Buck Henry

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Buck Henry (born December 9 1930 in New York, New York) is an American actor, writer and director, best known for his work in television and film comedy and satire. He graduated from Dartmouth College.

His TV work includes That Was the Week That Was (1964-65), Get Smart (1965-70), Captain Nice (1967), and Quark (1978). He has been a frequent guest host of NBC's Saturday Night Live.

He shared an Oscar nomination for his screenplay, The Graduate.

His other films include Catch-22, Taking Off (1971), The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976), Gloria (1980), Eating Raoul (1982), Aria (1988), Defending Your Life (1991), and Grumpy Old Men (1993). He also wrote The Owl and the Pussycat (1970, adaptation), What's Up, Doc? (1972, adaptation), The Day of the Dolphin (1973), Protocol (1984) and To Die For (1995).

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