Micky Dolenz ( born March 8, 1945 in Los Angeles as George Michael Dolenz Jr. ) is an American musician, singer and actor; Dolenz was known worldwide in 1966 as a member of the pop group The Monkees.
Micky Dolenz is the son of actor George Dolenz. He had played the title role in the television series The Count of Monte Cristo, among others, in 1956. At the age of ten years, Micky Dolenz played the role of Corky in the TV series Circus Boy under the stage name Micky Braddock 1956-1958. End of 1965, Dolenz said, with about 400 other candidates before for a new television series about the pop group The Monkees and was selected together with Davy Jones, Michael Nesmith, and Peter Tork. On September 10, 1966, the band achieved with their debut single, Last Train to Clarksville went straight to number one on the charts. Two days later, the series debuted successfully on NBC.
From 1977 to 1989 Micky Dolenz lived in London's West End, worked as a cinematographer, producer and director for the BBC and London Weekend Television. After his return to the U.S. he played in the National Touring Company, 2004 he played in Elton John's Broadway musical Aida. In 2005, Micky Dolenz released his first children's book.
In the summer of 2012, he undertook a series of solo shows with his band and as part of the 2012 Happy Together Tour.
Micky Dolenz is the father of actress Ami Bluebell Dolenz.