Death of Buck Henry

December 9, 1930 - January 8, 2020
Los Angeles, California | Age 89

Actor and screenwriter who co-created "Get Smart"
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Buck Henry was an actor, director, and screenwriter who co-created "Get Smart" with Mel Brooks, was Oscar-nominated for his screenplay for "The Graduate" (1967) and hosted "Saturday Night Live" 10 times in the show's early years. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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