He lucked into this career during the tail end of his time in college.
But that doesn’t mean that he hasn’t made the most of it: After spending the ’70s bouncing between appearances on numerous dramas and the occasional sitcom, Selleck and his ’stache took the small screen by storm with Magnum, P. Although he’s continued to pop up in the occasional movie, Selleck has predominantly focused on TV work, including a memorable stint on Friends.
the World costar Michael Cera — and that they even toyed with the idea of getting hitched! He started his career as a child actor, most notably portraying a young Chuck Barris in Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002).He is mostly known for his role as George Michael Bluth on the sitcom Arrested Development and for his leading roles in the comedy films Superbad (2007), Juno (2007), Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (2008) and Youth in Revolt (2010).In recent years he’s been keeping busy with two high-profile projects: CBS’s Blue Bloods, now in its sixth season, and the Jesse Stone franchise. You don’t want to play some guy who just sits around and broods and feels sorry for himself.In addition to playing the title character, Selleck also has screenwriting credits on the last six Jesse Stone movies; the latest chapter—Lost In Paradise—hits the Hallmark Channel on Sunday, October 18. Jesse has what I would call—and what Robert Parker called A. Club: How did you find your way into the Jesse Stone franchise in the first place? TS: I became a fan of the books as soon as I read one.