Wyatt McCrea

Wyatt McCrea

Wyatt McCrea

A lifelong lover of film, Wyatt is the oldest grandchild of actor/rancher Joel McCrea and his wife, actress Frances Dee, and he is deeply involved in the ongoing historical preservation of his filmmaker grandparents. He has worked both as a producer and actor in television and film productions such as The Contested Plains, Gen’s Guiltless Gourmet, Call 911, Big History, Canyon Trail, the award-winning documentary Floating Horses: The Life of Casey Tibbs (2017), as well as many commercials and local theatrical productions. He is a coauthor and contributor to several books on Hollywood literature, film, and television history. Wyatt is a multiple-time co-emcee of the Western Heritage Awards and the Western Music Association Awards. Having grown up in a ranching environment, Wyatt is also a huge proponent of western values and the preservation of the western way of life. He is the founder and board president of the Joel and Frances McCrea Ranch Foundation; Board member of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, past chairman of the Western Heritage Committee; past member of the Executive Committee for the Golden Boot Awards; Board Member of the Will Rogers Ranch Foundation; Board Member of the Will Rogers Memorial Foundation; Board Member and past board president of Ride On Therapeutic Horsemanship; member of the Advisory Board for the Boys and Girls Club of Camarillo, CA; and member of the Advisory Committee for TOArts in Thousand Oaks, CA.