Buck Henry’s Death Leaves Hollywood Straining For Superlatives To Describe His Immense Talent

Buck Henry Of ‘Get Smart,’ ‘SNL’ Dies

Buck Henry, the legendary screenwriter behind The Graduate and What’s Up, Doc? who also co-created Get Smart and was a regular presence in the early years of Saturday Night Live, died Wednesday night of a heart attack at Cedars-Sinai Health Center in Los Angeles. He was 89.