Is It True What They Say About Selleck?

How Savvy Are You About Selleck?

Movie cowboy and real-life rancher, Tom Selleck’s acting career has taken him from stage to screen (big and small). Though he’s earned his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, when the director calls “wrap,” Selleck is a down-to-earth family man who chooses to live away from the glitz and glamor. In fact, when he’s not filming, you’d probably find him getting his hands dirty doing, as he said in a 2018 interview, “grunt jobs” on his ranch, stating it’s good for his head.

Let’s see how much you know about the man with the iconic mustache. Take this fun trivia quiz about all things Selleck!

Tom Selleck’s acting mentor was James Garner.
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True
It's true! James Garner was not only his mentor, but a good friend.
The correct answer is
True
It's true! James Garner was not only his mentor, but a good friend.
As a member of the U.S. Air Force, Selleck attained the rank of Second Lieutenant.
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False
It's false! Selleck was a Second Lieutenant, but in the California National Guard, not the Air Force.
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False
It's false! Selleck was a Second Lieutenant, but in the California National Guard, not the Air Force.
Tom Selleck earned a spot in the International Mustache Hall of Fame.
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True
Seriously, it’s true! Selleck was inducted in 2015, the inaugural year.
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True
Seriously, it’s true! Selleck was inducted in 2015, the inaugural year.
In his 1967 appearance on The Dating Game, Tom Selleck won a date with the bachelorette.
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False
It's false! That must have been one sorry bachelorette because she dumped this soon-to-be TV and movie heartthrob!
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False
It's false! That must have been one sorry bachelorette because she dumped this soon-to-be TV and movie heartthrob!
Tom Selleck’s marriage to dancer, Jillie Joan Mack in 1987, was a gala event, making headlines worldwide.
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False
It's false! Tom and Jillie married in secret, and have only Polaroid pictures to remember the ceremony.
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False
It's false! Tom and Jillie married in secret, and have only Polaroid pictures to remember the ceremony.
When not working, Selleck grows avocados on his 65-acre ranch.
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True
It's true! He grows avocados—and he doesn’t even like the taste of them!
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True
It's true! He grows avocados—and he doesn’t even like the taste of them!
Tom Selleck once said of this movie: “…Monte Walsh probably reflects my sensibilities more than any other I've done in the Western genre.”
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True
It's true, and you can catch Monte Walsh on INSP!
The correct answer is
True
It's true, and you can catch Monte Walsh on INSP!
In the final season of Magnum P.I., Selleck received a $350,000 bonus, which he spent on a fancy thoroughbred for his equestrian daughter.
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False
It's false! Tom used it to treat the entire cast and crew to luxury gifts and hefty bonuses.
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False
It's false! Tom used it to treat the entire cast and crew to luxury gifts and hefty bonuses.
Tom Selleck entered the University of Southern California in his junior year on a football scholarship.
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False
It's false! At 6’4”, Selleck won a basketball scholarship.
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False
It's false! At 6’4”, Selleck won a basketball scholarship.
Tom Selleck plays the New York City Police Commissioner on the show, Blue Bloods. Sometimes, when NYPD officers see him walking down the street, they actually salute him.
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True
It's true! That’s some serious respect!
The correct answer is
True
It's true! That’s some serious respect!

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