Carlyn Rosser was an American professional Ballerina. She was best remembered as the spouse of Patrick Duffy. Rosser is an American based actor. Duffy is popularly known for his role on the CBS primetime soap called Dallas. He played the role of Bobby Ewing. The character was the youngest son of Miss Ellie and the nicest brother of J.R. Ewing. In addition, he was requested to rejoin because the show rating decreased after his exit. In the famous shower scene, his character made a comeback where he was said to be a mere dream.

Birth Name

Carlyn Wood Rosser




Professional Ballerina



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Carlyn Rosser was born was born on the 27th of July 1939, in Charleston, South Carolina, United States.


She was died on the 23rd of January 2017 (aged 78), in California, United States (Cancer).

Sun Sign







Her educational qualifications are unknown.

Family Details

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Carlyn Rosser has dated –


  • Patricks Duffy (1974-2017) – Carlyn when on a bus tour she met Patricks Duffy. She was 10 years senior to him. Patricks fell in love with him but she was already married. She left her husband after their 13 years of togetherness for Duffy. In February 1974, the couple married. In the same year, they welcomed their first child name Padraic. In 1979, they welcome their second child Connor.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 4 inches
  • In centimeters – 163 cm
  • In meters – 1.63 m


  • In Kilograms – 63 kg
  • In Pounds – 143 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 36-30-36
  • Bust – 36 inches
  • Waist – 30 inches
  • Hip – 36 inches
  • Bra Size – 34D

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 7 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Carlyn became known as the wife of American actor Patrick Duffy. Patrick Duffy is known for his portrayal of Bobby Ewing in the TV series, Dallas. Patrick finally got his breakthrough with the TV series named Man from Atlantis, in 1977. Likewise, he acted in the role of Mark Harris, a creature from the lost island of Atlantis who is discovered by scientists.

Carlyn Rosser Net worth

Carlyn Rosser has an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars as of 2024.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Carlyn Rosser

  • Rosser was born in the United States. Moreover, the information about her parents, siblings, educational background, etc is not known yet.
  • Professionally Carlyn was a professional Ballerina. Rosser’s career is still known. Whereas, she was famous as the wife of the famous actor Patrick Duffy.
  • After she insisted, Patrick Duffy moved to New York. In New York, he worked on several Broadway plays while also working as a carpenter to earn a decent living. The couple moved to Los Angeles, California as suggested by Duffy’s agent.
  • Her husband continued to struggle as an actor and worked in different TV shows for short roles. Moreover, he also worked as a florist delivery truck driver.
  • On November 18, 1986, Rosser’s parents-in-law were murdered by two young men, named Kenneth Miller and Sean Wentz.
  • In January 2017, Carlyn passed away at the age of 78, which was tragically the case. Cancer was the cause of her death.


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