TOM SELLECK PLAYS SANTA TO FAN

SANTA SELLECK:

Waiting to pay for Christmas gifts at Bloomingdale's in LA, Tom Selleck grinned as a female fan in front of him gushed about how she'd loved him in everything from "Magnum, P.I." to "Three Men and a Baby." When the lady went to pay her $200-plus bill, she turned beet-red -- she'd LOST her wallet! Gallant Tom stepped up, slapped down his credit card to cover it as the lady protested -- then said simply, "Merry Christmas!"