Where is OG cast of 'Magnum, P.I.' now? Roger E Mosley played helicopter pilot on hit CBS crime drama

Where is OG cast of 'Magnum, P.I.' now? Roger E Mosley played helicopter pilot on hit CBS crime drama
OG 'Magnum, P.I.' cast: Tom Selleck (L), Roger E. Mosley (M), and Larry Manetti (R) (Photos: Kevin Winter/Frazer Harrison/Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Roger E Mosley died Sunday early morning aged 83 according to his daughter's Facebook post. Ch-a Mosley explained that he passed away peacefully and was surrounded by his friends and family at the time of passing. Mosley is famous for several roles on shows such as 'Love Boat,' 'Night Gallery,' 'Hangin’ With Mr Cooper,' 'Walker,' 'Texas Ranger,' 'Rude Awakening,' 'Las Vegas' and 'Fact Checkers Unit.' On Thursday, August 4, he was involved in a horrific car crash that left him paralyzed. 


Mosley's daughter remembered his father in her heartfelt message but did not clarify whether he died due to his car accident injuries. Ch-a Mosley previously revealed that her father was paralyzed from the shoulder down. Out of all the roles, the 83-year-old Hollywood actor was known for playing TC on 'Magnum, P.I.' and alongside actors like Tom Selleck, Larry Manetti, John Hillerman, and more. Let's take a look at the original cast and see where they are and what they are doing.



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Where's the OG cast of 'Magnum P.I.' now?

Roger E Mosley

Fondly known as 'Coach Mosley' by his friends and family, he was famous for playing 'Theodore 'TC' Calvin in 'Magnum, P.I.' Born and raised on December 18, 1938, in LA California, he started his carer young and was also the recipient of TV Land Hero Award. He died on Sunday, August 7, 2022, due to the injuries he suffered from the car accident. He died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.


Roger E. Mosley arrives at the 7th Annual TV Land Awards held at Gibson Amphitheatre on April 19, 2009 in Universal City, California.
Actor Roger E Mosley, best known for his role as the helicopter pilot Theodore 'TC' Calvin on the 1980s hit show 'Magnum, P.I.,' died following a car crash, his daughter announced (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)


Tom Selleck

Selleck is a busy guy as his career did not lose momentum for a long time even after 'Magnum, P.I.' He went on to star in pivotal roles such as Dr Richard Burke on 'Friends,' and movies like 'Three Men and a Baby' (1987) and its sequel 'Three Men and a Little Lady' (1990). 


Actor Tom Selleck attends the 2nd Annual Paleyfest of
Tom Selleck stars as NYC Police Commissioner Frank Reagan on the hugely successful police drama 'Blue Bloods' going into its 13th season (Photo: Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images)


Larry Manetti

Born on July 23, 1947, Manetti rose to fame with his role as Orville "Rick" Wright in the hit television show alongside Selleck and Mosley. He was also known for starring in 'Baa Baa Black Sheep' (1976–78) as First Lieutenant Robert A "Bobby" Boyle. Manetti featured in almost 25 films and worked in television series like 'Rockford Files,' 'Emergency!,' 'Starsky & Hutch,' 'Tenspeed and Brownshoe,' 'Fantasy Island,' and 'Battlestar Galactica'.


Actor Larry Manetti arrives at the 7th Annual TV Land Awards held at Gibson Amphitheatre on April 19, 2009 in Universal City, California.
 In October 2019, Larry Manetti appeared in the revival of 'Magnum P.I.', playing the same character, Orville 'Rick' Wright (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)


John Hillerman

Hillerman is another cast member to have died. His role as Jonathan Higgins in the hit television series earned him five Golden Globe nominations, winning in 1981, and four Emmy nominations, one of which he won in 1987. Hillerman decided to retire from acting in 1999, ending his 30-year-long career. He died aged 84 in 2017 on November 9, due to cardiovascular disease.


John Hillerman (Photo: John Hillerman/Wikipedia)
For his role as Higgins, Hillerman earned five Golden Globe nominations, winning in 1981 (Photo: John Hillerman/Wikipedia)


Kwan Hi Lim

Hi Lim was a Hawaii native who got the opportunity of acting the same in many movies and TV shows that took place on the island. He was a regular on 'Hawaii Five-O' and primarily played villains. His breakthrough role came with Lt Yoshi Tanaka of the Honolulu Police Department on 'Magnum, P.I.' Hi Lim died on December 22, 2008.


Kwan Hi Lum (Photo: Kwan Hi Lum/IMDb)
Kwan Hi Lum, a native of Hawaii, was one of the many locals who have been used in TV series and movies that took place on the islands (Photo: Kwan Hi Lum/IMDb)


Kathleen Lloyd

Lloyd was responsible for handling the legal aspect of the show as she played the Assistant District Attorney Carol Baldwin and a good friend of Magnum's. Fun fact: She first appeared as a non-recurring character in just one episode as Bridget Archer. She rocked the entertainment industry for nearly 35 years and has been retired since 2004, enjoying her personal life.


Kathleen Lloyd in 'THE CAR' in 1977. (Photo: Kathleen Lloyd/Rotten Tomatoes)
Kathleen Lloyd in 'THE CAR' in 1977 (Photo: Kathleen Lloyd/Rotten Tomatoes)

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