Davy Jones Bio - Biography

Name Davy Jones
Naionality Ameriran
Date of Birth 30-Dec-1945
Place of Birth America
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Davy Jones left home to become a jockey. While he was an apprentice he was encouraged to go into acting and got a role in a production of "Peter Pan" From there he played on "Coronation Street" and "Pickwick Papers" before landing the role of the Artful Dodger in "Oliver!". This job took him to America's Broadway where he was discovered by Ward Sylvestor and brought to Los Angeles. From there he was given a role in "The Monkees". With this show he made 58 TV episodes 9 albums, a TV special, and a movie before calling it quits in the early 70s. In the mid-70's Davy re-joined fellow Monkee Micky Dolenz and songwriters Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart to make an album and do some touring. Davy has gone on to perform in more plays including "The Real Live Brady Bunch" and "Oliver!" (again) and has also fulfilled his dream of becoming a jockey. He rejoined the Monkees for touring from 1986-89 and 1996-97.

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