Buck Henry

Profession: Actor
Buck Henry
Birthdate: December 09, 1930
Date of death: January 08, 2020
Age: 89 years
Country: United States United States
Horoscope: Sagittarius


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Buck Henry Nominations & Awards

Academy Awards

 - Best Director NOMINATED

Directors Guild of America (DGA)

 - Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film NOMINATED
Buck Henry was an American Actor. He has nominated for an Academy Awards and an Directors Guild of America Awards (DGA). He's known for Heaven Can Wait (1978), The Graduate (1967) and Gloria (1980).

All Movies of Buck Henry

  • Famous
    A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an actress, as well as the conflict that ar...
    Character: Buck Henry
    United States  2000
  • Breakfast of Champions
    Director Alan Rudolph's adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's novel Breakfast of Champions centers on suicidal car dealer Dwayne Hoover (Bruce Willis), his drug- and television-addled wife Celia (Barbara Hershey), his cross-dressing sales...
    United States  1999
  • Curtain Call
    Stevenson Lowe (James Spader) and his girlfriend, Julia (Polly Walker), move into a brownstone haunted by an old unhappily married couple (Michael Caine and Maggie Smith). The young woman is hungry for marriage, but he doesn't wan...
    Character: Charles Van Allsburg
    United States  1999
  • The Real Blonde
    Joe and Mary have been living together in Manhattan for six years. Joe is an actor, who has no agent and no thesping credits, but whose ambitions are very high. He works as a waiter at a cafe. Mary works as a make-up stylist for h...
    United States  1997
  • 2 die 4 (To Die For)
    Suzanne Stone is an aspiring TV personality who will do anything to be in the spotlight...
    Character: Mr. H. Finlaysson
    United States  1995
  • Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
    Sissy Hankshaw is born with enormous thumbs that help her hitchhiking through the US from a young age. She becomes a model in advertising and her NY agent 'the Countess' sends her to his ranch in CA to shoot a commercial, set agai...
    Character: Dr. Dreyfus
    United States  1993
  • Defending your Life
    In an afterlife resembling the present-day US, people must prove their worth by showing in court how they have demonstrated courage. Yuppie Daniel Miller is killed in a car accident and goes to Judgment City, a waiting room for th...
    United States  1991
  • Aria
    Ten short pieces directed by ten different directors, including Ken Russell, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, and Nicolas Roeg. Each short uses an aria as soundtrack/sound (Vivaldi, Bach, Wagner), and is an interpr...
    Character: Preston (segment "Rigoletto")
    United Kingdom  1987
  • Gloria
    Jack Dawn and his family are eliminated by the mob, because he was their accountant and was feeding information to the FBI. However his six-year-old Puerto Rican son, Phil, escapes with Gloria, a neighbor who was a former girlfrie...
    Character: Jack Dawn
    United States  1980
  • Heaven Can Wait
    When L.A. Rams quarterback Joe Pendleton (Warren Beatty) is plucked from Earth too soon by an overzealous angel, he is sent back to Earth in another, older body. He struggles to regain his old spot in the line-up while straighteni...
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    United States  1978
  • The Man Who Fell to Earth
    An alien being travels to Earth in human form with a plan to bring water to his own dying planet. Once on Earth, the superintelligent space traveler begins making the social and financial climbs necessary for his plot to succeed. ...
    Character: Oliver Farnsworth
    United Kingdom  1976
  • Catch-22
    A bombardier in World War II tries desperately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way cope with a crazy situation. Catch-22 is a parody of a "military mentality" and of a bure...
    United States  1970
  • The Graduate
    In the mid-1960s, Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman), a confused college graduate, is pulled in myriad directions by his wealthy family, friends, and associates just days after receiving his degree. Seduced by alcoholic and a neur...
    Character: Room Clerk
    United States  1967
  • Get Smart (TV Series)
    TV Series (1965-1970). 5 Seasons. 138 Episodes. Mel Brooks and Buck Henry created this show as a spoof of James Bond and the many TV imitators that followed in 007's wake. The series starred Don Adams as bumbling secret agent Maxw...
    Director of the film
    United States  1965