Tom Selleck

Tom Selleck

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Age
71
Birthday
Jan. 29th, 1945
Born in
Detroit, Michigan, USA
Height
6' 3 1/2

Tom Selleck's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Blue Bloods TV Show
Blue Bloods
Friends TV Show
Friends
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 - Mr. Baseball
1992 - Folks!
1990 - Quigley Down Under
1990 - 3 Men and a Little Lady
1989 - An Innocent Man
1989 - Her Alibi
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
Himself - Guest
4
Lt. Rogers
3
Himself - Blue Bloods
3
Lance White
2
Himself - Guest
2
Himself - Narrator (Voiced)
1
[Complete List]



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:
  • 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.
  • Best known for his role on TV as the title character on _"Magnum, P.I." (1980)_ (qv).
  • Played competitive volleyball with the Outrigger Canoe Club and was a three-time All American selection, twice winning the over-35 division in the National Championships.
  • In the early Nineties Selleck shot a commercial for the conservative National Review. But in 1992 he made a $1,000 donation to the presidential bid of Democratic Senator 'Paul Tsongas' (qv). Five years later, New York Times columnist 'Maureen Dowd' (qv) reported that Republicans were urging Selleck to run for the Senate in California - a story Selleck quickly shot down. His political profile has been low ever since. However, in 1999 he filmed an advertisement for the National Rifle Association. "He's not a Republican," says an actor who knows him. "He's an independent.".
  • 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.
  • Was asked to star opposite 'Julie Andrews (I)' (qv) in _Victor Victoria (1982)_ (qv) but hesitated, and by the time he decided he wanted the part, he was already locked into his _"Magnum, P.I." (1980)_ (qv) contract - the very same contract that cost him the role of Indiana Jones in _Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)_ (qv).
  • 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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