Hugh O’Brian

Hugh O'Brian bio

Birth Name: Hugh Charles Krampe

Occupation: TV Actor

Place Of Birth: Rochester

Date Of Birth: April 19, 1925

Date Of Death: September 5, 2016

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Hugh O’Brian was born on the 19th of April, 1925. He was popular for being a TV Actor. Best known as the eponymous character and television’s frontier lawman Wyatt Earp of The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp.

Hugh O’Brian was born in Rochester. He was heavily involved in football, basketball, wrestling and track during high school and later dropped out of college, joined the Marines, and became the youngest Marine drill instructor at age 17. He played a frontier marshal on television from 1955-1961.

Hugh O’Brian was a Aries and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Hugh O’Brian was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Hugh Charles Krampe is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Hugh’s Hugh Charles Krampe attended New Trier High School, Winnetka, IL and Kemper Military School & College, Boonville, MO.


Hugh O’Brian’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Hugh O’Brian’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Hugh O’Brian kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Hugh O’Brian was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Hugh Charles Krampe
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation



Zodiac Sign: Hugh O’Brian was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: Hugh O’Brian was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Hugh O’Brian had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

Hugh O’Brian’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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