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Patrick Duffy auditioned in underwear

Sep 28, 2012 | 7:15am EDT

The actor was too poor to afford a bathing suit so was forced to turn up to the swim test for the TV programme's lead role of Mark Harris in his briefs - and he was stunned when he landed the part.

Duffy tells British newspaper the Daily Express, "I had to do a swim test for the role so we were told to bring a bathing suit... I was an incredibly poor carpenter at the time and didn't own a bathing suit or money to buy one. So I showed up in only my tighty-whities."

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