- Excerpt from A HOLLYWOOD DRAMA...IN
- Photo Screen, April 1972
Duel took his own life the night before Christmas, 1971. [sic]
No one, not even Diana Ray, the woman who loved him and who shared
his last night of life with him, would ever know what finally
drove the 31 year old actor (star of ABC's Alias Smith and
Jones series as well as many other TV features) to that final
moment. Whatever life was for Pete, it was not worth living--anymore.
- Photo Caption:
Pete Duel seemed happier than ever just before he took his life.
Diana Ray, his long time friend, told her family that she was
hoping they'd marry soon.
- The "second act" in this short
article is an unrelated discussion of Rosemary Stack's recovery
from an auto accident.
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