25 Years of Punk 20 years old

Lou Reed narrates this Television special that takes a look back at the beginnings of the punk rock movements in New York & England, the underground punk scenes in the 70's & 80's, and the punk resurgence in the 90's. A collaboration between VH1 and Spin magazine.

Credits

Iggy Pop
Iggy Pop

Himself

Henry Rollins
Henry Rollins

Himself

Debbie Harry
Debbie Harry

Herself

Alice Cooper
Alice Cooper

Himself

John Doe
John Doe

Himself

Steve Jones
Steve Jones

Himself

25 Years of Punk Cast

Name Character
Debbie Harry She was 55, now 76 years old as Herself
David Byrne He was 48, now 69 years old as Himself
Henry Rollins He was 40, now 60 years old as Himself
Iggy Pop He was 53, now 74 years old as Himself
Johnny Ramone He was 52, 55 years old when he died as Himself
Alice Cooper He was 53, now 73 years old as Himself
Steve Jones He was 45, now 66 years old as Himself
Patti Smith She was 54, now 74 years old as Herself (archive footage)
David Johansen He was 51, now 71 years old as Himself
Joe Strummer He was 48, 50 years old when he died as Himself
Zack de la Rocha He was 31, now 51 years old as Himself
Paul Cook He was 44, now 65 years old as Himself
Sid Vicious He was 43, 21 years old when he died as Himself (archive footage)
John Lydon He was 45, now 65 years old as Himself (archive footage)
Glen Matlock He was 44, now 65 years old as Himself
Billy Idol He was 45, now 65 years old as Himself
Dee Dee Ramone He was 49, 50 years old when he died as Himself
Tommy Ramone He was 49, 62 years old when he died as Himself
Joey Ramone He was 49, 49 years old when he died as Himself
Lee Ving He was 51, now 71 years old as Himself
Jello Biafra He was 42, now 63 years old as Himself (archive footage)
Tina Weymouth She was 50, now 70 years old as Herself
Chris Frantz He was 70, now 70 years old as Himself
Kurt Cobain He was 34, 27 years old when he died as Himself (archive footage)
Lenny Kaye He was 54, now 74 years old as Himself
Billie Joe Armstrong He was 29, now 49 years old as Himself
Dave Grohl He was 32, now 52 years old as Himself
John Doe He was 47, now 67 years old as Himself
Chris Stein He was 51, now 71 years old as Himself
Mike Ness He was 39, now 59 years old as Himself
Charlotte Caffey She was 47, now 67 years old as Herself
Danny Fields He was 60, now 80 years old as Himself
Keith Morris He was 45, 64 years old when he died as Himself

25 Years of Punk Crew

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25 Years of Punk (20 years)

  • Release day: Thursday, April 19, 2001
  • Runtime: 43 minutes