Fast Facts

  • Attended USC on a basketball scholarship.
  • Activated during the Watts Riots while in the California National Guard.
  • First TV appearance was on The Dating Game in 1967.
  • Originally slated to star in Raiders of the Lost Ark but CBS would not release him from Magnum, P.I. commitments.
  • Father Robert played his grandfather on Magnum, P.I..
  • Member of the National Rifle Association, feuded with Rosie O'Donnell about gun control during an appearance on her show in 1996.
  • Involved since 2005 in an ongoing series of made-for-tv movies based on the Jesse Stone series written by Robert B. Parker; Selleck is a producer for the series as well as lead actor.

Awards

  • 1982, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 1984, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 1983, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1985, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1983, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 1985, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Winner
  • 1988, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 2000, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1987, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 1982, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1984, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 1983, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Male TV Performer: Winner
  • 1986, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 1981, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Program: Winner
  • 2007, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie: Nominee
  • 1985, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Male TV Performer: Winner
  • 1984, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Male TV Performer: Winner
  • 1985, People's Choice Awards — Favorite All-Around Male Entertainer: Winner
  • 1986, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Martha Selleck — Mother
  • Martha Selleck Ketchum — Sister
  • Jillie Mack — Wife
  • Jacquelyn Ray Selleck — Ex-wife
  • Robert Selleck — Father
  • Daniel Selleck — Brother
  • Hannah Margaret Mack Selleck — Daughter
  • Robert Selleck II — Brother

College

  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

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Details

  • Birth Name: Thomas William Selleck
  • Birth Place: Detroit, MI
  • Birthday: January 29, 1945, Aquarius
  • Profession: Actor, Producer, Screenwriter
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