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RIP Hugh O’Brian

hugh_obrianBEVERLY HILLS, CALIF.–Hugh O’Brian, handsome leading man of films and TV, and notable philanthropist, died in his sleep at his home here. He was 91.

He is perhaps best remembered on screen for the lead role in the 1955-61 series “The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp.” MSTies will remember his role as Harry Chamberlin in the movie in episode 201- ROCKETSHIP X-M.

The L.A. Times has the obituary.

Thanks to Paul (who once met Hugh) for the heads up.

11 Replies to “RIP Hugh O’Brian”

  1. Atorgo says:

    R.I.P. Huge O’Brian

    “Oh a Lloyd Bridges movie I guess I can handle that.”
    “Lloyd Bridges…with Hugh O’Brian?”
    “NOOOOOOOOO and Movie Sign!”


  2. goalieboy82 says:

    so Hugh O’ Brian lungs are now aching for air.


  3. Eduardo says:

    “Timmy, honey, where’d you put the extra fuel?”


  4. "70's run on car says:

    R.I.P. Bolt Stumpjaw. He died at 91 in Bellaire, had a good life.


  5. YourNewBestFriedn says:

    By all accounts an extremely good guy. Good for him.

    Wiki “Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Foundation.”


  6. Cam says:

    And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more Death. Neither sorrow, nor crying. Neither shall there be any more O’Brain; for the former things are passed away.

    Revelation 21:4
    Iron Maiden
    Piece of Mind


  7. Richard the Lion-Footed says:

    MSTIES will ALSO remember him as one of three field agents in the dreadfully underrated series “Search,” and its pilot movie “Probe.”

    Probe 1 to Probe Control, do you read me ?


  8. goalieboy82 says:

    for real this time:
    had Tony Franciosa from Finder of Lost Loves in “Search”. also had Burgess Meredith in that show too.


  9. EricJ says:

    Or, as Joel called him, “Hey, Huge O’Brian”…


  10. Cherokee Jacka$$ says:

    Impressed that someone else remembers “Search” Fun show that was cancelled too soon


  11. Mike "ex-genius" Kelley says:

    Wow, another member of the Abe Vigoda “I didn’t know he was still alive and now he’s dead” club.

    Loved Wyatt Earp show (as old as I am, saw it when first broadcast). He lived a long, and hopefully good, life. R.I.P., Marshall.


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