John Lennon (I) (1940–1980)

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John Winston (later Ono) Lennon was born on October 9, 1940, in Liverpool, England, to Julia Lennon (née Stanley) and Alfred Lennon, a merchant seaman. He was raised by his mother's older sister Mimi Smith. In the mid-1950s, he formed his first band, The Quarrymen (after Quarry Bank High School, which he attended) who, with the addition of Paul ... See full bio »

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 2013 The Facebook Club (Documentary short) (music by)
 2013 Power: The Truth Behind Mass-Shootings (Documentary) (music by)
 2011 Hjælp, det er jul (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Kiksetricket (2011)
 2003 John Lennon: #9 Dream (Music Video)
 2003 John Lennon: Mind Games (Music Video)
 2003 John Lennon: Mother (Music Video)
 2003 John Lennon: Watching the Wheels (Music Video)
 2003 John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band: Love (Music Video)
 2003 Plastic Ono Band: Cold Turkey (Music Video)
 1995 The Beatles: Free as a Bird (Music Video)
 1995 The Beatles: Real Love (Music Video) (uncredited)
 1994 R.A.D.D.: Drive My Car (TV Short)
 1992 John Lennon: Power to the People (Music Video)
 1988 Michael Jackson: Come Together (Music Video) (music by)
 1986 John Lennon: Come Together (Music Video)
 1986 John Lennon Live in New York City (Video documentary)
 1984 John Lennon: Grow Old with Me (Music Video)
 1984 John Lennon: I'm Steppin' Out (Music Video)
 1981 John Lennon: Woman (Music Video)
 1981 Stars on 45: Stars on 45 (Music Video)
 1980 John Farnham: Help! (Music Video)
 1971 Almarna i Kungsträdgården (Documentary short)
 1971 John Lennon: Gimme Some Truth (Music Video)
 1971 John Lennon: How? (Music Video)
 1971 John Lennon: How Do You Sleep? (Music Video)
 1971 John Lennon: It's So Hard (Music Video)
 1971 John Lennon: Oh My Love (Music Video)
 1971 John Lennon: Oh Yoko! (Music Video)
 1971 John Lennon: Imagine (Music Video)
 1971 Clock (Documentary)
 1971 The Inner Revolution (Documentary)
 1970/I Freedom (Short)
 1970 The Beatles: Let It Be (Music Video)
 1969 The Beatles: Get Back (Music Video)
 1969 The Beatles: Don't Let Me Down (Music Video)
 1968 The Beatles: Yellow Submarine (Music Video)
 1968 The Beatles: Hey Jude (Music Video)
 1968 The Beatles: Eleanor Rigby (Music Video)
 1967 The Beatles: A Day in the Life (Music Video)
 1967 Magical Mystery Tour (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 1967 The Beatles: Hello, Goodbye (Music Video)
 1967 The Beatles: All You Need Is Love (Music Video)
 1967 The Beatles: Penny Lane (Music Video)
 1967 Girl (Short)
 1966 The Beatles: Rain (Music Video)
 1966 The Beatles: Paperback Writer (Music Video)
 1966 The Beatles: Rain - B&W Version (Music Video short)
 1966 ...und dann bye bye (Short) (archive footage)
 1965 The Beatles: We Can Work it Out (Music Video)
 1965 The Music of Lennon & McCartney (TV Special documentary)
 1965 The Beatles: Help! - Version 2 (Music Video)
 1965 The Beatles: Ticket to Ride (Music Video)
 1965 The Beatles: Yesterday (Music Video)
 1965 The Beatles: Help! - Version 1 (Music Video short)
 1965 Mods and Rockers (Short)
 1964 The Beatles: Please Please Me (Music Video)
 1963 The Beatles: From Me to You (Music Video)
 1963 The Beatles: She Loves You (Music Video)
 1963 The Beatles: Love Me Do (Music Video)
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Other Works:

Album (w/Yoko Ono): "Unfinished Music No. 3--Life with the Lions" (Zapple Records) See more »

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22 Biographical Movies | 27 Print Biographies | 23 Portrayals | 8 Interviews | 73 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 45 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Plastic Ono Band | The Beatles | John | John Winston Ono Lennon | John Winston Lennon


5' 10" (1.78 m)


Yoko Ono  (his death)  (1 child) | See more »


Kyoko Ono Cox


Alfred Lennon | Julia Lennon

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We're all Christ and we're all Hitler. We are trying to make Christ's message contemporary. We want Christ to win. What would he have done if he had advertisements, T.V., records, films and newspapers? The miracle today is communication. So Let's use it. See more »


The Beatles experimented with names throughout 1959. At one point they were called "Johnny and the Moondogs." Another time they turned up to a show in different coloured shirts, and called themselves "The Rainbows". See more »


He wrote songs with unusual or changing time signatures See more »

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