Hugh O'Brian (born April 19, 1925) is an American actor.
Born Hugh Charles Krampe in Rochester, New York, he is best known for his starring role as Wyatt Earp in the television series, The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp that ran from 1955 to 1961.
O'Brian also appeared regularly on other television programs in the 1960s. For example, he did a stint as one of the What's My Line? Mystery Guests on the popular Sunday Night CBS-TV program. Later, O'Brian also served as a guest panelist on that quiz show.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a drill instructor during WWII.
For his contribution to the television industry, Hugh O'Brian has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6613-1/2 Hollywood Blvd. In 1992, he was inducted into the Western Performers Hall of Fame at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. O'Brian had a cameo appearance in the movie Twins.
After retiring from the big screen, Hugh O'Brian has dedicated much of his life to the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership foundation.