Known for movies

Short Info

SpouseDavyd Whaley
FactHis television movie The Pregnancy Project won Best Primetime Program (Special or Movie of the Week) and Best Actress (Alexa Vega) at the 2012 Imagen Awards.

Norman Buckley is an American television director and editor. He is best known for his work on the television series Pretty Little Liars, Gossip Girl, and The O.C.

Buckley was born in Los Angeles, California, on October 5, 1963. His parents are Norman and Barbara Buckley. He has two sisters, Lisa and Amy. Buckley attended Loyola Marymount University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in film and television production.

Buckley began his career working as an assistant editor on the television series The O.C. He later became a director and editor on the series Pretty Little Liars and Gossip Girl.

Buckley’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million. He has earned his wealth through his career as a television director and editor.

Buckley is married to actress Jennifer Aspen. The couple has two children together.

General Info

Full NameNorman Buckley
ProfessionActor, Film director, Film producer, Television Director, Film Editor
EducationUniversity of Texas at Arlington, University of Southern California


SpouseDavyd Whaley
ParentsErnest Lynn Buckley, Betty Bob
SiblingsBetty Buckley, Patrick Buckley, Michael Buckley


MoviesThe Pregnancy Project

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1Norman Buckley founded The Davyd Whaley Foundation, in memory of his late spouse Davyd Whaley (1967-2014), to support LA area artists. He also published a monograph about Whaley, including an essay titled "A Hero's Journey" by Peter Clothier.
2His television movie The Pregnancy Project won Best Primetime Program (Special or Movie of the Week) and Best Actress (Alexa Vega) at the 2012 Imagen Awards.
3The Gossip Girl episode "The Handmaiden's Tale", directed by Buckley, was selected as one of the top ten TV episodes of 2007 by Newsweek Magazine.
4The OC episode "The Metamorphosis", directed by Buckley, was selected as one of the five best episodes of the series by Entertainment Weekly magazine.
5Norman Buckley is the brother of actress Betty Buckley.
6Norman Buckley's brief acting career began and ended when he was drafted to play a part in "Solomon and Sheba" because the production didn't want to fly any more English-speaking actors to the location in Morocco.




Famous in Love2017TV Series 1 episode pre-production
Pretty Little Liars2010-2017TV Series 23 episodes
Once Upon a Time2016TV Series 1 episode
Dead of Summer2016TV Series 1 episode
Zoo2016TV Series 1 episode
Rizzoli & Isles2012-2016TV Series 7 episodes
Stitchers2016TV Series 1 episode
The Fosters2013-2016TV Series 6 episodes
The Mysteries of Laura2015-2016TV Series 4 episodes
Finding Carter2015TV Series 3 episodes
Chasing Life2015TV Series 2 episodes
Switched at Birth2012-2015TV Series 4 episodes
Jane the Virgin2014TV Series 1 episode
The Lottery2014TV Series 1 episode
Star-Crossed2014TV Series 1 episode
The Carrie Diaries2013TV Series 2 episodes
Ravenswood2013TV Series 1 episode
The Client List2012-2013TV Series 2 episodes
The Lying Game2011-2013TV Series 2 episodes
Hart of Dixie2012TV Series 1 episode
Gossip Girl2007-2012TV Series 12 episodes
The Pregnancy Project2012TV Movie
The Nine Lives of Chloe King2011TV Series 1 episode
Chuck2008-2010TV Series 3 episodes
Melrose Place2009-2010TV Series 2 episodes
902102008-2010TV Series 2 episodes
Make It or Break It2009-2010TV Series 3 episodes
The Beautiful Life: TBL2009TV Series 1 episode
Greek2008-2009TV Series 2 episodes
Rockville CA2009TV Series 20 episodes
Privileged2008TV Series 1 episode
The Middleman2008TV Series 1 episode
The O.C.2005-2007TV Series 6 episodes


The Middleman2008TV Series 1 episode
Chuck2007TV Series 2 episodes
The O.C.2003-2006TV Series 31 episodes
Fastlane2002-2003TV Series 8 episodes
New Best Friend2002
My Guide to Becoming a Rock Star2002TV Series 1 episode
Joe and Max2002TV Movie
The Forsaken2001
Labor Pains2000
Witchblade2000TV Movie
Two of Us2000TV Movie
Coming Soon1999
Happy, Texas1999
Dog Park1998
The Baby Dance1998TV Movie
Alone1997TV Movie
The Alarmist1997
North Shore Fish1997TV Movie
Riot1997TV Movie
Little City1997
Slave of Dreams1995TV Movie
Sawbones1995TV Movie
Dillinger and Capone1995Video
Reflections on a Crime1994
Ring of Steel1994
Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead1994
Silent Night, Deadly Night 5: The Toy Maker1991Video
Fire Birds1990
Triumph of the Spirit1989
Alambrista!1977director's cut

Editorial Department

Bookies2003supervising editor
Waterland1992editorial assistant: USA
Lethal Weapon 31992assistant film editor
At the Max1991Documentary assistant editor
Triumph of the Spirit1989additional editor
When Harry Met Sally...1989assistant editor
Pulse1988additional editor
Hot Pursuit1987assistant editor
Trick or Treat1986first assistant editor
Places in the Heart1984assistant editor
Silkwood1983assistant editor - uncredited
Easy Money1983editing room assistant
Tender Mercies1983second assistant editor

Assistant Director

The O.C.2005-2007TV Series second unit director - 2 episodes


Solomon & Sheba1995TV MovieIsraelite #1


Happy, Texas1999associate producer


Green Plaid Shirt1996special thanks


Won Awards

2008EddieAmerican Cinema Editors, USABest Edited One-Hour Series for Commercial TelevisionChuck (2007)

Nominated Awards

2003EddieAmerican Cinema Editors, USABest Edited Motion Picture for Non-Commercial TelevisionJoe and Max (2002)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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