Moniker of Hawaiian mobster on the private eye adventure MAGNUM, p.i./CBS/1980-88. Ice Pick was an aging underworld contact for Rick Wright (Larry Manetti), the manager of the King Kamahamaha Club.
The often mentioned character debuted on the episode “Last Page” (1982). He was first seen on-screen in the third season episode “Past Tense” (1982).
According to Rick, ‘Ice Pick’ got his nickname because “he used to sell house wares.” However, his private eye friend, Thomas Magnum wasn’t buying that story.
Ice Pick was first played by Walter Chotzen, and later by Elisha Cook Jr.