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Betty Buckley was born in Big Spring, Texas to Betty Bob and Ernest Buckley. She attended Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth. She was crowned "Miss Fort Worth" in 1966, and was runner-up in the Miss Texas competition. While Betty has always been a product of Broadway, the roles in which she played before-the-camera are mesmerizing. She... See full bio »

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Eight Is Enough
Eight Is Enough Abby Bradford / Sandra Sue 'Abby' Abbott
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The Happening
The Happening Mrs. Jones
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  The Abiku (pre-production)
Harriet Golding (rumored)
 2016 Chicago Med (TV Series)
Olga Barlow
- Extreme Measures (2016) ... Olga Barlow
 2016/IX Split
Dr. Fletcher
 2015 The Leftovers (TV Series)
- Ten Thirteen (2015) ... Jane
 2014 Getting On (TV Series)
Dottie Levy
- Is Soap a Hazardous Substance? (2014) ... Dottie Levy
 2011-2013 Pretty Little Liars (TV Series)
Regina Marin
- She's Better Now (2013) ... Regina Marin
- I Must Confess (2011) ... Regina Marin
 2011 The Chicago Code (TV Series)
Sister Paul
- Hog Butcher (2011) ... Sister Paul
 2011 5 Time Champion
 2010 The Pacific (TV Mini-Series)
Marion Leckie
- Home (2010) ... Marion Leckie
 2010 Melrose Place (TV Series)
Bernadette Reese
- Sepulveda (2010) ... Bernadette Reese
 2006-2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Attorney Walsh
- Lunacy (2008) ... Attorney Walsh
- Clock (2006) ... Attorney Walsh
- Manipulated (2006) ... Attorney Walsh
 2006 Brothers & Sisters (TV Series)
Iva March
- Unaired Pilot ... Iva March
 2006 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Catherine Ryder
- Expectations (2006) ... Catherine Ryder
 2005 Vinegar Hill (TV Movie)
Mary Margaret Grier
 2004 The Jury (TV Series)
Carla Kohler
- Last Rites (2004) ... Carla Kohler
 2004 The Scare Hole
 2003 Monk (TV Series)
Mrs. Fleming
- Mr. Monk Goes to the Theater (2003) ... Mrs. Fleming
 2001-2003 Oz (TV Series)
Suzanne Fitzgerald
- Junkyard Dawgs (2003) ... Suzanne Fitzgerald (as Betty Lynn Buckley)
- A Day in the Death... (2003) ... Suzanne Fitzgerald (as Betty Lynn Buckley)
- 4giveness (2003) ... Suzanne Fitzgerald (as Betty Lynn Buckley)
- A Failure to Communicate (2003) ... Suzanne Fitzgerald (as Betty Lynn Buckley)
 2002 Noon Blue Apples
Rose Kross
 1999 Simply Irresistible
Aunt Stella
 1998 Of Love & Fantasy (Video)
Dr. Tania Brandt
 1996 Remember WENN (TV Series)
Gloria Redmond
- Christmas in the Airwaves (1996) ... Gloria Redmond
 1996 Critical Choices (TV Movie)
Dr. Margaret Ludlow
 1995 Ride for Your Life (Video Game short)
 1994 Last Time Out
Maxine Black
 1994 Betrayal of Trust (TV Movie)
Dr. Jan Galanti
 1993 Tribeca (TV Series)
- The Rainmaker (1993) ... Ruth
 1992 Rain Without Thunder
Beverly Goldring
 1992 Bonnie & Clyde: The Real Story
Mrs. Parker, Bonnie's Mother
 1991 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Elsa Chandler
- TV or Not TV (1991) ... Elsa Chandler
- Something Old, Something Nude (1991) ... Elsa Chandler
 1989 Babycakes (TV Movie)
 1989 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Lillian Robinson
- Taking a Stand (1989) ... Lillian Robinson
 1988 Another Woman
 1987 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Marci Bruckman
- You've Come a Long Way, Baby (1987) ... Marci Bruckman
 1987 Roses Are for the Rich (TV Movie)
 1987 Wild Thing
 1985 Evergreen (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Bradford
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Mrs. Bradford
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Mrs. Bradford
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Mrs. Bradford
 1984 The Three Wishes of Billy Grier (TV Movie)
Nancy Grier
 1984 NBC Special Treat (TV Series)
Mrs. Lawson
- Bobby and Sarah (1984) ... Mrs. Lawson
 1981 The Ordeal of Bill Carney (TV Movie)
Barbara Slaner
 1977 The Rubber Gun Squad (TV Movie)
 1977 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
Twice Divorced Lady checking Frank out.
- Episode #1.405 (1977) ... Twice Divorced Lady checking Frank out.
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CD: "The London Concert" (BBC Audio International Ltd.) See more »

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Alternate Names:

Betty Lynn Buckley


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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My big dream was to be a world-champion [rodeo] barrel racer. My other was to sing on Broadway. I did one of them. See more »


Daughter of Ernest (a dean of engineering and a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force) and Betty Bob Diltz (a dancer and journalist). Her father vehemently disapproved of her becoming an actress which caused her great emotional distress. See more »

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