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Peter Tork

Performed as a folk musician in Greenwich Village and Los Angeles before being selected for the Monkees TV show. Made 58 TV episodes 6 albums, a TV special, and a movie before leaving the Monkees in 196 Released a solo single in 1982. Rejoined the Monkees for tours and an from 1986 to 1989. Released his first solo album, "Stranger Things Have ... See full bio »

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Head Peter
The Monkees
The Monkees Peter / Alexei
Straw Dogs
Straw Dogs Soundtrack
Breaking Bad
Breaking Bad Soundtrack


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 2017 I Filmed Your Death (post-production)
David Lyndale
 2007 The Junior Defenders
Cameo appearance (uncredited)
 2006 Cathedral Pines
Mr. Geary
 2003 Stella's Search for Sanity (Short)
Evil Acting Teacher
 2001 Mixed Signals (Short)
Band manager
 1998-2001 7th Heaven (TV Series)
- One Hundred (2001) ... Chris
 2000 Daydream Believers: The Monkees' Story (TV Movie)
Cameo (uncredited)
 1999 The King of Queens (TV Series)
Band Leader
- Best Man (1999) ... Band Leader
 1997 Hey, Hey, It's the Monkees (TV Movie)
 1995 Boy Meets World (TV Series)
Jedediah Lawrence
- Rave On (1995) ... Jedediah Lawrence
- Career Day (1995) ... Jedediah Lawrence
 1992 California Dreams (TV Series)
The Surf Guru
- Romancing the Tube (1992) ... The Surf Guru
 1968 Head
 1968 Wild in the Streets
Ticket Buyer (uncredited)
 1966-1968 The Monkees (TV Series)
Peter / Alexei
- Mijacogeo (1968) ... Peter
- Monkees Blow Their Minds (1968) ... Peter
- Some Like It Lukewarm (1968) ... Peter
- Monkees Mind Their Manor (1968) ... Peter
- The Monkees in Paris (1968) ... Peter
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Other Works:

Album: Stranger Things Have Happened" (vocals/guitar/banjo). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mickey Dolenz | The Monkees | Peter H. Thorkelson


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Personal Quote:

[late 1960s] "I don't believe in 'My country right or wrong'. My country wrong needs my help." See more »


When Stephen Stills was turned down by The Monkees (1966) producers because his teeth were crooked and his hair was falling out, he recommended a local folk musician who looked like him named Peter Tork. See more »

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