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Buck Henry

Screenwriter / Film Director / Film Producer | * 12/09/1930 († 89, 01/08/2020) | New York City, New York, USA
Buck Henry (born Henry Zuckerman; December 9, 1930 – January 8, 2020) was an American actor, screenwriter, and director. Henry's contributions to film included, his work as a co-director on Heaven Can Wait (1978) alongside Warren Beatty, and his work as a co-writer for Mike Nichols's The Graduate (1967) and Peter Bogdanovich's What's Up, Doc? (1972). His long career began on television with work on shows with Steve Allen in The New Steve Allen Show (1961). He went on to co-create Get Smart (1965-1970) with Mel Brooks, and hosted Saturday Night Live 10 times from 1976 to 1980. He later guest starred in such popular shows as Murphy Brown, Hot in Cleveland, Will..."> ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Buck Henry

Writers Guild of America Award Emmy Award Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

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Movies with Buck Henry as Actor(47)

as Cat Owner2015 Kiss Kiss Fingerbang
as Self - Reader (segment "The Pursuit of Happiness")2013 A Fuller Life
as Duncan Weber2011 A Bird of the Air
as himself2009 It Came from Kuchar
as himself2008 American Swing
as Interviewee2007 Students of The Graduate
as Lonnie Bosco2004 The Last Shot
as Suttler2001 Town & Country
as Buck Henry2000 Lisa Picard Is Famous
as Fred T. Barry1999 Breakfast of Champions
as Mr. Goldman1998 1999
as Himself - Narrator1998 Playboy: The Story of X
as Dr. Leuter1998 The Real Blonde
as self1995 Shotgun Freeway
as Mr. H. Finlaysson1995 To Die For
as Dr. Dreyfus1994 Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
as Gordon Johnson1993 Short Cuts
as Snyder1993 Grumpy Old Men
as Interviewee1992 The Graduate at 25
as himself1992 The Player
as Clay Fielder1992 Mastergate
as Lewis Louis1992 The Lounge People
as Dick Stanley, Daniel's substitute attorney1991 Defending Your Life
as Lloyd1989 Rude Awakening
as Preston1987 Aria
as himself1984 Steve Martin Live
as Mr. Leech1982 Eating Raoul
as Jack Dawn1980 Gloria
as Father Sandstone1980 First Family
as Art Kopple1979 Old Boyfriends
as The Escort1978 Heaven Can Wait
as Bernie Cates1977 The Absent-Minded Waiter
as Oliver Farnsworth1976 The Man Who Fell to Earth
as Larry Tyne1971 Taking Off
as Doctor1971 I Miss Sonja Henie
as Dr. Louise Manos1971 Is There Sex After Death?
as Lt. Col. Korn1970 Catch-22
as Mental Patient1968 Candy
as Taft Hotel Desk Clerk1967 The Graduate
as T. R. Kingston1965 The Troublemaker

TV Shows/Series with Buck Henry as Actor(16)

as Fred2010 Hot in Cleveland
2006 30 Rock
as Dadbert (voice)1999 Dilbert
as Himself - Presenter1980 Great Railway Journeys
as Mr. Dantley1975 Saturday Night Live
as Himself - Guest1968 The Dick Cavett Show

Movies with Buck Henry as Crew(17)

Writing/Screenplay2014 The Humbling
Writing/Characters2008 Get Smart
Writing/Writer2001 Town & Country
Writing/Screenplay1995 To Die For
Writing/Screenplay1984 Protocol
Directing/Director1980 First Family
Writing/Writer1980 First Family
Directing/Director1978 Heaven Can Wait
Writing/Screenplay1973 The Day of the Dolphin
Writing/Screenplay1972 What's Up, Doc?
Directing/Director1971 I Miss Sonja Henie
Writing/Writer1971 I Miss Sonja Henie
Writing/Screenplay1970 The Owl and the Pussycat
Writing/Screenplay1970 Catch-22
Writing/Screenplay1968 Candy
Writing/Screenplay1967 The Graduate
Writing/Writer1965 The Troublemaker

TV Shows/Series with Buck Henry as Crew(6)

Writing/Writer1977 Quark
Production/Executive Producer1967 Captain Nice
Writing/Writer1967 Captain Nice
Writing/Writer1966 ABC Stage 67
Writing/Writer1965 Get Smart

Full Name: Buck Henry
Born: Tuesday, 12/09 1930 (December) in New York City
Died: Wednesday, 01/08 2020 (January) in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (aged: 89)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Dartmouth College, Choate Rosemary Hall
Mother: Ruth Taylor
Other names for Buck Henry (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Henry Zuckerman"
"Buck Henry Zuckerman"
Buck Henry frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (29x, Actor)
Bill Hader (23x, Actor)
Maya Rudolph (11x, Actress)
Alec Baldwin (9x, Actor)
Tom Hanks (7x, Actor)
Tina Fey (7x, Actress)
Molly Shannon (7x, Actress)
John Lutz (7x, Actor)
Steve Buscemi (6x, Actor)
Gus Van Sant (6x, Crew)
Martin Short (6x, Actor)
Lorne Michaels (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:8991, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 07/08/2020