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Betty Buckley

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Betty Buckley is an American theater, film and concert artist. Born in Texas in 1947, she made her debut on Broadway at age 22 in “1776”. More roles followed in New York and London, and in 1983 she won the Tony award for “Cats” and established herself as a true Broadway legend. She has appeared in “Pippin”, “The Mystery of Edwin Drood”, “Promises, Promises” and “Sunset Boulevard”.

On TV, she is best known for her role as Abby Bradford, the stepmother on “Eight is Enough”, and for her recurring role on “Oz”.

On film, she has appeared in “Carrie”, “Tender Mercies”, “Frantic” and “Simply Irresistible”.

Betty Lynn Buckley has made ten solo recordings, including “With One Look”, “The London Concert”, “Live at the Donmar”, “The Doorway”, “Children Will Listen”, “Much More” and “Heart to Heart”.

She now concertizes extensively across the United States, performing an eclectic mix of Broadway, blues, country, popular and cabaret songs. She receives uniformly rave reviews wherever she sings for her interpretative and dramatic skills.

In 2003, Betty Buckley moved to a 35-acre ranch outside of Weatherford, Texas, where she owns and shows cutting horses.

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