Actor Roger E. Mosley, best known for his role as the helicopter pilot Theodore "TC" Calvin on the 1980s hit show "Magnum, P.I.," died Sunday, his daughter announced. He was 83.
Mosley died surrounded by family after being injured in a car crash last week that had left him paralyzed from the shoulders down and in critical condition, the actor's daughter Ch-a Mosley said Saturday on Facebook. No further details about the crash were available.
Mosley starred in more than 150 episodes of "Magnum, P.I." alongside Tom Selleck in the crime-adventure series, which aired for eight seasons from 1980 until 1988. Mosley also made an appearance in a more recent reboot of the hit show, as another character, John Booky, according to his IMDb page.
In addition to "Magnum, P.I.," the Los Angeles native played the role of Coach Ricketts in the 1990s sitcom "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper."
He also appeared on "Sanford and Son," "Love Boat," "Kojak," "The Rockford Files," "Starsky and Hutch" and dozens of other TV series.