Buck Henry

Buck Henry is an American actor, writer, film director, and television director.

Guest Appearances

August 28, 2017

Gilbert and Frank welcome one of their favorite funnymen, legendary writer-actor-director Buck Henry, who looks back on his 50+ year career and shares hilarious anecdotes about Orson Welles, James Mason, John Belushi and Jonathan Winters (among others). Also: Buck adapts “Catch-22,” praises Richard Benjamin, invents the Cone of Silence, co-directs “Heaven Can Wait” and confirms the Pat McCormick helicopter story. PLUS: “Captain Nice”! “Samurai Delicatessen”! Claude Rains speaks! The hoaxes of Alan Abel! And Buck remembers “That Was the Week That Was”!

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