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Douglas Kenney (1946–1980)

Though almost completely unknown, this man was one of the originators of a highly popular and groundbreaking new form of comedy and satire. After working on the Harvard Lampoon as an undergraduate, Douglas C. Kenney co-founded the National Lampoon magazine and the National Lampoon Radio Hour. Kenney had originally collaborated at Harvard with friend,... See full bio »

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(age 33) in Kauai, Hawaii, USA

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Known For

Animal House
Animal House Writer
(1978)
Caddyshack
Caddyshack Writer
(1980)
Caddyshack II
Caddyshack II Writer
(1988)
Lemmings
Lemmings Writer
(1973)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (6 credits)
 2009 What If...? (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... (written by)
 1988 Caddyshack II (characters)
 1980 Caddyshack (written by)
 1979 Delta House (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Legacy (1979) ... (written by)
 1978 Animal House (written by)
 1973 Lemmings (Video documentary)
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (4 credits)
 1980 Caddyshack
Al Czervik's Dinner Guest (uncredited)
 1977 Between the Lines
Doug Henkel
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 1981 Modern Problems (executive producer - as Douglas C. Kenney)
 1980 Caddyshack (producer)
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 2015 DRUNK STONED BRILLIANT DEAD: The Story of the National Lampoon (Documentary)
Himself / Lampoon Founder (as Douglas Clark Kenney)
 2009 Caddyshack: The Inside Story (TV Movie)
Himself
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Alternate Names:

Douglas C. Kenney | Douglas Clark Kenney
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Trivia:

After he helped write the sophomoric hit comedy, Caddyshack (1980), which grossed $39,800,000, it made him one of Hollywood most sought-after comedy writers. See more »

Trademark:

As a writer, Kenney specialized in teen angst, and 50s/early-60s Americana

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