Betty Buckley is of Irish descent.
Betty Buckley was supposed to appear as Nora Holden Walker in ABC's series Brothers and Sisters, but the role was given to Sally Field.
In 2006, Betty Buckley toured with the "American Songbook" sessions tour.
Betty Buckley has worked with actors like John Travolta, Jeff Daniels, Robert Duvall, Laura Dern, Harrison Ford, Frederic Forrest, Amy Irving, Hal Holbrook, Piper Laurie, Martin Milner, Sissy Spacek, and Viveca Lindfors.
Betty Buckley studied acting with Stella Adler in New York City.
Betty Buckley is a singer, dancer, actor, and a pageant contestant.
Betty Buckley has appeared in movies such as Noon Blue Apples, Simply Irresistible, Ride for Your Life, Wyatt Earp, Betrayal of Trust, and Rain Without Thunder.
In Roberta Flack's album Feel Like Makin' Love, Betty Buckley sang backup vocals for the album.
Betty Buckley is a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority.
In 1983, Betty Buckley won a supporting Tony for her performance in the Broadway production of Cats.
Betty Buckley married Peter Flood in 1972 and they were divorced in 1979.
Betty Buckley is 5'6" tall.
In 1966, Betty Buckley won the crown for Miss Fort Worth. She also appeared in the pagaents for Miss Texas and Miss America.
Betty Buckley used to be the head cheerleader at Texas Christian University, where she majored in journalism.
When Betty Buckley was fifteen, she appeared in the production of Gypsy.
Betty Buckley's voice was described as "one of the wonders of the world" by the Hollywood Reporter.
Betty Buckley taught herself how to sing and trained her voice by listening to artists like Della Reese and Judy Garland.
Betty Buckley: Our stories are different; our pain is the same.
Betty Buckley: I have never experienced racism in the feminist movement, so it concerned me to think that I was unable to see the subject clearly because I came from white, middle-class privilege.
Betty Buckley: I grew up in Texas. I was a college cheerleader. I was recruited to compete in beauty pageants. But inside, I felt out of step.
Betty Buckley: I'm Irish, and the essential way I sing is that of a Celtic balladeer. It's the roots of where my particular voice comes from. I started singing in the Methodist church; so, basically, I'm a kid who sang in a choir. I think about my music like I think about my feelings for God.
Betty Buckley: I look for songs that either have a great visual image, where I can see what I'm singing about, or have a sense of story to them; a beginning, a middle and an end.