Buck Henry, the legendary screenwriter, has died.
With Mel Brooks, he co-created Get Smart (1965-1970). He adapted the screenplay for The Graduate (1967), and wrote:
- The Owl and the Pussycat
- What’s Up, Doc?
- The Day of the Dolphin
- To Die For
He hosted Saturday Night Live 10 times.
He acted in more than 40 films. He played himself pitching a movie in The Player.
He directed films and TV shows.
Twitter has been flooded with tributes, including this one, which had me laughing for five minutes:
Rest in peace, brother. You shall be missed.