It has been exactly one year since John Hillerman died in Houston on November 9, 2017 at the age of 85. As a number of online tributes attest, he was one of the most acclaimed actors of his generation.
Today, fans of John Hillerman (Magnum, P.I., ...) along with the rest of the film industry have been remembering the iconic man he was.
Hillerman, a cultural icon
Born John Benedict Hillerman in Denison on October 20, 1932, his career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in American history. Hillerman was not just a great actor, he was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
In 1980 he touched the hearts of millions as Higgins in ‘Magnum, P.I.’. His legacy continues to grow as new generations of fans are discovering his unique heritage.
It's been one year since the tragic loss of John Hillerman and his personality still resonate strongly within us all. Although John Hillerman is no longer physically here, his presence is more powerful than ever. He left a void that has yet to be filled.
In memory of the Late Great John Hillerman.
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