Buck Henry

1930 - 2020

Photo of Buck Henry

Icon of person Buck Henry

Buck Henry (born Henry Zuckerman; December 9, 1930 – January 8, 2020) was an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker. Henry's contributions to film included his work as a co-director on Heaven Can Wait (1978) alongside Warren Beatty, and his work as a co-writer for Mike Nichols's The Graduate (1967) and Peter Bogdanovich's What's Up, Doc? (1972). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Buck Henry has received more than 1,545,386 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Buck Henry is the 557th most popular actor (up from 1,083rd in 2019), the 1,037th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,005th in 2019) and the 282nd most popular American Actor.

Buck Henry is most famous for being an actor, writer, and director. He is best known for his work on the TV show "Get Smart" and the film "The Graduate."

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 70.50

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.44

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.25

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Buck Henries by language


Among actors, Buck Henry ranks 557 out of 10,030Before him are Shah Rukh Khan, Linda Christian, Ken Watanabe, Raf Vallone, Erland Josephson, and Elliott Gould. After him are Anjelica Huston, Lois Maxwell, Terence Stamp, Richard Barthelmess, Peter Cushing, and Scarlett Johansson.

Most Popular Actors in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1930, Buck Henry ranks 59Before him are Ali al-Sistani, Moustapha Akkad, Carlos Hugo, Duke of Parma, Robert Aumann, Joanne Woodward, and Jean Rochefort. After him are Johan Galtung, John Young, Derek Walcott, Reinhard Selten, Akira Suzuki, and Jesús Franco. Among people deceased in 2020, Buck Henry ranks 67Before him are Kobe Bryant, Infanta Pilar, Duchess of Badajoz, Gene Deitch, Arthur Ashkin, Ulay, and Jiří Menzel. After him are Lee Kun-hee, Ida Haendel, Clive Cussler, Bill Withers, Terry Jones, and Kelly Preston.

Others Born in 1930

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 2020

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Buck Henry ranks 1,037 out of 15,968Before him are William Miller (1782), Lionel Richie (1949), Dick Van Dyke (1925), Pete Seeger (1919), Otis Redding (1941), and Elliott Gould (1938). After him are Daniel Bell (1919), Anjelica Huston (1951), Irwin Shaw (1913), Richard Barthelmess (1895), Larry Ellison (1944), and Roger Zelazny (1937).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Buck Henry ranks 282Before him are Jonathan Banks (1947), Meg Ryan (1961), Steve Buscemi (1957), Shelley Winters (1920), James Cagney (1899), and Elliott Gould (1938). After him are Anjelica Huston (1951), Richard Barthelmess (1895), Scarlett Johansson (1984), Robert Forster (1941), James Brolin (1940), and Winona Ryder (1971).

Television and Movie Roles