Writer, actor and director Buck Henry, best known as the screenwriter of “The Graduate,” died Wednesday.
Henry received an Oscar nomination in 1967 for the screenplay for “The Graduate” and a second nomination for best director in 1978 for “Heaven Can Wait.” He was also known for his appearances on “Saturday Night Live” and co-creating the TV spy comedy series “Get Smart.”
Henry died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after suffering a heart attack, according to Deadline. He was 89 years old.
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