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Roger E. Mosley, ‘Magnum PI’ star, dies aged 83 after car accident

Roger E. Mosley, 'Magnum PI' star, dies aged 83 after car accident
Mosley died surrounded by family after being injured in a car accident last week that left him paralyzed from the shoulders and in critical condition, the actor’s daughter Ch-a Mosley said on Saturday. facebook. There were no further details about the crash.
“We could never mourn such a wonderful man. He would hate to cry in his name. It is time to celebrate the legacy he left for all of us,” his daughter said as she announced his death. “I love you daddy. You loved me too. My heart is heavy but I am strong. I will take care of mommy, your love of almost 60 years. You raised me well and she is in good hands. Rest in peace. “
Mosley starred in more than 150 episodes of “Magnum PI” alongside Tom Selleck in the crime-adventure series, which aired for eight seasons from 1980 to 1988. Mosley also appeared in a more recent reboot of the hit show, as another character, John Booky, according to his IMDb page.

In addition to “Magnum PI,” the Los Angeles native played the role of Coach Ricketts in the sitcom “Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper’ from the 90s.

He also appeared in “Sanford and Son”, “Love Boat”, “Kojak”, “The Rockford Files”, “Starsky and Hutch” and dozens of other TV series.