Roger E. Mosley was an American actor director and writer. One of the best characters was the CBS television series Magnum, P.I. As pilot Theodore “T.C.” Clavin. Unfortunately, he passed away this Sunday. To know more about this great actor read this post.
Roger E. Mosley: Early Life
Roger was born on 18 December 1938 in Los Angle California. His mother’s name is Eloise Harris but he knew about his father. His real name is Roger Earl Mosley. He completes his education at Jorden High School. He was raised by his mother only. No information is available regarding his siblings, education, and his father. If we get any information we will update you soon.
Roger E. Mosley: Career
Roger started his career in 1973 with Terminal Island, the other cast was Phyllis Davis, Don Marshall, Ena Hartman, and Tom Selleck. In 1974, the same cast reprised in Magnum, P.I., and Mosely gained recognition from there. In 1976, he played an important role, in a biographical film, Leadbelly whose director is Gordon Parks. In the 7thseason of Las Vegas, he appeared as Tom. He connected for 8 years with Magnum, P.I. Now Stephen Hill takes his place and he said that “It is truly an honor for us to welcome an original cast member of Magnum, P.I.; one who embodied the role of T.C. with such thoughtful and dignified talent.” You can see his guest appearance in Night Court, Kung Fu, Starsky & Hutch, Kojak, The Rockford Files, Baretta, and Sanford and Son. He also appeared in Roots: The Next Generations and The Mack.
Some other films done by Rogers were Hit Man (1972), Sweet Jesus, Preacherman (1973), Darktown Strutters (1975), and The River Niger (1976). From 2018 to 2021 he appeared in the Magnum P.I. series.
Roger E. Mosley: Personal Life
Roger’s wife’s name is Antoinette Laudermilk and after six years of marriage, they divorced. This couple had three children. In the Magnum P.I. series, all stunts were done by stuntmen, not by him. But unfortunately August 4, 2022, he got injured in a car accident in Lynwood, California. After three days of this, he passed away at an age of 83. A versatile actor we lost.
Roger E. Mosley: Know Reason Behind Death
Roger died on 7 August in a car accident. His death news was confirmed by his daughter Ch-a Mosley on Facebook.
“Roger E. Mosley, my father, your friend, your ‘coach Mosley’ your “TC” from Magnum P.I., passed away at 1:17 am,” she stated. “He was surrounded by family as he transcended peacefully.”
She writes, “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. I love you, daddy. You loved me too. My heart is heavy but I am strong. I will care for mommy, your love of almost 60 years. You raised me well and she is in good hands. Rest easy.”
Roger E. Mosley, who portrayed Theodore “T.C.” Calvin, the helicopter pilot and buddy of Tom Selleck’s character on all eight seasons of the original #MagnumPI, died Sunday at 83 https://t.co/XTivRjQ37U pic.twitter.com/cCqyQRDcpj
— The Hollywood Reporter (@THR) August 7, 2022
Roger E. Mosley: Biography
|Name||Roger Earl Mosley|
|Date of Birth||December 18, 1938|
|Mother Name||Eloise Harris|
|Father Name||Not known|
|Profession||Actor, Director, and writer|
|Date of Death||7 August 2022|
|Height||In Feet Inches – 6’0″|
|School||Jordan High School|
|Net Worth||$30 million|
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