Patrick Duffy

Hello everyone,

This has been an amazingly busy and enjoyable year so far. My partner, Linda Piurl, and I went to the UK in January and began a 7 month tour of the entire country in a play. It was Catch Me If You Can (no relation to the Leonardo DiCaprio movie) and a real fun murder mystery/comedy/thriller. We played 152 performances in 22 diferent theaters. A perfect job with the one person I most want to spend time with.  And thank goodness we work really well together. 

The day after we wrapped the play we flew to Ireland and for 7 days filmed a little pilot test show that we want to do in Ireland in the future. We are in the process of editing that footage into a 3 minute teaser to take to companies and see if they will produce it. Fingers crossed.  The experience was wonderful as I got to track my family’s roots and meet so many actual close relatives in Mayo.

When we got back to the US and our home in Colorado we dove into the business we started while on the tour. It's called Duffy’s Dough and we are selling sourdough kits with my family’s starter we received in Alaska in 1952. Check us out on

It is still a bit hectic but we are enjoying every minute. Linda is working a lot and the business is getting its legs.

Got to spend some time with my sister in Paln Desert (haven’t seen her in over a year and that’s too long for my favorite (and only) sister.
I even got to have a fantastic lunch visit with my dear friend Linda Gray while in the desert. Another heart-satisfier for sure.

Had my 73 birthday on the road in the UK and Linda stopped our curtain call that night and had the entire audience sing me Happy Birthday. You see why I love her so.

That’s the news for now and I will try to add pieces as they come up.  Thank you for logging on and keeping track of me. 

I treasure each and every one of you.



When Andrew Makepeace Ladd III (Patrick Duffy) accepts an invitation to Melissa Gardner’s birthday party, Melissa (Linda Purl) writes a thank you note, and a romantic friendship and correspondence destined to last for almost half a century is born.

A.R. Gurney’s Love Letters debuted in 1988 and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Love Letters – Theatre Royal, Windsor June 6 – 7, 2022

Love Letters – Theatre Royal, Edmunds June 9 – 11, 2022


Last updated Setpember 28, 2022.
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