Patrick Duffy was born on 17 March 1949, in Townsend, Montana USA, and is an actor, best known for being part of the television show “Dallas” as Bobby Ewing. He reprised his role in the continuation of the show in 2012, and also appeared in “The Bold and the Beautiful”. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Patrick Duffy? As of mid-2016, authoritative sources estimate a net worth that is at $14 million, mostly earned through a successful career as an actor. He reportedly earns around $50,000 per episode for most shows that he appears in. He’s also been involved in numerous films, and all of these ensured the position of his wealth.
Patrick Duffy Net Worth $14 million
Patrick attended Cascade High School and during his time there became part of the Drama Club. After matriculating, he attended the University of Washington and graduated in 1971 with a degree in drama. Due to his vocal cords being ruptured during his senior year, he became an actor-in-residence, helping various orchestra, opera, and ballet companies in Washington; he also taught classes during this time. He then found opportunities to act in a few productions in New York, before deciding to move to Los Angeles, where he worked as a driver before finally landing his first television role.
In 1976, Duffy was in the short-lived “Man of Atlantis”, and it wasn’t until two years later that he found his big break in the worldwide hit “Dallas”. His character was killed off in 1985, but returned the following season rendering his death as just a dream. He was eventually in “Dallas” for 13 years, even directing several episodes as well. Afterwards, he appeared in a few episodes of the spin-off “Knots Landing”. In 1991, he was cast in the sitcom “Step by Step” alongside Suzanne Somers, which would run until 1998, and he then appeared in “Dallas” reunion television films entitled “J.R. Returns” and “War of the Ewings”. He also made an appearance in the television special “Dallas Reunion: Return to Southfork” in 2004. Aside from these, Patrick did voice work in “Family Guy”, and “Justice League”. He also had a recurring role in “The Bold and the Beautiful” and would go on to host “Bingo America” for a short period. In 2012, he returned as Bobby Ewing in the remake “Dallas” which lasted until 2014. One of his latest works is the experimental documentary “Hotel Dallas”.
For his personal life, it is known that Patrick married professional ballerina Carlyn Rosser who is 10 years older than him, in 1974 with a Buddhist ceremony, and they have two sons. They currently reside in Eagle Point, Oregon. Duffy is also known to be a collector of children’s books, and antique dolls, and practices Nichiren Buddhism. Aside from this, Patrick’s parents were murdered by two men during an armed robbery in the tavern that his parents owned. The two men were sentenced to 75 years in prison, though one was released in 2007 after the other admitted that he was the sole gunman.
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