Who was Michael Nesmith?
Robert Michael Nesmith was an American musician, singer, actor, producer, novelist, businessman, and philanthropist best known as a member of the Monkees and co-star of the TV series The Monkees (1966–1988).
“Different Drum” is one of Nesmith’s songwriting credits.
Michael Nesmith was 78 years old.
Michael Nesmith Wives And Children
Nesmith has four children and has been married three times.
While attending San Antonio College in 1964, he met his first wife, Phyllis Ann Barbour.
They had three children together: Christian, who was born in 1965, Jonathan, who was born in 1968, and Jessica, who was born in 1970. In 1972, Nesmith and Barbour divorced.
Jason was born in August 1968 to Nesmith and Nurit Wilde, whom he met while working on The Monkees.
He married Kathryn Bild, his second wife, in 1976.
He married Victoria Kennedy, his third wife, in 2000, but the couple divorced in 2011.
Michael Nesmith Health 2021
Due to a “minor health scare,” Nesmith was forced to cancel the final four performances of his 2018 tour with Micky Dolenz.
In a July 26 interview with Rolling Stone, Nesmith said that he had undergone quadruple bypass heart surgery and had been hospitalized for more than a month.
How Did Michael Nesmith Die?
According to a family statement issued to Rolling Stone magazine, Nesmith died on December 10, 2021.
In a statement, his family stated, “With Infinite Love we announce that Michael Nesmith has passed away this morning in his home, surrounded by family, peacefully and of natural causes,”
“We ask that you respect our privacy at this time and we thank you for the love and light that all of you have shown him and us.”
— Steve Silberman (@stevesilberman) December 10, 2021
“It’s only a whimsical notion
To fly down to Rio tonight,
And I probably won’t fly down to Rio,
But then again, I just might…”
Goodbye, Michael Nesmith. pic.twitter.com/IoV1wm2zHt
— Mark Braxton 💙 (@BraxM) December 10, 2021
It is with deep sadness ￼that I mark the passing of Michael Nesmith. We shared many travels and projects together over the course of 30 years, which culminated in a Monkees farewell tour that wrapped up only a few weeks ago.￼ pic.twitter.com/6aGfWWq0HN
— Andrew Sandoval (@cometothesun) December 10, 2021