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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William Devane
PBP99020304 - 3 FEBRUARY 1999 - PEBBLE BEACH, CALIFORNIA, USA: Actor William Devane reacts to a putt on the third hole during a celebrity shootout before the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, February 3. wy/ts/Terry Schmitt UPI

William Joseph Devane (born September 5, 1937) is an American film, television and theater actor.

Devane was born in Albany, New York, the son of Joseph (Joe) Devane, who was Franklin D. Roosevelt's chauffeur when he was Governor of New York. Devane graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York.

In 1966, Devane portrayed Robert Kennedy in the Off-Broadway spoof MacBird. He gained acclaim for his role as President John F. Kennedy in a TV movie about the Cuban Missile Crisis, The Missiles of October (1974), and again when he played blacklisted radio personality John Henry Faulk in the Emmy Award-winning TV movie, Fear on Trial (1975). He is widely known for his ten years as the villainous Greg Sumner on Knots Landing

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