We extend our sincere condolences to his his family, friends, and fans that he left behind.
Roger E. Mosley, an actor best remembered for his part in the popular television series “Magnum P.I.,” died on Sunday at the age of 83.
The actor died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to his family, three days after suffering paralysis in a car accident in the Lynwood district. His demise was announced on Facebook by her daughter Ch-a.
“Roger E. Mosley, my father, your friend, your “coach Mosley” your “TC” from Magnum P.I., passed away at 1:17am. He was surrounded by family as he transcended peacefully,” her daughter wrote.
“We could never mourn such an amazing man. He would HATE any crying done in his name. It is time to celebrate the legacy he left for us all. I love you daddy. You loved me too.”
“My heart is heavy but I am strong. I will care for mommy, your love of almost 60 years. You raised me well and she is in good hands. Rest easy,” the post concluded.
In addition, his daughter was the one who posted on Facebook that the actor had been in a vehicle accident, writing, “Last week my dad, Roger E. Mosley was involved in a major car accident that has left him paralyzed from the shoulders down.”
Mosley is already in a severe state at that point, but he is battling valiantly and claims that every attempt is being made to take care of him as he is being attended by his family and friends.
“This is a VERY hard time for us as we all know Roger to be a lion, the king of everywhere he brought himself. He is a legend, a trailblazer, a roll model, a friend to his communities. He is my “Mr. Man.” Please send him your love.”
Mosley appeared in a number of television programs in addition to “Magnum P.I.,” including “Kung Fu,” “The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams,” “Las Vegas,” “Fact Checkers Unit,” etc. In addition, he had a significant role in Michael Mann’s feature debut, the 1979 TV movie “The Jericho Mile.”