Alan Arkin



Place of birth:

New York City, New York, USA:


Alan Wolf Arkin (born March 26, 1934) is an American actor, director, musician and singer. He is known for starring in such films as Wait Until Dark, The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Catch-22, The In-Laws, Edward Scissorhands, Glengarry Glen Ross, Marley & Me, Argo and Little Miss Sunshine, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2006. He is the father of actors Adam Arkin, Anthony Arkin, and Matthew Arkin.

Film Credits

Dumbo (2019)
as J. Griffin Remington
Going in Style (2017)
as Albert Garner
Love the Coopers (2015)
as Bucky Newport
Million Dollar Arm (2014)
as Ray Arkin
In Security (2014)
as Officer Riggs
Grudge Match (2013)
as Lightning
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)
as Rance Holloway
Stand Up Guys (2013)
as Richard Hirsch
Argo (2012)
as Lester Siegel
The Muppets (2011)
as Tour Guide
The Change-Up (2011)
as Mitch's Dad
Thin Ice (2011)
as Gorvy Hauer
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)
as Herb Lee
City Island (2009)
as Michael Malakov
Marley & Me (2008)
as Arnie Klein
Get Smart (2008)
as The Chief
Sunshine Cleaning (2008)
as Joe Lorkowski
Rendition (2007)
as Senator Hawkins
Raising Flagg (2006)
as Flagg Purdy
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
as Bud Newman
The Novice (2006)
as Father Behnke
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
as Edwin Hoover
Firewall (2006)
as Arlin Forester
Noel (2004)
as Artie Venzuela
Eros (2004)
as Dr. Pearl / Hal
And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003)
as Sam Drebben
The Pentagon Papers (2003)
as Harry Rowen
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001)
as Gene
America's Sweethearts (2001)
as Wellness Guide
Varian's War (2001)
as Freier
Magicians (2000)
as Milo
Jakob the Liar (1999)
as Max Frenkfurter
Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)
as Murray Samuel Abromowitz
Gattaca (1997)
as Detective Hugo
O Que é Isso, Companheiro? (1997)
as Charles Burke Elbrick
Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
as Dr. Oatman
Mother Night (1996)
as George Kraft
Heck's Way Home (1996)
as Dogcatcher
Steal Big Steal Little (1995)
as Lou Perilli
The Jerky Boys (1995)
as Ernie Lazarro
North (1994)
as Judge Buckle
So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)
as Tony's Boss / Precinct Capt. (uncredited)
Indian Summer (1993)
as Unca Lou Handler
Cooperstown (1993)
as Harry Willette
Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
as George Aaronow
The Rocketeer (1991)
as A. 'Peevy' Peabody
Havanna (1990)
as Joe Volpi
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
as Bill
Coupe de Ville (1990)
as Fred Libner
Necessary Parties (1988)
as Archie Corelli
Escape from Sobibor (1987)
as Leon Feldhendler
Big Trouble (1986)
as Leonard Hoffman
Bad Medicine (1985)
as Dr. Ramon Madera
The Emperor's New Clothes (1985)
as Bo
Joshua Then and Now (1985)
as Reuben
The Fourth Wise Man (1985)
as Orontes
The Return of Captain Invincible (1983)
as Captain Invincible
The Last Unicorn (1982)
as Schmendrick (voice)
Chu Chu and the Philly Flash (1981)
as Flash
Improper Channels (1981)
as Jeffery Martley
Full Moon High (1981)
as Dr. Brand
Simon (1980)
as Simon
The Magician of Lublin (1979)
as Yasha Mazur
The In-Laws (1979)
as Sheldon S. Kompett D.D.S.
The Defection of Simas Kudirka (1978)
as Simas Kudirka
The Other Side of Hell (1978)
as Frank Dole
Fire Sale (1977)
as Ezra Fikus
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)
as Dr. Sigmund Freud
Hearts of the West (1975)
as Bert Kessler
Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins (1975)
as Rafferty
Freebie and the Bean (1974)
as Bean
Deadhead Miles (1972)
as Cooper
Last of the Red Hot Lovers (1972)
as Barney Cashman
Little Murders (1971)
as Lt. Practice
Catch-22 (1970)
as Capt. John Yossarian
The Monitors (1969)
as Street Cleaner
Popi (1969)
as Abraham
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968)
as John Singer
Inspector Clouseau (1968)
as Insp. Jacques Clouseau
Wait Until Dark (1967)
as Roat / Roat Jr. / Roat Sr.
Woman Times Seven (1967)
as Fred
The Last Mohican (1966)
as Mr. Ableman
The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (1966)
as Lt. Rozanov
That's Me (1963)
Wonderland ()
as Henry Cimoli

Production Credits

Fire Sale (1977)
Little Murders (1971)
People Soup (1969)
T.G.I.F. (1967)