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 3,750,558 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Patrick Duffy is the 1,616th most popular actor (down from 1,349th in 2019), the 2,771st most popular biography from United States (down from 2,435th in 2019) and the 784th most popular Actor.

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  • 28

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  • 2.99

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  • 3.72

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Among actors, Patrick Duffy ranks 1,616 out of 9,996Before him are Clancy Brown, Anne Meara, Sally Kellerman, Jean Lefebvre, Evangeline Lilly, and Marianne Koch. After him are Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Lupe Vélez, Eric Campbell, James Remar, and Heather Locklear.

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Among people born in 1949, Patrick Duffy ranks 158Before him are Francis Rossi, Zoë Wanamaker, Anne Schedeen, Tommy Ramone, Roger Deakins, and Valentin Inzko. After him are Alexander Godunov, John Savage, Clodoaldo, Trương Tấn Sang, John Wetton, and Walid Jumblatt.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Patrick Duffy ranks 2,771 out of 18,182Before him are Andrew Taylor Still (1828), Sally Kellerman (1937), Joseph Stilwell (1883), Bobby Darin (1936), Thomas R. Marshall (1854), and William Henry Pickering (1858). After him are Michael J. Smith (1945), Harold Bloom (1930), Carl Andre (1935), Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (1981), Daniel Boone (1734), and Suzanne Collins (1962).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Patrick Duffy ranks 784Before him are Edmond O'Brien (1915), Tracy Morgan (1968), Jill St. John (1940), Clancy Brown (1959), Anne Meara (1929), and Sally Kellerman (1937). After him are Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (1981), James Remar (1953), Heather Locklear (1961), Machine Gun Kelly (1990), Alfre Woodard (1952), and John Savage (1949).

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