(9 Dec 1930 - )
actor and screenwriter whose deadpan humour is evident in his performances (including Saturday Night Live on TV) and as co-creator and writer of the TV series Get Smart. Of the screenplays he wrote, The Graduate (with Calder Willingham) remains an outstanding work in the movie industry.
Science Quotes by Buck Henry (1 quote)
I just want to say one word to youjust one word ...plastics! ... There's a great future in plastics.
— Buck Henry
Advice by Mr. McGuire, a Los Angeles businessman to Ben Braddock (acted by Dustin Hoffman) in movie The Graduate (1967), based on the book by Charles Webb. In Graydon Carter, Vanity Fair's Tales of Hollywood: Rebels, Reds, and Graduates and the Wild Stories of 13 Iconic Films
the scene is attributed solely to Buck Henry (it did not appear in the original book) who added it when he took over the script writing from Calder Willingham.