Alan Arkin


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  • Birth Name: Alan Wolf Arkin
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/26/1934, Aries
  • Profession: Actor; writer; singer; composer; director; producer
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VIDEO: Jonah Hill / Alan Arkin

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Jonah Hill / Alan Arkin
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Length: 27:00
Aired: 2/10/2014

Host David Steinberg interviews big stars and living legends as they share never-before-heard anecdotes, intimate memories, and career-defining moments from the past five decades of comedy. This week's guests: Jonah Hill and Alan Arkin. watch

VIDEO: Harry

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Length: 55:13
Aired: 1/1/2011

Harry leads a privileged life, but what occurred at the barbecue threatens to change everything, and he struggles to take control of his anger. watch

Oscar Surprises and Snubs: Silver Linings Playbook Is Golden, But Not Ben Affleck

"Ben Affleck got robbed."

That's what newly minted Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper said on Thursday's Today show after the Argo director was shockingly left off the Best Director lineup. Cooper isn't the only one who feels that way, nor is Affleck the only major shocker of Thursday's Oscar nominations. Here are our top surprises and snubs:
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Year Title Description
2014 Million Dollar Arm Movie, Actor - Ray
2013 Stand Up Guys Movie, Actor - Hirsch
2013 The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Movie, Actor - Rance Holloway
2013 Grudge Match Movie, Actor - Louis "Lightning" Conlon
2012 Argo Movie, Actor - Lester Siegel

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Lincoln Leads Oscar Nominations

Lincoln topped the 85th Academy Awards nominations with 12 on a short list rife with surprises.

The Steven Spielberg drama will vie for Best Picture honors against Amour, Argo, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Django Unchained, Les Miserables, Life of Pi, Silver Linings Playbook and Zero Dark Thirty.

Spielberg is up ...
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Eddie Murphy in Rolling Stone: No More Kid Films, A Beverly Hills Cop TV Show?

Eddie Murphy is quashing any hopes of a Beverly Hills Cop IV, but says a TV version of the popular 1980s comedy franchise is in the works.

"What I'm trying to do now is produce a TV show starring Axel Foley's son, and Axel is the chief of police now in Detroit. I'd do the pilot, show up here and there," Murphy, who played mischievous cop Axel in the original films, tells Rolling Stone. "None of the movie scripts were right; it was trying to force the premise. If you have to force something, you shouldn't be doing it. It was always a... read more

Eddie Murphy to Host the Oscars

Brett Ratner got his wish: Eddie Murphy will host the 84th Academy Awards, the academy announced Tuesday.

"Eddie is a comedic genius, one of the greatest and most influential live performers ever," Ratner, who's producing the Oscars, said. "With his love of movies, history of crafting unforgettable characters and his iconic performances — especially on stage — I know he will bring excitement, spontaneity and ...
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Jack Black & Zach Galifianakis Join Cast of Disney's Muppets Movie

Jack Black and Zach Galifianakis have signed on to appear in Disney's Muppets movie, reports TheWrap.

Besides Black and Galifianakis, Billy Crystal, Jean-Claude Van Damme and ... read more

At the Movies: Abrams' Trek Is a Christmas Present

Per Variety, a Christmas Day 2008 release date has been set aside for the new Star Trek feature to be helmed by J.J. Abrams, produced by Lost cohort Damon Lindelof, and penned by Alex Kurtzman and Robert Orci (Mission: Impossible III).... Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, III) will direct a remake of David Cronenberg's Scanners.... Per the Hollywood Reporter, Alan Arkin will reunite with Little Miss Sunshine costar Steve Carell when he plays "Chief" in the big-screen Get Smart.... M:I:III's Michelle "Don't I look like Kate Holmes?" Monaghan will star opposite Patrick Dempsey in Made of Honor, a romantic comedy about longtime friends who come to want something more just as Monaghan's character is about to wed.... Robert Downey Jr. and Jay Baruchel will star in Tropic Thunder, a Ben Stiller-directed comedy about the making of an epic war film. Downey plays "the greatest actor of his generation," while Baruchel is a newbie. read more

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