Betty Buckley

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Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Betty Lynn Buckley, 3 July 1947, Fort Worth, Texas, USA. Encouraged by a mother who was a singer and dancer, Buckley became attracted to the musical theatre after seeing The Pajama Game when she was 11 years old. Nevertheless, she graduated with a BA degree in journalism from Texas Christian College, as well as studying voice and acting, and then worked in regional theatre before making her Broadway debut as Martha Jefferson in the musical 1776 in 1969. Having moved to London, in 1969 she starred in the West End production of Neil Simon’s Promises, Promises, which had a score by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. Back in New York in the 70s and 80s, she mixed straight roles with appearances at various times in musicals such as Pippin, I’m Getting My Act Together And Taking It On The Road, The Mystery Of Edwin Drood, and Song And Dance, and in 1983 won a Tony Award for her performance as Grizabella in Cats. From the security of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s...

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