About Hugh O’Brian
It has been announced that the overall sum of Hugh O’Brian net worth is as high as 5 million dollars, as of right now. Hugh O’Brian is a well known American actor, who has appeared in many films as well as TV productions. In the period of 1955-1961, Hugh O’Brian played a starring role in the ABC production called “The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp”. In the period of 1972-1973, Hugh O’Brian was appearing in the NBC action series called “Search”. Both of these TV series have also added up a lot of revenues to the total estimate of Hugh O’Brian net worth. Hugh O’Brian portrayed a small role in the last film by John Wayne, called “The Shootist”.
The actor was born in 1925 in Rochester, New York. Hugh O’Brian was studying at New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois. He excelled in sports and played basketball, football, wrestling and track. After that, he attended the University of Cincinnati. However, after only one semester there, Hugh O’Brian dropped out as he served in the United States Army during the Second World War. When he was 17 years old, he was appointed to be a Marine drill instructor, and he became the youngest person to hold this post.
After his service, Hugh O’Brian moved to Los Angeles, where he studied at UCLA. He started his career on stage and it was during one of the stage plays that he was noticed by Ida Lupino, who asked him to appear in her film called “Never Fear”. Because of his role in it, Hugh O’Brian signed a contract with Universal Pictures. In 1955, he began appearing in one of his most famous TV productions, called “The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp”, which also added up a lot to the overall size of Hugh O’Brian net worth. The series soon became one of the highest-rated TV series on television. Later in his career, he reprised his role from the series in several other productions, called “Guns of Paradise”, “Wyatt Earp: Return to Tombstone” and “The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw”.
In the 1960s, the actor continued to appear in various TV programs, including “The Greatest Show on Earth”. Hugh O’Brian appeared as a guest in some competition shows on CBS, called “What’s My Line?” and “Password”.
In addition to his TV work, Hugh O’Brian has also appeared in many films, which have added up more revenues to the overall sum of Hugh O’Brian net worth. Some examples of these films include “Rocketship X-M”, “Ambush Bay”, “The Lawless Breed”, “Ten Little Indians”, “There’s No Business Like Show Business”, “In Harm’s Way”, “White Feather”, “Love Has Many Faces” and “Come Fly with Me”. In 1988, Hugh O’Brian appeared in the Arnold Schwarzenegger movie called “Twins”.
In addition, his personal life is also well known. In 2006, when he was 81 years old, Hugh O’Brian married for the first time. His wife became Virginia Barber, who was born in 1952.