Hugh O'Brian

Actor | * 04/19/1923 († 93, 09/05/2016) | Rochester, New York (United States of America (USA))
Hugh O'Brian (born Hugh Charles Krampe; April 19, 1925 – September 5, 2016) was an American actor and humanitarian, best known for his starring roles in the ABC Western television series The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961) and the NBC action television series Search (1972–1973). His notable films included the adaptation of Agatha Christie's Ten Little Indians (1965); he also had a notable supporting role in John Wayne's last film, The Shootist (1976). He created the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Foundation, a nonprofit youth leadership-development program for high-school scholars. It has sponsored more than 500,000 students since O'Brian founded the program in 1958, following an extended visit with physician and theologian Albert Schweitzer. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Western | Drama | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Hugh O'Brian

Order of The Buffalo Hunt Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actor

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Movies with Hugh O'Brian as Actor(53)

as Gen. Nelson Miles1990 Gunsmoke: The Last Apache
as Granger1988 Twins
as Richard Camalier1988 Doin' Time on Planet Earth
as Andrew Piggot1979 The Seekers
as Steiner1978 Game of Death
as Captain Andy1978 Cruise Into Terror
as Jack Pulford1976 The Shootist
as Lewis1976 Killer Force
as Detective Daniel Myerson1975 Murder on Flight 502
as Hugh Lockwood1972 Probe
as Peter Clune1971 Harpy
as Killian1970 Wild Women
as Wyatt Earp (archival footage)1968 The Movie Orgy
as Jim Sinclair1967 Africa: Texas Style!
as Sgt. Steve Corey1966 Ambush Bay
as Hank Walker1965 Love Has Many Faces
as Hugh Lombard1965 Ten Little Indians
as Dick Sherman1965 Assassination in Rome
as First Officer Ray Winsley1963 Come Fly with Me
as Wyatt Earp (uncredited)1959 Alias Jesse James
as Daniel Slade Hardy1958 The Fiend Who Walked The West
as Sheriff Wade Addams1956 The Brass Legend
as Marty Callahan1955 The Twinkle In God's Eye
as American Horse1955 White Feather
as Mike Devereaux1954 Broken Lance
as Carl Smith1954 Saskatchewan
as Starbuck1954 Moby Dick
as Tom Kenyon1953 The Stand at Apache River
as Kajeck1953 Seminole
as Lt. Tom Lamar1953 The Man from the Alamo
as Chilton Corr1953 Meet Me at the Fair
as Frank Hudson1953 Back to God's Country
as Ike Hanley1952 The Lawless Breed
as Lt. Robert Harley1952 The Battle at Apache Pass
as Red Buck1952 The Cimarron Kid
as Wilson1952 The Red Ball Express
as Hank Purvis1952 The Raiders
as Danny O'Moyne1952 Sally and Saint Anne
as Dick Fasken1951 Vengeance Valley
as Garth1951 Cave of Outlaws
as Ted Gately1951 Buckaroo Sheriff of Texas
as Pvt. Al DeWalt1951 Little Big Horn
as Dr. Phillips1951 On the Loose
as Tom Peterson1951 Fighting Coast Guard
as Jack Beaumont1950 Beyond the Purple Hills
as Harry Chamberlain1950 Rocketship X-M
as Lem Younger1950 The Return of Jesse James
as Len Randall1949 Never Fear
as Sailor (uncredited)1948 Kidnapped

TV Shows/Series with Hugh O'Brian as Actor(4)

as Hugh Lockwood1972 Search

TV Shows/Series with Hugh O'Brian as Crew(1)

Crew/Stunts2016 Westworld

Full Name: Hugh O'Brian
Born: Thursday, 04/19 1923 (April) in Rochester, New York (United States of America (USA))
Died: Monday, 09/05 2016 (September) in Beverly Hills (aged: 93)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Kemper Military School, University of Cincinnati, University of California, Los Angeles, New Trier High School
Spouses (current/former): Virginia Barber
Other names for Hugh O'Brian (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Hugh O'Brien"
"Hugh Charles Krampe"
"Hugh O’Brian"
Hugh O'Brian frequently works together with these people:
Jonathan Nolan (6x, Crew)
Lisa Joy (6x, Crew)
Jay Silverheels (5x, Actor)
Morris Ankrum (5x, Actor)
Gregg Palmer (5x, Actor)
Ed Nelson (4x, Actor)
Noah Beery Jr. (4x, Actor)
Bernard Herzbrun (4x, Crew)
Budd Boetticher (4x, Crew)
Bud Westmore (4x, Crew)
John R. Carter (3x, Crew)
Virgil W. Vogel (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:12768, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 12/31/2021