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