Patrick Duffy

1949 - Today

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Patrick Duffy (born March 17, 1949) is an American actor and director widely known for his role on the CBS primetime soap opera Dallas, where he played Bobby Ewing, the youngest son of Miss Ellie, and the nicest brother of J.R. Ewing (played by Barbara Bel Geddes and Larry Hagman respectively) from 1978 to 1985 and from 1986 to 1991. Duffy returned to reprise his role as Bobby in a continuation of Dallas, which aired on TNT from 2012 to 2014. He is also well known for his role on the ABC sitcom Step by Step as Frank Lambert from 1991 to 1998, and for his role as Stephen Logan on the CBS daytime soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful (2006–2011). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Patrick Duffy has received more than 3,241,042 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Patrick Duffy is the 1,350th most popular actor (down from 1,034th in 2019), the 2,436th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,931st in 2019) and the 667th most popular American Actor.

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  • 3.19

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Among actors, Patrick Duffy ranks 1,350 out of 10,030Before him are Tim Allen, Lorraine Gary, Nichelle Nichols, David Kelly, Gemma Jones, and Ralph Richardson. After him are Lena Olin, Franco Citti, Elsa Lanchester, Suzanne Pleshette, Michel Simon, and Donald O'Connor.

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Among people born in 1949, Patrick Duffy ranks 121Before him are Kgalema Motlanthe, Ward Cunningham, Patrick Tambay, Pam Grier, Carlos Bianchi, and Dubravka Ugrešić. After him are Elizabeth Warren, Brent Spiner, Trương Tấn Sang, David Strathairn, Hamida Djandoubi, and Francis Rossi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Patrick Duffy ranks 2,436 out of 15,968Before him are Edward Bunker (1933), Tim Allen (1953), Lorraine Gary (1937), Nichelle Nichols (1932), Richard Thorpe (1896), and Charles Berlitz (1913). After him are Suzanne Pleshette (1937), Donald O'Connor (1925), Milton Glaser (1929), Michael Cunningham (1952), Robert F. Engle (1942), and Abe Vigoda (1921).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Patrick Duffy ranks 667Before him are Kristen Stewart (1990), Warner Baxter (1889), Robert Culp (1930), Tim Allen (1953), Lorraine Gary (1937), and Nichelle Nichols (1932). After him are Suzanne Pleshette (1937), Donald O'Connor (1925), Abe Vigoda (1921), Stephen Lang (1952), Barbara Hershey (1948), and Brent Spiner (1949).

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