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Buck Henry

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Buck Henry
Henry in 1978
Born
Henry Zuckerman

(1930-12-09)December 9, 1930
DiedJanuary 8, 2020(2020-01-08) (aged 89)
Occupations
  • Actor
  • screenwriter
  • director
Years active1964–2015
SpouseIrene Henry

Henry Zuckerman (December 9, 1930 – January 8, 2020), credited as Buck Henry, was an American actor, screenwriter, and director. He was a cast member of Saturday Night Live. He was nominated for an Academy Award twice, in 1968 for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Graduate and in 1979 for Best Director for Heaven Can Wait.[1]

On January 8, 2020, Henry died from a heart attack at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He was 89.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Buck Henry Biography". Filmreference.com. Retrieved September 21, 2010.
  2. Pedersen, Erik (January 8, 2020). "Buck Henry Dies: 'The Graduate' Writer, 'Get Smart' Co-Creator & Early 'SNL' Favorite Was 89". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 9, 2020.

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