Wyatt McCrea is the oldest grandchild of the late actor Joel McCrea and his actress wife Frances Dee. He is the co-owner of Third Point Productions. Wyatt served as Associate Producer for the series “Gen’s Guiltless Gourmet”, formerly featured on the ION Network, and he serves as Executive Producer for several projects currently under development or in production, including the 2017 release of the documentary – “Floating Horses – The Story of Casey Tibbs”.
Wyatt was featured as Deputy Walt Tyler in the 2015 western feature “Canyon Trail”. He has appeared in both print and internet advertising, on the cable series “Call 911”, on the History channel’s series “Big History”, as well as various local and regional commercials.
He is a two-time Western Heritage Awards co-emcee with Ernest Borgnine and Lou Diamond Phillips and a two-time Western Music Association Awards co-emcee. Wyatt enjoys participating in various film festivals and giving presentations in an ongoing effort to preserve the history of his film making grandparents. Over the years, Wyatt has also been active in the family ranching and farming interests. He is a founding member and board president of the Joel and Frances McCrea Ranch Foundation; serves on the Board of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum; is a past member of the Executive Committee of the Golden Boot Awards; is a Board Member of the Will Rogers Ranch Foundation; a Board Member and past board president of RideOn Therapeutic Horsemanship; member of the American Quarter Horse Association (Life Member), NMMI Alumni Association (Life Member); and a member of the Advisory Board for the Boys and Girls Club of Camarillo, CA.
Books by Wyatt. All will be in the Museum store. Wyatt will also be autographing books- see Museum or Ticket office for schedule.
In 2013, Wyatt worked with biographer, Tony Thomas to bring us Joel McCrea: A Film History; a biographical essay and comprehensive filmography on one of Hollywoods finest actors, Joel McCrea. In 2016 Wyatt partnered up with Writer and Historian, Ed Hulse to publish Francis Dee: A Film History about his grandmother and one of Hollywoods''s most talented and beautiful actresses.