Patrick Duffy Biography (1949-)

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), 1974; children: Padraic, Conor. Addresses: Agent: William Morris Agency, 151 ElCamino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, director, producer
Birth Details
March 17, 1949
Townsend, Montana, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Mark Harris, Man from Atlantis, NBC, 1977-78
  • Bobby Ewing, Dallas, CBS, 1978-85, 1986-91
  • Frank Lambert, Step by Step, ABC, 1991-97, then CBS,1997-98
  • Movies
  • Adoptee number three, The Stranger Who Looks Like Me, ABC, 1974
  • Jim, Hurricane (also known as Hurricane Jim and Hurricane Hunters), 1974
  • Mark Harris, Killer Spores, 1977
  • Mark Harris, The Disappearances, 1977
  • Mark Harris, The Death Scout, 1977
  • 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
  • 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
  • Richard Harland, Too Good to Be True (also known as Leave Her to Heaven), NBC, 1988
  • Detective John Dillman, Unholy Matrimony, CBS, 1988
  • Gentleman, "14 Going on 30" (also known as "Fassst Forward"), Disney Sunday Movie, ABC, 1988
  • Steve Murtaugh, Murder C.O.D., NBC, 1990
  • John Michael Hix, Children of the Bride, CBS, 1990
  • Oliver Watson, Danielle Steele's "Daddy" (also known as Daddy), NBC, 1991
  • Bobby James Ewing, Dallas: J. R. Returns, CBS, 1996
  • Max Tucker, Heart of Fire, CBS, 1997
  • Tanker Incident, CBS, 1997
  • Bobby James Ewing, Dallas: War of the Ewings, CBS, 1998
  • Jeff Corrigan, Don't Look Behind You, Fox Family Channel, 1999
  • Miniseries
  • Stephen Austin, Texas (also known as James A. Michener's Texas), ABC, 1994
  • Specials
  • Battle of the Network Stars III, 1977
  • Celebrity Challenge of the Sexes, 1979
  • Battle of the Network Stars VI, ABC, 1979
  • Yearbook: Class of 1967, CBS, 1985
  • Host, Disney's Captain Eo Grand Opening (also known as Captain Eo Grand Opening), NBC, 1986
  • This Is Your Life, NBC, 1986
  • The Beach Boys--25 Years Together, ABC, 1987
  • The Barbara Walters Special, ABC, 1987
  • Presenter, The 13th Annual Peoples Choice Awards, CBS, 1987
  • Host, Super Night at the Super Bowl (also known as Kraft Salutes Super Night at the Super Bowl), CBS, 1987
  • Host, The 22nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, NBC, 1987
  • Anchor, CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade, CBS, 1987
  • Host, The 2nd Annual Star-Spangled Celebration, ABC, 1988
  • Host, Sea Worlds All-Star, Lone Star Celebration (also known as New Friends ... Sea World Comes to Texas), CBS, 1988
  • Host, Manhunt ... Live! A Chance to End the Nightmare, syndicated,1988
  • Anchor, CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade, CBS, 1988
  • Host, Golden Globe Awards, syndicated, 1988
  • All-Star Tribute to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, NBC, 1989
  • Host, Freedom Festival 89, CBS, 1989
  • Anchor, CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade, CBS, 1989
  • Host, CBS Tournament of Roses Parade, CBS, 1989
  • Host, The 24th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, NBC, 1989
  • Anchor, CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade, CBS, 1990
  • The American Red Cross Emergency Test, ABC, 1990
  • TGIF Comedy Preview, ABC, 1991
  • The 17th Annual Peoples Choice Awards, CBS, 1991
  • Host and Frank, ABC's Saturday Morning Preview Special, ABC, 1992
  • Host, TV's Funniest Commercials, ABC, 1992
  • Circus of the Stars and Sideshow, CBS, 1992
  • Intimate Portrait: Victoria Principal, Lifetime, 1998
  • Host, Hot Summer Nights Month, TNN, 1999
  • Host, Will You Marry Me?, 2000
  • The Life and Times of the Cast of Dallas, TNN, 2000
  • Doing Dallas (documentary), Channel 4, 2000
  • Himself, Cameras Rolling: 20 Days on the Set, 2000
  • Pilots
  • Mark Harris, Man from Atlantis, NBC, 1977
  • Episodic
  • The Walking Bomb," Switch, CBS, 1976
  • "The Last of Mrs. Lincoln," Hollywood Television Theatre, PBS, 1976
  • Bobby Ewing, Knots Landing, CBS, 1979
  • William Cord, "One Love ... Two Angels: Parts 1 & 2," Charlie's Angels, ABC, 1980
  • Knots Landing, CBS, 1981
  • "The Three Rs," The Love Boat, ABC, 1981
  • "Dream, Dream, Dream," George Burns Comedy Week, CBS, 1985
  • Himself, Dolly, 1987
  • John Witherspoon, "Candles and Shadows," Our House, NBC, 1988
  • (Uncredited) Himself, "Lights! Camera! Contractions!," Newhart, 1990
  • Himself, "Moving Pictures," Sisters, NBC, 1993
  • Wayde Garrett, "Till Death Do Us Part," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1998
  • Lyman Gage, "The Womanizer," Dead Man's Gun, Showtime, 1999
  • Peter Hogan and priest, "A Match Made in Heaven," Twice in a Lifetime, PAX, 1999
  • Bobby Ewing, "Da Boom," Family Guy, Fox, 1999
  • Politically Incorrect, ABC, 1999
  • Panelist, To Tell the Truth, syndicated, 2000
  • Himself, So Graham Norton, Channel 4, 2000
  • Also appeared as Duke Angelo Rimini, "Rockets of the Dead," The SecretAdventures of Jules Verne, CBC/Sci-Fi Channel.
  • Television Work
  • Movies
  • Co-executive producer, Dallas: J. R. Returns, CBS, 1996
  • Executive producer, Dallas: War of the Ewings, CBS, 1998
  • Television Director
  • Episodic
  • Dallas, CBS, 1978
  • Step by Step, ABC, 1991
  • Film Appearances
  • Harry Baranski, Vamping, 1984
  • Voice of Cap the Dog, Rusty: A Dog's Tale (also known as Rusty: The Great Rescue), Saban Entertainment, 1997
  • Bobby Geiser, Perfect Game, Buena Vista Home Video, 2000
  • Film Work
  • Executive producer, Vamping, 1984
  • Stage Appearances
  • (London debut) Art, 2000
  • Also appeared in Natural Affection, Off-Broadway production, c. early 1970s.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Lee Riley, Patrick Duffy May 13, 1985, p. 54; May 19, 1986, p. 134; September 29, 1986, p. 46; December 8, 1986, p. 68.,, o.p.
    Periodicals
    • People,

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