Time Magazine, January 10, 1972
Died, Peter Duel, 31, co-star of ABC’s popular cowboy comedy series Alias Smith & Jones, of a self-inflicted gunshot wound; in Hollywood. An alumnus of Manhattan’s American Theater Wing, Duel went to Hollywood five years ago. There he was in demand on such network television shows as Name of the GAme, Combat!, The Fugitive, and The Bold Ones. He starred opposite Judy Carne in the series Love on a Rooftop before taking the role of Hannibal Heyes (alias Joshua Smith), one of two not quite reformed desperadoes in search of vocational guidance.