Thomas William "Tom" Selleck (born January 29, 1945) is an American actor, screenwriter and film producer, perhaps best known for his starring role as Hawaii-based private investigator Thomas Magnum on the television show Magnum, P.I.. He has appeared extensively in television series roles, including as Dr. Richard Burke in Friends and A.J. Cooper in Las Vegas. In addition to his series work, Selleck has appeared in more than fifty made-for-TV and general release movies, including Mr. Baseball, Quigley Down Under, and Lassiter.
He is voiced by Chris Cox.
In Stuck Together, Torn Apart", Magnum calls Higgins "Tattoo", referencing Hervé Villechaize on Fantasy Island. When Higgins corrects him, Magnum starts hitting him until he submits to being called Tattoo.
In "Three Kings", there a spoof of Magnum P.I. called Magnum B.M. where Higgins asks Magnum about his leaving a smudge on a crime scene wall and Magnum answers that he does have "poo" on his hand. His answer is followed by a Magnum P.I. style closing credits.