|Full Name||Alan Wolf Arkin|
|Birth Name||Alan Wolf Arkin|
|Profession||actor, director, and screenwriter|
|Birth City||New York|
|Father Name||David I. Arkin|
|Mother Name||Beatrice Wortis|
|Date of Birth||March 26,1934|
Alan Arkin is an American actor, screenwriter, and director who has been active in the industry for more than six decades. Some of his notable include Edward Scissorhands, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, Thirteen Conversations About One Thing, Sunshine Cleaning.
Alan Arkin was born as an Alan Wolf Arkin on March 26, 1934, in Brooklyn, New York City under the birth sign Aries. He is the son of David I. Arkin(painter, writer, and lyricist of considerable repute) and Beatrice(teacher).
Since the age of 10 he started taking acting lessons and after a year he was shifted to Los Angeles. In LA, he was admitted to Franklin High School.
For his study in drama, he joined Los Angeles City College from 1951 to 1953. For his further graduation joined Bennington College in Vermont and completed his degree in 1954.
The 87-years-old, Alan Arkin is currently in a dating relationship with Suzanne Newlander(psychotherapist). They shared the wedding vows in 1996 and have been together since. As of now, they reside in Carlsbad, California.
Prior to this, he faced two unsuccessful marriages. Firstly he got married to Jeremy Yaffe from 1995 to 1961. together they have shared two kids: Adam Arkin(b. August 19, 1956) and Matthew Arkin(b. March 21, 1960).
In 1964, he got married to actress-screenwriter, Barbara Dana. However, after 30 years of marriage, they took divorce in 1994. Together they a son, Anthony (Tony) Dana Arkin in 1967.
Alan Arkin has a net worth of around $15 million as of 2021 from his career since 1955.
While talking about his career, he made his acting debut from his appearance in the movie named Calypso Heat Wave. After six years of gap, he was seen in the short movie named That's Me.
After this, he has worked in several movies and series and has more than 100 acting credits in his name.
Some of his notable work includes ABC Stage 67, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, Little Murders, Sesame Street, Captain Kangaroo, The Defection of Simas Kudirka, Chu Chu and the Philly Flash, The Return of Captain Invincible, The Fourth Wise Man, A Year in the Life, Harry, Taking the Heat, Slums of Beverly Hills, 100 Centre Street, The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause, Christmas with the Coopers, The Kominsky Method, Edward Scissorhands, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, Thirteen Conversations About One Thing, Sunshine Cleaning.
His most recent appearance in the American action comedy film, Spenser Confidential in Henry. In the movie, he has shared the screen alongside Mark Wahlberg, Winston Duke, Iliza Shlesinger, among others.
As a producer, he has worked in the movies such as Thin Ice, Samuel Beckett Is Coming Soon, and The In-Laws. In addition, he has worked as a director for movies and series such as Samuel Beckett Is Coming Soon, Fire Sale, People Soup, T.G.I.F..