Susan Buckner: the actress, star of the film Grease, has died at the age of 72

Susan Buckner: the actress, star of the film Grease, has died at the age of 72
Susan Buckner: the actress, star of the film Grease, has died at the age of 72

Sad news. Known for her role as Patty Simcox in the famous film Grease (1978), Susan Buckner died at the age of 72, we learned this Wednesday, May 8. The one born on January 28, 1952 in Seattle was crowned Miss Washington in 1971, before participating in the Miss America pageant.

A few years later, she launched into cinema and landed her first role. In GreaseSusan Buckner plays a Rydell High pop cheerleader alongsideOlivia Newton-John.

Susan Buckner, her career in cinema

Before becoming the star of Grease, the beauty queen has appeared in several shows including, The Mac Davis Show, Sonny and Cher and The Dean Martin Show. After her appearance in the cinema, she is also found in The Love Boat, Starsky & Hutch et The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries.

The actress also gave the answer to Sharon Stone in Wes Craven’s horror film, titled Deadly Blessing. She then starred in Police Academy 6: City Under Siege before putting his career on hold to take care of his family.

“She was magical”: the tender words of her daughter

Susan Buckner’s family announced her death. She died peacefully surrounded by loved ones at home in Miami on May 2″reports Mirror. A mother who leaves behind her son Adam Josephs and her daughter Samantha Mansfield. But also his grandchildren Oliver, Riley, Abigal and Ruby, his sister Linda, his daughter-in-law Noel Josephs, his son-in-law Adam Mansfield and his long-term partner Al.

“The light she brought into every room will be forever missedconfided his daughter in the columns of People before adding: “She was magical, and I was very lucky to call her my best friend”. To pay tribute to her, the relatives of the deceased asked to send donations to the Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden from Miami, rather than flowers directly to them.

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