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Sid Vicious (I) (1957–1979)


Along with fellow Sex Pistol member, Johnny Rotten, lanky, sneering, pock faced Sid epitomised the punk movement born in the mid 1970s in working class England. Sid Vicious (real name John Beverly) wasn't an original member of the Pistols, but rather joined the band after original bassist, Glen Matlock dropped out after personality clashes with ... See full bio »

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 2010 Punisher '79-82 (Short) (performer: "My Way")
 2000 The Filth and the Fury (Documentary) (writer: "Holidays In The Sun", "Bodies" - as Vicious)
 1999 The Astronaut's Wife (performer: "My Way")
 1990 Goodfellas (performer: "My Way")
 1986 Sid and Nancy (writer: "Holidays In The Sun" - as Vicious)
 1980 D.O.A. (Documentary) (writer: "Holidays in the Sun", "Bodies")
 1979 Mr. Mike's Mondo Video (performer: "My Way")
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Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 4 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

John Beverley | John Simon Richie | Simon Ritchie | The Sex Pistols

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

[towards the end of the Sex Pistols career] "In the end I was the only one with any anarchy left in me." See more »

Trivia:

During the famed summer 1976 "Punk Festival" at London's 100 Club, Vicious became involved in a brawl with another punk, and tossed a beer mug at him. The mug missed, shattered against a pillar, and put a girl's eye out. Vicious was charged, convicted and fined for the incident. See more »

Trademark:

Padlock chain worn around his neck given to him by Chrissie Hynde of band The Pretenders See more »

Nickname:

Sidney

Star Sign:

Taurus

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