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Alan Arkin

Film Director / Musician / Writer / Character Actor / Television Director / Screenwriter / Theatre Director / Film Producer | * 03/26/1934 (86) | New York City, New York, USA
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Alan Wolf Arkin (born March 26, 1934) is an American actor, director and screenwriter. With a film career spanning seven decades, Arkin is known for his performances in The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (1966); Wait Until Dark (1967); The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968); Popi (1969); Catch-22 (1970); The In-Laws (1979); Edward Scissorhands (1990); The Rocketeer (1991); Glengarry Glen Ross (1992); Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001); Lit..."> ()
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Alan Wolf Arkin (born March 26, 1934) is an American actor, director, musician and singer. He is known for starring in such films as Wait Until Dark, The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, Catch-22, The In-Laws, Edward Scissorhands, Glengarry Glen Ross, Marley & Me, Argo and Little Miss Sunshine, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2006. He is the father of actors Adam Arkin, Anthony Arkin, and Matthew Arkin.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Kids & Family

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Awards & Nominations for Alan Arkin

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy 2x Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director Genie Award for Best Performance by a Foreign Actor Genie Award for Best Supporting Actor BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male 2x Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Theatre World Award Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture 4x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor 2x Academy Award for Best Actor Golden Globe Award for New Star of The Year – Actor Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer To Leading Film Roles 2x Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama 2x Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor Genie Award for Best Supporting Actor Genie Award for Best Performance by a Foreign Actor Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series 2x National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie 2x Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture 2x Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor 2x BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role 2x Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role 2x Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture

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Movies with Alan Arkin as Actor(90)

as Wild Knuckles (voice)2021 Minions: The Rise of Gru
as J. Griffin Remington2019 Dumbo
as Albert Garner2017 Going in Style
as Bucky Newport2015 Love the Coopers
as Officer Riggs2014 In Security
as Ray Arkin2014 Million Dollar Arm
as Lightning2013 Grudge Match
as Louis 'Lightning' Conlon2013 Grudge Match
as Rance Holloway2013 The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
as Richard Hirsch2012 Stand Up Guys
as Gorvy Hauer2012 Thin Ice
as Lester Siegel2012 Argo
as Tour Guide2011 The Muppets
as Mitch's Dad2011 The Change-Up
as Michael Malakov2009 City Island
as The Chief2008 Get Smart
as Joe Lorkowski2008 Sunshine Cleaning
as Arnie Klein2008 Marley & Me
as Senator Hawkins2007 Rendition
as Edwin Hoover2006 Little Miss Sunshine
as Flagg Purdy2006 Raising Flagg
as Arlin Forester2006 Firewall
as Father Behnke2006 The Novice
as Dr. Pearl / Hal2005 Eros
as Artie Venzuela2004 Noel
as Harry Rowen2003 The Pentagon Papers
as Wellness Guide2001 America's Sweethearts
as Freier2001 Varian's War
as Milo2000 Magicians
as Max Frenkfurter1999 Jakob the Liar
as Murray Samuel Abromowitz1998 Slums of Beverly Hills
as Dr. Oatman1997 Grosse Pointe Blank
as Detective Hugo1997 Gattaca
as Charles Burke Elbrick1997 Four Days in September
as Dogcatcher1996 Heck's Way Home
as George Kraft1996 Mother Night
as Ernie Lazarro1995 The Jerky Boys
as Lou Perilli1995 Steal Big Steal Little
as Judge Buckle1994 North
as Harry Willette1993 Cooperstown
as Tony's Boss / Precinct Capt. (uncredited)1993 So I Married an Axe Murderer
as Unca Lou Handler1993 Indian Summer
as Tommy Canard1993 Taking the Heat
as George Aaronow1992 Glengarry Glen Ross
as A. 'Peevy' Peabody1991 The Rocketeer
as Fred Libner1990 Coupe de Ville
as Joe Volpi1990 Havana
as Archie Corelli1988 Necessary Parties
as Leon Feldhendler1987 Escape from Sobibor
as Harold Kaufman1986 A deadly business
as Leonard Hoffman1986 Big Trouble
as Reuben1985 Joshua Then and Now
as Dr. Ramon Madera1985 Bad Medicine
as Orontes1985 The Fourth Wise Man
as Captain Invincible1983 The Return of Captain Invincible
as Schmendrick (voice)1982 The Last Unicorn
as Dr. Brand1981 Full Moon High
as Jeffery Martley1981 Improper Channels
as Simon1980 Simon
as Sheldon S. Kompett D.D.S.1979 The In-Laws
as Yasha Mazur1979 The Magician of Lublin
as Simas Kudirka1978 The Defection of Simas Kudirka
as Frank Dole1978 The Other Side of Hell
as Ezra Fikus1977 Fire Sale
as Dr. Sigmund Freud1976 The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
as Bert Kessler1975 Hearts of the West
as Barney Cashman1972 Last of the Red Hot Lovers
as Cooper1972 Deadhead Miles
as Lt. Practice1971 Little Murders
as Capt. John Yossarian1970 Catch-22
as Abraham1969 Popi
as Street Cleaner1969 The Monitors
as John Singer1968 The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
as Insp. Jacques Clouseau1968 Inspector Clouseau
as Fred1967 Woman Times Seven
as Roat / Roat Jr. / Roat Sr.1967 Wait Until Dark
as Mr. Ableman1966 The Last Mohican

TV Shows/Series with Alan Arkin as Actor(12)

as Norman Newlander2018 The Kominsky Method
as J.D. Salinger (voice)2014 BoJack Horseman
as Joe Rifkind2001 100 Centre Street
as Himself - Guest1968 The Dick Cavett Show

Movies with Alan Arkin as Crew(5)

Directing/Director1993 Samuel Beckett is Coming Soon
Directing/Director1977 Fire Sale
Directing/Director1971 Little Murders
Directing/Director1969 People Soup
Directing/Director1967 T.G.I.F.

TV Shows/Series with Alan Arkin as Crew(1)

Directing/Director1987 Trying Times

Full Name: Alan Arkin
Born: Monday, 03/26 1934 (March) in New York City (current age: 86 years + 249 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Bennington College, Los Angeles City College
Represented by: ICM Partners, Estelle Lasher
Father: David I. Arkin
Other names for Alan Arkin (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Alan Wolf Arkin"
"艾伦·阿金"
"Алан Аркин"
Alan Arkin frequently works together with these people:
Patton Oswalt (10x, Actor)
Adam Arkin (8x, Actor)
Kevin Bigley (7x, Actor)
Steve Carell (6x, Actor)
Jim Henson (6x, Actor)
Jean Stapleton (6x, Actress)
Barbara Dana (6x, Actress)
Eric Idle (5x, Actor)
Lainie Kazan (5x, Actress)
Kate Purdy (5x, Crew)
Mark Tinker (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:744, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 11/13/2020