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Everything to Know About Magnum P.I.’s Newest Cast Member Michael Rady

Who is Magnum P.I.'s newest detective?

By Jessica White
Back in Action | NBC's Magnum P.I.

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The Season 5 premiere of Magnum P.I. is quickly approaching, and it looks like we're getting paid a visit by a new recurring character, Detective Chris Childs, played by Michael Rady. Many fans are excited about Season 5, and with a new character entering the mix, there are bound to be some surprises in store

Here's everything to know about Magnum P.I.'s Detective Chris Childs and the talented familiar face who plays him. 

Who is Michael Rady on Magnum P.I.?

Michael Rady will play a recurring character in Season 5 of Magnum P.I. named Chris Childs, a detective of the police department. A new detective on Magnum's radar is bound to cause a stir within his island paradise, and many Magnum P.I. fans are eager to find out exactly how. 

Who is the actor who plays Detective Chris Childs?

If you recognize Rady, you may know him from another beloved NBC series, Chicago Med. Rady played Dr. Matt Cooper, a cardiologist at Gaffney Medical Center, in Season 7 of the One Chicago show. Rady's other notable projects include his role as Nicholas Keynes in Timeless, plus parts in Melrose PlaceThe Mentalist, and Jane the Virgin.

What's to come for Chris Childs on Magnum P.I.?

At this time, little is known about what Detective Chris Childs will bring to the action-packed drama. But we can trust he'll be roped into Magnum's chaos soon, placing himself within the drama of the highly-anticipated fifth season. But will Detective Childs be a friend or foe? We'll have to wait to find out. 

To learn more about this mysterious new detective, tune in to the Season 5 premiere of Magnum P.I.which airs on February 19, 2023 at 9/8c on NBC with back-to-back episodes. Stream episodes the next day on Peacock.

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