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Today is Sunday, Jan. 29, the 29th day of 2006 with 336 to follow.
By United Press International

Hollywood takes on 'Magnum P.I.'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Strike up the theme song: "Magnum P.I." is leaping to the big screen.

Tom Selleck heads back to TV

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Actor Tom Selleck is headed back to series TV in a rare guest appearance on ABC's "Boston Legal."

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Jan. 29, the 29th day of 2005 with 336 to follow.
By United Press International

Feature: Honoring James Garner

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- When he heard that the Screen Actors Guild would honor James Garner with its Life Achievement Award, "The Rockford Files" producer Stephen J. Cannell said Garne
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Analysis: Emmys are HBO's show

LOS ANGELES, July 15 (UPI) -- When the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, the continued dominance of cable -- and HBO i
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Jan. 29, the 29th day of 2004 with 337 to follow.
By United Press International

Not enough stars for TV Guide covers

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Michael Lafavore, the editor-in-chief of TV Guide, says, "It's become very hard to find a prime-time television star," to put on his magazine's cover.

A Hollywood sendoff for Bob Hope

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Hollywood glitter and old-fashioned patriotism filled the air in Los Angeles Wednesday as hundreds of colleagues and friends turned out for memorial services fo
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Report: Murray scolded for talking

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Actor Chad Michael Murray is happy the way Disney's new movie "Freaky Friday" turned out even though the original cast was changed, Zap2it.com said.

Hollywood Digest

Universal Studios Home Video announced in Los Angeles Tuesday that Eminem will host a party for the home viewing release of "8 Mile."
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Living Today: Issues of modern living

More than three-quarters of major companies record and review employee communications and on-the-job activities, according to an American Management Association survey.
ALEX CUKAN, United Press International

Hollywood Digest

PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 29, the 29th day of 2003 with 336 to follow.
By United Press International

Tom Selleck's 'best role' since Magnum

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Tom Selleck thinks his role in the new TV Western "Monte Walsh" is the best he's ever had, except for his star-making turn in the TV series "Magnum, P.I."
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter
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Tom Selleck
Actor Tom Selleck arrives for the 15th annual Entertainment Industry Foundation Revlon Run/Walk For Women in Los Angeles on May 10, 2008. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)

Thomas William "Tom" Selleck (born January 29, 1945) is an American actor and film producer, best known for his starring role as Hawaii-based private investigator Thomas Magnum on the 1980s television show Magnum, P.I.. He also plays Jesse Stone in a series of made-for-TV movies based on the Robert B. Parker novels. In 2010, he appears as Commissioner Frank Reagan in the drama Blue Bloods on CBS.

He has appeared extensively on television in roles such as Dr. Richard Burke on Friends and A.J. Cooper on 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, Lassiter and his most successful movie release Three Men and a Baby, which was the highest grossing movie in 1987.

Selleck was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Martha S. (née Jagger), a homemaker, and Robert D. Selleck, an executive and real estate investor. The family moved to Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, 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.

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