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Henry Worked on Many Hits

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Henry Worked on Many Hits

Henry Worked on Many Hits

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Actor, comedian and writer Buck Henry co-wrote the script for The Graduate and played the role of the hotel clerk.

He was also a screenwriter for the film version of Get Smart with Mel Brooks, Catch-22, What's Up Doc and other films.

Henry was a frequent host with the original cast of Saturday Night Live. (Original airdate: 2/24/97)