Betty Buckley

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  • Birth Name: Betty Lynn Buckley
  • Birth Place: Big Spring, Texas, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Producer, Singer
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Fast Facts

  • The oldest of four children.
  • Was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha at Texas Christian University.
  • Was runner-up in the Miss Texas competition.
  • Made her Broadway debut in 1969 in the original production of 1776.
  • Originated the role of Grizabella in the original Broadway production of Cats.
  • Released her self-titled debut solo album in 1986.
  • In 2015, played the role of Big Edie in Grey Gardens in Sag Harbor, NY, near the location of the actual Grey Gardens mansion.

Awards

  • 1998, Tony — Actress (Musical): Nominee
  • 1983, Tony — Actress (Featured Role--Musical): Winner
  • 1995, Olivier Awards — Best Actress in a Musical: Nominee

Relationships

  • Norman Buckley — Brother
  • Michael Buckley — Brother
  • Patrick Buckley — Brother
  • Betty Bob Diltz — Mother
  • Ernest Lynn Buckley — Father
  • Peter Flood — Ex-husband

College

  • Texas Christian University, Forth Worth, Texas, United States

Details

  • Birth Name: Betty Lynn Buckley
  • Birth Place: Big Spring, Texas, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Producer, Singer

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