Excerpt from COOL-50
The Box Magazine, 1997
No 46 Pete Duel
THE JAMES DEAN of television. After six years of bit parts in series like The Virginian and Marcus Welby, Duel finally made it big as poker-faced gambling Hannibal Heyes in Alias Smith and Jones. But before the first series had finished running he had been found shot. Officially it was suicide. It was also a tragic waste; he was 31.
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