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Wyatt Earp Biography Contemporary

Wyatt Earp has been portraying his famous relative in his one-man play, "Wyatt Earp: A Life on The Frontier", since 1996 which won an AriZoni award and has over 1020 performances. It was written by his wife Terry Tafoya Earp who is an award-winning Arizona playwright. A Life on The Frontier has had performances throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe along with many performances aboard cruise ships. In November 2000, Wyatt performed for the American Studies Program at the University in Budapest Hungary, in which the Cultural Attaché had attended.

In 1998 he began performing another one-man play, "The Gentleman Doc Holliday" which is based on the book "Doc Holliday: A Family Portrait" by Karen Holliday Tanner, who is the closest living relative of Doc Holliday. Therefore, what you will hear in this play is truly the real story...

Wyatt is retired from the New Your Life Insurance Company where he worked as an agent for fifty years. He is also a charter member of "The Arizona Gunfighters", a historical reenactment troupe and a member of Park Central Toastmasters since 1980. His athletic endeavors include the completion of two Hawaiian Iron man Triathlon's, numerous marathons, 10k's, and long distance swimming events including the "Escape from Alcatraz". Wyatt also serves on the Phoenix Downtown YMCA board of directors as well as coaches the Y's Master's swim program. In addition, he is the race director for the YMCA Half-Marathon, which is the oldest foot race in Arizona.

He currently divides his time between Phoenix and Tombstone, AZ...

Enscription on Wyatt and Josie's head stone