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Alan Arkin

Yossarian, as portrayed by Alan Arkin
Birth name Alan Wolf Arkin
Born March 26, 1934 (1934-03-26) (age 73)
Flag of the United States New York City, New York, USA
Spouse(s) Jeremy Yaffe (1955-1960)
Barbara Dana (m.1964)
Suzanne Newlander (1996-)
Children Adam Arkin (b.1956)
Matthew Arkin (b.1960)
Anthony Arkin (b.1967)

Alan Wolf Arkin (born March 26, 1934) is an Academy Award-winning American actor and director. He is best-known for starring in such films as Catch-22, The In-Laws, The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, Glengarry Glen Ross and Little Miss Sunshine, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2007. He is the father of actor Adam Arkin. Image File history File links Alan Arkin as Captain John Yossarian in Catch-22. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year (86th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full 1934 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... “NY” redirects here. ... Adam Arkin (born August 19, 1956) is an American television, film, and stage actor. ... Matthew Arkin (b. ... Anthony Arkin (b. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor is one of the awards given to male actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Little Miss Sunshine is a 2006 Academy Award-winning dramatic comedy film about a familys road trip to a childrens beauty pageant. ... BAFTA Award The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organisation that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role it was created only in 1981 and actors of all nationalities are eligible to receive the award. ... Little Miss Sunshine is a 2006 Academy Award-winning dramatic comedy film about a familys road trip to a childrens beauty pageant. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming is a 1966 American comedy film. ... The Actor: The Screen Actors Guild Award Statue The Screen Actors Guild Awards are an annual award given by the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) to recognize outstanding performances by members. ... The SAG Award for Best Cast in a Motion Picture is an award given by the Screen Actors Guild to honor the finest acting achievements in film. ... Little Miss Sunshine is a 2006 Academy Award-winning dramatic comedy film about a familys road trip to a childrens beauty pageant. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award® but is formally the Antoinette Perry Award is an annual American award celebrating achievements in theater, including musical theater. ... A Tony Award for the Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play has been awarded since 1949. ... Enter Laughing is a play by Joseph Stein. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year (86th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full 1934 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... Catch-22 is a 1970 film, adapted from the book of the same name by Joseph Heller. ... The In-Laws is a 1979 comedy film starring Alan Arkin and Peter Falk. ... The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming is a 1966 American comedy film. ... Glengarry Glen Ross is a 1992 movie, based on the 1984 Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning play of the same name by David Mamet, who adapted it into a screenplay for the film. ... Little Miss Sunshine is a 2006 Academy Award-winning dramatic comedy film about a familys road trip to a childrens beauty pageant. ... The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor is one of the awards given to male actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Adam Arkin (born August 19, 1956) is an American television, film, and stage actor. ...

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Biography

Early life and career

Arkin was born in New York City to a Jewish family; his maternal grandfather was an immigrant from Odessa, Ukraine.[1] His father, David I. Arkin, was a painter and writer who mostly worked as a teacher. His mother was Beatrice Arkin[2]. The family moved from Brooklyn to Los Angeles, California when Arkin was 11 years old,[1] but an eight-month Hollywood strike cost Arkin's father a set designer job he had wanted to take. Arkin's parents were accused during the 1950s Red Scare of being Communists, which led to Arkin's father losing his job after refusing to answer questions regarding his political affiliation. David Arkin challenged the dismissal and ultimately prevailed, but after his death.[3] New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... For other uses, see Jew (disambiguation). ... ODESSA (German: Organisation der ehemaligen SS-Angehörigen, Organization of Former SS Members) is the name commonly given to an international Nazi network alleged to have been set up towards the end of World War II by a group of SS officers. ... David I. Arkin was a teacher, painter, writer, and lyricist and is the father of actor Alan Arkin. ... Painting by Rembrandt self-portrait Detail from Las Meninas by Diego Velazquez, in which the painter portrayed himself at work For the computer graphics program, see Corel Painter. ... A writer is anyone who creates a written work, although the word more usually designates those who write creatively or professionally, or those who have written in many different forms. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is about the borough of New York City. ... Nickname: Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: , State California County Los Angeles County Settled 1781 Incorporated April 4, 1850 Government  - Type Mayor-Council  - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa  - City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo  - Governing body City Council Area  - City  498. ... Scenic design also known as Stage design is the creation of theatrical scenery. ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... Some factual claims in this article need to be verified. ... This article is about communism as a form of society and as a political movement. ...


Arkin, who had been taking acting lessons since age 10, became a scholarship student at various drama academies, including one run by Stanislavsky student Benjamin Zemach, who had taught Arkin a psychological approach to acting.[4] Arkin attended Franklin High School,[5] in Los Angeles, followed by Los Angeles City College from 1951 to 1953. With two friends, he formed the folk music group The Tarriers,[6] in which Arkin sang and played guitar. The band-members co-composed the group's 1956 hit "The Banana Boat Song" — a reworking, with some new lyrics, of a traditional, same-name Jamaican calypso folk song combined with another titled "Hill and Gully Rider".[7] It reached #4 on the Billboard magazine chart the same year as Harry Belafonte's better-known hit version.[8] Konstantin (Constantin) Stanislavski (Константи́н Серге́евич Станисла́вский / Алексе́ев) (January 5, 1863... The LACC location in 1922, when it was the campus of UCLA. Los Angeles City College, known as LACC or simply as City, is a public community college in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, California. ... Folk music can have a number of different meanings, including: Traditional music: The original meaning of the term folk music was synonymous with the term Traditional music, also often including World Music and Roots music; the term Traditional music was given its more specific meaning to distinguish it from the... The Tarriers were a vocal group comprising Erik Darling, Alan Arkin, and Bob Carey, specializing in folk music and folk-flavored popular music. ... The Banana Boat Song is a traditional Trinidadian Calypso folk song, whose best-known version was sung by Harry Belafonte and is the most well-known calypso. ... Calypso might refer to one of several things: Calypso is the name of a sea nymph in Greek mythology; Calypso music is a style of Caribbean folk music; Calypso is the name of an album sung by Harry Belafonte; Calypso is the name of a moon of Saturn; 53 Kalypso... It has been suggested that Billboard be merged into this article or section. ... Harold George Belafonte, Jr. ...


From 1958 to 1968, Arkin performed and recorded with the children's folk group, The Baby Sitters.[9] Folk music can have a number of different meanings, including: Traditional music: The original meaning of the term folk music was synonymous with the term Traditional music, also often including World Music and Roots music; the term Traditional music was given its more specific meaning to distinguish it from the... The Baby Sitters was a music group that recorded four albums of childrens folk songs from 1958 until 1968. ...


Acting career

Arkin is one of only six actors to receive an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his first screen appearance (for The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming) in 1966. Two years later, he was again nominated, for The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter. Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role is one of the awards given to actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming is a 1966 American comedy film. ... // Events Top grossing films North America Thunderball Dr. Zhivago Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf? That Darn Cat! The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming Academy Awards Best Picture: A Man for All Seasons - Highland, Columbia Best Actor: Paul Scofield - A Man for All Seasons Best Actress: Elizabeth Taylor... This The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter does not cite any references or sources. ...


Arkin is equally comfortable in comedy and dramatic roles. Among those for which he has garnered the most favorable critical attention are his Oscar-nominated turns above; Wait Until Dark, as the erudite killer stalking Audrey Hepburn; director Mike Nichols' Catch-22; The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (where he played Sigmund Freud); writer Jules Feiffer's Little Murders, which Arkin directed; the The In-Laws, co-starring Peter Falk; Glengarry Glen Ross; and Little Miss Sunshine, for which he received his third Oscar nomination, in the category of Best Supporting Actor. On the 11th February 2007 he received a BAFTA Film Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his portayal of Grandfather Edwin in Little Miss Sunshine. On February 25, 2007, upon winning the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Arkin, who plays a foul-mouthed grandfather with a taste for heroin said, "More than anything, I'm deeply moved by the open-hearted appreciation our small film has received, which in these fragmented times speaks so openly of the possibility of innocence, growth and connection".[10] At 72 years old, Arkin became the sixth oldest winner of the Best Supporting Actor Oscar. Hepburn, Crenna, Arkin and Weston Wait Until Dark is a 1966 film which tells the story of a blind woman terrorized by three criminals searching for drugs in her apartment. ... Audrey Hepburn (May 4, 1929 – January 20, 1993) was an Academy Award-winning Anglo-Dutch actress of film and theatre, Broadway stage performer, ballerina, fashion model, and humanitarian. ... Mike Nichols (born Michael Igor Peschkowsky) is an Academy Award winning movie director of films such as The Graduate and Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. He was born on November 6, 1931 in Berlin, to a Jewish Russian family. ... Catch-22 is a 1970 film, adapted from the book of the same name by Joseph Heller. ... The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976) is a Sherlock Holmes pastiche by Nicholas Meyer. ... Sigmund Freud (IPA: ), born Sigismund Schlomo Freud (May 6, 1856 – September 23, 1939), was an Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist who co-founded the psychoanalytic school of psychology. ... Jules Feiffer (1958) Jules Feiffer (born January 26, 1929) is an American syndicated comic-strip cartoonist and author. ... Little Murders is a 1971 black comedy film starring Elliott Gould and Marcia Rodd about a girl (Rodd) who brings home her boyfriend (Gould) to meet her parents amidst a series of random shootings, garbage strikes and electrical outages ravaging the neighborhood and the familys severe dysfunction. ... The In-Laws is a 1979 comedy film starring Alan Arkin and Peter Falk. ... Peter Michael Falk (born September 16, 1927) is an American actor. ... Glengarry Glen Ross is a 1992 movie, based on the 1984 Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning play of the same name by David Mamet, who adapted it into a screenplay for the film. ... Little Miss Sunshine is a 2006 Academy Award-winning dramatic comedy film about a familys road trip to a childrens beauty pageant. ... The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor is one of the awards given to male actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organization that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role it was created only in 1981 and actors of all nationalities are eligible to receive the award. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ...


On Broadway, Arkin starred in Enter Laughing, for which he won a Tony Award, and Luv. He also directed The Sunshine Boys, among others. The Lion King at the New Amsterdam Theatre, 2003 Broadway theatre[1] is the most prestigious form of professional theatre in the U.S., as well as the most well known to the general public and most lucrative for the performers, technicians and others involved in putting on the shows. ... Enter Laughing is a play by Joseph Stein. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... Luv is a play by Murray Schisgal. ... The Sunshine Boys is a comic play by Neil Simon. ...


Author

Arkin is also the author of many books, including the children's stories The Lemming Condition and The Clearing.


Personal life

Arkin has been married three times. He and Jeremy Yaffe, to whom he was married from 1955 to 1960, have two sons: Adam Arkin, born Aug. 19, 1956 or 1957 (accounts differ), and Matthew Arkin, born circa 1960. In 1967, Arkin had son Anthony (Tony) Dana Arkin with actress-screenwriter Barbara Dana (born 1940), to whom he was married from June 16, 1964 to the mid-1990s. Circa 1996, Arkin married a psychotherapist, Suzanne Newlander.[3][11] As of 2007, they live in New Mexico. Adam Arkin (born August 19, 1956) is an American television, film, and stage actor. ... Psychotherapy is a set of techniques believed to cure or to help solve behavioral and other psychological problems in humans. ... Capital Santa Fe Largest city Albuquerque Area  Ranked 5th  - Total 121,665 sq mi (315,194 km²)  - Width 342 miles (550 km)  - Length 370 miles (595 km)  - % water 0. ...


Filmography (actor)

In chronological order. For releases in same year/month, specific dates are given.

  • Calypso Heat Wave (1957) – Tarriers lead singer (uncredited)
  • "That's Me" (1963 short; nominated for 1964 Academy Award for Live-Action Short Subject)
  • The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (1966) - Lt. Rozanov
  • "The Last Mohican" (1966 short) – Pretzel Peddler
  • Woman Times Seven (June 1967) - Fred (segment "The Suicides")
  • Wait Until Dark (Oct. 1967) - Harry Roat
  • Inspector Clouseau (July 19, 1968) - Insp. Jacques Clouseau
  • The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (July 31, 1968) - John Singer
  • Popi (May 1969) - Abraham Rodriguez
  • The Monitors (Oct. 1969) - Cameo appearance
  • Catch-22 (1970) - Capt. John Yossarian
  • Little Murders (1971; also director) - Lt. Practice
  • Last of the Red Hot Lovers (Aug. 1972) - Barney Cashman
  • Deadhead Miles (month n.a., 1972) - Cooper
  • It Couldn't Happen to a Nicer Guy (Nov. 1974 TV-movie)
  • Freebie and the Bean (Dec. 1974) - Bean
  • Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins (Feb. 1975; a.k.a. Rafferty and the Highway Hustlers) - Gunny Rafferty
  • Hearts of the West (Oct. 1975) - Burt Kessler
  • The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976) - Dr. Sigmund Freud
  • Fire Sale (movie) (1977; also director) - Ezra Fikus
  • The Other Side of Hell (Jan. 17, 1978 TV-movie) - Frank Dole
  • The Defection of Simas Kudirka (Jan. 23, 1978 TV-movie) - Simas Kudirka
  • The In-Laws (June 1979) - Sheldon S. Kornpett, D.D.S.
  • The Magician of Lublin (Nov. 1979) - Yasha Mazur
  • Simon (1980) - Prof. Simon Mendelssohn
  • Full Moon High (1981; U.S. release uncertain) - Dr. Brand
  • Improper Channels (May 1981) - Jeffrey Martley
  • Chu Chu and the Philly Flash (Aug. 1981) - Flash
  • The Last Unicorn (1982) (voice of Schmendrick)
  • The Return of Captain Invincible (1983) - Captain Invincible
  • A Matter of Principle (1984 TV-movie) - Flagg Purdy
  • The Fourth Wise Man (March 1985 TV-movie) - Orontes
  • Joshua Then and Now (Sept.1985) - Reuben Shapiro
  • Bad Medicine (Nov. 1985) - Dr. Ramón Madera
  • A Deadly Business (March 1986) (TV) - Harold Kaufman
  • Big Trouble (May 1986) - Leonard Hoffman
  • Escape from Sobibor (1987) (TV) - Leon Feldhendler
  • Necessary Parties (1988) (TV) - Archie Corelli
  • Coupe de Ville (March 1990) - Fred Libner
  • Edward Scissorhands (Dec. 7, 1990) - Bill
  • Havana (Dec. 12, 1990) - Joe Volpi
  • The Rocketeer (1991) - A. 'Peevy' Peabody
  • Glengarry Glen Ross (1992) - George Aaronow
  • Cooperstown (Jan. 1993 TV-movie) - Harry Willette
  • Indian Summer (April 1993) - Unca Lou Handler
  • Taking the Heat (June 1993 TV-movie) - Tommy Canard
  • So I Married an Axe Murderer (July 1993) - Police Captain (uncredited)
  • Samuel Beckett is Coming Soon (1993 short; also director) - The Director (character)
  • North (July 22, 1994) - Judge Buckle
  • Doomsday Gun (July 23, 1994 TV-movie) - Col. Yossi
  • Picture Windows (Oct. 1994 TV-movie) – Tully in segment "Soir Bleu"
  • The Jerky Boys (Feb. 1995) - Ernie Lazarro
  • Steal Big Steal Little (Sept. 1995) - Lou Perilli
  • Heck's Way Home (March 1996) (TV) - Dogcatcher
  • Mother Night (Nov. 1996) - George Kraft
  • Grosse Pointe Blank (April 1997) - Dr. Oatman
  • O Que É Isso, Companheiro? (Brazil-U.S) (May 1997; U.S. Jan. 1998) - Charles Burke Elbrick
  • Gattaca (Oct. 1997) - Det. Hugo
  • Slums of Beverly Hills (1998) - Murray Samuel Abromowitz
  • Jakob the Liar (Sept. 1999) - Max Frankfurter
  • Blood Money (month n.a. 1999 TV-movie) - Willy "The Hammer" Canzaro
  • Arigo (2000? produced? produced and unreleased? also director)
  • Magicians (2000 direct-to-video) - Milo
  • Varian's War (UK-US-Canada) (April 2001 TV-movie) - Freier
  • America's Sweethearts (July 2001) - Wellness Guide
  • Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2002) – Gene
  • The Pentagon Papers (March 2003 TV-movie) - Harry Rowen
  • And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (Sept. 2003 TV-movie) - Sam Drebben
  • The Novice (Sept. 2004) - Father Benkhe
  • Noel (Nov. 2004 TV-movie) - Artie Venzuela
  • Eros (multinational) (First theatrical release Italy Dec. 2004; U.S. April 2005) - Dr. Pearl / Hal in segment "Equilibrium"
  • Firewall (Feb. 2006) - Arlin Forester
  • Little Miss Sunshine (July 2006) - Edwin Hoover
  • The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (Dec. 2006) - Bud Newman
  • Raising Flagg (Feb. 2007) - Flagg Purdy
  • Bee Movie (scheduled 2007) - voice of Uncle Howard
  • Rendition (scheduled 2007)
  • Sunshine Cleaning (scheduled 2008)
  • Get Smart (scheduled July 2008) - the Chief of CONTROL [1]

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Little Murders is a 1971 black comedy film starring Elliott Gould and Marcia Rodd about a girl (Rodd) who brings home her boyfriend (Gould) to meet her parents amidst a series of random shootings, garbage strikes and electrical outages ravaging the neighborhood and the familys severe dysfunction. ... A television movie (also TV movie, TV-movie, made-for-TV movie, etc. ... Freebie and The Bean is a 1974 comedy film about two San Francisco police detectives who have one goal in life, bringing down a local hijacking boss. ... The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976) is a Sherlock Holmes pastiche by Nicholas Meyer. ... Fire Sale is a 1977 comedy starring Alan Arkin (who also directed) as Ezra Fikus; Rob Reiner as his brother Russel; Vincent Gardenia as their father Benny; Sid Caesar as Bennys brother Sherman; Anjanette Comer as Marion (Ezras wife); and Kay Medford as Ruth (Bennys wife). ... The In-Laws is a 1979 comedy film starring Alan Arkin and Peter Falk. ... 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Filmography (director)

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Footnotes

  1. ^ a b Sierchio, Pat. "Alan Arkin—not just another kid From Brooklyn", The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, 2007-02-16. Retrieved on 2007-02-16. 
  2. ^ Alan Arkin: Biography at TVGuide.com
  3. ^ a b Alan Arkin biography. Yahoo! Movies. Retrieved on 2006-12-09.
  4. ^ Life (Oct. 1970): "Yossarian in Connecticut: Since Catch-22, actor’s actor Alan Arkin finally stars as...Alan Arkin", by Barry Farrell
  5. ^ Franklin High School official site
  6. ^ As in "to tarry", and sometimes given incorrectly as "The Terriers
  7. ^ New York Newsday (Jan. 7, 2007): "Fast Chat: Alan Arkin", by Frank Lovece
  8. ^ FolkEra.com: The Tarriers
  9. ^ Alan Arkin Biography. Hollywood.com. Retrieved on 2007-04-09.
  10. ^ 'Dreamgirl' Jennifer Hudson Wins Oscar. NewsMax.com, February 26, 2007.
  11. ^ NNDb (Notable Names Database): Alan Arkin

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Awards
Preceded by
Walter Matthau
for A Shot in the Dark
Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play
1963
for Enter Laughing
Succeeded by
Hume Cronyn
for Hamlet
Preceded by
Lee Marvin
for Cat Ballou
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
1967
for The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming
Succeeded by
Richard Harris
for Camelot
Preceded by
Rod Steiger
for In the Heat of the Night
NYFCC Award for Best Actor
1968
for The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
Succeeded by
Jon Voight
for Midnight Cowboy
Preceded by
George Clooney
for Syriana
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
2006
for Little Miss Sunshine
Succeeded by
TBD
Preceded by
Jake Gyllenhaal
for Brokeback Mountain
BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
2007
for Little Miss Sunshine
Succeeded by
TBD
Persondata
NAME Arkin, Alan Wolf
ALTERNATIVE NAMES
SHORT DESCRIPTION actor
DATE OF BIRTH March 26, 1934
PLACE OF BIRTH New York City
DATE OF DEATH
PLACE OF DEATH

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Alan Arkin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (894 words)
Alan Wolf Arkin (born March 26, 1934) is an Oscar-nominated American actor and director.
Arkin was born in New York City to a Jewish family.
Arkin was a member of mid-1950s folk group The Tarriers; in 1956 they had their biggest hit with a version of the "Banana Boat Song" (it reached #4 on the Billboard charts), the same year that Harry Belafonte recorded his more famous version.
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