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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)
Goodfellas Soundtrack
(1990)
Sid and Nancy Soundtrack
(1986)

Filmography

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 2017 Dare to Be Different (Documentary) (performer: "My Way")
  Californication (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Smile (2014) ... (performer: "My Way" - uncredited) / (writer: "My Way" - uncredited)
 2011 Juan of the Dead (performer: "My Way" (Comme d'Habitude))
 2010 Punisher '79-82 (Short) (performer: "My Way")
 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" - as Vicious)
 1999 Performance and Cocktails: Live at Morfa Stadium (Video) (writer: "Holidays in the Sun" - as Vicious)
 1999 The Astronaut's Wife (performer: "My Way")
 1990 Goodfellas (performer: "My Way")
 1990 Rodrigo D: No futuro (performer: "My Way")
 1987 Fame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ian's Girl (1987) ... (writer: "No Feelings")
 1986 Sid and Nancy (writer: "Holidays In The Sun" - as Vicious)
 1980 D.O.A. (Documentary) (writer: "Holidays In The Sun", "Bodies" - as Vicious)
 1979 Mr. Mike's Mondo Video (performer: "My Way")
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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

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

[Talking about joining the Sex Pistols] I was getting my own group together; "The Flowers of Romance", and John (Lydon) said to me - there was this big hoo-haa, and Malcolm was saying "it's all a big secret man, you know. Come down to this pub at such-and-such", and I thought they were gonna do me over cos I didn't turn up to one of Rotten's parties or something - he gets touchy over things like ... See more »

Trivia:

His stage name was given to him as a joke, because of his inability to defend himself in a fight. John Lydon (Johnny Rotten) once commented, "Sid couldn't punch his way out of a bag of crisps!" See more »

Trademark:

His sneer See more »

Nickname:

Sidney

Star Sign:

Taurus

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