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Column | Aug 6, 2011Buck Henry arguably made his showbiz debut at the age of 2, when his mother, the silent film star Ruth Taylor, took him to the Paramount lot to show him off. She denied then that she wanted him to go into movies. Sorry, Mom. Henry has become a polymath of directing, acting, and for my money, especially writing -- "The Graduate"; "Catch-22"; that fine dark comedy of manners, "To Die For"; TV's "Get Smart," with Mel Brooks; and a generation later, the seminal "Saturday Night Live" -- which he hosted for a then-record-setting 10 times. He beavers away on screenplays, plays and sundry prose; I pestered him into a lunch interview in West Hollywood. It was engagingly packed, with talk of the pleasures of "Hamlet" in German and a Hollywood/not Hollywood commentary on passing paraders, delivered with spare humor as dry as the natron used to stuff mummies. Hey -- isn't there a script in there somewhere?
Story | Mar 22, 2012 | 9:35 PM
An autopsy confirmed what many had speculated since Whitney Houston’s death last month of the eve of the Grammy Awards: another high-profile Hollywood death that was linked to drug use. Houston’s death comes three years after Michael Jackson...
Story | May 13, 2012 | 4:36 AM
Which performers were the greatest in "Saturday Night Live's" history?
Story | Mar 22, 2012 | 4:35 PM
Singer Whitney Houston's use of cocaine "exacerbated her heart condition" and played a role in her accidental drowning in the bathtub of a Beverly Hills hotel suite, Los Angeles County Chief Coroner Investigator Craig Harvey said. The long-awaited autopsy...