Tom Selleck

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Quotes (17)

  • (when asked about Earl's mustache from My Name is Earl) Tom: Earl's mustache is coming along well and when he reaches puberty, it will really fill in. (laughs) That's a joke. I have my mustache now when people want it or when it is OK for that character. I have thrown plenty of spoofs at my mustache on Conan O'Brien. Every time I go on Conan, we make fun of my mustache.

  • Tom: There was a time I could have been mistaken for Burt Reynolds. I had a mustache and so did he. But he was the number one star in the world, so there wasn't really much confusion.

  • Tom: For a character with longevity, you have to have that strength.

  • Tom: I had a fantasy of being a pro baseball player, and I've gotten to play a Major League Baseball player (in 1992's Mr. Baseball). I loved Westerns as a little kid and I get to do them. I even get to die as an actor and then you just go home and have dinner. It's great. So now, I'm not a candidate, but I play one on TV and I'll be home for dinner.

  • Tom: His announcement was so typically Chuck -- he did it with grace and dignity and intelligence, ... Wolf Blitzer Reports.

  • Tom: I've got nothing against this particular set of candidates, but I do think we're not seeing enough of who they are, ... We're kind of seeing who they and their handlers think we want them to be.

  • Tom: It's intimidating to play the nominee for president. The little kid inside you says, "I'm not enough". I would guess that happens to politicians, too. They go, 'C'mon, who am I kidding? I'm just this guy or this woman".

  • Tom: I had a fantasy of being a pro baseball player, and I've gotten to play a Major League Baseball player (in Mr. Baseball 1992), ... I loved Westerns as a little id and I get to do them. I even get to die as an actor and then you just go home and have dinner. It's great. So now, I'm not a candidate, but I play one on TV and I'll be home for dinner.

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Trivia (21)

  • In 1984, Tom won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series playing Magnum on Magnum, P.I..

  • Tom has worked with Ted Danson three times. The first time when Ted guest starred on Magnum P.I. then they co-starred in Men and a Baby and the sequel Three Men and a Little Lady.

  • Tom has recently done voiceovers for MSNBC promos. (2005-present)

  • Tom used to be part owner of a restaurant named The Black Orchid.

  • Tom is close to his parents.

  • Tom appeared on The Dating Game game show in 1967.

  • Tom was a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity when in college.

  • People Magazine choose Tom as one of the most 50 beautiful people in the world in 1998.

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