Johnny Rotten

Johnny Rotten

Highest Rated: 100% The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle (1980)

Lowest Rated: 57% Super Duper Alice Cooper (2014)

Birthday: Jan 31, 1956

Birthplace: London, England, UK

As Johnny Rotten, singer John Lydon spread fear into the hearts of middle-class Britain as the volcanic frontman for the legendary Sex Pistols. Lydon's sneering voice and cutting lyrics helped to establish the band as leading figures in the growing punk movement of the 1970s. When the Sex Pistols combusted under the weight of internal tensions in 1977, Lydon formed Public Image Limited, a new outfit whose eclectic approach to rock had a major influence on alternative rock, electronica and industrial music. Though he initially swore that the Pistols would never reunite, Lydon eventually announced that the band would come together in 1996 for a series of well-received dates around the world. They would remain semi-active for the next decade while Lydon became a personality on UK TV. If the John Lydon that plugged butter on commercials or appeared in reality television shows seemed a far cry from Johnny Rotten, the importance of his music with the Sex Pistols helped to cement his position as one of punk's leading architects.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
63% 83% The Public Image Is Rotten Self $11.3K 2017
No Score Yet 67% Who the F... Is That Guy? The Fabulous Journey of Michael Alago Self - 2017
57% 74% Super Duper Alice Cooper Unknown (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sons of Norway Johnny Rotten (Character) - 2011
60% 49% The Independent Baruce (Character) $238.4K 2000
95% 88% The Filth and the Fury Self $606.6K 2000
80% No Score Yet Cop Killers Leo Smith (Character) - 1984
100% 71% The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle The Collaborator (Character),
Original Music
- 1980
No Score Yet 67% Cop Killer Unknown (Character) - 1977

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jay Leno's Garage Guest 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Conan Guest 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Riffing With Guest 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Guest 2000

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