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Debra Maffett
American television Host Producer and beauty pageant winner

Debra Maffett

Debra Maffett
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Intro American television Host Producer and beauty pageant winner
Is Model Beauty pageant contestant
From United States of America
Field Fashion
Gender female
Birth 9 November 1956, Cut and Shoot, Montgomery County, Texas, USA
Age 66 years
Star sign Scorpio
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Debra Sue Maffett (born November 9, 1956) is an American beauty pageant titleholder from Cut and Shoot, Texas and was named Miss America 1983.

Early life and education

Maffett graduated from S.P. Waltrip High School in Houston, Texas, in 1975.


Although she competed in the Miss Texas pageant several years without winning, she moved to California and was subsequently crowned Miss California 1982. She represented California when she won the Miss America crown. Some controversy arose after it was revealed that Maffett underwent nasal surgery to correct her deviated septum.


Maffett served as a host on PM Magazine; NBC and CBS pilots; Guinness Book of World Records with David Frost; Alive and Well; TNN Country News; Hot, Hip and Country; Making Healthy Choices; and The Harvest Show.

In 1984, Maffett appeared as a panelist on several episodes of the Match Game Hollywood Squares Hour.

Maffett appeared in the episode of Matlock that aired December 1, 1987, entitled "The Network" as news anchor Terry McNeil.

Personal life

Maffett was married to singer Buster Wilson, until his death in 2004. Wilson had a daughter, Jenny (born 1990), from a previous relationship. Maffett gave birth to a son, Rydder, in 1996.

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