Mostly Credited As: Davy Jones Sometimes Credited As: Davey Jones David Jones Davy Jones and the Dolphins The Monkees Monkees Dolenz, Jones, Boyce & Hart
Birth Name: David Thomas Jones Date Of Birth: December 30, 1945 (Age 66) Country Of Birth: United Kingdom Birth Place: Manchester, England Date Of Death: February 29, 2012 Cause Of Death: Heart Attack Height: 5' 3" (1.6 m)
His professional career began at the age of 15 when he appeared in an episode of the weekly TV music series “Boy Meets Girls” on 6 February 1960. He is an Actor, Composer, Guitarist, Singer and Writer. He is most remembered as the lead singer and guitarist as 1/4th member of the pop music group in the 1960’s & 1970’s as “Davy” in “The Monkees”. Even though his professional career in the US began at the age of 15 his real start came at the age of 11 in the UK on the very long running BBC soap opera “Coronation Street”. While working as an apprentice horse jockey in Newmarket he was found an offered to play the “Artful Dodger” in the “Charles Dickens” production of “Oliver”. He next played the “Artful Dodger” again in the U.S. on Broadway and was nominated for a “Tony” award for his performance.