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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 »

Died:

(age 33) in Kauai, Hawaii, USA

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Known For

Animal House
Animal House Writer
(1978)
Caddyshack
Caddyshack Writer
(1980)
Heavy Metal
Heavy Metal Regolian (segment "Captain Sternn")
(1981)
Modern Problems
Modern Problems Producer
(1981)

Filmography

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 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)
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 1981 Heavy Metal
Regolian (segment "Captain Sternn") (voice)
 1980 Caddyshack
Al Czervik's Dinner Guest (uncredited)
 1978 Animal House
Stork
 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 National Lampoon: Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead (Documentary)
Himself - Lampoon Founder (as Doug Kenney)
 2009 Caddyshack: The Inside Story (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 1998 The Yearbook: An 'Animal House' Reunion (Video documentary)
Himself - Writer (as Doug Kenney)
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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

Douglas C. Kenney | Doug Kenney
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Wrote a manuscript for a book entitled "Teenage Commies From Outer Space". He threw the entire thing away after getting very negative feedback from long-time friend and partner, Henry Beard. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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