It hurt Pete deeply when nature and people
were not respected. Peter taught me to care about these things,
to fight for what you believe in and always believe in yourself.
C - met Peter on the set of ASJ and remained friends.
I thought he was down to earth and friendly.
He was not condescending to people. He spoke of the big Christmas
he had when he was a kid and was aware others didn't have the
Lee Moore - met Peter at Toys for Tots Telethon
Peter and I enjoyed each other's company
a lot and used to see each other very often around Universal in
those days. He was an extremely personable fellow and I thought
him deeply talented and was sure he had a wonderful future. His
death was a great shock as well as a great loss.
Roddy McDowell, worked with Peter on The White Birch.
I met Peter a year before the telethon
on the lot of Universal. I liked Peter the first time I saw him.
He was friendly and open. He was down to earth and open to everyone.
I called his girlfriend after
she said he was happy and
Raymond Horn - arranged Peter's appearance on the Telethon.
He was an enormously charming and charismatic
man of unusual complexity. My relationship to him was that of
a younger brother to an older one. He had many qualities I lacked
and wished I had. I loved him and was envious of him, all at once
- much like a brother.
Ben Murphy in letter to fan Betty Wiley
Peter was charming, quixotic, warm and
open with people he liked, abrupt with those he did not. I genuinely
liked him and I'm pleased to say he felt the same way about me.
Sandy Kenyon - LOART
Pete was a special guy. I got to know
him through my dad. In fact Pete was one of our only mutual friends.
He was real and that's why we both dug him. I miss him.
I can only remember the smile on his face,
I can never remember any bad things he did. I prefer to remember
the smile on his face when he saw his dog Shoshone or when you
met him for the first time in the day.
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