Born in Fort Worth, Texas, Betty Buckley won a Tony Award for her performance in the Broadway hit Cats. She received her second Tony Award nomination for Triumph of Love, and an Olivier Award nomination in London for her performance in Sunset Boulevard, which she repeated to more rave reviews on Broadway.
Her other Broadway credits include 1776, Pippin, Song And Dance, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, and Carrie.
Her film credits include M. Night Shyamalan’s The Happening, Brian de Palma’s Carrie, Bruce Beresford’s Tender Mercies, Roman Polanski’s Frantic and Woody Allen’s Another Woman.
Her TV credits include the HBO series OZ, Eight is Enough, Law & Order: SVU and Without A Trace.
Ms. Buckley has recorded 11 CD’s and has received two Grammy nominations. She tours extensively in concert with her ensemble of jazz musicians.
For over thirty-five years Ms. Buckley has been a teacher of scene study and song interpretation in various cities and Art’s Conservatories and currently gives Master Classes in Fort Worth. In 2007, Ms. Buckley was inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame.