Alan Arkin

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Alan was born under the official name Arkin, Alan Wolf on March 26th, 1934. He has been a credited actor since the 1967 film Wait Until Dark.

Alan Arkin is a dependable leading actor. He has starred in three films including the 1979 drama film The Magician of Lublin as the character Yasha Mazur, the 1970 comedy movie Catch-22 playing Capt. John Yossarian and the 1968 drama release The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter cast as John Singer.

Alan has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in twenty-six films including: the 2014 biography film Million Dollar Arm as the character Ray, the 2013 comedy movie The Incredible Burt Wonderstone playing Rance Holloway and the 2012 drama release Argo cast as Lester Siegel.

Alan Arkin has earned salaries up to $150,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2008 comedy film Marley & Me, which brought in $143,000,000 at the box office.

Alan has garnered moderate media attention, having been , captured in more than two pictorials, interviewed in over two publications and featured in three magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least one book.

As an actor Alan Arkin has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on four occasions. His first Oscar was for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his portrayal of Grandpa in the 2006 film Little Miss Sunshine. Alan Arkin was also nominated for Best Actor for his role as Rozanov in the 1966 movie The Russians Are Coming The Russians Are Coming , Best Actor for his role as Singer in the 1968 movie The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter and Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Lester Siegel in the 2012 movie Argo .

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" I like pushing myself around in as many different styles as I can find.

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Father of Adam Arkin , Matthew Arkin and Anthony Arkin .
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