The Monkees' Micky Dolenz Almost Had A Very Different Career (VIDEO)

November 7, 2014 1:06 PM

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Everyone knows Micky Dolenz as the heartthrob drummer and lead singer in the wildly successful '60s group The Monkees. Since its inception, the band has sold more than 50 million records and won over audiences around the world, but it all started out as fiction on a little 1966 television show called "The Monkees." Dolenz was in his early 20s at the time, and it wasn't his first acting role.

The son of two actors, Dolenz landed his first professional job at age 10 on the NBC series "Circus Boy." It aired for two seasons; shortly afterwards, Dolenz's parents chose not to keep their son in the entertainment industry. "After 'Circus Boy,' my parents took me out of the business, which was a...

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