Tom Selleck

Tom Selleck

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Age
69
Birthday
Jan. 29th, 1945
Born in
Detroit, Michigan, USA
Height
6' 3 1/2

Tom Selleck's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Friends TV Show
Friends
Blue Bloods TV Show
Blue Bloods
Las Vegas TV Show
Las Vegas
Magnum, P.I. TV Show
Magnum, P.I.
Jesse Stone: Thin Ice TV Show
Jesse Stone: Thin Ice
Bracken's World TV Show
Bracken's World
The Closer (1998) TV Show
The Closer (1998)
Doctors' Hospital TV Show
Doctors' Hospital
Dolly TV Show
Dolly
Sarge TV Show
Sarge
 

Main Movie Roles

2010 - Killers
2007 - Meet the Robinsons
1999 - The Love Letter
1997 - In & Out
1996 - The Magic of Flight
1992 - Christopher Columbus: The Discovery
1992 - Folks!
1992 - Mr. Baseball
1990 - Quigley Down Under
1990 - 3 Men and a Little Lady
1989 - Her Alibi
1989 - An Innocent Man
1984 - Runaway
1983 - High Road to China
1978 - Coma
1976 - Midway
1972 - Daughters of Satan
1971 - The Seven Minutes
1970 - Myra Breckinridge

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Narrator (Voiced)
7
Ivan Tiggs
4
Lt. Rogers
3
Lance White
2
Himself - Guest
2
Tom Roybo
1
Dr. Alan Samuelson
1
Thomas Magnum
1
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BIOGRAPHY:

Thomas William "Tom" Selleck (born January 29, 1945) is an American actor and film producer. He is best known for his starring role as the private investigator Thomas Magnum in the television series Magnum, P.I. (1980 to 1988), based in Hawaii. He also plays Police Chief Jesse Stone in a series of made-for-TV movies based on Robert B. Parker novels. Since 2010, he has appeared as NYPD Police Commissioner Frank Reagan in the drama Blue Bloods on CBS-TV.
Selleck has appeared in more than fifty film and television roles since his initial success with Magnum, P.I., including a co-starring role in the highest-grossing movie of 1987, Three Men and a Baby; Quigley Down Under; Mr. Baseball; and Lassiter, to name a few. Selleck has also appeared as Dr. Richard Burke on Friends, where he played the on-again, off-again love-interest of Monica Geller (Courteney Cox), and A.J. Cooper on Las Vegas.



TRIVIA:
  • (28 April 2000) Received an honorary doctorate from Pepperdine University. He was chosen because of his outstanding character and ethic. He is a board member of the non-profit Michael Josephson Institute of Ethics and co-founder of the Character Counts Coalition. Attended the University of Southern California and in his senior year earned a basketball scholarship after walking onto the team as a junior.
  • Another rare appearance without his trademark mustache was on _"Charlie's Angels" (1976) {Target: Angels (#1.5)}_ (qv), original air date 27 October 1976.
  • One son - Kevin Selleck; one daughter - Hannah Selleck.
  • During the brief run of the late night _"The Chevy Chase Show" (1993)_ (qv) on Fox, he guest-starred and, as a gag, asked to be presented his 1993 Worst Supporting Actor 'Razzie' award for his performance as King Ferdinand of Spain in _Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992)_ (qv). When the Razzie was actually presented to him on the air, Selleck took it in stride and asked the entire studio audience to "blow me a raspberry." Selleck thus became the third person in Razzie history to voluntarily accept one of the Worst Achievements in Film statuettes.
  • Selleck was originally cast as Indiana Jones, but was not able to take the role because he was committed to "Magnum, P.I." (1980). "Magnum" did an episode that parodied "Raiders" complete with hat, whip and booby traps.
  • Starred in 6 failed TV pilots before hitting ratings gold.
  • First TV appearance was as a college senior on _"The Dating Game" (1965)_ (qv) in 1967 and then a second time (date unknown at this time). Incredibly, he lost both times. Soon after, he appeared in TV commercials for products such as Pepsi-Cola.
  • Parents: Robert & Martha Selleck. His father was manager of the San Fernando Valley office of a prestigious commercial real estate company.


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