Duffy, Patrick 1949-
Duffy, Patrick 1949-
Some sources cite full name as Patrick G. Duffy; born March 17, 1949, in Townsend, MT; son of Terence (a tavern owner) and Marie (a tavern owner) Duffy; married Carlyn Rosser (a ballet dancer), February 15, 1974; children: Padraic Terrence, Conor Frederick. Education: University of Washington, Seattle, theatre degree, c. 1971, studied at the school's Professional Actors Training Program. Religion: Buddhism. Avocational Interests: Collecting antique toys and children's books, playing piano, golf.
Actor, director, and producer. Host of Hot Summer Nights Month for The Nashville Network, 1999. Appeared in advertisements and infomercials. University of Washington, actor in residence, c. 1970-71; interpreter for arts companies in Washington state; teacher of mime and movement. Worked as a construction laborer, carpenter, flower delivery driver, and house painter. Also a certified scuba diver.
Soap Opera Digest Award, outstanding actor in a prime time serial, 1985, Soap Opera Digest Award nomination, outstanding actor in a leading role: prime time, 1988, Soap Opera Digest Award nomination (with Victoria Principal), favorite super couple: prime time, 1988, Soap Opera Digest Award nomination, outstanding lead actor: prime time, 1990, Soap Opera Digest Award nomination, outstanding actor: prime time, 1992, and Pop Culture Award (with others), TV Land awards, 2006, all for Dallas; Bambi Award, 1987; listed as one of the alumni of the century, University of Washington.
Television Appearances; Series:
Mark Harris, The Man from Atlantis, NBC, 1977-78.
Bobby Ewing, Dallas (also known as Oil), CBS, 1978-85, 1986-91.
Frank Lambert, Step by Step (also known as Eine Starke Familie, Kaos i familien, Notre belle famille, Paso a paso, Steg for Steg, and Una bionda per papa), ABC, 1991-97, CBS, 1997-98.
Stephen Logan, Sr., The Bold and the Beautiful (also known as Glamour, Rags, Top Models, and Belleza y poder), CBS, 2006.
Television Appearances; Miniseries:
Goat, Alice in Wonderland (also known as Alice through the Looking Glass), CBS, 1985.
Dr. Andrew Jordan, Strong Medicine (also known as Arthur Hailey's "Strong Medicine"), syndicated, 1986.
Stephen Austin, Texas (also known as James A. Michener's "Texas"), ABC, 1994.
Himself, TV Land Moguls, TV Land, c. 2004.
Television Appearances; Movies:
Jim, Hurricane (also known as Hurricane Hunters, Hurricane Jim, ABC Movie of the Week, and L'odio negli occhi, la morte nella mano), ABC, 1974.
Third adoptee, The Stranger Who Looks Like Me, ABC, 1974.
Colonel Paul Tibbets, Enola Gay (also known as Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb), NBC, 1980.
Dr. Brad Russell, Cry for the Strangers, CBS, 1982.
Henderson, From Here to Maternity, 1985.
Detective John Dillman, Unholy Matrimony (also known as Deadly Vows), CBS, 1988.
Gentleman, "14 Going on 30" (also known as "Fassst Forward"), The Disney Sunday Movie (also known as Disneyland, Disneylandia, Disney's Wonderful World, The Magical World of Disney, Walt Disney, Walt Disney Presents, Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, and The Wonderful World of Disney), ABC, 1988.
Richard Harland, Too Good to Be True (also known as Leave Her to Heaven), NBC, 1988.
John Michael Hix, Children of the Bride (also known as Die Kinder der Braut, Dzieci panny mlodej, and Les enfants de la mariee), CBS, 1990.
Steve Murtaugh, Murder C.O.D., NBC, 1990.
Oliver Watson, Danielle Steele's "Daddy" (also known as Daddy), NBC, 1991.
Bobby Ewing, Dallas: J. R. Returns, CBS, 1996.
Max Tucker, Heart of Fire (also known as The Tanker Incident), CBS, 1997.
Bobby Ewing, Dallas: War of the Ewings, CBS, 1998.
Jeff Corrigan, Don't Look behind You (also known as Du entkommst mir nicht), Fox Family Channel, 1999.
James Connolly, Falling in Love with the Girl next Door, The Hallmark Channel, 2006.
Tomas "Swede" Lundstrom, Desolation Canyon, The Hallmark Channel, 2006.
Television Appearances; Specials:
Lewis Baker, "The Last of Mrs. Lincoln," Hollywood Television Theatre, PBS, 1976.
NBC team member, Battle of the Network Stars III, 1977.
CBS team member, Battle of the Network Stars VI, ABC, 1979.
Celebrity Challenge of the Sexes, 1979.
Host, Yearbook: Class of 1967, CBS, 1985.
Host, Disney's "Captain Eo Grand Opening" (also known as Captain Eo Grand Opening), NBC, 1986.
Himself, This Is Your Life, NBC, 1986.
Anchor, CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade, CBS, 1987.
Host, Super Night at the Super Bowl (also known as Kraft Salutes Super Night at the Super Bowl), CBS, 1987.
The Barbara Walters Special, ABC, 1987.
The Beach Boys—25 Years Together, ABC, 1987.
Anchor, CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade, CBS, 1988.
Host, Manhunt … Live! A Chance to End the Nightmare (also known as Manhunt … Live!), syndicated, 1988.
Host, Sea World's All-Star, Lone Star Celebration (also known as New Friends … Sea World Comes to Texas), CBS, 1988.
Host, The Second Annual Star-Spangled Celebration, ABC, 1988.
Anchor, CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade, CBS, 1989.
Host, CBS Tournament of Roses Parade, CBS, 1989.
Host, Freedom Festival '89, CBS, 1989.
All-Star Tribute to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, NBC, 1989.
Anchor, CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade, CBS, 1990.
The American Red Cross Emergency Test, ABC, 1990.
TGIF Comedy Preview, ABC, 1991.
Host and Frank, ABC's Saturday Morning Preview Special, ABC, 1992.
Host, TV's Funniest Commercials, ABC, 1992.
Himself, The All New Circus of the Stars and Side Show XVII (also known as Circus of the Stars and Sideshow and Circus of the Stars #17), CBS, 1992.
Hollywood Gets MADD, 1993.
Frank Lambert, ABC Sneak Peek with Step by Step, ABC, 1994.
Himself, The Ultimate TV Trivia Challenge, 1995.
Host, The Hunchback of Notre Dame Festival of Fun Musical Spectacular, 1996.
Himself, Spotlight with Phyllis George, 1996.
Host, What's Right with America?, 1997.
Host, CBS: 50 Years of Funny Flubs and Screw Ups, CBS, 1998.
Host, Will You Marry Me?, 2000.
Himself, Cameras Rolling: 20 Days on the Set, Fox Family Channel, 2000.
Himself and Bobby Ewing, Doing Dallas, Channel 4 (England), 2000.
The Life and Times of the Cast of Dallas, The Nashville Network, 2000.
Himself and Bobby Ewing, After Dallas, Independent Television (England), 2002.
Himself, CBS at 75, CBS, 2003.
Himself and Bobby Ewing, Dallas Reunion: Return to Southfork, CBS, 2004.
Himself, The 100 Most Unexpected TV Moments, TV Land, 2005.
Host, A Hero's Welcome, CBS, 2006.
Himself, Bring Back … Dallas, Channel 4, 2007.
(In archive footage) Himself, Ein Leben wie im Flug, Bayerischer Rundfunk (Germany), 2007.
Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:
Host, The 22nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, NBC, 1987.
Presenter, The 13th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 1987.
Host, The 45th Annual Golden Globe Awards, syndicated, 1988.
Host, The 24th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, NBC, 1989.
Himself, The 17th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 1991.
Presenter, The 11th Annual Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame, CBS, 1996.
Himself, The Fourth Annual TV Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic TV (also known as TV Land Awards 2006), TV Land, 2006.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
"The Walking Bomb," Switch, CBS, 1976.
Himself, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (also known as The Best of Carson), NBC, 1979, 1983, 1987.
William Cord, "One Love … Two Angels: Parts 1 & 2," Charlie's Angels, ABC, 1980.
Bobby Ewing, "The Loudest Word," Knots Landing, CBS, 1981.
Ralph Sutton, "The Expedition/The Mongala/Julie's Replacement/The Three Rs/The Professor's Wife: Parts 1 & 2," The Love Boat, ABC, 1981.
Bobby Ewing, "New Beginnings," Knots Landing, CBS, 1982.
Himself, "Nachthemdfolge," Auf los geht's los, 1983.
Richard Martin, "Missing Pieces," Hotel (also known as Arthur Hailey's "Hotel"), ABC, 1985.
"Dream, Dream, Dream," George Burns Comedy Week, CBS, 1985.
Himself, Dolly, ABC, 1987.
Johnny Witherspoon, "Candles and Shadows," Our House, NBC, 1988.
(Uncredited) Himself, "Lights! Camera! Contractions!," Newhart, CBS, 1990.
Himself, Showbiz Today, Cable News Network, 1991.
Himself, "Moving Pictures," Sisters, NBC, 1993.
Himself, "Mrs. Merton in Las Vegas," The Mrs. Merton Show, 1997.
Voice of himself, "Volcano," South Park (animated), Comedy Central, 1997.
Himself, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1997.
Wayde Garrett, "Till Death Do Us Part," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1998.
Himself, Intimate Portrait: Victoria Principal, Lifetime, 1998.
Himself, Late Lunch, Channel 4 (England), 1998.
Lyman Gage, "The Womanizer," Dead Man's Gun, Showtime, 1999.
Peter Hogan and priest, "Match Made in Heaven," Twice in a Lifetime (also known as Destins croises, Duas vezes na vida, Una segunda oportunidad, and Zweimal im Leben), CTV (Canada) and PAX TV, 1999.
Son, "Louis C.K.," Pulp Comics (also known as Pulp Comics: Louis C.K.), Comedy Central, 1999.
Voice of Bobby Ewing, "Da Boom," Family Guy (animated; also known as Padre de familia and Padre del familia), Fox, 1999.
Himself, Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher (also known as P.I. and Politically Incorrect), ABC, 1999.
Himself, "Dallas," The E! True Hollywood Story (also known as Dallas: The E! True Hollywood Story and THS), E! Entertainment Television, 2000.
Panelist, To Tell the Truth, syndicated, 2000 (multiple episodes).
Himself, So Graham Norton, Channel 4, 2000.
Himself, Dale's All Stars, BBC, c. 2000.
Duke Angelo Rimini, "Rockets of the Dead," The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne, Sci-Fi Channel, 2001.
Voices of Jack, salesperson, and teacher, "And the Wiener Is …," Family Guy (animated; also known as Padre de familia and Padre del familia), Fox, 2001.
Himself, "Dallas," After They Were Famous, Independent Television (England), 2002.
Himself, "Soap Queens," Top Ten, Channel 4, 2002.
Himself, "Suzanne Sommers," The E! True Hollywood Story (also known as Suzanne Sommers: The E! True Hollywood Story and THS), E! Entertainment Television, 2002.
Himself, "Suzanne Sommers—Mastering Success," Tvography (also known as Tvography: Suzanne Sommers—Mastering Success), Arts and Entertainment, 2002.
Voice of Steve Trevor, "The Savage Time: Parts 1, 2, and 3," Justice League (animated; also known as JL, JLA, Justice League of America, and Justice League Unlimited), Cartoon Network, 2002.
Himself, Intimate Portrait: Linda Gray, Lifetime, 2002.
Mike, "I Will Walk with You: Parts 1 & 2," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 2003.
Himself, SoapTalk, SoapNet, 2003.
Dr. Joe Baker, "Couples' Therapy," Reba (also known as Deep in the Heart, Family Planning, and Sally), The WB, 2004.
Himself, "Larry Hagman: One More Shot," Biography (also known as A&E Biography: Larry Hagman), Arts and Entertainment, 2004.
Himself, GMTV, Independent Television, 2004.
Himself, Good Day Live, syndicated, 2004.
Himself, The View, ABC, 2004.
Himself, All-Star Cup 2005, Sky Television, 2005.
(In archive footage) Bobby Ewing, La imagen de tu vida, 2006.
Himself (Team USA member), All*Star Cup 2006, Independent Television, 2006.
Himself, Loose Women, Independent Television, 2006.
Himself, "Finales," TV Land Confidential (also known as TV Land Confidential: The Untold Stories), TV Land, 2007.
Himself, "Locations," TV Land Confidential (also known as TV Land Confidential: The Untold Stories), TV Land, 2007.
Himself, 20 heures le journal, France 2 (FR2, France), 2007.
Appeared in other programs, including an appearance as the guest host of An Evening at Improv, syndicated and Arts and Entertainment.
Television Appearances; Pilots:
Mark Harris, The Man from Atlantis, NBC, 1977.
Bobby Ewing, Knots Landing, CBS, 1979.
Frank Lambert, Step by Step (also known as Eine Starke Familie, Kaos i familien, Notre belle famille, Paso a paso, Steg for Steg, and Una bionda per papa), ABC, 1991.
Television Executive Producer; Movies:
(With others) Dallas: J. R. Returns, CBS, 1996.
Dallas: War of the Ewings, CBS, 1998.
Television Director; Episodic:
Dallas (also known as Oil), CBS, episodes from 1981-91.
Step by Step (also known as Eine Starke Familie, Kaos i familien, Notre belle famille, Paso a paso, Steg for Steg, and Una bionda per papa), ABC and CBS, episodes from 1993-98.
Nash Bridges (also known as Bridges), CBS, episodes from 1998-2001.
Harry Baranski, Vamping (also known as La casa vuota dopo il funerale and Seducao perversa), Atlantic Releasing, 1984.
Himself, Your Alcohol I.Q. (short documentary), J2 Communications, 1988.
Voice of Cap the dog, Rusty: A Dog's Tale (also known as Rusty: The Great Rescue, O grande resgate, Rusty, chien detective, Rusty—Der tapfere Held, and Rusty—O grande resgate), Saban Entertainment, 1997.
Coach Bobby Geiser, Perfect Game, Buena Vista Home Video, 2000.
Himself, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (also known as Walk Hard), Columbia, 2007.
Whitney's father, He's Such a Girl, Kinesis Entertainment, c. 2008.
Producer, Vamping (also known as La casa vuota dopo il funerale and Seducao perversa), Atlantic Releasing, 1984.
Natural Affection, off-Broadway production, early 1970s.
Serge, Art, Wyndham's Theatre, London, 2000.
Performed with the San Diego Shakespeare Festival and in off-Broadway productions.
People Weekly, May 13, 1985, p. 54; May 19, 1986, p. 134; September 29, 1986, p. 46; December 8, 1986, p. 68.
TV Guide, April 17, 2006, p. 12.
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