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Fast Facts

  • As a child, accompanied his father, actor-director Alan Arkin, to movie sets around the world, and took acting classes at the famed Berghof Studio when he was 10 years old.
  • Made his first film appearance at 13 in 1969's Oscar-nominated short People Soup. His father directed the film; younger brother Matthew costarred.
  • In 1981, landed his first leading role in a feature film in the werewolf high-school comedy Full Moon High.
  • Was considered by producer Glenn Caron for the role of David Addison on Moonlighting; the part went to Bruce Willis.
  • Appeared on Broadway in 1991, as Gary Peter Lefkowitz in a Tony-nominated production of I Hate Hamlet. .
  • Won a Daytime Emmy for directing 2001's My Louisiana Sky.
  • Received a Drama Desk award nomination in 2005 for Best Lead Actor for his performance in the Broadway production of Brooklyn Boy.

Awards

  • 1993, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2002, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1997, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1996, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1991, Tony — Actor (Featured Role--Play): Nominee
  • 1997, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1982, Genie Awards — Best Original Screenplay: Nominee
  • 1995, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1994, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Alan Arkin — Father
  • Anthony Arkin — Half Brother
  • Matthew Arkin — Brother
  • Suzanne Newlander Arkin — Stepmother
  • Jeremy Yaffe — Mother
  • Phyllis Lyons — Wife (separated)
  • Linda Arkin — Ex-wife
  • Jed Wakefield — Half Brother
  • Molly Arkin — Daughter
  • Emmet Arkin — Son

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Details

  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Birthday: August 19, 1956, Leo
  • Profession: Actor, Director
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