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Alan Arkin - Biography, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Filmography
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Alan Wolf Arkin was born in 1934 to a family of Jews who moved to the United States from Russia and Germany. The father of the future actor, David I. Arkin, was an artist and writer. Even as a child, Alan Arkin became interested in music and theater, from the age of 10 he took acting lessons.
In college he performed with a folk band and attended a drama class before dropping out and forming his own band, The Tarriers. At the time, Alan was an aspiring young actor, performing cameo roles in theater and television, and earned a living as a courier, repairman and nanny.
In 1957, Arkin made his big screen debut, co-starring with The Tarriers in Calypso's Heatwave. In 1961, the actor first appeared on the Broadway stage in a musical for which he created poetry and scenes, then played in the Broadway comedy Laughing Out, for which he was awarded the Tony Award.
After his theatrical success, Arkin set out to conquer Hollywood. And his first role could become an Oscar winner! He appeared on the screen as a Soviet lieutenant in the film "The Russians Are Coming!" Directed by Norman Jewison. The Russians are Coming ”and was immediately nominated in the“ Best Actor ”category. An interesting fact: in the entire history of cinema, only five actors managed to get into this nomination after their debut role. For his reincarnation as a deaf-mute in the film "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter" Alan Arkin was again nominated for an Academy Award.
In the 1970s, Arkin became interested in directing, was a screenwriter and producer. In addition to these achievements, he left a mark as a songwriter for popular songs. Alan Arkin has also written science fiction and children's stories.
The actor continues to act in films: in 2014 a new film was released with Alan Arkin "The Hand for a Million", and in 2015 two more premieres with his participation are to take place. Among the best films with Alan Arkin are the following: "The Americans", "Edward Scissorhands", "Gattaca", "Murder at Gross Point".
Alan Arkin has brown eyes, naturally dark hair color, fair skin and thin lips. The face is rectangular, the forehead is high. The actor has a medium straight nose and a rectangular chin. The actor's height is 177 cm, no tattoos.
Zodiac sign - Aries (03/26/1934)