Betty Buckley (born July 3, 1947) is an American theater, film and television actress.
On Broadway, she has appeared in:
1776 - 1969
Cats - 1982
The Mystery of Edwin Drood - 1985
Carrie - 1988 - as Carrie's mother, in a famed musical disaster
Sunset Boulevard - 1994 (Andrew Lloyd Webber's adaptation of the film)
Triumph of Love - 1997
Her best known television role is as Abby Bradford on Eight is Enough.