The story goes that Mae West spotted Tom Selleck in a Pepsi commercial.
She personally had Selleck cast as The Stud in her 1970 film Myra Breckenridge.
Thomas William “Tom” Selleck was born January 29, 1945 and is best known for his starring role as Hawaii-based private investigator Thomas Magnum on the 1980s television show Magnum, P.I.
Selleck also played A.J. Cooper on the TV show Las Vegas, and has appeared in more than fifty made for TV and general release movies.