Buck Henry, the screenwriter, actor, director and Saturday Night Live presenter, has died of a heart attack in Los Angeles. He was 89. Henry was born Henry Zuckerman in New York in 1930, the son of silent movie actress Ruth Taylor, who starred as Lorelei Lee in a 1928 version of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. As… “The Graduate” screenwriter Buck Henry dies at 89 Read More
I love heroes who look like heroic failures but actually were incredibly successful against the odds, even if they didn’t complete their stated mission. Whether it’s George Mallory attempting to summit Everest in 1924 in hobnail boots and a tweed coat (I like to think he and Irving made it to the top); or Sir… Tom Hardy And The Importance of Playing Ernest Read More
One of these repeatedly made the same mistakes in his private life day after day. And the other is Bill Murray, star of Groundhog Day. And the other is Bill Murray, star of Groundhog Day.
Let me be the 2,456,702 person to make this joke today. And tomorrow. And the next day. (Okay I’ll stop now).