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Screen Icon Alan Arkin Is Recovering After a Stroke

No major damage, thankfully

Malcolm Venable

Alan Arkin, the iconic actor whose 60-year career includes memorable turns in Glengarry Glen Ross, Edward Scissorhandsand an Oscar-winning performance in Little Miss Sunshine, suffered a stroke earlier this week, TMZ reports.

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Arkin, 81, was rushed to the hospital after what his reps call a "mini stroke" on Monday. He was released from the hospital on Tuesday. Tests revealed that the stroke didn't cause significant damage. Nonetheless, Arkin did not appear at the premiere of his latest film, Love the Coopers in Los Angeles this week.

We wish him a speedy recovery!

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