Michael Nesmith is an American musician, songwriter, actor, producer, novelist, businessman, and philanthropist, best known as a member of the pop rock band The Monkees and co-star of the highly successful TV series “The Monkees” (1966–1968). Nesmith’s songwriting credits include “Different Drum” (sung by Linda Ronstadt and the Stone Poneys). Nesmith wrote these songs for The Monkees…”Mary Mary”, The Girl I Knew Somewhere,” “Listen to the Band”, “Papa Genes Blues”, “You just May Be The One”, “You Told Me”, “Daily Nightly”, “Sunny Girlfriend”, “Tapioca Tundra”, “Carlisle Wheeling” and “Circle Sky”. In 1981, Nesmith won the first Grammy Award given for Video of the Year for his hour-long television show, “Elephant Parts”. He was also an executive producer of the cult film “Repo Man” (1984). In 1989, Nesmith, Dolenz, Tork and Jones received a Hollywood Walk of Fame Star.
Here’s some Nez trivia….Nesmith had a cameo appearance as a taxi driver in the Whoopi Goldberg film “Burglar”, as well as, appeared in cameos in his own films including Timerider: The Adventures of Lyle Swann (Race Official), Repo Man (Rabbi) and Tapeheads (Water Man).
When Nesmith was 13, his mother invented a typewriter correction fluid later known commercially as Liquid Paper. Over the next 25 years she built the Liquid Paper Corporation into a multi-million dollar international company, which she finally sold to Gillette in 1979 for $48 million. She died a few months later at age 56.
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