From The Research Vault: From Circus Boy to singing Monkee, Micky Dolenz endures over the decades, AXS, Barbara Nefer, July 7, 2014

From Circus Boy to singing Monkee, Micky Dolenz endures over the decades, AXS, Barbara Nefer, July 7, 2014

From Circus Boy to singing Monkee, Micky Dolenz endures over the decades, AXS, Barbara Nefer, July 7, 2014

Hey, hey, he’s a Monkee, but Micky Dolenzactually started his career in the public eye as a child actor on a show called Circus Boy in 1956. He played the title character, Corky, an orphaned water boy who worked under the big top, under the stage name Mickey Braddock. Fortunately, his career wasn’t over at the tender age of 13, when the show ended after two seasons. His big break was only seven years away, when he was cast in a zany new sitcom, The Monkees, that debuted in 1965.

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