Buck Henry

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

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Video: Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane Honor Mel Brooks With THE PRODUCERS Medley at the Governors Awards

The 2024 Governors Awards took place on January 9, where Mel Brooks was honored with an Honorary Oscar for his legacy of work. Prior to being presented with the award,  Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane took the stage to give a speech, and then performed a medly of songs from The Producers, including The King of Old Broadway and I Want to Be a Producer.

Interview: Playwright Jerry Mayer on his Writing Career and New Comedy Jews R 2 Much Fun

Jerry Mayer, a nonagenarian from St. Louis has written and/or produced for many classic TV shows and specials. In 1986, his first play, Almost Perfect, debuted at Santa Monica Playhouse which has led to almost a dozen more - so far! I decided to speak with him about his latest comedy, Jews R 2 Much Fun, at the Santa Monica Playhouse as well as his long-running and extremely successful TV writing career.

A CLOCKWORK ORANGE Producer Si Litvinoff Passes Away at 93

Si Litvinoff, the visionary producer whose foresight in cinema art led to perennial classics such as Stanley Kubrick's “A Clockwork Orange,” Nicolas Roeg's “Walkabout”, 'The Man Who Fell to Earth,' starring David Bowie, and more passed away peacefully on Monday, December 26, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. He was 93.    

Austin Film Festival Announces Screenings of THE WHALE, ARMAGEDDON TIME, and More

Austin Film Festival (AFF), the premier film festival recognizing writers’ and filmmakers’ contributions to film, television, and new media, has announced that The Whale will serve as the festival’s Opening Night selection. Directed by Academy Award®-nominee Darren Aronofsky (Requiem for a Dream, Black Swan, The Wrestler).

Mary Jo Verruto's #MINETOO to Premiere At 2022 Edinburgh Fringe

Brooklyn based Cahill Bros will present Mary Jo Verruto's one-woman show #MineToo at Edinburgh Fringe, Greenside at Infirmary Street, Forest Theatre, 7-27 Aug 2022.

Dick Cavett to Receive WGAE's Evelyn F. Burkey Award at 2022 Writers Guild Awards

In 1966, Cavett wrote and hosted the special, WHERE IT’S AT, produced by Bud Yorkin and Norman Lear. In 1968, Cavett was hired by ABC to host THIS MORNING, which was renamed THE DICK CAVETT SHOW and moved to prime time and then to late night, where it ran opposite THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JOHNNY CARSON.

Rachel Brosnahan to Executive Produce & Star in THE MIRANDA OBSESSION on Audible

Rachel Brosnahan (Prime Video’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) and her banner, Scrap Paper Pictures, in collaboration with VICE Studios and Wingate Media executive produce. Brosnahan will be joined by a star-studded ensemble cast including Milo Ventimiglia, Josh Groban, John Benjamin Hickey, Harry Lloyd and Morgan Spector.

Alley Mills Joins the Ensemble of MORNING'S AT SEVEN

Television and stage veteran Alley Mills (“The Wonder Years”; Williamstown Theatre Festival, four seasons) will assume the role of Arry in the new production of Paul Osborn’s Morning’s At Seven, currently playing through January 9 at Theatre at St. Clement’s (423 W. 46th Street, NYC). 

Photos: Lindsay Crouse, Alma Cuervo, Judith Ivey & More Star in MORNING'S AT SEVEN Opening at Theatre at St. Clements

Morning’s At Seven, Paul Osborn’s treasured comedy classic, returns to New York this fall for the first time in 20 years featuring an all-star cast including Academy Award nominee and Obie Award winner Lindsay Crouse (The Homecoming), Obie Award winner Alma Cuervo (On Your Feet!, Uncommon Women and Others), and more!

Mel Brooks to Write & Executive Produce HISTORY OF THE WORLD PART II Variety Series for Hulu

A sequel to the original 1981 film, the second installation will also include Brooks will be joined by Nick Kroll, Wanda Sykes, Ike Barinholtz, David Stassen and Kevin Salter as writers.

Lindsay Crouse, Judith Ivey, Dan Lauria and More Star in MORNING'S AT SEVEN Beginning Performances October 20

Morning's At Seven, Paul Osborn's treasured comedy classic, returns to New York this fall for the first time in 20 years featuring an all-star cast.

New Mel Brooks Memoir Will Hit Shelves This Fall

Mel Brooks has a new book coming soon! Penguin Random House's Ballantine Books will publish All About Me! My Remarkable Life in Show Business on November 30, 2021. Click here to pre-order today!

Stage and Screen Star George Segal Passes Away at 87

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that stage and screen star George Segal passed away yesterday following complications during surgery. He was 87 years old. 

TEVYE SERVED RAW To Be Performed At Centenary Stage Company

Find out what happens to the beloved characters in Fiddler on the Roof after the musical ends. TEVYE SERVED RAW is an evening of Sholem Aleichem material, with adaptations of his Tevye stories (“What, Me Worthy?” and “Get Thee Gone!”), scenes from his own long-unseen Yiddish stage version, and three of his purely comedic stories, newly adapted (“Strange Jews on a Train,” “The Yiddish Sisyphus” and “A Stepmother’s Trash-Talk”). 


On October 11, 1975, Saturday Night Live, a topical comedy sketch show, made its debut on NBC.

VIDEO: Eddie Redmayne Announces Today's AFI Movie Club Pick REDS

Eddie Redmayne announces today's AFI Movie Club selection: REDS.

Max Brooks and Dad Mel Brooks Share Helpful Tips on Avoiding the Spread of COVID-19

Max Brooks, son of comedic legend Mel Brooks, posted a video on Twitter with his famous dad, warning about the potential dangers of spreading COVID-19. 

RATINGS: NBC Delivers 4 Of The Top 5 Scripted Programs For The Week Of Jan. 13-19 In 18-49

NBC has averaged a 0.7 rating in adults 18-49 and 4.2 million viewers overall for the primetime ratings week of Jan. 13-19, according to “live plus same day” figures from Nielsen Media Research.

Photo Flash: Remembering Buck Henry

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this month, Buck Henry passed away at the age of 89. Henry was an American actor, screenwriter, and director. He was twice nominated for an Academy Award, for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Graduate (1967) and for Best Director for Heaven Can Wait (1978) alongside Warren Beatty.

A Live Musical Adaptation of Mel Brooks' YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Set For Fall on ABC

ABC today announced that the network will debut its latest live musical event this fall with “Young Frankenstein Live!” (working title), produced by the legendary director, writer, actor, comedian, producer and composer, Mel Brooks. The announcement comes on the heels of the network's most recent hit musical spectacular, “The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live!,” which marked the most-watched made-for-TV musical on any network in nearly four years and ranked as the week's No. 1 entertainment show.


Buck Henry has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

Buck Henry has not appeared in the West End.

Buck Henry has written 1 shows including The Graduate (Source Material).

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