Roger E. Mosley - biography

Actor from United States of America

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. 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. 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).  ( Wikipedia article )


Personal facts

Known as
Roger Mosley,Roger Earl Mosely
Date of birth
Place of birth
Los Angeles
United States of America


Year Performance Character
2000 Half Past Autumn
1998 Letters from a Killer
1990 Heart Condition
1980 Pray TV
1979 Steel Lionel
1976 Leadbelly
1976 The River Niger
1976 Stay Hungry Newton
1973 The Mack
1972 The New Centurions

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