Mustachioed firearm supporter who became known to audiences as Magnum PI, and later appeared as Frank Reagan in CBS-TV's drama Blue Bloods.
He has had supporting roles in Friends as Dr. Richard Burke, a role for which he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series.
He became well known for his role in Her Alibi with supermodel Paulina Porizkova.
He earned a scholarship in business administration at the University of Southern California after being admitted on a basketball scholarship.
He married his second wife Jillie Mack in 1987, and the couple had a daughter named Hannah the following year.