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Dolenz, George Michael Jr. (Micky)

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Born: 1945 AD
Currently alive, at 69 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Drummer

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1945 - Born on the 8th of March in Los Angeles, California.

1956 - Began his show business career when he starred in a children’s show called Circus Boy under the name Micky Braddock.

1965 - He was cast in the television sitcom The Monkees and became the drummer and lead vocalist for the band created for the show.

1976 - 1977 - He eventually reunited with fellow Monkee Davy Jones and songwriters Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart for a record and a lengthy series of tours, but he had bigger success the following year with a stage production of the Harry Nilsson musical The Point! in London.

1980 - Produced and directed the sitcom "Metal Mickey" ([1], see also IMDB), featuring a small metallic robot with the catch-phrase "boogie boogie".

       - Directed a stage version of Bugsy Malone, casting a then-unknown 14-year-old Catherine Zeta-Jones.

1986 - A screening of the entire Monkees television series by MTV led to renewed interest in the group.

2005 - Replaced Harry Harrison as the morning disc jockey at oldies radio station WCBS-FM in New York.

       - Celebrated his 100th show with a special morning show at B.B. Kings.

2006 - Played Charlemagne at the Goodspeed Opera House for the revival of the musical "Pippin" in East Haddam, Connecticut.

       - He reported that he is the current voice of Snuggle the Fabric Softener Bear.

2007 - In March, he will be appearing in Rob Zombie's Halloween remake as Derek Allan, the owner of the gun shop where Dr. Loomis (played by Malcolm McDowell) buys a gun in his search for Michael Myers.

      - He was featured on American Idol on the Idol Gives Back episode when the show filmed celebrities singing and dancing to Stayin' Alive by the Bee Gees.

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