Meet Jacqueline Ray – the actress once married to Tom Selleck

Jacqueline Ray is a 68-year-old TV actress best known for role in the American crime drama television series Magnum P.I where she played Lisa. The series ran for eight years (from 1980 to 1988) on the CBS network.

Jacqueline Ray also appeared in the 1967 American parody film “In Like Flint” as Denise. Ray was known for marrying fellow actor and film producer Tom Selleck. Tom Selleck played the lead private investigator Thomas Magnum in the television series Magnum P.I.

Jacqueline Ray’s marriage to Tom Selleck

Tom Selleck and Jacqueline Ray got married in 1971, at a time Tom Selleck was relatively unknown in the entertainment industry. A struggling actor back then, Tom Selleck would later go on to star in a number of successful television series and films.

Image: Tom Selleck, Jacqueline Ray’s ex-husband

Jacqueline Ray’s divorce

In 1982, after 11 years of marriage, Tom Selleck and Jacqueline Ray divorced. Tom was already on his way to stardom then and, according to reports and rumours, Jacqueline Ray could not “handle the attention Tom Selleck was getting from female fans.”

Before marrying Tom Selleck, Jacqueline Ray was previously married to a man named Shepard and the two had a son named Kevin. Selleck adopted Kevin and he took his last name, now known as Kevin Selleck.

Asides from acting, Jacqueline Ray had a modelling stint in the 60s. She found more success with acting though and has starred in over ten movies and TV series.

Below is an old image of Jacqueline Ray and former husband Tom Selleck pictured together.

Here is a list of Jacqueline Ray’s movies and TV shows:

a. Dallas (1983)

b. Matt Houston (1983)

c. The New Mike Hammer (1984)

d. Beyond the Universe (1981)

e. Frasier, the Sensuous Lion (1973)

f. In Like Flint (1967)

g. Magnum P. I (1980)

Jacqueline Ray’s net worth

Jacqueline Ray has not appeared in any movie of late, or done any major related project. There is no public record of her earnings anywhere so her net worth is currently estimated to a little over $6 million, based on calculated earnings from her known income sources.

Jacqueline Ray height and stats

Jacqueline Ray is 5 feet 7 inches tall and as a former model, her body stats are 36 (bust), 24 (waist) and 36 (hip). Jacqueline Ray’s eye colour is blue and her hair colour is brown. Her other measurements are currently unknown.

Jacqueline Ray’s later acting job

After a long break from acting, Jacqueline Ray took her latest movie role to date in a 2007 teen sitcom called “Unfabulous.”.


Update: An earlier version of this article contained erroneous information about Jacqueline Ray going to prison. A Washington woman of the same name was jailed in 2014 for orchestrating her son-in-law’s murder. That error has been corrected now.

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2 Comments on “Meet Jacqueline Ray – the actress once married to Tom Selleck”

  1. Don’t you realize you have the incorrect picture? You’re using a picture of Jacqueline Bisset not Jacqueline Ray.
    Bisset is a way more famous actress and was never married to Selleck!

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