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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:

On drugs: "I don't want to be a junkie for the rest of my life. I don't want to be a junkie at all." See more »

Trivia:

He was allegedly stunningly musically incompetent, even by punk standards. His bass work was so rudimentary, that it's rumored (and all the members of the band corroborate) that original Sex Pistol bassist Glen Matlock was invited to return to record basslines over Vicious' originals, even though he had left the band under extremely acrimonious circumstances. See more »

Trademark:

His sneer See more »

Nickname:

Sidney

Star Sign:

Taurus

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Did Anybody get any interesting Sid or pistol items for xmas? Vicious_White_Kid
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