Well, he plays one in a new movie made for TV.
Tom Selleck is reprising his role as Jesse Stone, the alcoholic, divorcee detective for Jesse Stone: Death In Paradise, which airs April 30 on CBS.
Selleck says what makes his character a great cop is probably what makes him not such a great human being, but thats exactly whats endearing about him.
He says the audience knows Stone is not supposed to get liquored up and call his ex-wife late at night, but they want to root for him anyway.
Adding that his character struggles with the booze and his obsessions, including his ex-wife... . But in the end, those flaws only make him more likable.
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