Mike Smith

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Birthday
6, 1943
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 28, 2008 (64)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
6, 1943
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 28, 2008 (64)

About

English musician remembered for being the lead singer and keyboardist for the popular 60's act The Dave Clark Five. He and the band were considered the biggest rivals to The Beatles in their home country at the time.

Before Fame

He began taking classical piano lessons at age thirteen and attended London's Trinity Music College.

Trivia

He was left permanently paralyzed from the waist down as a result of a fall sustained while trying to climb a gate outside his home in September 2003.

Family Life

He was married to Jane Geerts from 1980 to 1998 before getting re-married to Arlene Gorek in 2001. His son, James, died in a diving accident in June 2003.

Associated With

He recorded hits like "Glad All Over" with drummer Dave Clark in The Dave Clark Five.