Peter Tork (1942–2019)


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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 1969 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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Known For

The Monkees Peter / Alexei
(1966-1968)
Head Peter
(1968)
Straw Dogs Soundtrack
(2011)
Breaking Bad Soundtrack

Filmography

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 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)
Chris
- 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)
Peter
 1995 Boy Meets World (TV Series)
Jedediah Lawrence
- Rave On (1995) ... Jedediah Lawrence
- Career Day (1995) ... Jedediah Lawrence
 1995 Wings (TV Series)
Peter Tork
- She's Gotta Have It (1995) ... Peter Tork
 1992 California Dreams (TV Series)
The Surf Guru
- Romancing the Tube (1992) ... The Surf Guru
 1987 The Monkees: Every Step of the Way (Music Video)
Peter Tork
 1987 The Monkees: Heart and Soul (Music Video)
Peter Tork
 1986 The Monkees: That Was Then, This is Now (Music Video)
Peter Tork
 1968 Head
Peter
 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
 1967 The Monkees: Daydream Believer (Music Video)
Peter Tork
 1966 The Monkees: I'm A Believer (Music Video)
Peter Tork
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "Two Man Band" with best friend James Lee Stanley (1996). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »


Alternate Names:

The Monkees | Peter H. Thorkelson

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)

Spouse:

Pamela Grapes  (his death) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

The longest I've ever gone without playing [guitar] is two or three days. It keeps me going. See more »

Trivia:

Tork and his grandmother were close; when he became a Monkee, "Grams" was one of his staunchest supporters, running a fan club for him, keeping a huge scrap book on The Monkees and checking local record stores to see that they kept Monkees records in stock. See more »

Nickname:

The Monkees

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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