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{{Infobox Real Person
 
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|image = Alan Arkin.png
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|name = Alan Arkin
 
|name = Alan Arkin
|born = Alan Wolf Arkin<br>[[March 26]], [[1934]] (age 84)<br>Brooklyn, [[New York]], [[United States]]
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|born = Alan Wolf Arkin<br>[[March 26]], [[1934]] (age 85)<br>Brooklyn, [[New York]], [[United States]]
 
|occupation(s) = Actor, director, musician, singer
 
|occupation(s) = Actor, director, musician, singer
 
|years active = [[1957]]-present
 
|years active = [[1957]]-present
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}}'''Alan Wolf Arkin '''is an American actor, director, musician, and singer who is well known for his roles in the films: ''[[Wikipedia:The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming|The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Wait Until Dark (film)|Wait Until Dark]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (film)|The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Catch-22 (film)|Catch-22]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:The In-Laws (1979 film)|The In-Laws]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Edward Scissorhands|Edward Scissorhands]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Glengarry Glen Ross (film)|Glengarry Glen Ross]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Thirteen Conversations About One Thing|Thirteen Conversations About One Thing]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Little Miss Sunshine|Little Miss Sunshine]]'','' ''for which he garnered an [[Wikipedia:Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor|Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor]] and was subsequently nominated in the same category for ''[[Wikipedia:Argo (2012 film)|Argo]]''.
 
}}'''Alan Wolf Arkin '''is an American actor, director, musician, and singer who is well known for his roles in the films: ''[[Wikipedia:The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming|The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Wait Until Dark (film)|Wait Until Dark]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (film)|The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Catch-22 (film)|Catch-22]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:The In-Laws (1979 film)|The In-Laws]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Edward Scissorhands|Edward Scissorhands]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Glengarry Glen Ross (film)|Glengarry Glen Ross]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Thirteen Conversations About One Thing|Thirteen Conversations About One Thing]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Little Miss Sunshine|Little Miss Sunshine]]'','' ''for which he garnered an [[Wikipedia:Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor|Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor]] and was subsequently nominated in the same category for ''[[Wikipedia:Argo (2012 film)|Argo]]''.
   
For [[The Walt Disney Company|Disney]], he played [[Peevy]] in the [[1991]] Disney period superhero adventure film ''[[The Rocketeer]]'', Dr. Oatman in ''[[Grosse Pointe Blank]]'', Bud Newman in ''[[The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause]]'', the Muppet Studios tour guide in ''[[The Muppets (film)|The Muppets]]'', Ray Poitevint in ''[[Million Dollar Arm]]'', "Uncca" Lou Handler in the [[1993]] Touchstone Pictures film, [[Wikipedia:Indian Summer (1993 film)|''Indian Summer'']], Ernie Lazzaro in the [[1995]] [[Touchstone Pictures]] film, ''The Jerky Boys'', and made a guest appearance on ''[[The Muppet Show]]'' in episode 420. He will play J. Griffin Remington in [[2019]][[Dumbo (2019 film)| version of ''Dumbo'']].
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For [[The Walt Disney Company|Disney]], he played [[Peevy]] in the [[1991]] Disney period superhero adventure film ''[[The Rocketeer]]'', Dr. Oatman in ''[[Grosse Pointe Blank]]'', Bud Newman in ''[[The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause]]'', the Muppet Studios tour guide in ''[[The Muppets (film)|The Muppets]]'', Ray Poitevint in ''[[Million Dollar Arm]]'', "Uncca" Lou Handler in the [[1993]] Touchstone Pictures film, [[Wikipedia:Indian Summer (1993 film)|''Indian Summer'']], Ernie Lazzaro in the [[1995]] [[Touchstone Pictures]] film, ''The Jerky Boys'', and J. Griffin Remington in the [[2019]][[Dumbo (2019 film)| version of ''Dumbo'']], and made a guest appearance on ''The Muppet Show'' in episode 420.
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
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<gallery position="center" captionalign="center" spacing="small" widths="150">
Arkin21.jpg|Alan Arkin on ''The Muppet Show''.
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Arkin21.jpg|Alan Arkin on ''The Muppet Show''.
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Alan Arkin 70th Golden Globes.jpg|Alan Arkin attending the 70th annual Golden Globes in January 2013.
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Alan Arkin Hollywood Walk of Fame.jpg|Alan Arkin at his Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony in June 2019.
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
   
 
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[[Category:1930s births]]
 
[[Category:1930s births]]
[[Category:The Muppet Show Guest Stars]]
 
 
[[Category:Males]]
 
[[Category:Males]]
[[Category:American film actors]]
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[[Category:American people]]
[[Category:American television actors]]
 
[[Category:American actors]]
 
 
[[Category:Actors]]
 
[[Category:Actors]]
 
[[Category:Directors]]
 
[[Category:Directors]]
 
[[Category:Musicians]]
 
[[Category:Musicians]]
 
[[Category:Singers]]
 
[[Category:Singers]]
[[Category:American actor-singers]]
 
 
[[Category:Million Dollar Arm]]
 
[[Category:Million Dollar Arm]]
 
[[Category:People from New York]]
 
[[Category:People from New York]]
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[[Category:Dumbo]]
 
[[Category:Dumbo]]
 
[[Category:The Muppets]]
 
[[Category:The Muppets]]
[[Category:American singers]]
 
 
[[Category:Hollywood Pictures]]
 
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[[Category:Touchstone Pictures]]
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[[Category:Fox]]

Latest revision as of 20:21, August 26, 2019

Alan Wolf Arkin is an American actor, director, musician, and singer who is well known for his roles in the films: The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, Wait Until Dark, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, Catch-22, The In-Laws, Edward Scissorhands, Glengarry Glen Ross, Thirteen Conversations About One Thing, Little Miss Sunshine, for which he garnered an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and was subsequently nominated in the same category for Argo.

For Disney, he played Peevy in the 1991 Disney period superhero adventure film The Rocketeer, Dr. Oatman in Grosse Pointe Blank, Bud Newman in The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause, the Muppet Studios tour guide in The Muppets, Ray Poitevint in Million Dollar Arm, "Uncca" Lou Handler in the 1993 Touchstone Pictures film, Indian Summer, Ernie Lazzaro in the 1995 Touchstone Pictures film, The Jerky Boys, and J. Griffin Remington in the 2019 version of Dumbo, and made a guest appearance on The Muppet Show in episode 420.

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