Reviews of the first edition: qexplores his life and death, and does it exceedingly well...a mustq--Western Clippings qIt is not the usual superficial adoring screen bio. I am impressed with the depth of the portrait. There is a serious psychological study in the narrative of his life.q--Frank Price (former President of Universal TV). Most widely known for his starring role as outlaw Hannibal Heyes in television's Alias Smith and Jones (1971-1973), actor Pete Duel (originally Peter Deuel) led an unpredictable and often tumultuous life, cut short by his highly publicized suicide on New Year's Eve 1971, at the height of his celebrity. In the expanded second edition, this biography of Duel reveals more personal aspects of his career and death, including his formative years in New York City and Hollywood. The author draws on extensive interviews with Duel's closest family and friends, including sister Pamela Deuel, former girlfriends Jill Andre, Beth Griswold, Kim Darby and Dianne Ray, as well actors, producers, directors and writers who worked with Duel.aI remember when Peter bought his Toyota jeep. We decided to go for a ride in ... Jill learned about Deuela#39;s seizures from him, and though they posed no problem for her, his lack of regard for his own welfare did disturb her. aHe would do crazyanbsp;...
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