?")
- Chapter Four: The Body (2016) ... (writer: "Should I Stay or Should I Go" - uncredited)
- Chapter Two: The Weirdo on Maple Street (2016) ... (writer: "Should I Stay or Should I Go")
 2016 Ochéntame... otra vez (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Soy rebelde (2016) ... (writer: "London Calling")
 2015/II Patriot (TV Series) (writer: "London Calling" - as Paul Gustave Simonon, uncredited)
 2015 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Paul Rudd/Jon Glaser/Echosmith (2015) ... (writer: "Rock the Casbah" - uncredited)
 2015 Len and Company (writer: "Stay Free")
 2015 Battlefield Hardline (Video Game) (writer: "This Is Radio Clash" - as Paul Gustave Simonon)
 2015 Tatort (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Der irre Iwan (2015) ... (writer: "The Guns of Brixton")
 2014 Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (writer: "London Calling")
 2014 One Direction: The Inside Story (Documentary) (writer: "Live While We're Young")
 2014 Kill the Messenger (writer: "Know Your Rights")
 2011-2014 Top Gear (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #21.1 (2014) ... (writer: "Should I Stay Or Should I Go" - uncredited)
- Episode #17.4 (2011) ... (writer: "Rock the Casbah")
 2013 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 31 October 2013 (2013) ... (writer: "Live While We're Young" - uncredited)
 2013 This Is the End (writer: "Paper Planes")
 2012 People Like Us (writer: "Spanish Bombs")
 2012 The Pirates! Band of Misfits (writer: "London Calling")
 2012 Wanderlust (writer: "Groovy Times")
 2011 Wild Bill (writer: "The Guns of Brixton")
 2010 Casal Rock (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Avis Road (2010) ... (writer: "London Calling")
 2010 Get Him to the Greek (writer: "London Calling")
 2010 Chuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chuck Versus the Nacho Sampler (2010) ... (writer: "Rock the Casbah" - uncredited)
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.2 (2009) ... (writer: "Rock the Casbah" - uncredited)
 2009 500 Days of Summer (writer: "Train in Vain (Stand By Me)")
 2008 It Might Get Loud (Documentary) (writer: "Koka Kola")
 2008 RocknRolla (as Simonon, "Bankrobber")
 2008 Slumdog Millionaire (writer: "Paper Planes", "Paper Planes (DFA Remix)")
 2008 Hancock (writer: "Paper Planes")
 2008 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Music with a Message (2008) ... (writer: "Rock the Casbah")
 2007 SingStar Pop (Video Game) (writer: "Should I Stay Or Should I Go")
 2007 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten (Documentary) (writer: "Rock the Casbah", "1977", "The Call Up", "Magnificent Seven", "Rock The Casbah", "Should I Stay Or Should I Go")
 2007 Rock Band (Video Game) (writer: "Should I Stay or Should I Go")
 2006 The History Boys (writer: "Mustapha Dance")
 2006 Stranger Than Fiction (writer: "Death or Glory" (1979))
 2006 You, Me and Dupree (writer: "Train in Vain (Stand by Me)")
 2006 Over the Hedge (writer: "Lost in the Supermarket")
 2005 Mini-Cleaners (Short) (writer: "Should I Stay or Should I Go")
 2005 American Dad! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Stan of Arabia: Part 1 (2005) ... (writer: "Rock The Casbah" - uncredited)
 2005 Entourage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I Love You Too (2005) ... (writer: "Rock The Casbah" - uncredited)
 2005 Lords of Dogtown (writer: "Death or Glory")
 2004 Let's Rock Again! (Documentary) (writer: "1977", "London's Burning" - as Simonon)
 2004 New Zealand Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 3 Performance Show: 80's Hits (2004) ... (writer: "Should I Stay or Should I Go")
 2004 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- In Camelot (2004) ... (writer: "Rock the Casbah" - uncredited)
 2003 Waking the Dead (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Walking on Water: Part 1 (2003) ... (writer: "Should I Stay Or Should I Go")
 2003 School of Rock ("Stay Free")
 2003 What a Girl Wants (writer: "London Calling" - as Paul Simanon)
 2002 Callas Forever (writer: "Complete Control" - as P. Simonon)
 2002 24 Hour Party People (writer: "Janie Jones")
 2001 The Royal Tenenbaums (writer: "Rock The Casbah")
 2001 Me Without You (writer: "White Riot" (1977), "White Man in Hammersmith Palais" (1979) - as Simonon)
 2001 Someone Like You... (writer: "Train in Vain")
 2001 Intimacy ("London Calling" (1979))
 2000 Complicity (writer: "Straight to Hell")
 2000 Billy Elliot (writer: "London Calling")
 2000 Kevin & Perry Go Large (writer: "Straight To Hell" - as Simmons)
 1999 Brokedown Palace (writer: "Rock the Casbah")
 1999 Rogue Trader (writer: "Rock the Casbah")
 1999 Bravo Two Zero (TV Movie) (writer: "Should I Stay or Should I Go", "Rock the Casbah")
 1998 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Natural Born Kissers (1998) ... (writer: "Rock The Casbah")
 1993-1998 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Historobohu (Tohu 1-7 bzw. 50) (1998) ... (writer: "Should I Stay Or Should I Go" - uncredited)
- Montreux-Mix II (1995) ... (writer: "Should I Stay or Should I Go" - uncredited)
- Folge 12 - Das Schlechteste aus Tohuwabohu (1993) ... (writer: "Should I Stay or Should I Go" - uncredited)
 1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Revenge of the Creature (1997) ... (writer: "Rock the Casbah" - uncredited)
 1982 The Clash: Rock the Casbah (Video short) (writer: "Rock The Casbah")
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Alternate Names:

The Clash | the Bad & the Queen The Good | Paul Simenon | Paul Simmion


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Bassist of the Clash, now a full time painter. Once voted the world's hunkiest man in Playgirl magazine. Has been compared to James Dean. See more »

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