Monday, September 05, 2016

Hugh O'Brian, TV's Wyatt Earp, R.I.P.

Hugh O'Brian, the actor best remembered for his portrayal in the title role on the ABC-TV Network's The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp, a pioneering television adult Western, passed away on Monday at age 91.

Mr. O'Brian---who was at his Beverly Hills, California home at the time of his passing---played Marshal Earp on TV from 1955 to 1961.

Hugh's show debut in the fall of 1955, around the same time that Gunsmoke premiered on CBS.

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