5 February 2012 12:53 PM, PST | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – In the days when there were only three networks and less remote controls, TV stars were fewer and fame was rarer. Both Hugh O’Brian on “The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp” (1955) and Sherry Jackson on “Make Room for Daddy“ (1953) achieved some notoriety in those early days of television.

O’Brian and Jackson appeared at the Hollywood Celebrities & Memorabilia Show (now called “The Hollywood Show”) in 2011, and HollywoodChicago.com was there to interview them, along with photographer Joe Arce, who captured both stars in Exclusive Portraits.

Hugh O’Brian, “The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp

Hugh O’Brian, next to James Arness of “Gunsmoke,” was one of the biggest western TV stars in an era when the networks were flooded with horse operas. “The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp” debuted in 1955 on ABC-tv, and ran for seven seasons as a top rated show. O’Brian also made movies, »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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