Roger E. Mosley has died at the age of 83.
American actor best known for his role as helicopter pilot Theodore “TC” Calvin on the CBS television series MagnumPI, died Sunday morning (7 August).
Mosley’s daughter confirmed his death through a tribute post on Facebook.
“Roger E. Mosley, my father, your friend, your ‘Coach Mosley’, your ‘TC’ of MagnumPI died at 1:17 am,” she wrote. “He was surrounded by his family as he peacefully transcended.
“We could never mourn the loss of such an amazing man. He would hate any crying on his behalf. It’s time to celebrate the legacy he left for all of us.
“I love you Dad. You loved me too. My heart is heavy but I am strong. I will take care of Mom, your love of almost 60 years. You raised me well and she is in good hands. Sleep well .”
Details on Mosley’s exact cause of death were not released. He is survived by his partner Toni Laudermick and three children.
Apart from MagnumPI, Mosley’s most prominent film role was as the title character in 1976 lead bellya biography of the musician directed by Gordon Parks.
He has also guest-starred on shows such as night court, kung fu, Starsky & Hutch, kojak, The Rockford files, beretand Sanford and son.
Mosley’s other film credits include mcq with John Wayne, The biggest as Sonny Liston, 197s semi-hard , heart diseaseand pentathlon
He also starred in the television series Hanging out with Mr. Cooper as Coach Ricketts in a recurring role with comedian/actor Mark Curry and in the film A fine line between love and hate with Martin Lawrence, Lynn Whitfield and Bobby Brown.
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