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Hugh O’Brien played Marshal Wyatt Earp in the popular adult Western series, “The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp,” from 1955 to 1961. Photo submitted
John Jacoby, Contributing Columnist
11:30 am CDT September 12, 2016
Former Wilmette resident Hugh O’Brian, who died on Sept. 5, was a man whose philanthropic achievements arguably outshine his stellar acting career. He’s best known for playing the title role in the popular ABC-TV series, “The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp” (1955 to 1961).