Known for movies

Short Info

DiedApril 8, 2010, Bellinzona, Switzerland
Fact(December 16, 1999) Declares candidacy for Mayor of London, based on his "Manifesto for London" published in The New Statesman.

Malcolm McLaren was born on January 27, 1946, in London, England. His parents were Pete and Emily McLaren. He had two brothers, Alan and Neil. McLaren was educated at Haverstock School and Central Saint Martins. His career began as a shop assistant at the London boutique, Let It Rock, which was owned by his friend Vivienne Westwood. In the early 1970s, McLaren managed the rock band the New York Dolls.

He later co-wrote and produced the Sex Pistols’ only album, Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols (1977). McLaren also directed the band’s controversial film, The Great Rock ‘n’ Roll Swindle (1980). In the 1980s, McLaren had success with his fashion label, McLaren Clothing. He also produced several albums by the band Bow Wow Wow. In the 1990s, McLaren turned to filmmaking.

His films included The Ghosts of Oxford Street (1996) and Fashion Beast (2001). McLaren died of cancer on April 8, 2010, at the age of 64.

General Info

Full NameMalcolm McLaren
DiedApril 8, 2010, Bellinzona, Switzerland
ProfessionImpresario, Entrepreneur, Fashion Designer, Talent manager, Singer-songwriter, Film Score Composer, Visual Artist
EducationGoldsmiths, University of London


ChildrenJoseph Corré
ParentsEmmy Isaacs, Pete McLaren


NominationsJuno Award for Songwriter of the Year
MoviesThe Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle, The Filth and the Fury, Who Killed Bambi?, Fast Food Nation, Sid!: By Those Who Really Knew Him, Sosueme, Just Another Girl, Chaos!: Ex Pistols' Secret History: The Dave Goodman Story
TV ShowsThe Baron (2008)

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1(December 16, 1999) Declares candidacy for Mayor of London, based on his "Manifesto for London" published in The New Statesman.
2Father-in-law of Serena Rees.
3Has a son with Vivienne Westwood, Joseph Corre.
4Lived with Vivienne Westwood from the mid-'60s to the late '70s.
5Is portrayed by David Hayman in Sid and Nancy (1986)
6Before managing The Sex Pistols, he had taken control of the 'New York Dolls'. Within a year, the Dolls (who had been a successful proto-punk band in the New York glam scene) were finished. Among his "innovations" for the band was to dress them up in red leather outfits on a stage bededcked with Soviet flags and pictures of Marx and Lenin.




Suicide Squad2016writer: "Without Me"
Tod den Hippies!! Es lebe der Punk!2015performer: "Buffalo Gals"
The Wolf of Wall Street2013performer: "Double Dutch" / writer: "Double Dutch"
Glee2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
The We and the I2012writer: "Hey D.J."
DJ Hero 22010Video Game performer: "Pump Up the Volume" vs "Buffalo Gals"
Sisko tahtoisin jäädä2010writer: "C30 C60 C90 GO!"
Worried About the Boy2010TV Movie writer: "Go Wild in the Country"
Welcome to the 80'sTV Series documentary performer - 2 episodes, 2009 writer - 2 episodes, 2009
Banda sonora2008TV Series performer - 1 episode
It's a Boy Girl Thing2006writer: "Without Me" - as M. McLaren
Canadian Idol2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Marie Antoinette2006writer: "Aphrodisiac"
Ha-ShminiyaTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2005 writer - 1 episode, 2005
Slovensko hladá SuperStar2005TV Series writer - 1 episode
Kill Bill: Vol. 22004performer: "About Her" / writer: "About Her" - as M. McLaren
High Chaparall2004TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Idols!2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Truth About Charlie2002performer: "Paris Quatre", "Paris Deux" / writer: "Paris Quatre", "Paris Deux"
Never Mind the BuzzcocksTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2001 writer - 1 episode, 2001
Scratch2001Documentary performer: "Buffalo Gals", "D' Ya Like Scratchin' with the Red River Valley" / writer: "Buffalo Gals", "D' Ya Like Scratchin' with the Red River Valley" - as M. Robert Andrew McLaren
Janet: The Velvet Rope1998TV Movie documentary writer: "Velvet Rope" - uncredited
Another Nine & a Half Weeks1997performer: "La Main Parisienne" / writer: "La Main Parisienne" - as McLaren
Mi vida loca1993writer: "Hey D.J."
Carry on Columbus1992producer: "CARRY ON COLUMBUS" / writer: "CARRY ON COLUMBUS"
The Cutting Edge1992performer: "Lauretta" / writer: "Lauretta"
The Ghosts of Oxford Street1991TV Movie performer: "Magic's Back", "Got to Pick a Pocket or Two" / producer: "Got to Pick a Pocket or Two" / writer: "Magic's Back"
The Five Heartbeats1991writer: "Aladdin's Scratch"
Paris Is Burning1990Documentary performer: "Deep in Vogue" / writer: "Deep in Vogue"
No Small Affair1984performer: "Eiffel Tower"
Graffiti Rock1984TV Movie writer: "Hey DJ"

Music Department

The Fine Art of Separating People from Their Money1998TV Movie documentary music producer
The Odyssey1997TV Series music consultant - 2 episodes
Butterfly: The European Myth of the Oriental Woman1993TV Movie documentary songs
The Ghosts of Oxford Street1991TV Movie music producer: Alison Limerick - as McLaren


The Fine Art of Separating People from Their Money1998TV Movie documentary


The Ghosts of Oxford Street1991TV MovieNarrator
The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle1980The Embezzler


The Ghosts of Oxford Street1991TV Movie


The Ghosts of Oxford Street1991TV Movie written by


Fast Food Nation2006producer


Marie Antoinette2006thanks
Kill Bill: Vol. 22004special thanks


Question Time2000TV SeriesHimself
Top Ten2000TV Series documentaryHimself - Presenter
The Filth and the Fury2000DocumentaryHimself
ABBA: The Winner Takes It All1999Video documentaryHimself
The 11 O'Clock Show1999TV SeriesHimself
Young Guns Go for It1999TV Series documentaryHimself
The Fine Art of Separating People from Their Money1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
The London Programme1998TV Series documentaryHimself
Omnibus1998TV Series documentaryHimself
Jo Whiley1998TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest
Undressed: Fashion in the Twentieth Century1998TV Series documentaryHimself
Punk and the Pistols1995TV Movie documentaryHimself
The History of Rock 'n' Roll1995TV Series documentaryHimself
The Danny Baker Show1994TV SeriesHimself
Eurotrash1993TV Series documentaryHimself
Micky Love1993TV MovieHimself
The Word1991TV SeriesHimself
The South Bank Show1990TV Series documentaryHimself
The Incredibly Strange Film Show1988TV Series documentaryHimself
The Last Resort with Jonathan Ross1987TV SeriesHimself
Arena1984TV Series documentaryHimself
Cool Cats: 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll Style1983Video documentaryHimself
Riverside1982TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Friday Night, Saturday Morning1981TV SeriesHimself
Dressing for Pleasure1977Documentary shortHimself
Punk '762013DocumentaryHimself
Life Remote Control2011DocumentaryHimself
Sid! By Those Who Really Knew Him2009Video documentaryHimself
Welcome to the 80's2009TV Series documentaryHimself
The Podge and Rodge Show2009TV SeriesHimself
Sex Pistols: Agents of Anarchy2009TV Movie documentary
British Style Genius2008TV Series documentaryHimself
The Story of the Guitar2008TV Series documentaryHimself
The Baron2008TV SeriesHimself
Miradas 22007TV Series documentaryHimself
Never Mind the Sex Pistols, an Alternative History2007Video documentaryHimself
British Film Forever2007TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Final 242007TV Series documentaryHimself - Sex Pistols Manager
Enough Rope with Andrew Denton2006TV SeriesHimself
The Art of Football from A to Z2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Eating with...2006TV Series documentaryHimself
The Devils Challenge2005TV Movie documentaryThe Devil
Girls and Boys: Sex and British Pop2005TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
The 100 Greatest Christmas Moments2004TV Special documentaryHimself
Blood on the Turntable2004TV Series documentaryHimself
The Madness of Prince Charming2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
Classic Albums: Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols2002Video documentaryHimself - Manager
The 100 Greatest Films2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
Fashion Victim: The Killing of Gianni Versace2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
25 Years of Punk2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 10 Commandments of Creativity2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
I Love 1970's2000TV Series documentaryHimself - Interviewee / Himself

Archive Footage

Oh! You Pretty Things: The Story of British Music and Fashion2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Looking for Johnny2014DocumentaryHimself
London - The Modern Babylon2012DocumentaryHimself - Media Manipulator
Punk Britannia2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Top of the Pops: The Story of 19762011TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Hittimittari1985TV SeriesHimself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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