Roger E. Mosley, who was in the TV show 'Magnum, P.I.,' died in a car crash

Roger E. Mosley, an actor who was famous for his role in the 1980s crime show 'Magnum, P.I.,' died on Sunday from injuries he got in a car crash last week, his daughter said. He was 83.

Mosley, who played helicopter pilot Theodore "TC" Calvin on the popular show, died with his family around him. Since the accident, his daughter Ch-a Mosley wrote on Facebook that he had been paralyzed from the shoulders down and was in very bad shape.

Roger E. Mosley died after car accident left 83-year-old Magnum PI star  paralyzed from shoulders down, daughter says - AGADIR-GROUP
Roger E. Mosley

“We could never mourn such an amazing man. He would HATE any crying done in his name. It is time to celebrate the legacy he left for us all,” his daughter wrote.

Fellow actor Richard Brooks paid respect to Mosley on Sunday.

Roger E. Mosley
Mosley starred in Magnum, P.I. for 8 seasons alongside Tom Selleck.
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“We’ve lost another great actor & legend today,” Brooks wrote on Twitter.

“I enjoyed working with Roger so much. He really came thru for me when I produced my first play. He was the best. Condolences to the Mosley family

Mosley and Tom Selleck were the stars of the show for eight years, from 1980 to 1988.


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