2022-08-26

Tom Selleck
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  • Faith: Christian
  • Career: Actor
  • Birthday:  January 29, 1945
  • Fun Faith Fact!: Selleck attributes all of his success to Jesus Christ.

Tom Selleck is an iconic actor. He got his breakout role playing private investigator Thomas Magnum in the television series "Magnum, P.I." In 1985, he won an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Magnum. Selleck has played New York City Police Commissioner Frank Reagan in the television series "Blue Bloods" since 2010. He's also played small-town police chief Jesse Stone in television films based on Robert B. Parker novels.

On the film side, Selleck played Peter Mitchell in 1987's "Three Men and a Baby" and the sequel in 1990's "Three Men and a Lady." He's appeared in over 50 films and television roles since "Magnum P.I," including films like "Quigley Down Under,” "Mr. Baseball," and "Lassiter." He also had recurring roles on multiple television shows like "Friends,” "Las Vegas," and "The Rockford Files." Selleck is also a California Army National Guard vet, an NRA spokesman, and co-founder of the Character Counts! Organization.

Is Tom Selleck religious?

Selleck was born in Detroit, and his family eventually moved to California. In an interview, Selleck attributed all of his success to Christ, saying, "it's an individual's heart that makes plans for a lifetime, but it's the Almighty who guides him through them." Selleck continued, "A man's heart plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps. Humble yourselves, therefore, under God's mighty hand, that he may lift you in due time."


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