Saturday, November 25, 2017

Happy Birthday to 'Gossip Girl' Director Norman Buckley

TV Director Norman Buckley with his sister, Betty Buckley
Norman Buckley was born today, November 25, in 1955. He is a television director and editor best known for his work on The O.C., Chuck, Rizzoli and Isles, Gossip Girl, Pretty Little Liars, and The Fosters.

He began his career as an assistant editor on the 1983 film Tender Mercies, which featured his sister, actress Betty Buckley, who helped him land the job after hearing that the film's editor was seeking a local assistant while on location in Waxahachie, Texas. 

He also worked as an assistant editor on such films as Silkwood, When Harry Met Sally, and Lethal Weapon 3.

Buckley is currently working as a director for the news series, Life Sentence, which will premiere next year.

In September 2008, Buckley married his spouse Davyd Whaley during a brief window of legal opportunity in the state of California, and remained legally married up to Whaley's death on October 15, 2014.

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