Tom Selleck

Born Jan 29, 1945

Thomas William "Tom" Selleck 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.… Read More

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1945 Birth Born on January 29, 1945.


1962 17 Years Old Selleck graduated from Grant High School, in 1962. … Read More


1965 20 Years Old Selleck's first TV appearance was as a college senior on The Dating Game in 1965, and again in 1967. … Read More
1971 26 Years Old From 1971 to 1982, Selleck was married to model Jacqueline Ray. … Read More


1979 34 Years Old 1 More Event
Selleck starred in the 1979 TV movie Concrete Cowboys with Jerry Reed. … Read More
1980 35 Years Old Selleck played the role of Thomas Magnum in 1980 after filming six other TV-pilots that were never sold. … Read More


1986 41 Years Old …  Selleck received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1986. … Read More
1987 42 Years Old On August 7, 1987, Selleck married Jillie Mack. … Read More


1996 51 Years Old One of Selleck's Magnum co-stars, Larry Manetti, in his 1996 memoir Aloha Magnum, was lavish in his praise of Selleck. … Read More
1999 54 Years Old To promote his film The Love Letter, Selleck was invited to be on The Rosie O'Donnell Show on May 19, 1999. … Read More
2002 57 Years Old In 2002, Selleck donated the rifle he used in Quigley Down Under (a custom 13-pound kg, single-shot, 1874 Sharps Rifle, with a 34-inch 86-cm barrel), 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.


2008 63 Years Old For a number of years, Selleck appeared in television advertising for National Review (he also subscribes to The New Republic). He endorsed Senator John McCain in the 2008 presidential election. … Read More
2012 67 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 2012, Selleck was featured in Coldwell Banker's television ad campaign focusing on homeownership.
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