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Michael Nesmith (Robert Michael Nesmith)

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Biography

Houston, Texas, USA
Singer, composer, heartthrob, pioneer - all are accurate descriptions of Robert Michael Nesmith. Most easily identified by his trademark bluish wool hat with pompom, Nesmith fashioned a diversified career within music and also in film. Born in Saint Joseph's Hospital in downtown Houston, Nesmith was a self-described "failure" growing up. "I just didn't do anything," he said in his famous 1965 screen test for _The Monkees (1966)_ ; he expanded on this in a 1968 Australian radio interview by noting, "I was just starving and writing music. Read more...

Actor

Character: Mike

Head 1968

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Character: Himself - Monkee #3

33 1/3 Revolutions Per Monkee 1969

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Character: Himself - Player

Elephant Parts 1981

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Hide and Seek 1997

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Hendrix 2000

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Making of 'Timerider' 2013

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Character: Himself

The Beatles Anthology 1995

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Character: Himself - Guest Performer

Laugh-In 1967

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Austin City Limits 1975

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Writing

Character: Mike

Head 1968

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Character: Himself - Player

Elephant Parts 1981

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Composing