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Detroit, Michigan, USA
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Thomas Magnum on Magnum, P.I.
Actor/Actress, Producer, Writer
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Thomas William "Tom" Selleck (born January 29, 1945) is an American actor, screenwriter and film producer, best known for his starring role on the television show Magnum P.I. Selleck was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of a Scottish mother, Martha S. (née Jagger), a homemaker, and a Serbian father, Robert D. Selleck, an executive and real estate investor. The family moved to Sherman Oaks when Selleck was growing up. His siblings include brothers Robert (born 1944) and Daniel (born 1950), and sister Martha. Selleck graduated from Grant High School, in 1962. Along with modeling, Selleck attended the University of Southern California on a basketball scholarship where he played for the Trojans. He is a member of Sigma Chi fraternity and a member of the Trojan Knights. While he majored in business administration, a drama coach suggested Selleck try acting. He then studied acting at the Beverly Hills Playhouse, under Milton Katselas. Selleck served in the California National Guard and was activated for the Watts riots.
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. Selleck married Jillie Mack August 7, 1987. They have one daughter, Hannah Margaret Mack Selleck (born December 16, 1988). The family lives in Thousand Oaks, California. He has a summer residence in Jonesboro, Maine, United States.
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Ulysses S. Grant High School, Van Nuys, CA
University of Southern California
Full Name at Birth
Thomas William Selleck
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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. (1980–1988), 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 also been a primary cast member as NYPD Commissioner Frank Reagan in the drama Blue Bloods on CBS.
Studied acting at The Beverly Hills Playhouse with Milton Katselas
Robert Selleck, real-estate investor; served as a first vice president of Coldwell Banker; portrayed Selleck's grandfather on Magnum, p.i.; serves Selleck Properties in an advisory capacity
Martha Selleck, homemaker
Dan Selleck, real-estate developer, Robert Selleck Jr, real-estate developer; partners with brother Dan in Selleck Properties
Hannah Margaret Mack Selleck (Daughter), Jilly Mack
Tall and athletic build, Dyed black hair, mustache and baby blue eyes
Actor, Film producer
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
Celebrity Talent International
TV commercial for Ducks Unlimited (2000), Print ads for the National Rifle Association ("I'm the NRA") (1999), TV commercial for Safeguard soap, TV commercial for AT&T Long Distance ("You will" series) (voice) (1993), TV commercial for Lipton tea (1995-1997), Print ads for Revlon's Chaz Cologne for men (1979), TV commercial (voiceover) for 1-800-GORVING (October 2003), TV commercial for Chrysler PT Cruiser (2004), TV commercial for MSNBC (voice over) (2004)., TV commercial for Pepsi, Print ads for RJ Reynolds' Salem 100s cigarettes (1977)., Tv ad voice over for Florida Orange Juice., TV Commercial voice over for NCAA. 2008, TV commercial for Close-up Toothpaste (1970s), TV commercial for Right Guard Anti-Perspirant (1971), (March 2012) TV commercial "The Value of a Home" for Coldwell Banker Real Estate (voiceover)., (April 2014) TV commercial "Where Home Begins" for Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate (voiceover)., (2008) Co-host, with Anthony Robbins, of an infomercial for the "Tony Robbins Ultimate Edge" coaching program. Also appearing are Brooke Burke-Charvet, Serena Williams, Mark Burnett, Brett Ratner, Pat Riley, Donna Karan, Quincy Jones, 'Tom Terwilliger', Dan Caldwell and 'Dana Scott'.