Tom Selleck biography
Tom Selleck was born in Detroit, Michigan, on January 29, 1945. Selleck's first major role was Thomas Magnum in the 1980s detective series Magnum, P.I. In addition to television appearances, Selleck starred in movies including Three Men and a Baby, the highest-grossing film of 1987; Mr. Baseball; and Quigley Down Under.
Actor, producer. Born January 29, 1945 in Detroit, Michigan. A talented collegiate athlete, Selleck supported himself as a model, winning small parts in films and television during the 1970s. He received his big break in 1979, when he was cast in the starring role of CBS's detective series Magnum, PI, in which he played an easy-going private investigator. The top-rated show earned Selleck an Emmy and a Golden Globe, and he continued with the role for eight years.
In 1987, he appeared in the hugely popular Three Men and a Baby alongside Ted Danson and Steve Guttenberg. Selleck has appeared in several films since, including 1997?s In and Out (1997) and 1999?s The Love Letter. And though he?s tried his hand at producing and enjoyed a successful run as a recurring guest on the hit sitcom Friends, Selleck has yet to translate his movie star quality into true movie stardom.
Selleck was married to model Jacquelyn Ray from 1970 to 1982. He married his current wife, actress Jilly Joan Mack, in 1987. The couple has one daughter, Hannah Margaret .