Tom Selleck Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

25th February 2016

Quote: "That's real pee. Annie Leibovitz, she shot the cover and the baby peed all over me and she just kept shooting!" Tom Selleck doesn't have fond memories of shooting the promotional posters for his hit 1987 movie, Three Men and a Baby.

30th January 2015

Fact: Former Magnum, P.I. star Tom Selleck turned 70 on Thursday (29Jan15).

12th September 2012

Quote: "Uggie the dog was cute, let's face it, but he was just cute, and he did those cute doggie things. But I mean, Reggie - Joe, the actor - thinks, and the audience knows what he's thinking. And I just think he deserved a mention." Actor Tom Selleck is sore his dog from the Jesse Stone TV movies wasn't among the acting pets nominated for a prize at the first annual Golden Collar Awards earlier this year (12). Uggie, the canine star of Oscar-winning movie The Artist, won the grand prize.

29th May 2012

Quote: "There has been talk but I think we're going to hop over that and we're going to do three very old men and a woman going through menopause." Actor Ted Danson jokes about rumours he's reuniting with Tom Selleck and Steve Guttenberg for another Three Men And A Baby sequel, titled Three Men and a Bride.

20th May 2012

Quote: "I got stung by a bee and I know that doesn't sound very much but I guess I'm allergic. I found out three years ago... It wasn't funny. I got attacked by hornets and my head swelled up like a watermelon." Actor Tom Selleck avoids bees on his California ranch.

6th December 2011

Fact: Actor Tom Selleck's 22-year-old daughter Hannah was part of the Usa team competing at an international equestrian competition in Paris this weekend (03-04Dec11).

10th June 2011

Quote: "I once was offered this movie with Audrey Hepburn. She was a goddess for me and I couldn't do it; I was doing Magnum. Somebody else got the part, a good friend of mine. I was so jazzed that she wanted me in this part." Tom Selleck missed the chance to appear alongside acting great Hepburn in one of her final movies.

9th November 2010

Quote: "Someone told me, 'You're the only guy who's still cool who has one. Everybody else looks dated.' I've got to the point where I'm saying, 'The moustache has its own publicist - call him.'" Tom Selleck is convinced his facial hair is more famous than he is.

6th November 2010

Quote: "The Gute man has such charm. I’ve seen Steve go up to a girl he wanted to meet who was with her date, strike it up with the girl, and not make the guy angry. That’s a gift." Tom Selleck is impressed with THREE MEN & A BABY co-star Steve Guttenberg's charm.

5th November 2010

Quote: "I’m not being egotistical, but Magnum’s in about 100 countries. They can’t just buy a title and stick some younger guy in it." Tom Selleck on plans to recast and revamp his classic TV series for the big screen.

19th October 2010

Quote: "Occasionally I'll get a cheque for 13 cents. Those cable residuals just keep rolling in... but I don't get anything." Tom Selleck makes very little cash from the ongoing success of hit TV series MAGNUM. P.I.

18th October 2010

Quote: "I'm hands on - a lot of brush clearance; you don't want any weeds to grow between your avocados, you don't want any wild flowers to grow between your avocados - because the bees will go to them, rather than the trees... (but) I don't eat 'em. I almost threw up on the Letterman show. He surprised me and he knew I didn't like them." Tom Selleck grows avocados at his ranch in California, but doesn't eat them.

28th July 2010

Fact: Tom Selleck has donated the saddles he helped design for his movie westerns to the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma, where the actor was recently inducted into the Hall of Great Western Performers.

13th June 2010

Quote: "I had never seen Magnum. When I first met Tom, I was remembering I had a little crush on him from Friends! I was like, 'This is awkward, he's gonna be my dad.' His vibe is a bit like my own father's, so I felt really comfortable around him and he's the coolest, nicest guy." Katherine Heigl on Tom Selleck, who plays her on-screen dad in new movie Killers.

10th June 2010

Quote: "I don't like talking about it. It makes the guy who got the job look like the second choice. I'm sure Harrison Ford is sick of hearing about this." Tom Selleck on missing the chance to play INDIANA JONES because he was contracted to play MAGNUM, P.I. on TV.

9th June 2010

Quote: "I played him once, you know, and I'm prepared to play him again. They have to call and write and be nice. It was a part of my life and I'm very proud of how it holds up. OK, maybe the shorts were a little too tight." Tom Selleck wants to reprise his starring role in MAGNUM, P.I. if the the 1980s series is made into a film.

25th May 2010

Quote: "I do feel strange without it. If I have to shave it off for a role I sort of stare at my upper lip and it looks very big and feels funny and just wrong... it's a little like losing an arm." Tom Selleck is proud of his trademark moustache.

19th May 2010

Fact: Tom Selleck, Donnie Wahlberg and Bridget Moynahan are teaming up to fight crime on the small screen - for new U.S. police drama BLUE BLOODS. The series, about a family of New York City cops, is scheduled to premiere later this year (10).

9th May 2010

Quote: "I love the work. It's the only way I know how to make a living. It's not like I'm ready to hang it up. But in this business, sooner or later, the phone stops ringing. I've had a fairly long career, and those are rare." MAGNUM, P.I. star Tom Selleck is grateful he's still landing new roles at the age of 65, after more than four decades in showbusiness.

1st May 2009

Quote: "I just take it one day at a time. That's a baseball cliche, but it's as good as any." Tom Selleck reveals the secret to his 21-year marriage to actress wife JILLIE MACK.

21st April 2009

Quote: "I'd do it if they weren't trivialising it and making fun of it, which so many movies have done with series that television audiences love... If it was not just a reunion to see how everybody has aged... (I'd do it) in a heartbeat." Tom Selleck on a possible MAGNUM P.I. movie.

27th February 2009

Quote: "I sell them. They don't look right... They're wonderful healthful, good fat - it's really good for you but it's not for me. Why eat them when I could sell them. I've got a mortgage." Actor Tom Selleck doesn't enjoy the taste of the avocados he farms in California.

14th October 2008

Fact: Dallas star Larry Hagman runs an avocado farm in Ojai, California. The former vegetarian isn't the only star to grow avocados in the state - Tom Selleck also has a farm there.

21st February 2008

Quote: "I collect old Winchesters, so I just show her dates the gun collection." Tom Selleck reveals how he handles his 19 year old daughter Hannah's boyfriends.

11th January 2008

Quote: "Tom Selleck's was too manicured. Mine's manlier. Burt Reynolds' was good, though." MY NAME IS EARL actor Jason Lee compares his moustache to the facial hair of other famous actors.

4th October 2007

Quote: "I don't love my moustache. I mean, I was born another way." Tom Selleck on his famous facial hair.

4th January 2006

Quote: <p>"I got a lot of birthdays - I got grandsons and granddaughters and my wife and my daughter and my son and my daughter-in-law... and then Christmas." Actor Tom Selleck's Christmases can be an expensive affair. </p>

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