Prolific ‘Graduate’ Writer-Actor Buck Henry Dies at 89

His breakthrough came when he and Mel Brooks wrote the TV pilot for “Get Smart.”

  • Published 9 January 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Buck Henry, “The Graduate” co-writer who as screenwriter, character actor, “Saturday Night Live” host and cherished talk-show and party guest became an all-around cultural superstar of the 1960s and 70s, has died. He was 89. Henry’s wife, Irene Ramp, told The Washington Post that his death Wednesday in Los Angeles was due to a heart attack. Henry, who also co-created the TV spy spoof “Get Smart” with Mel Brooks and others,… Read at AP News