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Finding Aid for the Julia Duffy papers, 1980-2008; (bulk 1986-1990)
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Julia Duffy is a television, motion picture, and stage actress who is best known for her portrayal of Stephanie Vanderkellen on the television show Newhart. The collection consists of various draft scripts for television and motion picture projects in which Duffy was involved. Absent from the collection is material pertaining to Duffy's stage career.
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.
7 boxes (3.25 linear ft.)
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