Roger E. Mosley

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Roger E. Mosley
BornRoger Earl Mosley
(1938-12-18) December 18, 1938 (age 73)
Los Angeles, California, USA
 
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Roger E. Mosley
BornRoger Earl Mosley
(1938-12-18) December 18, 1938 (age 73)
Los Angeles, California, USA

Roger Earl Mosley (born December 18, 1938) is an American actor best known for his role as the helicopter pilot Theodore "T.C." Calvin on the long-running television series, Magnum, P.I., which starred Tom Selleck as the title character.

Early life

Mosley was born in Los Angeles, California. He grew up in the Imperial Courts project with his mother Eloise Harris in Watts. In 1974, he founded the Watts Repertory Company.

Career

Mosley's most prominent film role to date was his 1976 starring turn as the title character in Leadbelly, directed by Gordon Parks. He has guest starred on shows such as Night Court, Starsky and Hutch, Kojak, The Rockford Files, Baretta, and Sanford and Son; he also had a role in Roots: The Next Generation. He also made a memorable appearance in the 1973 film The Mack, as the militant brother of the main character Goldie, and played officer Roy Cole alongside Kurt Russell and Ray Liotta in Unlawful Entry (1992).

He appeared in season five of Las Vegas as the billionaire friend of Montecito owner AJ Cooper (Tom Selleck).

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