Actor John Hillerman dead at 84

(NBC) – John Hillerman, star of “Magnum P.I.,” has died. The actor’s nephew told local media that Hillerman died at his home in Houston, Texas. He was 84.

Hillerman was best known for his role as butler Jonathan Higgins on “Magnum,” opposite Tom Selleck. He won a supporting actor Emmy for the part in 1987.

His other notable roles included Bonnie Franklin’s unforgiving boss on the TV series “One Day at a Time” and he starred on the short-lived “The Betty White Show.”