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Betty Buckley Biography

Birth Name:
Betty Lynn Buckley
Birth Place:
Big Spring, Texas, United States
Actor, producer, singer

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