Actor and director Patrick Duffy became a household name in the UK for his roles in two of the USA’s most iconic television series, that of Mark Harris in The Man from Atlantis and of course Bobby Ewing in the smash hit series Dallas, a role he reprised for the 2012/14 reboot. Other roles of note include Frank Lambert in Step By Step, Stephen Logan in The Bold and the Beautiful and Wayne in Welcome to Sweden. He has also appeared in; Hollywood Darlings, The Christmas Cure, Christmas with a view and American Housewife. Patrick is available for a variety of corporate roles.
Patrick’s unprecedented worldwide audience appeal can be attributed mainly to his starring in three major television series which began with The Man from Atlantis, followed by thirteen series as Bobby Ewing in the hugely popular Dallas followed and finally seven seasons in the 30 minute sitcom Step by Step which also proved to be a great audience favourite.
These series were not only successful in their native America but proved to be benchmark programmes worldwide.
Other TV credits include; Welcome to Sweden, Hollywood Darlings, Trafficked, Christmas With A View, American Housewife and The Cool Kids.
Born in Montana, Patrick moved to Seattle later beginning
the Professional Actors Training Program at the University of Washington under RADA and Old Vic Alumnus William Duncan Ross and Canadian theatre and movement teacher Arnie Zaslov.
Following graduation, Patrick appeared as Artist-in-Residence for the state of Washington where he performed with opera and ballet companies. He also performed for a season with the Old Globe Shakespeare Company in San Diego, prior to launching into his television career since when he has gone on to star in numerous television films and specials in addition to moving into directing and producing
In March 2000 he made his London, West End debut in “Yasmina Reza’s Art and has since returned to the UK to appear in pantomime.