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Alan Arkin

 
Date of Birth: March 26, 1934 (88)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
New York Concert, 1968
Narrator/Dr. Pangloss/Martin
  [Broadway]
1964
Harry Berlin
  [Broadway]
1963
David Kolowitz
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1962
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1962
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1961
Performer
"Hollywood Ten" performer
"Interview: West Germany" performer
"Mountain Climbing" performer
"Museum Piece" performer
"No George Don't" performer
"The Hoboken Story" performer

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2000]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1973]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1972]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1966]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1962]
Director

Photos



Christopher Walken, Cuba Gooding Jr., Kate Ledger, Kim Ledger, Sally Bell, Alan Arkin and Kevin Kline

From: 
Date:
02/23/2009


Alan Arkin and Tilda Swinton

From: 
Date:
02/25/2008


Forest Whitaker, Jennifer Hudson, Helen Mirren and Alan Arkin

From: 
Date:
02/26/2007


Alan Arkin

From: 
Date:
02/26/2007

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Concert, 1968
Narrator/Dr. Pangloss/Martin

  [Broadway]
1964
Harry Berlin

  [Broadway]
1963
David Kolowitz

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1962
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1962
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1961
Performer

"Hollywood Ten" performer

"Interview: West Germany" performer

"Mountain Climbing" performer

"Museum Piece" performer

"No George Don't" performer

"The Hoboken Story" performer

Productions

[Broadway, 2000]
Director

[Broadway, 1973]
Director

[Broadway, 1972]
Director

[Broadway, 1966]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1962]
Director


Alan Arkin Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1973 - Best Direction of a Play Gold Star
Alan Arkin, The Sunshine Boys
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1970 - Outstanding Director Gold Star
Alan Arkin, The White House Murder Case
 
Obie Awards - 1970 - Direction Gold Star
Alan Arkin, The White House Murder Case
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1969 - Outstanding Director Gold Star
Alan Arkin, Little Murders
 
Theatre World Awards - 1963 - Performance Gold Star
Alan Arkin, Enter Laughing
 
Tony Awards - 1963 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Gold Star
Alan Arkin , Enter Laughing

Alan Arkin News

School Spotlight: Bennington College Photo School Spotlight: Bennington College
by Carian Lynée Parker - Jun 29, 2022

Ranked by the Princeton Review in the top five for 'Best College Theater,' Bennington College offers students a thorough grounding in virtually every dimension of theater-making: acting, directing, playwriting, devising, theatre history, dramatic literature, dramaturgy, stage management, and design (set, costume, lights, projection, and sound).

Dorset Theatre Festival Opens 45th Season With Revival Of Classic Thriller, WAIT UNTI Photo Dorset Theatre Festival Opens 45th Season With Revival Of Classic Thriller, WAIT UNTIL DARK
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2022

Dorset Theatre Festival will open the 45th Season of professional summer theatre at the Dorset Playhouse with a regional revival of the classic thriller, Wait Until Dark, directed by Jackson Gay.

Actress Jane Seymour to Appear Live in Stone Harbor, New Jersey for Art Exhibition Photo Actress Jane Seymour to Appear Live in Stone Harbor, New Jersey for Art Exhibition
by Michael Major - Jun 8, 2022

Three special in-person Meet-the-Artist appearances are scheduled: Friday, July 1 from 6-9 pm, Saturday, July 2 from 6-9 pm as well as Sunday, July 3 from 12-3pm. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet Jane Seymour and experience her extraordinary art. 

VIDEO: Watch a New MINIONS: THE RISE OF GRU Trailer Photo VIDEO: Watch a New MINIONS: THE RISE OF GRU Trailer
by Michael Major - Jun 6, 2022

This summer, from the biggest global animated franchise in history, comes the origin story of how the world’s greatest supervillain first met his iconic Minions, forged cinema’s most despicable crew and faced off against the most unstoppable criminal force ever assembled in Minions: The Rise of Gru.

Second Stage Announces Two New Plays, Featuring First Female Native American Playwrig Photo Second Stage Announces Two New Plays, Featuring First Female Native American Playwright Produced on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2022

Second Stage Theater has announced two new productions for its upcoming 2022-23 Season. Tony Award-nominee Bess Wohl will return to the Tony Kiser Theater (305 West 43rd Street) this Fall with the New York premiere of CAMP SIEGFRIED. Spring 2023 will see the Broadway premiere of Larissa FastHorse's THE THANKSGIVING PLAY,

VIDEO: New MINIONS: THE RISE OF GRU Trailer Released Photo VIDEO: New MINIONS: THE RISE OF GRU Trailer Released
by Michael Major - Mar 30, 2022

Featuring more spectacular action than any film in Illumination history and packed with the franchise’s signature subversive humor, Minions: The Rise of Gru stars a thrilling new cast, including Taraji P. Henson, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Lucy Lawless, and Danny Trejo. The film also features a soundtrack by Jack Antonoff.

Torrance Theatre Company Stages Suspenseful Production of WAIT UNTIL DARK Photo Torrance Theatre Company Stages Suspenseful Production of WAIT UNTIL DARK
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 13, 2022

Torrance Theatre Company is brining suspense and chills to 1316 Cabrillo with their latest production of WAIT UNTIL DARK, originally written by Frederick Knott, and adapted in 2013 by Jeffery Hatcher. The show opens on Friday, March 18 and runs through Sunday, April 10, 2022.

Photos: Nancy Travis Stars As LILLIAN at Ensemble Theatre Company Photo Photos: Nancy Travis Stars As LILLIAN at Ensemble Theatre Company
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 4, 2022

Ensemble Theatre Company presents the third show of its 2021-2022 season, Nancy Travis (‚ÄúLast Man Standing, ‚ÄúThe Kominsky Method,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúThree Men and a Baby‚ÄĚ) starring as Lillian, by David Cale and directed by Jonathan Fox.¬†

BWW Review: WAIT UNTIL DARK at Little Theatre Of Mechanicsburg Photo BWW Review: WAIT UNTIL DARK at Little Theatre Of Mechanicsburg
by Andrea Stephenson - Feb 26, 2022

Between the talented cast and the well-designed set, blocking, lighting, and sound, this is a production that will keep audiences on the edge of their seats. Visit ltmpa.com to get your tickets for this thrilling performance of Wait Until Dark.

Academy Award- Nominated Actor Sally Kellerman Dead At 84 Photo Academy Award- Nominated Actor Sally Kellerman Dead At 84
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 24, 2022

Actress-singer Sally Kellerman, who achieved worldwide movie fame for her role as Margaret ‚ÄúHot Lips‚ÄĚ Houlihan in Robert Altman's classic 1970 film ‚ÄúM*A*S*H,‚ÄĚ with Donald Sutherland and Elliott Gould, died early this morning (Feb. 24) in her sleep from heart failure at her home in Woodland Hills.¬† She was 84.¬† For her iconic role, she was nominated as ‚ÄúBest Supporting Actress‚ÄĚ by both the Oscars and Golden Globes.¬† It was reported by her manager and publicist Alan Eichler.

Alan Arkin Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for MINIONS: THE RISE OF GRU VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for MINIONS: THE RISE OF GRU
by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2020

This summer, from the biggest animated franchise in history and global cultural phenomenon, comes the untold story of one 12-year-old's dream to become the world's greatest supervillain, in Minions: The Rise of Gru.

VIDEO: Mark Wahlberg and Winston Duke Team Up in the Trailer for SPENSER CONFIDENTIAL VideoVIDEO: Mark Wahlberg and Winston Duke Team Up in the Trailer for SPENSER CONFIDENTIAL
by Stage Tube - Jan 20, 2020

Netflix has released the trailer for SPENSER CONFIDENTIAL starring Mark Wahlberg and Winston Duke.

VIDEO:  Michael Douglas & Alan Arkin Return In THE KOMINSKY METHOD Season 2 VideoVIDEO: Michael Douglas & Alan Arkin Return In THE KOMINSKY METHOD Season 2
by Stage Tube - Oct 4, 2019

The sun isn't setting yet on aging actor slash acting coach Sandy Kominsky and his longtime agent Norman Newlander in the award-winning Netflix comedy series The Kominsky Method. Academy Award¬ģ Winners Michael Douglas (Kominsky) and Alan Arkin (Newlander) continue their journey as two¬†friends tackling life's inevitable curveballs as they navigate their later years in Los Angeles, a city that, above all else, values youth. This season, Sandy meets and bonds with his daughter's new boyfriend (guest star Paul Reiser) who is uncomfortably close to Sandy's age. Meanwhile, Norman reconnects with an old flame from his youth (guest star Jane Seymour) and after fifty years, they decide to start again. Nancy Travis and Sarah Baker co-star.¬†

VIDEO: Disney Releases New Featurette for Tim Burton's DUMBO VideoVIDEO: Disney Releases New Featurette for Tim Burton's DUMBO
by Stage Tube - Mar 1, 2019

Disney has released¬†a brand-new featurette highlighting Tim Burton's live-action reimagining of the beloved classic story ‚ÄúDumbo.‚ÄĚ

VIDEO: THE KOMINSKY METHOD Returns for Season Two VideoVIDEO: THE KOMINSKY METHOD Returns for Season Two
by Stage Tube - Jan 17, 2019

Netflix has announced that The Kominsky Method  will return for a second season. Season 2 will consist of 8 episodes and production is slated to begin late January 2019 in Los Angeles. Douglas, Arkin, Sarah Baker and Nancy Travis return as series regulars.

VIDEO: Emma Hunton and Jordan Kai Burnett Talk EDWARD SCISSORHANDS VideoVIDEO: Emma Hunton and Jordan Kai Burnett Talk EDWARD SCISSORHANDS
by Stage Tube - Dec 27, 2018

Actresses Emma Hunton and Jordan Kai Burnett recently stopped by KCAL9 to talk about the musical 'Edward Scissorhands' playing at the Rockwell Table & Stage in Los Feliz.

VIDEO: Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin Return To TV in THE KOMINSKY METHOD VideoVIDEO: Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin Return To TV in THE KOMINSKY METHOD
by Stage Tube - Oct 12, 2018

This November, award-winning screen legends Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin return to TV in a brand new heartfelt and comedic series from prolific producer and 8-time Emmy nominee Chuck Lorre. Watch the show's trailer below!

VIDEO: Broadway Alum Zach Braff Shares Stories of Dinner with Al Pacino on JIMMY KIMM VideoVIDEO: Broadway Alum Zach Braff Shares Stories of Dinner with Al Pacino on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
by Macon Prickett - Mar 16, 2018

Zach talks about making a movie with Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman and Alan Arkin for his movie Going in Style, teaching Michael Cane what it's like to be stoned, and reveals an unbelievable story about a dinner he had with Al Pacino.

BWW TV: Watch Christian Slater & More in Trailer for West End's GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS VideoBWW TV: Watch Christian Slater & More in Trailer for West End's GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 19, 2017

Christian Slater (Mr Robot, True Romance, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest), Robert Glenister (Hustle, Spooks), Kris Marshall (Death in Paradise, Love Actually, My Family), Stanley Townsend (Girl from the North Country, The Nether) and Don Warrington (Death in Paradise, Rising Damp), are the 'deal chasing' cut-throat sales team in David Mamet's masterpiece, Glengarry Glen Ross, alongside Daniel Ryan as Lingk (Linda Green, Posh) and Oliver Ryan as Baylen (Dr Faustus, As You Like It).

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Bob Sagat & More Set for Season Finale of Showtime's INSIDE COMEDY
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 3, 2014

On the season three finale of INSIDE COMEDY on Monday, April 7, Kevin Pollak recalls his childhood obsession with impersonating everyone from Robert Duvall to William Shatner; how Cosby influenced his acting career; and his early years coming up with buddy Dana Carvey.


Alan Arkin Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Alan Arkin been in?
Alan Arkin has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Alan Arkin been in?
Alan Arkin has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Alan Arkin been nominated for?
Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Sunshine Boys , Outstanding Director (Drama Desk Awards) for The White House Murder Case , Direction (Obie Awards) for The White House Murder Case , Outstanding Director (Drama Desk Awards) for Little Murders Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Enter Laughing and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Enter Laughing .

What awards has Alan Arkin won?
Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Sunshine Boys, Outstanding Director (Drama Desk Awards) for The White House Murder Case, Direction (Obie Awards) for The White House Murder Case, Outstanding Director (Drama Desk Awards) for Little Murders Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Enter Laughingand Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Enter Laughing.