Susan Buckner

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Susan Buckner
Born (1953-01-28) January 28, 1953 (age 65)
OccupationFilm, television actress
Years active1976–1981

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 top ten finalist in the Miss America 1972 pageant (she tied for first in the swimsuit preliminary), which was eventually won by 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.



Year Title Role Notes
1976 The First Nudie Musical Dancer
1978 Grease Patty Simcox
1981 Deadly Blessing Vicky Anderson


Year Title Role Notes
1976 Police Woman Judy 1 episode: "Angela"
1976–77 The Brady Bunch Hour Krofftette 9 episodes
1977 Switch Jessica 1 episode: "Eden's Gate"
1977 The Amazing Howard Hughes Jean Harlow TV Movie
1977–78 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries George Fayne 3 episodes: "Nancy Drew's Love Match", "Will the Real Santa Claus...?", "Mystery on the Avalanche Express"
1978 Starsky & Hutch Sharon Carstairs 1 episode: "The Heavyweight"
1978 Return Engagement Janice TV Movie
1979 B. J. and the Bear Renee 1 episode: "Odyssey of the Shady Truth"
1979 The Love Boat Kim Patterson 1 episode: "The Spider Serenade/Next Door Wife/The Harder They Fall"
1980 When the Whistle Blows Lucy Davis 9 episodes

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