Duffy, Julia, 1951-

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Birth 1951-06-27

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Julia Hinds, known professionally as Julia Duffy, was born June 27, 1951 in St. Paul, Minn. She made her acting debut in the stage play, The girl in the Freudian slip in 1969. She graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in 1972, and the same year made her television acting debut in the CBS series Love of life. Over the next several years, Duffy regularly appeared in several television series including The doctors and Wizards and warriors, and made episodic appearances in television shows like The Love Boat, Eight is enough, and Cheers. In 1983, Duffy joined the cast of Newhart as Stephanie Vanderkellen, and remained a regular character on the show through 1990. For her role on Newhart, Duffy was nominated for the best supporting actress Emmy for 7 straight years (1984-1990) and a Golden Globe for best supporting actress in a television series in 1988. After Newhart, Duffy frequently appeared in a number of television series including Designing women, Baby talk, Mommies and Reba. Additional episodic television appearances include Sabrina the teenage witch, Men, women & dogs, The Drew Carey show, and CSI: NY. Duffy's motion picture work includes films such as Charlotte's Web 2, Dumb and dumberer, and Intolerable cruelty. Having made her Broadway debut in Once in a lifetime in 1978, Duffy continues to be regularly involved in theater projects. Additional stage projects include The three sisters, Barefoot in the park, and The taming of the shrew.

From the description of Papers, 1980-2008, bulk, 1986-1990. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 352925079

Biography

Julia Hinds, known professionally as Julia Duffy, was born June 27, 1951 in St. Paul, MN. She made her acting debut in the stage play, The Girl in the Freudian Slip in 1969. She graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in 1972, and the same year made her television acting debut in the CBS series Love of Life . Over the next several years, Duffy regularly appeared in several television series including The Doctors and Wizards and Warriors, and made episodic appearances in television shows like The Love Boat, Eight is Enough, and Cheers . In 1983, Duffy joined the cast of Newhart as Stephanie Vanderkellen, and remained a regular character on the show through 1990. For her role on Newhart, Duffy was nominated for the best supporting actress Emmy for seven straight years (1984-1990) and a Golden Globe for best supporting actress in a television series in 1988.

After Newhart, Duffy frequently appeared in a number of television series including Designing Women, Baby Talk, Mommies, and Reba . Additional episodic television appearances include Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Men, Women &Dogs, The Drew Carey Show, and CSI: NY . Duffy's motion picture work includes films such as Charlotte's Web 2, Dumb and Dumberer, and Intolerable Cruelty . Duffy is regularly involved in theater projects and made her Broadway debut in Once in a Lifetime in 1978. Additional stage projects include productions of The Three Sisters, Barefoot in the Park, and The Taming of the Shrew .

From the guide to the Julia Duffy papers, 1980-2008, (bulk 1986-1990), (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections.)

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