Actor Gary Busey Returns To Tulsa For Circle Cinema Anniversary

Saturday, July 14th 2018, 6:17 pm
By: News On 6

A big celebrity was back in his hometown to help celebrate the 90th anniversary of Tulsa's Circle Cinema and the 40th anniversary of the movie that got him nominated for an Oscar.

Actor Gary Busey will introduce a screening of "The Buddy Holly Story."  Busey was nominated for best actor for the movie which first hit the silver screen in 1978.  The screening of "The Buddy Holly Story" is Sunday at Circle Cinema at 6:30 p.m.

"I'm playing music at the Cain’s ballroom Saturday night on behalf of Jimmy Marcum who lost his house in a fire so we're raising money to get him a new home.”

When asked about his feelings toward the city where  he grew up, Busey said, "Tulsa lives in my heart and I live in Tulsa's heart.  It is a heart that can't be broken, a heart that can't be stopped.  I love Tulsa."