Who is Tom Selleck’s wife?
Jillie is an actress herself and has acted in several movies. Some of her notable appearances are in Silverfox , Adventures of Nicholas at Roaring Camp and Hey, Mr. Producer! The Musical World of Cameron Mackintosh.
Tom and his family reside in Thousand Oaks, California, but they also have other other properties in Freedom, California; Jonesboro, Maine; and in the Shetland Islands, located off Scotland.
Tom was previously married to American actress Jacqueline Ray who is known for movies including In Like Flint , The Killings at Outpost Zeta and Beyond the Universe.
Personal Information on Jillie Mack
Original Name: Jillie Joan Mack
Age: 60 years (as of 2017)
Date of Birth: 25 December 1957
Place of Birth: Devizes, Wiltshire, England, UK
Height: 5′ 5″ (1.65 m)
Children: 1 daughter (Hannah Margaret Selleck, born on December 16, 1988)
How did Tom Selleck meet his wife Jillie Mack?
Tom and Jillie met in 1983, a year after divorcing his wife Jacquelyn Ray who was also mother of his adopted 19-year-old son, Kevin. Tom had just gotten over his fling with the actress Mimi Rogers who later married Tom Cruise.
Tom was busy filming his movie Lassiter at that time and had acquired a taste for a certain West End musical.
“He kept telling me how great Cats was,” his movie co-star Jane Seymour said then. “I thought it was good, but I couldn’t see going back a dozen times.” Selleck was more in love with his date at that time than the show, the date being none other than Jillie Joan Mack.
“They had dinner one night and it went on from there,” her London agent, Bryn Newton told people in 1987.
Some Interesting facts about Jillie Mack
Dancer before fame
Jillie Mack was a dancer before she kick started her acting career. She danced in an English stage production of Cats.
Partnering her husband on and off screen
Jillie has partnered her husband both on and off screen. The on screen partnership is the more obvious one while she has acted with her husband Tom Selleck in two episodes of Magnum, P.I. in the 1980s.
She still receives notes from her husband
The couple has been married for well over 30 years now but still their romance seems fresh and candid. It is reported that Tom still sends notes to his lovely wife. Their marriage is now 30 years old and the romance does not seem to fade out.
“It’s important to nurture your marriage,” he says. “I think wanting time away from work has been good for that.” Selleck and Jillie also believe the country lifestyle has a lot to do with their daughter Hanna’s maturity. “We both thought,” says Jillie, “it was the best environment for her to grow up.”, Selleck revealed.