Michael Wallis '63 Inducted Into Tulsa Hall of Fame






Michael Wallis,’63 is a bestselling author and award winning reporter. He is a historian and biographer of the American West with an international reputation as a speaker and voice talent.
Wallis has published 17 books, including "Route 66: The Mother Road," "Billy the Kid: The Endless Ride" and "The Lincoln Highway: Coast to Coast from Times Square to the Golden Gate.
"David Crockett: The Lion of the West" will be published in 2011 followed by "The Wild West/365 Days.
His many honors include the John Steinbeck Award, the Arrell Gibson Lifetime Achievement Award from the Oklahoma Center for the Book, the Will Rogers Spirit Award, and the Western Heritage Award from the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.
In 2006, Wallis' distinctive voice was heard in "Cars," an animated feature film from Pixar Studios. He will be featured in "Cars 2," a sequel due for release in 2011.

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