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Tom Selleck

Selleck in 2004
Born Thomas William Selleck
January 29, 1945 (1945-01-29) (age 65)
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Occupation actor, film producer, writer
Years active 1969–present
Spouse(s) Jacqueline Ray (1972–1980)
Jillie Mack (1987–present)
Thomas William "Tom" Selleck (born January 29, 1945) is an American actor, screenwriter and film producer, perhaps best known for his starring role as Hawaii-based private investigator Thomas Magnum on the 1980s television show Magnum, P.I.
He has appeared extensively in television series roles, including as Dr. Richard Burke in Friends and A.J. Cooper in Las Vegas. In addition to his series work, Selleck has appeared in more than fifty made for TV and general release movies, including Mr. Baseball, Quigley Down Under, and Lassiter. .His most recent work is in the film Killers, along with Katherine Heigl and Ashton Kutcher.^ His most recent work is in the film Five Killers , along with Katherine Heigl and Ashton Kutcher .

^ Before heading up north, Selleck had recently completed production on the Robert Luketic-helmed romantic comedy "Killers" (he plays Katherine Heigl's dad).
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^ Tom Selleck ("Magnum PI," "Las Vegas"), Catherine O'Hara (Best in Show) and Martin Mull ("Roseanne") have joined the cast of "Five Killers," a Lionsgate action comedy that stars Ashton Kutcher and Katherine Heigl.
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Early life

.Selleck was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Martha S. (née Jagger),[1] a homemaker, and Robert D. Selleck, an executive and real estate investor.^ Robert is now a real estate investor for Selleck Properties.
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^ Tom Selleck was born Thomas William Selleck to Robert and Martha Selleck on January 29, 1945 in Detroit, Michigan.
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^ Thomas William Selleck (born January 29, 1945 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American actor, screenwriter and film producer, best known for his starring role on the television show Magnum P.I. .
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[2][3] .The family moved to Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California when Selleck was growing up.^ The family lives in Thousand Oaks, California.

^ The family moved to Sherman Oaks when Selleck was growing up.

^ Selleck is an avid hockey fan and has been seen attending multiple Los Angeles Kings games at the Staples Center .

.His siblings include brothers Robert (born 1944) and Daniel (born 1950), and sister Martha.^ His siblings include brothers Robert (born 1944) and Daniel (born 1950), and sister Martha.

^ Tom's siblings include brother Robert (born 1944), brother Daniel (born 1950), and sister Martha.

^ Selleck was born in Detroit , Michigan , the son of Martha S. (née Jagger), 1 a homemaker, and Robert D. Selleck, an executive and real estate investor.

Selleck graduated from Grant High School in 1962.[4]
.Along with modeling, Selleck attended the University of Southern California on a basketball scholarship where he played for the Trojans.^ He attended the University of Southern California and majored in business administration.
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^ Along with modeling , Selleck attended the University of Southern California on a basketball scholarship where he played for the Trojans .

^ Along with doing some modeling, Selleck attended the University of Southern California on a basketball scholarship.

[5] .He is a member of Sigma Chi fraternity[6] and a member of the Trojan Knights.^ He was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.

^ He is a member of Sigma Chi fraternity 6 and a member of the Trojan Knights .

^ I was in Sigma Chi fraternity and we had about 20 varsity football players in the house and it was pretty crazy.
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.While he majored in business administration, a drama coach suggested Selleck try acting.^ SELLECK: I was in business at USC, studying business administration.
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^ While he majored in business administration, a drama coach suggested Selleck try acting.

^ The popular Selleck established himself as a major television star with his performance as affable private detective Thomas Magnum on the hit drama "Magnum, P.I." from 1980-88.
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.He then studied acting at the Beverly Hills Playhouse, under Milton Katselas.^ He then studied acting at the Beverly Hills Playhouse under Milton Katselas.

^ He then studied acting at the Beverly Hills Playhouse , under Milton Katselas .

^ Selleck resumed commercial auditions, did print and fashion modeling, and continued training with famed acting coach Milton Katselas at the Beverly Hills Playhouse.

.Selleck served in the 160th Infantry of the California Army National Guard[7] and was activated for the Watts Riots.^ Was a member of the California National Guard and was activated for the Watts riots.
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^ Selleck, who served in the California National Guard and was activated for the Watts riots in Los Angeles in 1965, is the spokesman for the center.
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^ Was a member of the California National Guard and was activated for the Watts riots .
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Career

Early career

.Selleck's first TV appearance was as a college senior on The Dating Game in 1965 and again in 1967—he lost both times.^ Incredibly, he lost both times.
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^ First TV appearance was as a college senior on "The Dating Game" (1965) in 1967 and then a second time (date unknown at this time).
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^ First TV appearance was as a college senior on "Dating Game, The" (1965) in 1967.
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.Soon after, he appeared in commercials for products such as Pepsi-Cola.^ Soon after, he appeared in commericials for products such as Pepsi-Cola.
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^ Soon after, he appeared in commercials for products such as Pepsi-Cola .

^ Soon after, he appeared in TV commercials for products such as Pepsi-Cola.
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.He began his career with bit parts in smaller movies, including the over-the-top Myra Breckinridge and Russ Meyer's The Seven Minutes with co-stars including Wayne Maunder and Harold J. Stone.^ Selleck began his career with bit parts in smaller movies, including the over-the-top "Myra Breckinridge" and Russ Meyer's "The Seven Minutes".

^ He began his career with bit parts in smaller movies, including the over-the-top Myra Breckinridge and Russ Meyer's The Seven Minutes with co-stars including Wayne Maunder and Harold J. Stone .

^ He appeared on NBC's "Friends" as boyfriend to Monica (Courteney Cox) and has starred in a number of TV movies, including "Ike: Countdown to D-Day" and the "Jesse Stone" films.
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.He also appeared in number of TV series, mini-series and TV movies.^ Selleck has also appeared in a number of made-for-TV movies in recent years.

^ He also appeared in number of TV series, mini-series and TV movies.

^ Perhaps a series of TV movies, or even a TV series.
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.Selleck also had a recurring role in the 1970s as Lance White in The Rockford Files.^ Selleck also had a recurring role in the 1970s as Lance White in "The Rockford Files".

^ Selleck also had a recurring role in the 1970s as Lance White in The Rockford Files .

^ Synopsis: Future Magnum,P.I. star Tom Selleck makes his first Rockford Files appearance in the role of the dazzlingly handsome and insufferably successful private eye Lance White.
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.Lance was very trusting and always lucky, much to the annoyance of Jim Rockford, the show's star private eye played by James Garner.^ Lance was very trusting and always lucky, much to the annoyance of Jim Rockford, the show's star private eye played by James Garner .

^ Lance was very trusting and always lucky, much to the surprise of Jim Rockford, the show's star private eye played by James Garner .
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^ Later in the decade, he was a semi-regular between 1979 and 1980 on the popular Rockford Files , starring James Garner .
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.White would frequently say to Rockford, "Don't worry, Jim, clues will turn up" and then a clue would just turn up, much to Rockford's consternation, for whom obtaining clues required hard work and hard knocks.^ White would frequently say to Rockford, 'Don't worry, Jim, clues will turn up' and then a clue would just turn up, much to Rockford's consternation, for whom obtaining clues required hard work and hard knocks.

^ White would frequently say to Rockford, "Don't worry, Jim, clues will turn up" and then a clue would just turn up, much to Rockford's consternation, for whom obtaining clues required hard work and hard knocks.

^ Lance was very trusting and always lucky, much to the annoyance of Jim Rockford, the show's star private eye played by James Garner .

Selleck's character was based on one played in Garner's earlier TV series Maverick (1957) by Wayde Preston in that series' highest-rated episode, "The Saga of Waco Williams."
.Selleck, after years of little interest, was cast as Thomas Magnum in Magnum, P.I..^ The popular Selleck established himself as a major television star with his performance as affable private detective Thomas Magnum on the hit drama "Magnum, P.I." from 1980-88.
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^ A.J. Cooper is the new owner of the Montecito Resort & Casino, and just as private eye Thomas Magnum's background unfolded over time, so it is with Selleck's lates ego.
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^ Magnum star Tom Selleck said in an interview with TV Guide earlier this year that he'd like to do a big-screen movie based on the long-running series.
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.Magnum, P.I. producers would not release the actor and he had to pass on the title role of Indiana Jones, which then went to Harrison Ford.^ Magnum, P.I. producers would not release the actor and he had to pass on the film role, which then went to Harrison Ford .

^ The role went to Harrison Ford instead.
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^ Magnum's producers would not release the actor and he had to pass on the role, which then went to Harrison Ford.
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The decision of choosing the role of Indiana Jones vs. Magnum actually haunted him so much that before making the decision, he consulted his best friend on what to do. .Together they came to the conclusion that honoring the contract with Universal Studios was the honorable thing to do.^ Together they came to the conclusion that honoring the contract with Universal Studios was the honorable thing to do.

^ Together they came to the conclusion that honoring the contract with Universal (Magnum) was the honorable thing to do.
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^ Together they came to the conclusion that honoring his contract with "Magnum, P.I." (1980) was the honorable thing to do.
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.It turned out that the shooting of the pilot for Magnum was delayed for over six months (due to a writers' strike) which would have enabled him to complete the role as Indiana Jones.^ It turned out that the shooting of the pilot for Magnum was delayed for over 6 months, which would have enabled him to complete the role as Indiana Jones.
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^ It turned out that the shooting of the pilot for "Magnum, P.I." (1980) was delayed for over 6 months, which would have enabled Selleck to complete the role of Indiana Jones.
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^ Was asked to star opposite Julie Andrews in Victor/Victoria (1982), but he was indecisive in making his decision, and by the time he decided he wanted the part, he was already locked into his Magnum, PI contract - the very same contract that cost him the role of Indiana Jones.
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Movie stardom

.He starred in the 1979 TV movie Concrete Cowboy with Jerry Reed.^ He starred in the 1979 TV movie "Concrete Cowboy" with Jerry Reed.

^ He appeared on NBC's "Friends" as boyfriend to Monica (Courteney Cox) and has starred in a number of TV movies, including "Ike: Countdown to D-Day" and the "Jesse Stone" films.
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^ "Jesse Stone" became a TV vehicle for Tom Selleck, and "Appaloosa," his 2005 Western, was made into a 2008 movie directed by and starring Ed Harris.
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.Selleck starred in a number of film roles during and after Magnum; among the most notable were as an acrophobic police detective in Runaway, as a stand-in father in Three Men and a Baby, and as an American cowboy in the Australian western Quigley Down Under, a role and film that he considers one of his best.^ Selleck starred in a number of film roles during and after "Magnum"; among the most notable were as an acrophobic police detective in "Runaway", as a stand-in father in "Three Men and a Baby", and as an American cowboy in the Australian western "Quigley Down Under", a role and film that .

^ Tom Selleck mini-bio : Thomas William Selleck is an American actor, screenwriter and film producer, best known for his starring role on the long-running television show Magnum P.I. Selleck starred in a number of film roles during and after Magnum; among the most notable were as an acrophobic police detective in Runaway and as a stand-in father in Three Men and a Baby.
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^ Selleck will not star in the upcoming "Magnum P.I." film, because he has been considered too old but may appear in a cameo role.

His other films include Three Men and a Little Lady, High Road to China, Lassiter, Her Alibi, An Innocent Man, Folks!, Christopher Columbus: The Discovery, Mr. Baseball, In & Out and The Love Letter.
.In the early 1990s, Selleck held a press conference to say that he was not gay after a Queer Nation poster allegedly tried to out him.^ In the early 1990s, Selleck held a press conference to say that he was not gay after a Queer Nation poster allegedly tried to out him.

^ "The gay thing was a big risk, actually," he says, "but it couldn't have turned out any better.
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^ Selleck: I'm proud to say I was in the Army National Guard, infantry, for six years, from 1967-73.
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.He also sued a tabloid for printing a story that he was gay, which later was settled with an apology and a financial sum that Selleck donated to the University of Southern California journalism program to promote ethics in media.^ He also sued a tabloid for printing a story that he was gay, which later was settled with an apology and a financial sum that Selleck donated to the University of Southern California journalism program to promote ethics in media.

^ Selleck successfully sued the tabloid and donated his settlement to a university program promoting ethics in journalism, but it was not his only run-in with an unkind press.

^ In 2006, Tom Selleck alongside Richard Rowley started their own charity that promotes reading literature to the deaf children of California.

.He insisted that he was not anti-gay, however, saying "I would have had the same problem, felt the same kind of righteous indignation, if somebody had said I was having an affair with some actress I had never met," and would later portray an openly gay character in In & Out with Kevin Kline.^ Years later, he played an openly gay character in "In & Out" with Kevin Kline.

^ Some kind of attempt to do the right thing."
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^ But in 1997 he went on to play an openly gay character in "In and Out."
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.Selleck has also appeared in a number of made-for-TV movies in recent years.^ He appeared on NBC's "Friends" as boyfriend to Monica (Courteney Cox) and has starred in a number of TV movies, including "Ike: Countdown to D-Day" and the "Jesse Stone" films.
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^ Magnum star Tom Selleck said in an interview with TV Guide earlier this year that he'd like to do a big-screen movie based on the long-running series.
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^ In addition to his series work, Selleck has appeared in more than fifty made for TV and general release movies, including Mr. Baseball, Quigley Down Under, and Lassiter.
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.In particular, he has sought to help bring back to popularity of the western, often playing one of that genre's typical characters but thrust into a modern context.^ In particular, he has sought to help bring back to popularity the western, often playing one of that genre's typical characters but thrust into a modern context.Selleck played the role of General Dwight D. Eisenhower in the History Channel's 2004 made-for-TV movie Ike: Countdown to D-Day.
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^ In particular, he has sought to help bring back to popularity of the western , often playing one of that genre's typical characters but thrust into a modern context.

^ In particular, he has sought to help bring back to popularity the western, often playing one of that genre's typical characters but thrust into a modern context.
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.Surprising many of his fans, Selleck unexpectedly played the role of General Dwight D. Eisenhower in the History Channel's 2004 made-for-TV movie Ike: Countdown to D-Day.^ In particular, he has sought to help bring back to popularity the western, often playing one of that genre's typical characters but thrust into a modern context.Selleck played the role of General Dwight D. Eisenhower in the History Channel's 2004 made-for-TV movie Ike: Countdown to D-Day.
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^ Like Ike Selleck plays Gen.
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^ Surprising many of his fans, Selleck unexpectedly played the role of General Dwight D. Eisenhower in the History Channel's 2004 made-for-TV movie "Ike: Countdown to D-Day".

.The movie showed the planning, politics, and preparation for the 1944 Invasion of Normandy, and Selleck was critically lauded for playing a cool, calm Eisenhower.^ The movie showed the planning, politics, and preparation for the 1944 Invasion of Normandy , and Selleck was critically lauded for playing a cool, calm Eisenhower.

^ In 1997, Selleck revitalized his own movie career by playing the gay news anchor who helps a sexually confused Kevin Kline in the comedy In and Out.
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^ Tom Selleck stretches his dramatic range by playing a liberal Democrat in this comedy-drama satirizing the underside of party politics.
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.Most recently, Selleck has appeared in a recurring role on the acclaimed ABC drama Boston Legal as Ivan Tiggs, the troubled ex-husband of Shirley Schmidt (Candice Bergen), and as novelist Robert B. Parker's character Jesse Stone in several CBS made-for-TV movies, earning a 2007 Emmy nomination for Jesse Stone: Sea Change.^ As you may know, Tom Selleck has been nominated for an Emmy Award this year for his role as Jesse Stone in the recent "Sea Change".

^ Since 2005, Selleck has repeatedly played the role of transplanted cop Jesse Stone in a series of made-for-TV movies based on the Robert B. Parker novels.

^ Selleck is a natural as Jesse Stone.
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Magnum P.I.

.Selleck played the role of Thomas Magnum in 1980 after six failed TV pilots.^ I, for one, adore Tom Selleck in the role of Thomas Magnum!
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^ Selleck played the role of Thomas Magnum in 1980 after six failed TV pilots.

^ Selleck was actually cast for the role of the intrepid archaeologist but couldn't get out of his contract for Magnum, P.I. Harrison Ford stepped in and, as the say, the rest is history.
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.The show would go on for eight seasons and 162 episodes until 1988, winning him an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 1984.^ The show would go on for eight seasons and 162 episodes until 1988.

^ The show lasted 8 seasons, and earned Selleck a Best Lead Actor Emmy.
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^ The show would go on for eight seasons and 162 episodes until 1988, winning him an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 1984 .

.Selleck was famous for his moustache, a Hawaiian-style aloha shirt, and Detroit Tigers baseball cap.^ Selleck was famous for his moustache, a Hawaiian-style aloha shirt, and Detroit Tigers baseball cap.

^ HAWAIIAN ALOHA 100% COTTON SHIRTS .
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^ Selleck was famous for his moustache, a Hawaiian-style aloha shirt , and Detroit Tigers baseball cap.

.Magnum drove a Ferrari 308 GTS.^ Magnum drove a Ferrari 308 GTS. .

^ Ferrari 308 GTS .
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^ Magnum drove a Ferrari 308 GTS .

.Selleck has confirmed that he is the most popular choice by fans to play the role of Magnum in the rumoured upcoming Magnum P.I. movie.^ Selleck has confirmed that he is the most popular choice by fans to play the role of Magnum in the rumoured upcoming Magnum P.I. movie.

^ Selleck starred in a number of film roles during and after "Magnum"; among the most notable were as an acrophobic police detective in "Runaway", as a stand-in father in "Three Men and a Baby", and as an American cowboy in the Australian western "Quigley Down Under", a role and film that .

^ The popular Selleck established himself as a major television star with his performance as affable private detective Thomas Magnum on the hit drama "Magnum, P.I." from 1980-88.
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The Closer

.In February 1998 Selleck accepted the lead role in a sitcom for CBS called The Closer.^ Long before Magnum, an otter-like Tom Selleck played the lead role in a schlocky horror flick from 1972, Daughters of Satan .
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^ With the actors playing so well off each other & Tom Selleck so charismatic in the lead role, the series was a classic; very watchable & fun.
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^ I personally will REFUSE to see the Magnum film if there's anyone EXCEPT Tom Selleck in the lead role .
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.In it he played Jack McLaren, a legendary publicist heading up a brand new marketing firm.^ Watch clips from Artie's new stand-up special "Jack and Coke."
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^ But Hollywood execs have their heads so far up their own collective ***** that they can't seem to bother to read new scripts or take a chance on an unknown commodity/quantity.
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^ So Jack has a new partner, Karen, played by the esteemed Ms. Rhodes, and she spends her first scene hearing gossip about how legendary Ramsay is in the department.
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.His costars included Ed Asner, David Krumholtz, and Penelope Ann Miller.^ Actors: Tom Selleck , Ed Asner , Penelope Ann Miller , David Krumholtz , Hedy Burress .
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^ His costars included Ed Asner , David Krumholtz , and Penelope Ann Miller .

.Despite the high pedigree, and the expectations for his first series since Magnum, P. I., low ratings caused the show to be cancelled after 10 episodes.^ Despite the high pedigree, and the expectations for his first series since Magnum, P. I. , low ratings caused the show to be cancelled after 10 episodes.

^ Selleck's starring role on "Vegas" would mark his first regular gig on a drama series since his Emmy-winning turn on "Magnum, P.I.," which ran on CBS for eight seasons until 1988.
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^ Despite the fans' devotion when the show was actually on the air, Magnum 's following has dwindled remarkably since then.
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Western roles

.Selleck became extremely popular with fans when portraying cowboy roles in Western films, starting with his role as Orrin Sackett in the 1979 film The Sacketts, opposite Sam Elliott, Jeff Osterhage, and Western legends Glenn Ford and Ben Johnson.^ Selleck became extremely popular with fans when portraying cowboy roles in Western films , starting with his role as Orrin Sackett in the 1979 film The Sacketts , opposite Sam Elliott , Jeff Osterhage , and Western legends Glenn Ford and Ben Johnson .

^ October, 2009 I am a Tom Selleck fan and a Western film fan.
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^ Selleck starred in a number of film roles during and after "Magnum"; among the most notable were as an acrophobic police detective in "Runaway", as a stand-in father in "Three Men and a Baby", and as an American cowboy in the Australian western "Quigley Down Under", a role and film that .

.He was easily accepted playing a cowboy, and the roles seemed to "fit" him.^ He was easily accepted playing a cowboy, and the roles seemed to "fit" him.

^ The thing I love about him is that it seems his true personality shines through any role...
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^ Funny thing about that is---I think his people encouraged him to take that role--playing against type--as a way to inject more life into his career.
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.He followed The Sacketts with The Shadow Riders in 1982, then with Lassiter in 1984.^ "The Shadow Riders" (1982) .

^ The Shadow Riders (1982) more movies like this .
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^ The Shadow Riders (1982) .
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.Quigley Down Under is probably one of his best known Western films, however he also won a "Western Heritage Award" for his 1997 role in Last Stand at Sabre River.^ Last Stand at Saber River (1997) more movies like this .
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^ Quigley Down Under is probably one of his best known Western films, however he also won a "Western Heritage Award" for his 1997 role in Last Stand at Sabre River .

^ Last Stand at Saber River (TV) (1997) .
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.His last two cowboy roles to date were in the 2001 TNT movie Crossfire Trail (based on a Louis L'Amour novel of the same name), and the 2003 motion picture Monte Walsh.^ Monte Walsh (2003) more movies like this .
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^ His last two cowboy roles to date were in the 2001 TNT movie Crossfire Trail (based on a Louis L'Amour novel of the same name), and the 2003 motion picture Monte Walsh .

^ Crossfire Trail (2001) more movies like this .
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Friends

Selleck played the recurring role of Dr. Richard Burke on Friends, a love interest to the character of Monica Geller (Courteney Cox). .Richard Burke is an ophthalmologist who is 21 years older than Monica and close friends with her parents.^ Richard Burke is an ophthalmologist who is 21 years older than Monica and close friends with her parents.

^ He has appeared extensively in television series roles, including as Dr. Richard Burke in Friends and A.J. Cooper in Las Vegas.
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^ Monica and Richard have a very close and deep relationship until Monica discovers that Richard isn't willing to have more children, when the two break up.

.Monica and Richard have a very close and deep relationship until Monica discovers that Richard is not willing to have more children, when the two break up.^ Monica and Richard have a very close and deep relationship until Monica discovers that Richard isn't willing to have more children, when the two break up.

^ Monica and Richard have a very close and deep relationship until Monica discovers that Richard is not willing to have more children, when the two break up.

^ Monica ( Courteney Cox ) and Richard ( Tom Selleck ) have an intimate discussion with Ross ( David Schwimmer )  Read More .
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.However, later on, he returns, telling Monica he still loves her and would do anything to be with her, all the while knowing she was in a serious relationship with Chandler Bing (Matthew Perry).^ However, later on, he returns, telling Monica he still loves her and would do anything to be with her, all the while knowing she was in a serious relationship with Chandler Bing ( Matthew Perry ).

^ Monica later choose Chandler over Richard.

^ I would love to see it as a series.
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.Monica later chooses Chandler over Richard.^ Monica later choose Chandler over Richard.

^ Monica later chooses Chandler over Richard.

^ However, later on, he returns, telling Monica he still loves her and would do anything to be with her, all the while knowing she was in a serious relationship with Chandler Bing ( Matthew Perry ).

.Richard Burke appears in Seasons 2, 3 and 6 of Friends and is referred to often throughout the series.^ Richard Burke appears in Seasons 2, 3 and 6 of Friends and is referred to often throughout the series.

^ Richard Burke appears in seasons 2, 3 and 6 of Friends and is referred to often throughout the series.

^ He has appeared extensively in television series roles, including as Dr. Richard Burke in Friends and A.J. Cooper in Las Vegas.
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.The role helped revitalize Selleck's career, garnering him a 2000 Emmy Award nomination for "Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series". Friends producers apparently had to stop having live audiences on the set, as the audience became too excitable when Selleck was appearing.^ The role helped revitalize Selleck's career.

^ KING: Our guest is Tom Selleck, nominated for an Emmy.
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^ He was so popular, it became a recurring role and earned him an Emmy nomination.
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Jesse Stone series

.Since 2005, Selleck has repeatedly played the role of transplanted cop Jesse Stone in a series of made-for-TV movies based on the Robert B. Parker novels.^ The Jesse Stone novels are a series of detective novels written by Robert B. Parker, featuring his fictional creation Jesse Stone.
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^ Since 2005, Selleck has repeatedly played the role of transplanted cop Jesse Stone in a series of made-for-TV movies based on the Robert B. Parker novels.

^ Erich Segal, Robert B. Parker: Deaths of 2 influential writers Another Parker creation, Jesse Stone, was the hero of a series of made-for-TV movies starting in 2005, starring Tom Selleck .
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.Not only has he starred as the title character, but Selleck is also the producer for the series.^ Not only has he starred as the title character, but Selleck is also the producer for the series.

^ Magnum star Tom Selleck said in an interview with TV Guide earlier this year that he'd like to do a big-screen movie based on the long-running series.
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^ According to his colleagues, the only thing keeping Selleck from being a first-class player is his hit series.
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A second series of movie adaptations is slated for release beginning in 2009.

Las Vegas and upcoming movies

.He joined the cast of the NBC drama Las Vegas in the season five premiere on September 28, 2007. He played A.J. Cooper, the new owner of the Montecito Casino.^ Will join the cast of the NBC drama "Las Vegas" as a billionaire who becomes the new owner of the Montecito Resort & Casino .
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^ He joined the cast of the NBC drama Las Vegas in the season five premiere on September 28, 2007.

^ He joined the cast of the hit NBC drama "Las Vegas" in the season five premiere on September 28th, 2007.

.He replaced James Caan who left the cast in the same episode.^ He replaces James Caan who left the cast in the same episode.

^ He replaced James Caan who left the cast in the same episode.

^ In addition, James Caan, who has starred as Ed Deline, the Montecito's surveillance head for four years, will return to the series for one episode in its 2007-08 season premiere after announcing earlier this year that he would be departing the series after its 2007 season finale.
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This is his first regular role on a drama show since he played Thomas Magnum on Magnum, P.I.

Broadway

.In 2001, Selleck played the lead role of Murray in a Broadway revival of Herb Gardner's comedic play "A Thousand Clowns."^ Long before Magnum, an otter-like Tom Selleck played the lead role in a schlocky horror flick from 1972, Daughters of Satan .
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^ Since 2005, Selleck has repeatedly played the role of transplanted cop Jesse Stone in a series of made-for-TV movies based on the Robert B. Parker novels.

^ On the Broadway show A Thousand Clowns, Tom Selleck appears without a mustache.

It ran for only two months. .Critics, though not uniformly negative, compared Selleck's performance unfavorably to that of Jason Robards Jr., who won awards in the 1960s for playing the character on the stage and in a movie version.^ I really like Selleck playing this character.
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^ In 1997, Selleck revitalized his own movie career by playing the gay news anchor who helps a sexually confused Kevin Kline in the comedy In and Out.
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^ The movie showed the planning, politics, and preparation for the 1944 Invasion of Normandy, and Selleck was critically lauded for playing a cool, calm Eisenhower.

Playwright Gardner, however, preferred Selleck to Robards in the part, and even said that Selleck was the way he had always envisioned Murray.

Awards and accolades

Selleck on the red carpet at the 61st Annual Academy Awards, 1989
.On April 28, 2000, he received an honorary doctorate from Pepperdine University.^ On April 28, 2000, he received an honorary doctorate from Pepperdine University .

^ April 28, 2000 .
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^ Received an honorary doctorate from Pepperdine University.
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.He was chosen because of his outstanding character and ethic.^ He was chosen because of his outstanding character and ethic.

.He is a board member of the non-profit Joseph and Edna Josephson Institute of Ethics and co-founder of the Character Counts Coalition.^ He is a board member of the non-profit Michael Josephson Institute of Ethics and co-founder of the Character Counts Coalition.
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^ He is a board member of the non-profit Joseph and Edna Josephson Institute of Ethics and co-founder of the Character Counts Coalition.

^ He co-founded the CHARACTER COUNTS! Coalition and is an outspoken member of the National Rifle Association.
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[10] .Selleck received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1986. The star is situated at 6925 Hollywood Blvd.^ Selleck received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1986.

^ The star is situated at 6925 Hollywood Blvd.

^ Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame- 1986 6925 Hollywood Blvd .

[11]
  • Golden Apple Awards - 1982 Male Star of the year
  • Golden Apple Awards - 1983 Male Star of the year
  • People Choice's Award - 1984 Favourite Male TV Performer
  • 36th Primetime Emmy Awards (1984) - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
  • People Choice's Award - 1985 Favourite Male TV Performer
  • People Choice's Award - 1985 Favourite All-Round Male Entertainer
  • 42nd Golden Globe Awards (1985) - Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series-Drama
.In 1993, during the brief run of the late night The Chevy Chase Show on Fox, Selleck guest-starred.^ Magnum star Tom Selleck said in an interview with TV Guide earlier this year that he'd like to do a big-screen movie based on the long-running series.
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^ On that Las Vegas show, Selleck had Rick and TC make guest appearances, albeit as different characters from magnum PI. Larry Manetti's character owned some night club and TC was owner of some airline or charter service.
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^ Golden Apple Awards - 1982 Male Star of the year Golden Apple Awards - 1983 Male Star of the year People Choice's Award - 1984 Favourite Male TV Performer 36th Primetime Emmy Awards (1984) - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series People Choice's Award - 1985 Favourite Male TV Performer People Choice's Award - 1985 Favourite All-Round Male Entertainer 42nd Golden Globe Awards (1985) - Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series-Drama In 1993, during the brief run of the late night The Chevy Chase Show on Fox, Selleck guest-starred.

.As a gag, he asked to be presented his 1992 Worst Supporting Actor Razzie award for his performance as King Ferdinand of Spain in Christopher Columbus: The Discovery.^ As a gag, he asked to be presented his 1992 Worst Supporting Actor Razzie award for his performance as King Ferdinand of Spain in Christopher Columbus: The Discovery .

^ During the brief run of the late night "The Chevy Chase Show" (1993) 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).
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^ In 1993, During the brief run of the late night "The Chevy Chase Show" on Fox, he guest-starred and, as a gag, asked to be presented his 1992 Worst Supporting Actor Razzie award for his performance as King Ferdinand of Spain in "Christopher Columbus: The Discovery".

.When the Razzie was presented to him on the air, Selleck took it in stride and asked the entire studio audience to "blow me a raspberry."^ 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."
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^ 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'.

^ I asked him what he thought would be a hot global issue a year from then--this was a couple of years ago--and he said nuclear proliferation in North Korea," Selleck says.
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.Thus Selleck became the third person in Razzie history to voluntarily accept one of the Worst Achievements in Film statuettes.^ Thus Selleck became the third person in Razzie history to voluntarily accept one of the Worst Achievements in Film statuettes.

^ Selleck thus became the third person in Razzie history to accept voluntarily one of the Worst Achievements in Film statuettes.

^ Selleck thus became the third person in Razzie history to voluntarily accept one of the Worst Achievements in Film statuettes.
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.In the United Kingdom fishing village of Brixham Devon, a residential street is named after the star.^ In the United Kingdom fishing village of Brixham Devon, a residential street is named after the star.

^ Screenrush - Suite 10 - 56 Broadwick Street - London - W1F7AJ, United Kingdom .

Personal life

.Selleck was married to model Jacqueline Ray from 1970–1982 from which he adopted her son, Kevin (born 1966), from a previous marriage.^ Selleck was married to model Jacqueline Ray from 1970–1982 from which he adopted her son, Kevin (born 1966), from a previous marriage.

^ (Selleck also has a 27-year-old son from a previous marriage.
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^ Tom Selleck was married to model Jacqueline Ray from 1970 - 1982 from which he adopted her son, Kevin (born 1966), from a previous marriage.

.He dated actress Mimi Rogers for a short time in the early 1980s.^ He dated actress Mimi Rogers for a short time in the early 1980s.

^ Actress Mimi Rogers is 54.
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.Selleck married Jillie Mack August 7, 1987.[12] They have one daughter, Hannah Margaret Mack Selleck[13] (born December 16, 1988).^ They have one daughter, Hannah Margaret Mack Selleck (born December 16, 1988).

^ Selleck married Jillie Mack August 7, 1987.

^ His only biological child is Hannah, his daughter with Jillie Mack.
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[6][14] .The family lives in Freedom, California and Thousand Oaks, California.^ The actor Tom Selleck and his wife Jillie Mack live with their daughter in Thousand Oaks, CA. He also has homes in Jonesboro, Maine and in an area of the Shetland Isles.
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^ The family lives in Freedom, California and Thousand Oaks, California .

^ The family lives in Thousand Oaks, California.

[15] .He has summer residences in Jonesboro, Maine, United States alongside a recent acquisition in the northern regions of Shetland Isles.^ Maintains a summer home in Jonesboro, Maine.

^ He has summer residences in Jonesboro, Maine , United States alongside a recent acquisition in the northern regions of Shetland Isles .

.In the 1980s, specifically around the time of filming Three Men and a Baby, Selleck owned a home on upscale Lakeshore Road in Burlington, Ontario, a suburb southwest of Toronto.^ Three Men and a Baby (1987) .
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^ Selleck starred in a number of film roles during and after "Magnum"; among the most notable were as an acrophobic police detective in "Runaway", as a stand-in father in "Three Men and a Baby", and as an American cowboy in the Australian western "Quigley Down Under", a role and film that .

^ The Emmy-winning actor, of course, starred for years in one of television's most popular shows and one of my favorites, "Magnum, P.I." He also starred in a number of notable films including "Three Men and a Baby,' "Mr.
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.Selleck lives on a 63-acre (25 ha) avocado ranch.^ Selleck lives on a 63-acre (25 ha) avocado ranch.

^ He loves to work on the ranch, but a year ago, 53 of its 63 acres burned; fortunately, none of his buildings or animals were harmed.
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.The following quote is from a Good Housekeeping interview titled "Man of the House: Tom Selleck", "So I like to get outside and work on the farm, from fixing roads to clearing brush.^ The following quote is from a Good Housekeeping interview titled "Man of the House: Tom Selleck", "So I like to get outside and work on the farm, from fixing roads to clearing brush.

^ Though Tom Selleck is the man.
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^ We'd like you to meet Tom Selleck.
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.I hate going to the gym, so sweating outdoors sure beats sitting on a stationary bike staring at my navel.^ I hate going to the gym, so sweating outdoors sure beats sitting on a stationary bike staring at my navel.

.And I work cheaper than anyone I could hire to do it."^ And I work cheaper than anyone I could hire to do it."

.In 2006, Tom Selleck alongside Richard Rowley started their own charity that promotes reading literature to the deaf children of California.^ Tom Selleck is his own best businessman.
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^ In 2006, Tom Selleck alongside Richard Rowley started their own charity that promotes reading literature to the deaf children of California.

^ Shows > January 2006 > Tom Selleck TONIGHT .
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.Selleck is an avid hockey fan and has been seen attending multiple Los Angeles Kings games at the Staples Center.^ Selleck is an avid hockey fan and has been seen attending multiple Los Angeles Kings games at the Staples Center .

^ I've seen the first one and the third one, liked them both, but I'll say right off the bat I'm a Tom Selleck fan, have been since he first charmed me as Magnum.
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^ Born in Detroit, but raised in Los Angeles, Selleck did modeling work and attended the University of Southern California on an athletic scholarship, majoring in business administration until a drama coach suggested he try acting.
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.He lists Anze Kopitar and Alexander Frolov as two of his favourite players.^ He lists Anze Kopitar and Alexander Frolov as two of his favourite players.

.One of Selleck's "Magnum" co-stars, Larry Manetti, in his 1996 memoir "Aloha Magnum," was lavish in his praise of Selleck.^ Magnum star Tom Selleck said in an interview with TV Guide earlier this year that he'd like to do a big-screen movie based on the long-running series.
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^ I've seen the first one and the third one, liked them both, but I'll say right off the bat I'm a Tom Selleck fan, have been since he first charmed me as Magnum.
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^ On that Las Vegas show, Selleck had Rick and TC make guest appearances, albeit as different characters from magnum PI. Larry Manetti's character owned some night club and TC was owner of some airline or charter service.
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.Manetti lauded Selleck for his extraordinary work ethic on a grueling show (shooting for hours in the midday Hawaiian sun), Selleck's work with Hawaiian charities and his willingness to go to bat for the program's cast and crew members.^ The movie showed the planning, politics, and preparation for the 1944 Invasion of Normandy, and Selleck was critically lauded for playing a cool, calm Eisenhower.

^ He also sued a tabloid for printing a story that he was gay, which later was settled with an apology and a financial sum that Selleck donated to a university journalism program, to promote ethics in media.

^ The movie showed the planning, politics, and preparation for the 1944 Invasion of Normandy , and Selleck was critically lauded for playing a cool, calm Eisenhower.

Politics

.To promote his movie The Love Letter, Selleck was invited to be on The Rosie O'Donnell Show on May 19, 1999. However, he found himself defending an ad in which he appeared supporting the National Rifle Association (NRA) and his position on gun ownership.^ Is a member of the National Rifle Association and memorably sparred with Rosie O'Donnell on "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" (1996) about gun control and an advertisement in which he appeared supporting the NRA. .
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^ However, he found himself defending an ad in which he appeared supporting the National Rifle Association (NRA) and his position on gun ownership.

^ AMARANTE: Selleck, Rosie O’Donnell star in weekend movies .
  • AMARANTE: Selleck, Rosie O’Donnell star in weekend movies- The New Haven Register - Serving New Haven, Connecticut 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.nhregister.com [Source type: General]

.Selleck said: "It's your show, and you can talk about it after I leave."^ Selleck said: "It's your show, and you can talk about it after I leave."

^ Selleck: Pleasure to talk to you.
  • Tavis Smiley . Shows . Tom Selleck . January 13, 2006 | PBS 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.pbs.org [Source type: Original source]

^ You can talk and forget about almost anything else that's on your mind."
  • Cigar Aficionado | People Profile | Tom Selleck 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.cigarinsider.com [Source type: Original source]

.O'Donnell was highly criticized, which led her to make an apology to Selleck by saying: "For him feeling embarrassed and humiliated by me, I strongly do apologize to him personally, but I do not apologize for my feelings about the issue of gun control."^ O'Donnell was highly criticized, which led her to make an apology to Selleck by saying: "For him feeling embarrassed and humiliated by me, I strongly do apologize to him personally, but I do not apologize for my feelings about the issue of gun control."

^ O'Donnell was highly criticized for this, which led her to make an apology to Selleck by saying: 'For him feeling embarrassed and humiliated by me, I strongly do apologize to him personally, but I do not apologize for my feelings about this issue gun control.'

^ On May 19, 1999, he sparred with Rosie O'Donnell on "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" on the issue of gun control and an ad in which he appeared which supported the NRA. Selleck was invited to the show to promote his latest movie, "The Love Letter", but found himself instead defending his position on gun ownership.

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.Selleck is a member of the Board of Directors of the NRA.[17] After close friend Charlton Heston stepped down as head of the NRA in 2003, he was considered to succeed him.^ Was considered as the next President of the National Rifle Association (NRA) following the retirement of his close friend Charlton Heston in 2003.
  • Tom Selleck - SideReel 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.sidereel.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Selleck is a member of the Board of Directors of the NRA. 17 After close friend Charlton Heston stepped down as head of the NRA in 2003, he was considered to succeed him.

^ Tom Selleck is FULL OF WIN! He's an NRA board member, a Detroit Tigers fan and Rosie hates him.
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[18] .In 2002 Selleck donated the rifle he used in Quigley Down Under (a custom 13-pound [6 kg], single-shot rifle, 1874 Sharps Rifle, with a 34-inch [86-cm] barrel.^ Selleck starred in a number of film roles during and after "Magnum"; among the most notable were as an acrophobic police detective in "Runaway", as a stand-in father in "Three Men and a Baby", and as an American cowboy in the Australian western "Quigley Down Under", a role and film that .

^ But this did not happen; his next few films, including Quigley Down Under (1991) and Mr. Baseball (1992) were only somewhat popular.
  • Magnum P.I., Tom Selleck - Hawaiian Aloha Shirt Gallery 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.mauishirts.com [Source type: General]

^ But this did not happen; his next few films, including Quigley Down Under (1991) and Mr. Baseball (1992), were only somewhat popular.

[19]), along with six other firearms from his other films, to the .National Rifle Association, as part of the NRA's exhibit "Real Guns of Reel Heroes" at the National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, Virginia.^ However, he found himself defending an ad in which he appeared supporting the National Rifle Association (NRA) and his position on gun ownership.

^ National Rifle Association .

^ Is a member of the National Rifle Association and sparred with Rosie O'Donnell on _"The Rosie O'Donnell Show" (1996)_ about gun control and an ad in which he appeared which supported the N.R.A. Member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity.

[17]
.For a number of years Selleck appeared in television advertising for William F. Buckley's magazine The National Review (he also subscribes to The New Republic).^ For a number of years Selleck appeared in television advertising for William F. Buckley 's magazine The National Review (he also subscribes to The New Republic ).

^ Selleck has also appeared in a number of made-for-TV movies in recent years.

^ He is a member of the National Rifle Assoication and sparred with Rosie O'Donnell on her television show about gun control and an ad he appeared in in support of the N.R.A. MORE TOM SELLECK TRIVIA Trivia is contributed by our visitors.
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[20]
Selleck describes himself politically as "a registered independent with a lot of libertarian leanings."[21] He also endorsed John McCain during the 2008 US Presidential Election.
.In February 2009, Selleck joined the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund as national spokesman for the new Education Center being built on the National Mall.^ Selleck joined members of the Vietnam...
  • Tom Selleck – Author Profile and Information & Video at Simon & Schuster 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC authors.simonandschuster.com [Source type: General]

^ In February 2009, Selleck joined the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund as national spokesman for the new Education Center being built on the National Mall .

^ For a number of years Selleck appeared in television advertising for William F. Buckley 's magazine The National Review (he also subscribes to The New Republic ).

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Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1970 Myra Breckinridge
1971 The Seven Minutes
1972 Daughters of Satan James Robertson
1973 Sons of God
Shadow of Fear Mark Brolin
Terminal Island Dr. Milford
1976 Midway Aide to Capt. Cyril Simard
1977 The Washington Affair Jim Hawley
1978 Coma Sean Murphy
1979 The Sacketts
1983 High Road to China Patrick O' Malley
1984 Lassiter Nick Lassiter
Runaway Sgt. Jack R. Ramsay
1987 Three Men and a Baby Peter Mitchell Lead Role
1989 Her Alibi Phil Blackwood
An Innocent Man Jimmie Rainwood
1990 Quigley Down Under Matthew Quigley Lead Role
Three Men and a Little Lady Peter Mitchell Lead Role
1992 Folks! Jon Aldrich
Christopher Columbus: The Discovery King Ferdinand Supporting Role
Mr. Baseball Jack Elliot
1995 Open Season Rock Maninoff
1996 The Magic of Flight Short Subject / Narrator
Kids for Character Direct to Video / Narrator
1997 In & Out Peter Malloy Supporting Role
1999 The Love Letter George Matthias
2001 Crossfire Trail Rafael "Rafe" Covington TV Movie
2000 Running Mates Gov. James Reynolds Pryce TV Movie
2004 Monte Walsh Monte Walsh TV Movie
2007 Meet the Robinsons Cornelius Robinson Voice
2010 Killers Mr. Kornfeldt Supporting Role

Commercials

He did the voice over for the 1993 AT&T ad campaigns titled "You Will." These ads had a futuristic feel, and posed the question of, "What if you had the technology to ______ ? Well, you will ... and the company that will bring it to you? .AT&T." As of December 30, 2007, he began doing commercial voice-overs for Florida orange juice, a move that one writer quipped would have a "magnum" impact on sales (referring to the actor's role in Magnum, P.I).^ AT&T." As of December 30, 2007, he began doing commercial voice-overs for Florida orange juice, a move that one writer quipped would have a "magnum" impact on sales (referring to the actor's role in Magnum, P.I ).

^ It turned out that the shooting of the pilot for Magnum was delayed for over six months (due to a writers' strike) which would have enabled him to complete the role as Indiana Jones .

^ "Citrus ads to feature Selleck's narration: Florida agency approves a new slate of TV commercials," The Ledger , December 20, 2007.

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Television work (includes made-for-TV movies)

Year Title Notes
1970 The Movie Murderer
1974 A Case of Rape
1974–1975 The Young and the Restless Cast member from 1974–1975 & 2005
1975 Returning Home
1976 Most Wanted
1977 Bunco
1978 Superdome
1978 The Gypsy Warriors
1978–1979 The Rockford Files Two appearances as PI Lance White
1979 The Chinese Typewriter
1979 The Sacketts
1979 The Concrete Cowboys Cowboy
1980 Stone Ninjas Ninja
1981 Pirates of Rock Pirate
1980–1988 Magnum, P.I.
1982 Divorce Wars: A Love Story
1982 The Shadow Riders
1986 Murder, She Wrote
1995 Broken Trust
1996 Ruby Jean and Joe Also Executive Producer
1996 Friends Recurring Role as Richard
1997 Last Stand at Saber River Also Executive Producer
1998 The Closer
2000 Running Mates
2001 Crossfire Trail Also Executive Producer
2003 Monte Walsh Also Executive Producer
2003 Twelve Mile Road
2004 Reversible Errors
2004 Ike: Countdown to D-Day
2005 - Jesse Stone TV movies / Also Executive Producer & Producer
  • 2005: Stone Cold
  • 2006: Jesse Stone: Night Passage
  • 2006: Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise
  • 2007: Jesse Stone: Sea Change
  • 2009: Jesse Stone: Thin Ice
  • 2010: Jesse Stone: No Remorse
2006 Boston Legal Recurring Role
2007 Las Vegas Cast member from 2007–2008
2009 Family Guy (TV series) Tom Selleck

References

  1. ^ Tom Selleck Plays `Ike` In WW II Movie; Springfield Sings Of The Pain Of Love; Extreme Home Makeovers For Deserving Families, CNN
  2. ^ Tom Selleck Biography (1945-)
  3. ^ California businessman, father of ‘Magnum P.I.’ star dies at 79
  4. ^ Tom Selleck Biography - Yahoo! Movies
  5. ^ Jason Williams' injury a big topic at U.S. Open
  6. ^ a b Tom Selleck nndb.com
  7. ^ a b "Tom Selleck Joins Memorial Fund as the National Spokesman for the Education Center at the Wall". Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund. 2009-01-28. http://www.vvmf.org/index.cfm?SectionID=745. Retrieved 2009-10-22. 
  8. ^ [1]
  9. ^ Selleck Wants Back in the Magnum Driver's Seat(4 March 2009)From Reelzchannel.com - IMDb.com
  10. ^ [2]
  11. ^ 6925 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90028, United States - Google Maps
  12. ^ Jillie Mack: Summary - TV.com
  13. ^ Biography Tom Selleck (Thomas Magnum - Magnum P.I.)
  14. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/8240365.stm
  15. ^ Young Selleck blazes own trail Calgary Herald, Saturday, June 28, 2003 - Irish Sporthorses in the news
  16. ^ Tom Selleck - News. -IMDb.
  17. ^ a b "Tom Selleck Donates Seven Guns To NRA National Firearms Museum". - National Rifle Association.
  18. ^ Sherrod, Blackie. - "Is it all politics or show biz?". - The Dallas Morning News. - October 31, 2002. | - Schodolski, Vincent J. - " Sean Penn is no Jane Fonda - In Iraq, he kept mouth wide shut". - Chicago Tribune. - January 5, 2003.
  19. ^ Sharp, Eric. - "Shooting Star - Antique Black-Powder Rifle Still Scene-Stealer". - Detroit Free Press. - June 18, 2006.
  20. ^ Lacher, Irene. - "Right Revival In Hollywood". - Chicago Sun-Times. - October 9, 1994.
  21. ^ Winter, Bill. - "Tom Selleck - Libertarian". - Advocates for Self-Government.
  22. ^ Kevin Bouffard. "Citrus ads to feature Selleck's narration: Florida agency approves a new slate of TV commercials," The Ledger, December 20, 2007.

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From Wikiquote

.Thomas William Selleck (born January 29, 1945) is an American actor best known for his starring role on the long-running television show Magnum P.I..^ Thomas William Selleck (born January 29, 1945 in Detroit, Michigan) is a Golden Globe and Emmy Award winning American actor, screenwriter and film producer, best known for his starring role on the long-running television show Magnum P.I..

^ Thomas William Selleck (born January 29, 1945 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American actor, screenwriter and film producer, best known for his starring role on the television show Magnum P.I. .
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^ Jump to: navigation , search Tom Selleck (* 29 January 1945) is an American actor best known for his starring role on the television show "Magnum P.I.".

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  • Why westerns get segregated into a genre in Hollywood, I don't know...^ Why westerns get segregated into a genre in Hollywood, I don't know...
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    ^ "Why westerns get segregated into a genre in Hollywood, I don't know...
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    ^ Background: Why westerns get segregated into a genre in Hollywood, I dont know.

    .It's just good entertainment.^ Its just good entertainment.

    ^ It's just good entertainment.
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    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ It's just good entertainment."
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    .
    • Interview with American Western Magazine, January 2001
  • Blow me a raspberry.^ Interview with American Western Magazine , January 2001 Blow me a raspberry.
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    ^ Numerous magazine articles have been written about him including articles in The Western Horseman , American Cowboy , True West and Shoot .
    • Western Art Paintings and Sculptures - West Lives On Gallery 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.westliveson.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Tom Selleck talking about the public's desire to see more Western films in interview with Taylor Fogarty of American Western Magazine /ReadTheWest.com, January 2003.
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    .
    • At the audience of 'The Chevy Chase Show' in 1993 during the presentation of his Worst Supporting Actor 'Razzie' award statuette for his performance as King Ferdinand of Spain in Christopher Columbus: The Discovery.
  • I was Planning to Go into Architecture.^ As a gag, he asked to be presented his 1992 Worst Supporting Actor Razzie award for his performance as King Ferdinand of Spain in Christopher Columbus: The Discovery .

    ^ During the brief run of the late night "The Chevy Chase Show" (1993) 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).
    • Tom Selleck - SideReel 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.sidereel.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ During the brief run of the late night "Chevy Chase Show, The" (1993) 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).
    • Tom Selleck Videos - vtap mobile videos 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.vtap.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .But when I arrived [to sign up for courses] Architecture was filled up.^ But when I arrived [to sign up for courses] Architecture was filled up.
    • Tom Selleck » Biography, Pictures, Forum, Videos, News, Photos 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.perfectpeople.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ As young man, Emmy and Golden Globe winner Thomas William Selleck had planned to study architecture, but when he attempted to sign up for his course he found architecture was already full.

    ^ When he finally did leave, he arrived too late at the University of Southern California, and the School of Architecture was already filled to its capacity.
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    .Acting was right next to it.^ Acting was right next to it.
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    • Tom Selleck - Biography on Bio. 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.thebiographychannel.co.uk [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Electric Dreams 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.electricdreams.tv [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Acting was right next to it, so I signed up for acting instead.
    • Tom Selleck quotes 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.thinkexist.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ "Acting" was right next to it.
    • TTP | A ‘Stache Unmatched (Moustachioed Men) - The Toilet Paper 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC thetoiletpaper.com [Source type: General]

    .So I signed up for acting instead.^ So I signed up for acting instead.
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    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ So I signed up for Acting instead.
    • Tom Selleck - Biography 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ So I signed up for acting instead,” he later admitted.

    .
    • televised interview broadcast the day before 'Laguna Heat' was shown on cable TV.
  • All I see is people out there who are hungry for more.^ All I see is people out there who are hungry for more [movie westerns].
    • Tom Selleck - Biography 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Personal Quote "All I see is people out there who are hungry for more."

    ^ 'Laguna Heat' was shown on cable TV. All I see is people out there who are hungry for more.
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    .
    • Tom Selleck talking about the public's desire to see more Western films in interview with Taylor Fogarty of American Western Magazine/ReadTheWest.com, January 2003.
  • I said I never had much use for one.^ Tom Selleck Posters at AllPosters.com .
    • Tom Selleck Posters at AllPosters.com 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.allposters.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Selleck said: "It's your show, and you can talk about it after I leave."

    ^ I said I never had much use for one.
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    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .Never said I didn't know how to use it.^ I said I never had much use for one.
    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Never said I didn't know how to use it.
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    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ But I never watch network, so how was I to know?
    • Selleck TV Movie Gets Top Ratings 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    • About revolvers, as Matthew Quigley in Quigley Down Under.

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  • [about the movie Monte Walsh]: "I just really want people to see this movie and I hope they like it, because to me Monte Walsh probably reflects my sensibilities more than any other I've done in the Western genre.^ I also like that there is more going on than just the "big" case.

    ^ Monte Walsh]: "I just really want people to see this movie and I hope they like it, because to me Monte Walsh probably reflects my sensibilities more than any other I've done in the Western genre.
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    ^ Why not just say 'they did it because they wanted to and because they could'.
    • Amazon.com: Customer Reviews: Jesse Stone: Stone Cold 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

    .I'm really proud of it and I think it may be the best role I've ever had."
  • I don't know if my political opinions ever lost me work, but I know for sure they never got me any.
  • I had a fantasy of being a pro baseball player, and I've gotten to play a Major League Baseball player...^ I don't know says in the play calling."
    • Patriots Playbook - 9/19/2007, from patriots.com 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC searchmedia.patriots.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ I think this role will really suit him.
    • Tom Selleck might be joining "Las Vegas'... in A&E Mysteries in AETV Community Center 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC boards.aetv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Things sure do change, don't they?

    .I loved Westerns as a little kid and I get to do them.^ I loved Westerns as a little kid and I get to do them.
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    .I even get to die as an actor and then you just go home and have dinner.^ I even get to die as an actor and then you just go home and have dinner.
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    • Tom Selleck quotes 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.thinkexist.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ 'You go and I'll just die here' Osborne to repay expenses Bank 'cuts' UK staff bonuses Figures show crime down 8% Baby P beast loses appeal Post Sections .
    • Tom Selleck - Photos and News 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.nypost.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I would have brought some home from the office.” Then he says, “You know I’m so upset with you, I think I am going to call in sick and go in and talk to your teacher.” .
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    It's great. .So now, I'm not a candidate, but I play one on TV and I'll be home for dinner.
  • If a guy as good and decent with as much grace as Chuck Heston can stand up for an issue that I think is very important, ...^ No one can stand up to The Selleck.
    • Greet Machine: The Timberwolves game and Tom Selleck 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC blog.lib.umn.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ If a guy as good and decent with as much grace as Chuck Heston can stand up for an issue that I think is very important, ...
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    • Tom Selleck quotes 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.thinkexist.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ [About Charlton Heston ] If a guy as good and decent with as much grace as Chuck Heston can stand up for an issue that I think is very important ...
    • Tom Selleck - Biography 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    then .I certainly could stand up and I plan on remaining a life member for life.^ I certainly could stand up and I plan on remaining a life member for life.
    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ I certainly could stand up and I plan on remaining a life member for life.” .
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    ^ Not only was the concept cool, but where else could you see a member of the band Kiss without make-up on?
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    .
  • It's intimidating to play the nominee for president.^ It's intimidating to play the nominee for president.
    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Was considered as the next President of the National Rifle Association (NRA) following the retirement of his close friend Charlton Heston in 2003.
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    ^ Rosie apparently took issue with Selleck's appearing in an advertisement for the National Rifle Association and what was supposed to by a brief conversation on the issue turned into a full blown argument.
    • Rosie O'Donnell and Tom Selleck: Two Stars Clash on Gun Control Issue 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.buzzle.com [Source type: General]

    .The little kid inside you says, 'I'm not enough.'^ The little kid inside you says, 'I'm not enough.'
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    • Tom Selleck quotes 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.thinkexist.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ And then else in the note off to mister -- and Steve we can't get a little load and get a little problem play enough PFW and who knows maybe the patriots alone you know maybe he'll catch on.
    • Patriots Playbook - 9/19/2007, from patriots.com 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC searchmedia.patriots.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ "I always heard Clark Gable was a little embarrassed as a man about all the primping you have to do as an actor," he says.
    • Tom Selleck: Actor - Most Beautiful, Tom Selleck : People.com 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.people.com [Source type: General]

    .I would guess that happens to politicians, too.^ I would guess that happens to politicians, too.
    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Tom Selleck quotes 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.thinkexist.com [Source type: Original source]

    .They go, 'C'mon, who am I kidding?^ There were people in the business who told me I should just call their bluff, that they're going to have to pay me whether or not they make the movie.
    • Cigar Aficionado | People Profile | Tom Selleck 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.cigarinsider.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Nice movie about brothers coming home from Civil War to upset at home, they come together and go after the people who rampaged their home and town.
    • The Shadow Riders (PG) Tom Selleck, Sam Elliott, Katharine Ross, Ben Johnson, Geoffrey Lewis |SwapaDVD.com 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.swapadvd.com [Source type: General]

    ^ "People were going in there prepared to audition and then completely losing it once they saw Tom," recalls Suzy Nakamura, who eventually won the part.
    • Tom Selleck: Actor - Most Beautiful, Tom Selleck : People.com 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.people.com [Source type: General]

    .I'm just this guy or this woman...
  • It's not that conservatives don't care.^ It's not that conservatives don't care.
    • Tom Selleck - Biography 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]
    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Tom Selleck quotes 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.thinkexist.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Tom Selleck quotes, quotations, phrases, words 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.icelebz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ After watching this, I don't care if they don't do a Family Guy take on ROTJ. .
    • Ain't It Cool News: The best in movie, TV, DVD, and comic book news. 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.aintitcool.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Die hard fans of the show don’t care how old these guys are now….they are the show.
    • Tom Selleck Wants to be Magnum Again - The Retroist 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.retroist.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    We do. .We just have different answers than liberals do.^ We just have different answers than liberals do.
    • Tom Selleck - Biography 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]
    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Tom Selleck quotes 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.thinkexist.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Tom Selleck quotes, quotations, phrases, words 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.icelebz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ War of the Worlds is not just a remake it's a markedly different take on the premise than the previous versions and its done very well..
    • Selleck Trashes Magnum, P.I. - Cinematical 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.cinematical.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .It's a difference of the mind, not of the heart.
  • I've got nothing against this particular set of candidates, but I do think we're not seeing enough of who they are, ...^ We're kind of seeing who they and their handlers think we want them to be.
    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Celebrities who think they are...
    • Showbiz - News - Tom Selleck wins lame horse lawsuit - Digital Spy 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.digitalspy.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ I've got nothing against this particular set of candidates, but I do think we're not seeing enough of who they are, ...
    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Tom Selleck quotes 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.thinkexist.com [Source type: Original source]

    .We're kind of seeing who they and their handlers think we want them to be.
  • Popularity is the pocket change of history.^ We're kind of seeing who they and their handlers think we want them to be.
    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Celebrities who think they are...
    • Showbiz - News - Tom Selleck wins lame horse lawsuit - Digital Spy 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.digitalspy.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ So I think people will want to see it.
    • CNN Transcript - Larry King Live: Tom Selleck Discusses 'Running Mates' - July 21, 2000 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC transcripts.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .The true measure is courage.^ The true measure is courage.
    • Tom Selleck - Biography 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]
    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .There will never be another Charlton Heston.
  • Son, never throw a punch at a redwood.
  • There was a time I could have been mistaken for Burt Reynolds.^ There was a time I could have been mistaken for Burt Reynolds .
    • Tom Selleck - Biography 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]
    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ There will never be another Charlton Heston .
    • Tom Selleck - Biography 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]
    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Tom Selleck - Wikiquote 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ There was a time I could have been mistaken for Burt Reynolds.
    • Tom Selleck quotes, quotations, phrases, words 21 January 2010 6:50 UTC www.icelebz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    I had a moustache and so did he. But he was the number one star in the world, so there wasn't really much confusion.

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Thomas Selleck
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Selleck on the red carpet at the 60th Annual Academy Awards, April 11, 1988.
Born Thomas William Selleck
January 29, 1945 (1945-01-29) (age 66)
Detroit, Michigan, USA
Years active 1969 - present
Spouse Jacqueline Ray (1972 - 1980)
Jillie Mack (1987 - present)
Partner Mimi Rogers
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Thomas William Selleck (born January 29, 1945 in Detroit, Michigan) is a Golden Globe and Emmy Award winning American actor, screenwriter and film producer, very famous for his role on the long-running television show Magnum P.I. He has also acted in many movies and had a recurring role as Dr. Richard Burke on Friends, who was a love interest to the character of Monica Geller (Courteney Cox).

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