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      Roger E. Mosley

      Roger E. Mosley

      Highest Rated: 83% Semi-Tough (1977)

      Lowest Rated: 10% Heart Condition (1990)

      Birthday: Dec 18, 1938

      Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

      Roger E. Mosley is an actor, best known for his work on the detective series "Magnum, P.I." Mosley was raised in the Imperial Courts housing project in Watts. He began collecting credits for small roles in 1971, finding early work in the popular black action films of the day. He had a leading role in the prison film "Terminal Island" (which featured Tom Selleck in an early role) and acted with John Wayne in the police film "McQ." In 1976 Mosley had the leading role in Gordon Parks's biopic "Leadbelly," chronicling the life of the blues performer, and in 1977 he played another historical figure, the boxer Sonny Liston in the Muhammad Ali biopic, "The Greatest." In 1979, Mosley appeared in the sequel to the groundbreaking mini-series "Roots": "Roots: The Next Generations." He was cast as the Vietnam vet turned helicopter pilot TC in the "Magnum, P.I." series in 1980, appearing in nearly all the series' episodes. Mosely has had supporting parts in a few comedic TV series, including the 1992's "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper," 1999's "Rude Awakening," and 2010's "FCU: Fact Checkers Unit." Mosley is also the founder of the Watts Repertory Company. Roger E. Mosley died on August 7, 2022 in Los Angeles, CA at the age of 83.

      Highest rated movies

      Semi-Tough poster Semi-Tough Unlawful Entry poster
      Unlawful Entry
      Get Down and Boogie poster
      Get Down and Boogie
      McQ poster
      McQ
      A Thin Line Between Love and Hate poster
      A Thin Line Between Love and Hate
      Heart Condition poster
      Heart Condition

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      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet 33% Letters From a Killer Horton (Character) - 1998
      15% 77% A Thin Line Between Love and Hate Smitty (Character) $34.8M 1996
      No Score Yet 23% Pentathlon John Creese (Character) - 1994
      74% 49% Unlawful Entry Officer Roy Cole (Character) $55.9M 1992
      10% 34% Heart Condition Captain Wendt (Character) $4.1M 1990
      No Score Yet 33% Attica Unknown (Character) - 1980
      No Score Yet 20% Steel Lionel (Character) - 1980
      No Score Yet 78% The Jericho Mile Cotton Crown (Character) - 1979
      No Score Yet 72% I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Bailey Sr. (Character) - 1979
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Other Side of Hell Jim Baker (Character) - 1978
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cruise Into Terror Nathan (Character) - 1978
      83% 32% Semi-Tough Puddin Patterson Sr. (Character) - 1977
      No Score Yet 46% The Greatest Sonny Liston (Character) - 1977
      60% 39% Get Down and Boogie Mellow (Character) - 1975
      No Score Yet 40% Leadbelly Huddie Ledbetter (Character) - 1975
      44% 57% McQ Rosey (Character) - 1974
      No Score Yet 22% Terminal Island Monk (Character) - 1973
      No Score Yet 21% Sweet Jesus, Preacher Man Holmes/Lee (Character) - 1973
      No Score Yet 63% The New Centurions Truck Driver (Character) - 1972
      No Score Yet 43% Hit Man Huey (Character) - 1972

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet 80% Magnum P.I. John Booky (Guest Star) 2019 2021
      No Score Yet 90% Las Vegas Unknown (Guest Star) 2007
      No Score Yet No Score Yet In the House Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Super Password Guest 1987-1988
      No Score Yet 93% Magnum, P.I. T.C. (Character) 1980-1988
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Danger Bay Unknown (Guest Star) 1986
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Starsky and Hutch Unknown (Guest Star) 1977 1979
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams Isaac (Guest Star) 1978
      No Score Yet 100% The Rockford Files Electric Larry (Guest Star) 1977
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rookies Unknown (Guest Star) 1975
      No Score Yet No Score Yet That's My Mama! Unknown (Guest Star) 1975
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Kojak Unknown (Guest Star) 1974
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Streets of San Francisco Ben Driscoll (Guest Star) 1974
      No Score Yet 100% Sanford and Son Unknown (Guest Star) 1972
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cannon Porter, Chicago (Guest Star) 1971