Born: July 3, 1947 Primary Instrument: Vocalist
Betty Buckley, Tony award winning American theatre, Film, TV star and singer, was born on Big Spring, Texas and brought up in Fort Worth. She is the daughter of Betty Bob, a dancer and a journalist and Ernest Lynn Buckley, a retired lieutenant colonel from the U.S. Air Force and former dean of University of Texas at Arlington and South Dakota State University. When she was a student at Texas Christian University she won the title Miss Fort Worth in 1966 and she was the runner up in the Miss Texas contest. After she got her degree from Texas Christian University she worked as a reporter for the Fort Worth Newspaper....
(2001) 1967 (2007) An Evening At Carnegie Hall Quintessence (2008) London Concert, The Betty Buckley's Broadway Doorway (2002) Children Will Listen (1993) Heart To Heart (2000) With One Look Betty Buckley: 15 Year Anniversary Broadway credits "1776" Broadway debut as Martha Jefferson. 1969
Promises, Promises (London) – 1970
Pippin – 1972
Cats – 1982,
Tony Award for featured actress in a musical in 1983 for playing Grizabella.
The Mystery of Edwin Drood – 1985 V as Miss Alice Nutting/Edwin Drood/Dick Datchery
Song and Dance-1986
Carrie - The Musical – 1988
as Carrie's mother Margaret White.
Sunset Boulevard – 1994
In Andrew Lloyd Webber's adaptation of the film, as Norma Desmond, the aging silent screen diva in London and on Broadway
Triumph of Love – 1997
Tony Nomination for Best Actress in a Musical
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