Julia Duffy

Born Jun 27, 1951

Julia Duffy is an American actress from Minneapolis, Minnesota, specializing in character roles, best known as the spoiled rich girl and Dick Loudon's inn maid, Stephanie Vanderkellen, on the 1980s sitcom, Newhart.

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1951 Birth Born on June 27, 1951.


1982 31 Years Old She made an appearance on the television sitcom Cheers during the show's first season in 1982; she had been considered for the role of Diane Chambers, the sitcom's female lead.
1983 32 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1983, she played Princess Ariel Baaldorf in the medieval spoof Wizards and Warriors, which had a short run on the CBS television network.
1984 33 Years Old She earned Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for the role every year from 1984 through 1990. … Read More
1990 39 Years Old After the end of Newhart in 1990, Duffy briefly starred in the sitcom Baby Talk alongside George Clooney, but asked to be released after Clooney walked off the troubled set and the new producers accommodated her, allowing her to then join the cast of Designing Women. 'Baby Talk' was then retooled and Duffy was replaced by Mary Page Keller. … Read More


1991 40 Years Old In 1991, she joined the cast of Designing Women, essentially replacing Delta Burke, the show's breakout star, who was fired after quarrels with producers. … Read More
1993 42 Years Old From 1993 to 1995, Duffy played Barb Ballantine on the short-lived comedy series The Mommies. … Read More


2016 65 Years Old 1 More Event
In recent years she has been seen in recurring roles on HBO's 'Looking' and Showtime's 'Shameless', as well as Scream Queens and other guest roles. She has been very active in the theatre, appearing in 5 plays in 7 years-'Little Foxes' and 'The Heiress' at the Pasadena Playhouse, 'boom' with Furious Theatre, 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner' at the Huntington Theatre in Boston, for which she received an IRNE Award Nomination for best supporting actress in a drama; and most recently in 'Sex and Education' at the Laguna Playhouse in April of 2016.
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