Actor Pete Duel, most widely kwn for his starring role as outlaw Hannibal Heyes in television's Alias Smith and Jones, led an unpredictable and often tumultuous life, a fact best characterized by his highly publicized 1971 suicide at the height of his television celebrity. This second edition of Paul Green's biography expands on such familiar events as Duel's career and death to reveal more personal aspects, including his political involvement and environmental activism. Organized chrologically, the biography features extensive personal author interviews with Duel's closest family and friends, including sister Pamela Deuel and former girlfriends Jill Andre, Beth Griswold, Kim Darby and Dianne Ray. Plus exclusive interviews with close personal friends, actors, producers, directors and writers who worked with Pete Duel.
Paul Green is a biographer specializing in film and television history. He lives in Rustburg, Virginia, USA.