Davy Jones: 30 December 1945 – 29 February 2012
Davy Jones of the Monkees has died.
29 February 2012 Last updated at 13:33 ET
Davy Jones of The Monkees dies aged 65
Davy Jones, Manchester-born lead singer with 60s band The Monkees, has died aged 65, his publicist has confirmed.
He died in his sleep at his home in Florida. His publicist, Deborah Robicheau, said he had a massive heart attack.
The band, who included musicians Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork, were famous for hits including Daydream Believer and I'm a Believer.
The Monkees were an American pop band, assembled in 1966.
Early on in his showbusiness career Jones appeared as Ena Sharples's grandson in ITV soap Coronation Street.