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John Lydon (I)


John Joseph Lydon, more popularly known by his former stage name, Johnny Rotten, is an English singer, songwriter and author. He is best known as the frontman of the British punk band Sex Pistols, one of the most influential acts in the history of popular music. The band originally lasted from 1975 to 1978, but had various revivals during the ... See full bio »

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Known For

Point Break Soundtrack
(1991)
The A-Team Soundtrack
(2010)
Hackers Soundtrack
(1995)
Sid and Nancy Soundtrack
(1986)

Filmography

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 2021 The Masked Singer (TV Series)
Jester
- Group A Semi-Final (2021) ... Jester
- Time Warp (2021) ... Jester
 2018-2020 Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TV Series)
Meat Sweats
- Battle Nexus: New York (2020) ... Meat Sweats (voice)
- Air Turtle/Pizza Puffs (2020) ... Meat Sweats (voice)
- Todd Scouts/Goyles, Goyles, Goyles (2019) ... Meat Sweats (voice)
- Cloak and Swaggart/Jupiter Jim Ahoy! (2019) ... Meat Sweats
 2017/I Song to Song
John Lydon
 2011 Sons of Norway
Johnny (as Johnny Rotten)
 2001 Bad News Mr. Swanson (TV Movie)
Death
 2000 The Independent
Baruce
 1993 Leftfield, Lydon: Open Up (Music Video)
John Lydon (as Lydon)
 1990 The Esperanto Family (TV Mini Series)
Narrator
 1989 Public Image Ltd: Disappointed (Music Video)
John Lydon
 1987 Public Image Ltd: Seattle (Music Video)
John Lydon (voice)
 1983 Order of Death
Leo Smith
 1980 The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle
The Collaborator (as Johnny Rotten)
 1978 Public Image Ltd.: Public Image (Music Video)
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 1977 Sex Pistols: Holidays in the Sun (Music Video)
Johnny Rotten- The Sex Pistols
 1977 Sex Pistols: God Save the Queen (Music Video)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial series for "Country Life" British butter (2008- ).

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 7 Interviews | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site | Twitter

Alternate Names:

Public Image Limited | Public Image Ltd. | Johnny Lydon | Lydon | the Sex Pistols | Johnny Rotten | The Sex Pistols

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)

Spouse:

Nora Forster
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Personal Quote:

The whole "I Hate Pink Floyd Thing" was hilarious. Anyone who took that seriously needs a new head. As it happens, I love early Pink Floyd with Syd Barrett - the original Sid Vicious, by the way - and even some of the '70s stuff. I just hated the assumption that they were holier than God and you couldn't give them a knock. See more »

Trivia:

Stepfather of Ari Up (née Ariana Forster) of the punk band The Slits. See more »

Trademark:

Spiked hair and sneer See more »

Nickname:

Johnny Rotten

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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