16 Magazine, June 1971
Hannibal Heyes, Alias Joshua Smith, Alias Pete Duel: The whole wild west is looking for Heyes, alias Smith! He’s wanted for bank robbery, train hold-ups, and general bad doings! Pete Duel, the real name of this adorable outlaw is wanted, too — by the oodles of fans he’s winning each week on ABC’s Alias Smith & Jones.
What is the real Joshua Smith, alias Pete Duel, like? Well, he’s a gentle, nature-lover who enjoys the simple things in life. Pete’s idea of fun is getting into his camper-truck and taking off for the wilderness. Usually Pete goes to California’s High Sierra mountains, where he fishes, camps out in a pup tent, and just enjoys nature.
Sometimes he heads for the dry wastelands in Neveda, exploring old mines and ghost towns. There are many times, though, when Pete likes to stay home in his two-room apartment in West Hollywood, eating health foods and reading political science books. The real Pete — like his alias Joshua Smith — is six feet tall, weighs 155 pounds, and has light brown hair and brown eyes. And here’s the grooviest news of all — they’re both bachelors!