Betty Buckley Biography, Age, Net Worth, Hello Dolly, Cats, Tour and Discography

Betty Buckley (Betty Lynn Buckley) is an American actress and singer. She won the 1983 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role as Grizabella in the original Broadway production of Cats.

Last Updated on 1 month by Editor

Betty Buckley Biography

Betty Buckley (Betty Lynn Buckley) is an American actress and singer. She won the 1983 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role as Grizabella in the original Broadway production of Cats.

Betty Buckley Age

Betty was born on 3rd of July 1947 in Big Spring, Texas, she is 71 years old as of 2018.

Betty Buckley Family | Young

She was born to  Betty Bob (mother), a dancer and journalist, and Ernest Lynn Buckley (father), a retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force and former dean of engineering at South Dakota State University. She was born the oldest of four children. She was raised along with her three brothers—Norman Buckley is a film editor and TV director, and Patrick and Michael Buckley are engineers.

Betty Buckley Husband

Buckley got married to Peter Flood in 1972, divorced in 1979, and has no children. there is no much information about her personal love life.

Betty Buckley Education

She was enrolled at Monnig Junior High School, she later joined TCU to earn her college degree, there is no much information about his educational background.

Betty Buckley Career

Buckley began her career at the age of 15 in a production of Stephen Sondheim’s Gypsy. She performed regularly at musical revues and other various summer stock and children’s theatrical productions. She earned the Miss Fort Worth in 1966 while attending Texas Christian University as a journalism major and head cheerleader. She later performed at the Miss America Pageant the following year, she as well got spotted by a talent agent to audition in New York where she went on to sign with the International Famous Agency.

She later relocated to New York where she played the part of Martha Jefferson in the Broadway musical 1776. After this role, She then got back to London featured on the musical comedy Promises, Promises. She got a chance to work with her childhood idol Bob Fosse after winning a part in the musical Pippin. She made her feature film debut in the horror classic Carrie based on the book by Stephen King and directed by Brian de Palma in 1976.

Betty Buckley Photo

She later co-starred with Dick Van Patten in the hit TV series Eight Is Enough. She as well got featured as Abby Bradford, as a  stepmother to eight kids, on the show. The show ran from 1977 to 1981. She later starred as Grizabella in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Cats. In 1983, Buckley won the Tony Award for her work on the show. She as well worked steadily through the rest of the 1980s. She later got featured on the musical drama Tender Mercies of 1983 with Robert Duvall, Woody Allen’s Another Woman of 1988 and Roman Polanski’s Frantic of 1988 with Harrison Ford.

She as well made numerous TV appearances on such shows as Cagney and Lacey and LA Law. She later musicals as The Mystery of Edwin Drood and the short-lived adaptation of Stephen King’s Carrie. She later received raves for her turn as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard in the 1990s. She currently works as an actress and a singer and has been featured on such TV shows as Pretty Little Liars, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Oz. In 2014, She got to be nominated for a Drama Desk award for her leading role in The Old Friends by Horton Foote. She as well gives several concerts a year and released the album Ghostlight in 2014. She shares her gifts with others by holding workshops for aspiring performers. She has received numerous honors for her contributions to the arts. She was given the Texas Medal of the Arts Awards in 2009 and was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame in 2012.

Betty Buckley Net Worth

Betty has an estimated net worth of $4 million.

Betty Buckley Hello Dolly

Betty and Hello, Dolly! and are Perfect Match, Buckley takes over. Her performance, along with the rest of the cast, the chorus and the production, she then encompass the essence of Channing and the original Broadway show.

Betty Buckley Cats

Betty Buckley Eight Is Enough

She was featured on an American television series based series follows the trials and tribulations of the Bradford brood, which consists of eight very independent children headed by father Tom. This comedy follows the kids as they date, grow, marry and have children themselves.

Betty Buckley Hello Dolly Tour

Betty Buckley Cast recordings






Original Broadway Cast


Martha Jefferson

Promises, Promises

Original London Cast


Fran Kubelik


Film Soundtrack



Original Broadway Cast



The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Original Broadway Cast


Edwin Drood / Dick Datchery / Miss Alice Nutting

Prom Queens Unchained

Studio Cast


The Civil War

Concept Album


Triumph of Love

Original Broadway Cast



Elegies, A Song Cycle

Original Off-Broadway Cast


Betty Buckley Discography







Ah, Men! The Boys of Broadway



An Evening at Carnegie Hall



Betty Buckley



Betty Buckley (15 Year Anniversary Re-Release)



Betty Buckley’s Broadway



Bootleg: Boardmixes from the Road


Practical Magic

Children Will Listen





Practical Magic

Heart to Heart




June 8, 2018


Much More



New Ways to Dream – Songs from Sunset Boulevard


Really Useful




Stars and the Moon – Live at the Donmar



Story Songs



The Doorway


Fynsworth Alley

The London Concert



With One Look



Betty Buckley Instagram

Betty Buckley Facebook

Betty Buckley Twitter

One on One with Betty Buckley of the HELLO, DOLLY! Tour

Recently Published Stories

Brad Willis Biography, Age, Family, Wife, Books and Net Worth

Brad Willis is a former NBC News foreign correspondent, author, musician and teacher. As a journalist, Willis was well known as the recipient of the Alfred I. DuPont–Columbia University Award for his work from inside Afghanistan during the Soviet Occupation in 1986.

Rex Wockner Biography, Age, Family, Wife and Net Worth

Rex Wockner is an American freelance journalist who has reported news for the gay press and mainstream periodicals since 1985. He is well for his work appearing in more than 325 gay publications in 38 countries.

Matt Ernst Biography, Age, Education, Wife, Career, FOX 34, Twitter

Matt Ernst is an American news director and chief meteorologist for FOX 34 and Ramar Communications since 2006. Matt is a member of Young Professionals of Lubbock, the Texas Tech Alumni Association and the National Weather Association. He serves as a board member and past president of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lubbock, and as a member of the National Weather Service’s local chapter of the Storm Ready program.

Lucas Glover Biography, Age, Height, Family, Net Worth , Wife, Career and News

Lucas Glover ( born Lucas Hendley Glover ) is an American professional golfer who currently plays on the PGA Tour. He is best known for winning the 2009 U.S. Open.

Shiva Safai Biography, Age, Height, Husband, Net Worth, Photo, Instagram and News

Shiva Safai is an Iranian birthed American model and entrepreneur. Even though Shiva was birthed in Iran, she was raised in Norway. At the age of 19, Shiva in addition to her moms and dads transferred to

Marysol Castro Bio, Age, Husband, Early Life, Citi Field, Net Worth, Twitter

Marysol Castro an American public address announcer at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets.

Drea Blackwell Biography, Age, Husband, Net Worth, KSBW-TV

Drea Blackwell, born Andrea Blackwell is an American sports anchor who works for Hearst Television- KSBW-TV.

CJ McCollum Bio, Age, Nationality, Family, Education, Career

CJ McCollum Biography Christian James McCollum better known as CJ McCollum is an American professional

Tarana Burke Biography, Age, Parents, Husband, Me Too Movement And Social Media

Tarana Burke Biography Tarana Burke is an African-American civil rights activist from The Bronx, New

Deborah Ferguson Biography, Age, Husband, Career And NBC 5 News Today

Deborah Ferguson is an American journalist working as a co-anchor for NBC 5 Today weekday mornings as from 4:30 am to 7 a.m.