Tom Selleck is one of the handful who has had success in Hollywood. He is incredibly talented and fortunate to have survived this long in the business. Though many people aspire to work in Hollywood, very few truly succeed. One of the notable exceptions is Tom Selleck.
When he was chosen to play the protagonist in Magnum P.I., this performer had his big break. He received five Emmy Award nominations for the program, which was a great hit, and he won one in 1985.
Before becoming well-known, he played minor roles in movies and T.V. shows, appeared in advertisements, and even participated in The Dating Game. Though he now describes the incident as “humiliating and unpleasant,” it is clear that it did not prevent him from reaching his goals.
Tom Selleck, is best known for his roles in Magnum P.I. and Friends. His career did not start smoothly; he was turned down for employment and was withdrawn from talent programs.
He persisted, nevertheless, and in the long run, he was successful. Selleck says that the fact that he didn’t land a legitimate job until he was 35 is the reason for his success. As a result, he developed into the kind of actor people would be willing to accept as a leading man.
Tom Selleck has claimed that he would have given up acting entirely if Magnum P.I. had not been successful.
In an interview, he revealed this and said that the job arrived just as he wanted to give up on his acting career. Finally, thanks to Magnum P.I, Selleck could continue his career in the field he loves.