THE PALM BEACH STORY
Introduced by Wyatt McCrea via
Saturday, January 28
Introduced by Wyatt McCrea, grandson of co-star Joel McCrea, specially recorded at the
McCrea Ranch, California.
A lifelong movie lover, Wyatt McCrea is the oldest grandchild of actor/rancher Joel McCrea and his actress wife Francis Dee, and is deeply involved in their legacy. He has worked as both a producer and actor in television and film, including THE CONTESTED PLAINS, GEN'S GUILTLESS GOURMET, CALL 911, BIG HISTORY, CANYON TRAIL, and the award-winning documentary FLOATING HORSES – THE STORY OF CASEY TIBBS, along with many commercials and local theatrical productions. He has also emceed the Western Heritage Awards and the Western Music Association Awards.
Wyatt is a co-author and contributor to several books on Hollywood history. Last year, he was a guest speaker on the TCM Classic Cruise.
Having grown up around his grandfather’s ranch, Wyatt is a 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 RideOn 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, California.