Be unusual, be unique, don't do everything by the book and don't be a carbon-copy of anybody. That's a law if you want to turn on Pete Duel! He likes a girl to have something special about her--maybe she's into fashion or into health foods or she's a model or a singer or wants to be an actress! If that's your case, Pete's a perfect choice because he likes to show a girl around the town and feel a bit special himself. Underneath all her kookiness, Pete wants a girl to have old-fashioned morals and charms. Like, bake him a cake!
HOW TO TURN HIM OFF:
Be a little mouse. Turn clown the corners of your mouth and roll your lip around your chin and complain that nobody loves you cause you're ugly. Pete could care less about a girl's face (though he likes a trim figure). Beauty, he knows, is only skin deep so he looks for personality (he really does--no kidding!). Turn him off by being wishy-washy and dreary. He likes a girl with vitality and zing! Face life with pow! pizazz! and plenty of spunk and Pete Duel will be yours forever!
HOW HE SPENDS HIS FREE TIME:
Like most hard-working actors on a television series, Pete will be spending most of his free time in a studio somewhere or maybe on a tour if the show sustains itself over a few more months. The minute a teensy, tiny crack opens up in his schedule. Pete ducks out of town despite screaming managers and nervous producers for a few clays of camping in the wilderness. Wouldn't it be funny if you were miles nowhere, hiking up a mountain and you came face to face with Pete? Don't laugh too hard then (backpacks are heavy) because it could happen!
HOW TO WRITE HIM THE "PERFECT" FAN LETTER:
Pete likes to study people in depth and the fan letters that appeal to him most are long, lengthy and very meaningful. Pete feels that people shouldn't waste their time by just half-doing something, so when fans write him a letter, he likes it to be a real essay, a very important piece of writing about things that really mean a lot. You can discuss anything with Pete, even politics and religion, and he'll listen with a sympathetic ear and an honest answer, always. So don't write trivia, write things that count!
WHERE TO FIND HIM:
Very easy question. Locked on the stage of Universal Studios all this summer and into the fall. You could start your "Peter Duel hunt" by studying the cars that turn off the Hollywood Freeway and onto Lankershim Blvl. at about 7 a.m. in the morning. Behind the wheel in one of those cars will be a sleepy Pete. He'll drive up to the gate, wave at the guard and park his car. He'll half-walk, half-run to the make-up department and you won't see him again until lunch, when you'll sit down next to him in the studio commissary (it's like a semi-fancy restaurant, not a cafeteria).
PEOPLE HE'S CLOSEST TO:
Pete's a strange person, even for Hollywood.
He snapped onto the scene a couple of years ago in "Love
On A Rooftop" and since then, he's dated most of the girls
in the town. Judy Carne, Kim Darby... they've been girlfriends
of Pete's and they aren't any more--but no hard feelings. It's
just that Pete changes his friends quickly, like some people change
their clothes, and those who know him well think he's on an eternal
search to find just the perfect girl for him and won't stop till
he finds her!
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