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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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 1999 The Astronaut's Wife (performer: "My Way")
 1990 Goodfellas (performer: "My Way")
 1986 Sid and Nancy (writer: "Holidays In The Sun" - as Vicious)
 1979 Mr. Mike's Mondo Video (performer: "My Way")
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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


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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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 »


Is portrayed by Gary Oldman in Sid and Nancy (1986) See more »


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