Buck Henry

Highest Rated:
100% Taking Off (1971)
Lowest Rated:
13% Town & Country (2000)
Birthday:
Dec 9
Birthplace:
Not Available
Bio:
Buck Henry's meek and mild, ordinary guy demeanor belies a razor-sharp dry, wry wit that he aptly applies to his screenplays, the roles he portrays, and the projects he directs. Born Buck Henry Zuckerman to a successful Wall Street broker (who was once an Air Force general) and actress Ruth Taylor,…

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
The Humbling
  • Screenwriter
-- 2014
A Fuller Life
  • Actor
-- 2013
93% Casting By
  • Actor
$17.9k 2013
30% A Bird of the Air
  • Duncan Weber
$10.2k 2011
David Amram: The First 80 Years
  • Actor
-- 2011
89% It Came from Kuchar
  • Actor
-- 2010
50% American Swing
  • Actor
-- 2009
61% The Last Shot
  • Lonnie Bosco
$0.4M 2004
44% Lisa Picard is Famous
  • Actor
-- 2001
A Girl Thing
  • Actor
-- 2001
Curtain Call
  • Charles Van Allsburg
-- 2000
13% Town & Country
  • Suttler
$6.3M 2000
40% I'm Losing You
  • Philip Dragom
$12.7k 1999
26% Breakfast of Champions
  • Fred T. Barry
-- 1999
33% The Real Blonde
  • Actor
-- 1998
87% To Die For
  • Screenwriter
  • Mr. H. Finlaysson (teacher)
-- 1995
Shotgun Freeway
  • Actor
-- 1995
Harrison Bergeron
  • TV producer
-- 1995
22% Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
  • Dr. Dreyfus
-- 1994
65% Grumpy Old Men
  • Elliott Snyder
-- 1993
94% Short Cuts
  • Gordon Johnson
-- 1993
The Linguini Incident
  • Cecil
-- 1992
98% The Player
  • Himself
-- 1992
Keep The Change
  • Smitty
-- 1992
96% Defending Your Life
  • Dick Stanley
-- 1991
45% Tune in Tomorrow... (Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter)
  • Fr. Serafim
-- 1990
19% Rude Awakening
  • Lloyd
-- 1989
Dark Before Dawn
  • Charlie Stevens
-- 1989
50% Aria
  • Preston
-- 1988
84% Eating Raoul
  • Mr. Leech
-- 1982
20% First Family
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
  • Fr. Sandstone
-- 1980
Steve Martin Live!
  • Actor
-- 1980
95% Gloria
  • Jack Dawn
-- 1980
Old Boyfriends
  • Art Kopple
-- 1979
88% Heaven Can Wait
  • The Escort
  • Director
-- 1978
86% The Man Who Fell to Earth
  • Oliver Farnsworth
$83.5k 1976
44% The Day of the Dolphin
  • Actor
  • Screenwriter
-- 1973
89% What's Up, Doc?
  • Screenwriter
-- 1972
100% Taking Off
  • Larry Tyne
-- 1971
Is There Sex After Death? (Is There Love After Death)
  • Dr. Manos
-- 1971
88% Catch-22
  • Col. Korn
  • Screenwriter
-- 1970
80% The Owl And The Pussycat
  • Screenwriter
  • Man Looking Through Doubleday's Bookstore
-- 1970
The Secret War of Harry Frigg
  • Stockade Commandant
-- 1968
80% Candy
  • Screenwriter
-- 1968
87% The Graduate
  • Screenwriter
  • Hotel Clerk
-- 1967
The Bridge (Die Brücke)
  • Actor
-- 1949


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
Franklin & Bash
2011-2014
  • Actor
2013
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999-2014
2012
Hot in Cleveland
2010-2014
  • Fred
  • Frank
2011
93% 30 Rock
2006-2013
  • Dick Lemon
2007 - 2010
Saturday Night Live
1975-2013
1977

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Quotes from Buck Henry's Characters

    1. Gen. Dreedle: Why aren't you wearing clothes, Captain?
    2. Capt. Yossarian: I don't wanna.
    3. Gen. Dreedle: What do you mean you don't want to, why the hell don't you?
    4. Capt. Yossarian: I don't know, I just don't wanna [laughs].
    5. Gen. Dreedle: Why isn't he wearing clothes?
    6. Col. Korn: [to Cathcart] He's talking to you.
    7. Col. Cathcart: Why isn't he wearing clothes, Major?
    8. Major Major: Why isn't he wearing clothes, Sergeant?
    From Catch-22. Submitted by Kia M (6 months ago)
    1. Col. Korn: All you have to do is be our pal.
    2. Col. Cathcart: Say nice things about us.
    3. Col. Korn: Tell the folks at home what a good job we're doing. Take our offer, Yossarian.
    4. Col. Cathcart: Either that, or a court-martial for desertion.
    From Catch-22. Submitted by Kia M (6 months ago)
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