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 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).