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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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Goodfellas Soundtrack
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 2018 Hits, Hype & Hustle: An Insider's Guide to the Music Business (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Revivals and Reunions (2018) ... (writer: "Holidays in the Sun" - uncredited)
 2017 Dare to Be Different (Documentary) (performer: "My Way" (Comme d'Habitude))
 2014 Californication (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Smile (2014) ... (performer: "My Way" (Comme d'Habitude) - uncredited)
 2011 Juan of the Dead (performer: "My Way" (Comme d'Habitude))
 2010 Punisher '79-82 (Short) (performer: "My Way" (Comme d'Habitude))
 2008 There'll Always Be an England (Video) (writer: "Holidays in the Sun", "Bodies")
 2003 On the Road (Video documentary short) (writer: "Holidays in the Sun" - uncredited)
 2000 The Filth and the Fury (Documentary) (writer: "Holidays In The Sun", "Bodies")
 1999 Performance and Cocktails: Live at Morfa Stadium (Video) (writer: "Holidays in the Sun")
 1999 The Astronaut's Wife (performer: "My Way" (Comme d'Habitude))
 1990 Goodfellas (performer: "My Way" (Comme d'Habitude))
 1990 Rodrigo D: No futuro (performer: "My Way" (Comme d'Habitude))
 1987 Fame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ian's Girl (1987) ... (writer: "No Feelings")
 1986 Sid and Nancy (writer: "Holidays In The Sun")
 1983 South of Watford (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Positive Punk (1983) ... (writer: "Holidays in the Sun" - uncredited)
 1980 D.O.A. (Documentary) (writer: "Holidays In The Sun", "Bodies")
 1979 Mr. Mike's Mondo Video (performer: "My Way" (Comme d'Habitude))
 1977 Sex Pistols: Holidays in the Sun (Video short) (writer: "Holidays in the Sun")
 1977 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #14.43 (1977) ... (writer: "Holidays in the Sun")
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Personal Details

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


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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[answer to a reporter asking "where would you want to be?", pursuant his trial for his girlfriend Nancy's murder] Under the ground. See more »


Was a member of the "Bromley Contingent," a group of young punk fans who followed the Pistols and other punk bands around England. See more »


The Pogo dance See more »



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