Actor Roger E. Mosley passed away on Sunday, according to his daughter. He was best known for playing helicopter pilot Theodore “TC” Calvin on the popular 1980s series “Magnum, P.I.” He was 83.
Roger E. Mosley cause of death: What happened?
According to the actor’s daughter Ch-a Mosley, Mosley passed away surrounded by family on Saturday after suffering injuries in a car accident last week that left him paralyzed from the shoulders down and in serious condition.
There was no more information regarding the crash available.
“Such a magnificent man could never be mourned. Any wailing made in his honor will TERRORISE him. It is time to honor the legacy he has left for all of us “As she made the news of his passing, his daughter stated. “I cherish you, Daddy. You also adored me. Although my heart is heavy, I am strong. Your nearly 60-year love, mommy, will be taken care of by me. She is in wonderful hands, thanks to the way you raised me. Be at ease.”
In the crime-adventure series “Magnum, P.I.,” which aired for eight seasons from 1980 until 1988, Mosley co-starred with Tom Selleck in more than 150 episodes. According to his IMDb website, Mosley also made a cameo in a more current remake of the popular show as another character named John Booky.
The Los Angeles native starred as Coach Ricketts in the 1990s sitcom “Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper” in addition to “Magnum, P.I.”
He has had appearances on a plethora of other TV shows, including “Sanford and Son,” “Love Boat,” “Kojak,” “The Rockford Files,” “Starsky and Hutch,” and many more.