Julia Duffy

American film, stage, and television actress

Julia Hinds, better known as Julia Duffy (born June 27, 1951 in Saint Paul, Minnesota), is an American actress.[1] She has acted in a number of television situation comedies.[2] She played Penny Davis in the 1970s television soap opera The Doctors. She played Stephanie in the 1980s sitcom Newhart. She played Allison Sugarbaker in season 6 of Designing Women.

Julia Duffy around 1975

Duffy was born near Minneapolis, Minnesota.


  1. "Julia Duffy Biography (1951-)". Film Reference. Retrieved 19 February 2016.
  2. Dan Steinberg (29 February 2008). "'Newhart' is home to Julia Duffy". StarTribune. Retrieved 19 February 2016.