Sebastian Jacob Niccals and Murdoc

Sebastian Jacob Niccals with Murdoc.

"Sebastian Jacob Niccals" (or Jacob Sebastian Niccals) was born in 1941 and is the father of Murdoc Niccals.

In the Gorillaz autobiography, "Rise of the Ogre", he is described as a 'Notorious Booze Hound', 'Gambler', 'Womanizer', and a 'Ne'er-do-well' and was rumored to have fathered many children in the land of Stoke-on-Trent. It was also said that he always avoided work, no matter what the cost.

He first discovered Murdoc as a baby abandoned on his doorstep on a night while arriving home from the pub. Over the years, he would often force Murdoc into taking part in talent contests in order to make some fast money.

Sebastain Jacob Niccals died in 1998.

He has an appearance inside the Winnebago on a picture frame in Gorillaz - MTV Cribs, with his name censored out.


A sketch that portays Jacob Niccals with a hook where his right hand should be.


Jacob Niccals inside Murdoc's Winnebago.