Only one left now.
He lived an amazing life. I had no idea...
Nesmith also wrote and produced the 1982 science-fiction film "Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann" and earned executive producer credits on "Repo Man," "Tape Heads" and other films.
His 1981 comedy-music video "Elephant Parts" won a Grammy and led to "PopClips," a series of music videos broadcast on the Nickelodeon cable network that in turn led to the creation of MTV.
Nesmith even published two well received novels, 1998’s "The Long Sandy Hair of Neftoon Zamora" and 2009’s "The America Gene."
In 1999, he prevailed in a bitter courtroom battle with the Public Broadcasting System over royalties from a home-video deal his media company, Pacific Arts, had struck with PBS. A federal jury awarded him $48 million, concluding the popular purveyor of children’s shows and documentaries had defrauded him.
Nesmith, showing he hadn’t lost his Monkees sense of humor, said afterward: "It’s like catching your grandmother stealing your stereo. You’re glad to get your stereo back, but you’re sad to find out that Grandma’s a thief."