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Susan Buckner

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Birth dateJanuary 28, 1953(age 63)
OccupationFilm, television actress

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Susan Buckner is an American film and television actress. Prior to her acting career she was crowned Miss Washington in 1971 and in September went on to become a Miss America top ten finalist (she tied for first in the swimsuit preliminary), eventually losing to Miss Ohio, Laurel Lea Schaefer. Her acting career is sprinkled with supporting roles in television, stage, and film. Susan is probably best remembered for her role as high school cheerleader "Patty Simcox" in the summer blockbuster of 1978 Grease starring Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta. She also appeared as one of The Krofftettes who performed synchronized swimming routines on The Brady Bunch Variety Hour. The most recent appearance of Buckner was on an episode of 1 vs. 100 as a mob member.

Other Buckner acting roles include:

* "Janice" in Return Engagement 1978 with Elizabeth Taylor

* "George Fayne" on the TV show The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries 1978

* "Lucy Davis" on the short-lived TV show When the Whistle Blows 1980

* "Vicky Anderson" in Deadly Blessing 1981 with Sharon Stone




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