MAGNUM PI star Roger E. Mosley tragically passed away on Sunday 83-year-old after succumbing to injuries sustained in a car crash three days ago, his daughter has revealed.
Mosley was involved in a serious car accident last week that left him paralyzed from the shoulders up, his daughter Ch-a posted on Facebook.
“Last week my father Roger E Mosley was involved in a serious car accident which left him paralyzed from the shoulders up,” Ch-a wrote.
“He is in critical condition but is fighting hard.”
On Sunday, she revealed her death in another message before confirming to The Hollywood Reporter that it was due to her injuries.
In a social media post, C-ha wrote, “We could never mourn such an amazing man.
“He would HATE any crying done in his name. 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 for almost 60 years.
“You raised me well and she is in good hands. Rest easy.”
Mosley appeared as Theodore ‘TC’ Calvin in eight seasons of the iconic ’80s crime drama, opposite Tom Selleck.
Theodore, who ran a helicopter company, often helped Tom Selleck’s character, private investigator Thomas Magnum, off the hook by flying him over Hawaii.
The California native’s biggest film role was in Lead Belly, which premiered in 1976.
Mosley portrayed Huddie Ledbetter in a biography of the folk singer.
He admitted the role was his favorite in a 1982 issue of Ebony magazine.
Mosley went on hiatus in 2010, but then came out of retirement to appear in an episode of the Magnum PI reboot titled A Kiss Before Dying in 2019.
Mosley has been in a relationship with Toni Laudermick since 1976 and they had Ch-a together.
The star had previously married Sandra Locke in 1960, but divorced two years later.
They also had two children together, of whom they are co-parents, however, this part of his life was very private.
The actor has also appeared on TV shows such as Night Court, Kung Fu, Starsky and Hutch, The Rockford Files, Baretta, and Sanford and Son.
His movie credits included The Mack, Hit Man, Sweet Jesus, Preacherman, and Darktown Strutters, to name a few.