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Also Known As: Died: February 29, 2012
Born: December 30, 1945 Cause of Death: Heart Attack
Birth Place: Manchester, England, GB Profession: Music ...
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1960:
Made TV acting debut on the "BBC Sunday-Night Play" presentation "Summer Theatre: June Evening"
1962:
Cast as the Artful Dodger in the Broadway production of "Oliver!"
1964:
Performed with the Broadway cast of "Oliver!" on "The Ed Sullivan Show" (CBS); episode also marked first appearance of The Beatles
1966:
Cast alongside Micky Dolenz, Peter Tork, and Michael Nesmith as The Monkees; the pop-rock group was assembled by filmmakers Bob Rafelson and Bert Schneider after watching The Beatles' 1964 film "A Hard Day's Night"
1966:
Co-starred on NBC series "The Monkees"; sitcom followed adventures of the band as they pursued rock and roll stardom
1966:
The Monkees released its self-titled debut, the first of four consecutive No. 1 albums in the U.S.; included the hit "(Theme from) The Monkees"; sang lead vocals
1967:
Released third album <i>Headquarters</i>, which marked the first one written and recorded primarily by the four members of the group
1967:
Group released signature hit "Daydream Believer"; song topped the <i>Billboard</i> charts
1968:
Made feature acting debut with The Monkees in musical comedy "Head," directed by Rafelson and co-starring Jack Nicholson
1971:
Made a memorable guest appearance on "The Brady Bunch" (ABC)
1974:
Reprised the Artful Dodger with a voiceover role in animated "Oliver Twist"
1976:
Following Tork's and Nesmith's departures (in 1969 and 1970, respectively), Jones and Dolenz continued to record and tour; released the album <i>Dolenz, Jones, Boyce & Hart</i>
1978:
Appeared with Dolenz in Harry Nilsson's play "The Point" at the Mermaid Theatre in London
1986:
MTV revived "Monkee-Mania" with a marathon airing of the TV show
1986:
Reunited with The Monkees on stage at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, CA
1989:
With The Monkees, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
1996:
Released eleventh and final studio album with four original members of The Monkees, <i>Justus</i> to celebrate 30th anniversary
1997:
Co-starred in the ABC movie "Hey, Hey, It's the Monkees," written and directed by Nesmith
2006:
Recorded the single "Your Personal Penguin," written by children's author Sandra Boynton
2008:
Named the No.1 teen idol of all time by Yahoo Music
2009:
Released solo album <i>She</i>, a collection of standards from the 1940s through the 1970s

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