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Alan Arkin

Profession: Actor | Director | Writer | Musician
Alan Arkin
Real name: Alan Wolf Arkin
Birthdate: March 26, 1934
Age: 85 years
Country: United States United States
Horoscope: Aries

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Alan Arkin Nominations & Awards

Academy Awards

 - Best Supporting Actor WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED
   (Argo)
 - Best Leading Actor NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actor NOMINATED

Golden Globes Awards

 - Best Leading Actor - Comedy or Musical WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED
   (Argo)
 - Best Actor in a Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for TV NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actor - Drama NOMINATED
   (Popi)
 - Best Leading Actor - Drama NOMINATED

BAFTA

 - Best Supporting Actor WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED
   (Argo)
 - Most Promising Newcomer to Film NOMINATED

Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG)

 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture WINNER
   (Argo)
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture WINNER
 - Best Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED
   (Argo)
 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED

Independent Spirit

 - Best Supporting Actor WINNER

Emmy

 - Best Supporting Actor in a TV Series - Comedy NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actor in a TV Series - Comedy NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV NOMINATED
 - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie NOMINATED
Alan Wolf Arkin is an American Actor, Director, Writer and Musician. He has won an Academy Awards, an Golden Globes Awards and an BAFTA Awards. He's known for Argo (2012), Stand Up Guys (2012) and Edward Scissorhands (1990).

All Movies of Alan Arkin

  • Spenser Confidential
    6.2
    When two Boston Police officers are murdered, ex-cop Spenser (Mark Wahlberg) teams up with his no-nonsense roommate, Hawk (Winston Duke), to take down criminals in this action-comedy. Spenser (Mark Wahlberg) — an ex-cop better...
    Character: Henry
    United States  2020
  • Dumbo
    5.7
    Holt was once a circus star, but he went off to war and when he returned it had terribly altered him. Circus owner Max Medici (Danny DeVito) hires him to take care of Dumbo, a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him the lau...
    Character: J. Griffin Remington
    United States  2019
  • The Kominsky Method (TV Series)
    8.2
    An aging actor, who long ago enjoyed a brush with fame, makes his living as an acting coach. A buddy comedy about a legendary acting teacher whose own career as a thespian never quite worked out, and his recently-widowed agent. Sa...
    Character:  Norman Newlander 16 episodes, 2018-2019
    United States  2018
  • Going in Style
    5.3
    A reboot of the 1979 movie that was directed by Martin Brest and featured George Burns, Art Carney, and Lee Strasberg. Three seniors, who are living social security check to check and even reduced to eating dog food at times, deci...
    Character: Albert
    United States  2017
  • Love the Coopers
    4.5
    When four generations of the Cooper clan come together for their annual Christmas Eve celebration, a series of unexpected visitors and unlikely events turn the night upside down, leading them all toward a surprising rediscovery of...
    Character: Bucky
    United States  2015
  • Million Dollar Arm
    In 2008, J. B. Bernstein (Jon Hamm) is a sports agent who finds his business being seriously outplayed by his deep-pocketed competitors. Inspired by reality shows and Indian cricket games on TV, Bernstein gets the bold idea of fin...
    United States  2014
  • Grudge Match
    5.0
    The story revolves around retired boxers Billy "The Kid" McGuigan and Henry "Razor" Sharp, lifelong bitter rivals who are coaxed out of retirement and into the ring for one final grudge match -- 30 years after ...
    Character: Louis 'Lightning' Conlon
    United States  2013
  • The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
    5.2
    After breaking up with his longtime stage partner, a famous but jaded Vegas magician fights for relevance when a new, "hip" street magician appears on the scene.
    Character: Rance Holloway
    United States  2013
  • Stand Up Guys
    5.1
    A pair of aging con men try to get the old gang back together for one last hurrah before one of the guys takes his last assignment -- to kill his comrade.
    United States  2012
  • Argo
    8.7
    At the height of the Iranian revolution in 1979, Islamist militants storm the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, taking 52 Americans hostage. Six manage to get away and hide in the home of the Canadian ambassador (Victor Garber), but the sol...
    United States  2012
  • The Muppets
    8.1
    On vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world's biggest Muppet fan, and his friends Gary (Jason Segel) and Mary (Amy Adams) from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of oilman Tex Richman (Chris Cooper) to raze the Muppet T...
    Character: Tour Guide
    United States  2011
  • The Change-Up
    4.3
    A family guy (Jason Bateman) switches bodies with his slacker best friend (Ryan Reynolds) in an effort to romance his co-worker (Olivia Wilde).
    United States  2011
  • The Private Lives of Pippa Lee
    5.7
    Pippa Lee (Robin Wright Penn) is a woman in the prime of life. A happily married mother of two grown-up children, she is also a generous hostess and an excellent cook. Her marriage to legendary publisher Herb Lee (Alan Arkin), who...
    Character: Herb Lee
    United States  2009
  • Get Smart
    6.0
    Maxwell Smart, Agent 86 for CONTROL, battles the forces of KAOS with the more-competent Agent 99 at his side.
    Character: The Chief
    United States  2008
  • Sunshine Cleaning
    6.7
    In order to raise the tuition to send her young son to private school, single mom Rose Lorkowski (Amy Adams) starts an unusual business -- a biohazard removal/crime scene clean-up service -- with her unreliable sister Norah (Emily
    Character: Joe
    United States  2008
  • Marley & Me
    6.2
    As the snow falls on their wedding night, newlyweds John and Jenny Grogan decide to leave behind the harsh winters of Michigan and head south to begin their new lives in West Palm Beach, Fla. They obtain jobs as journalists at com...
    Character: Arnie Klein
    United States  2008
  • Rendition
    Jake Gyllenhaal, Reese Witherspoon, Peter Saarsgaard with Alan Arkin and Meryl Streep head an all-star ensemble cast in Rendition, a compelling thriller from Academy Award-winning director Gavin Hood ("Tsotsi"). Withersp...
    United States  2007
  • The Santa Clause 3
    3.2
    Santa Clause (Tim Allen), aka Scott Calvin, is faced with double-duty: how to keep his new family happy, and how to stop Jack Frost (Martin Short) from taking over Christmas.
    Character: Bud Newman
    United States  2006
  • Little Miss Sunshine
    8.3
    Meet the conflictive Hoover family: a grandfather who snorts coke and swears, the father, a struggling motivational speaker, a mother who can't cope, an uncle recovering from a failed suicide attempt after being dumped by his boyf...
    Character: Grandpa Edwin Hoover
    United States  2006
  • Firewall
    4.1
    Computer security specialist Jack Stanfield (HARRISON FORD) works for the Seattle-based Landrock Pacific Bank. A trusted top-ranking executive, he has built his career and reputation on designing the most effective anti-theft comp...
    Character: Arlin Forester
    United States  2006
  • Eros
    Wong Kar wai’s "Shou" (The Hand) is the story of a young tailor’s long-unrequired love for a beautiful Hong Kong courtesan. Over many years, he lovingly crafts the clothes she wears for other men. Over time, the seem...
    Hong Kong  2004
  • Equilibrium
    Steven Soderbergh directed Eros' second story, "Equilibrium," in which Nick Penrose (Robert Downey Jr.) spends a session with his analyst (Alan Arkin) discussing a recurring dream of a beautiful naked woman in his apartm...
    United States  2004
  • Noel
    4.6
    Five New Yorkers come together on Christmas Eve, seeking a miracle.
    Character: Artie
    United States  2004
  • And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (TV)
    Banderas delivers a powerful, larger-than-life performance as the title character of this extraordinary story from HBO Films, which reveals how Mexican Revolutionary Villa allowed a Hollywood crew to film him and his army as they ...
    United States  2003
  • The Pentagon Papers (TV)
    This dramatic true-life account follows Daniel Ellsberg (James Spader), the Harvard graduate and ex-Marine who disclosed information from the Pentagon Papers in 1971, exposing secrets about the U.S. involvement in Vietnam that con...
    United States  2002
  • America's Sweethearts
    5.1
    Gwen (Catherine Zeta-Jones) and Eddie (John Cusack) are AMERICA'S SWEETHEARTS... the country's favorite couple, on-screen and off. But when their very public romance turns into a very private breakup, only veteran press agent Lee ...
    Character: Wellness Guide
    United States  2001
  • Jakob the Liar
    4.5
    This remake of the 1975 German film Jakob der Lügner stars Robin Williams in a dramatic role as a man who uses his active imagination to bring a ray of hope where hope was all but unknown. Jakob Heym (Robin Williams) is the owner...
    Character: Frankfurter
    United States  1999
  • Slums of Beverly Hills
    6.6
    This semiautobiographical story follows a lower-middle-class teenager (Lyonne) and her neurotic family in 1976 Tinseltown.
    Character: Murray
    United States  1998
  • Gattaca
    7.5
    In the near future, where corporations screen their employees based on their genetic makeup, Vincent (Ethan Hawke), a man with a congenital heart condition tries to assume the identity of Jerome (Jude Law), a former athlete with p...
    Character: Detective Hugo
    United States  1997
  • Four Days in September (O Que É Isso Companheiro?)
    7.4
    Fernando, a journalist, and his friend César join terrorist group MR8 in order to fight Brazilian dictatorial regime during the late sixties. Cesare, however, is wounded and captured during a bank hold up. Fernando then decides t...
    Brazil  1997
  • Mother Night
    An American spy behind the lines during WWII serves as a Nazi propagandist, a role he cannot escape in his future life as he can never reveal his real role in the war.
    United States  1996
  • North
    4.5
    A 10-year-old boy who feels neglected by his career-obsessed parents hires a lawyer and declares himself a "free agent." With the aid of his imaginary friend, the youngster searches the world for the perfect parents.
    Character: Judge Buckle
    United States  1993
  • Glengarry Glen Ross
    8.4
    A group of real estate salesmen in Chicago vie for the best "leads" at a small firm selling property in "resort" areas, such as Florida and Arizona. When a hotshot executive from the head office arrives and pro...
    Character: George Aaronow
    United States  1992
  • Havana
    6.1
    Director Sydney Pollack and Robert Redford join forces to tell the story of high-rolling gambler Jack Weil. Hoping to be pushed to the edge in a place ripe for action, Weil heads to Havana at Christmastime, 1958. Cuba is experienc...
    Character: Joe Volpi
    United States  1990
  • Edward Scissorhands
    7.7
    In Tim Burtons EDWARD SCISSORHANDS, an Avon lady, Peg Boggs (Dianne Wiest), discovers the half-finished experiment--a man/monster named Edward (Johnny Depp)--of a mad scientist (Vincent Price) living in the neighborhoods old aband...
    Character: Bill
    United States  1990
  • Escape from Sobibor (TV)
    During WWII, the death camp at Treblinka had an escape, causing the Commandant at a similar camp in Sobibor to vow (actually threaten) that his camp would never experience the same thing. But those who were its captives, the Jewis...
    United Kingdom  1987
  • Big Trouble
    6.1
    Insurance agent plots with client to kill her nutty husband.
    Character: Leonard Hoffman
    United States  1986
  • The Return of Captain Invincible
    5.8
    The plot involves the Captain America/Superman inspired super-hero called "Captain Invincible" (also known as Legend in Leotards, The Caped Contender and Man of Magnet) who is active during World War II and afterwards. O...
    Character: Captain Invincible
    Australia  1983
  • The In-Laws
    7.3
    Peter Falk plays a crazy CIA agent--or is he just crazy?--who meets his son's father-in-law-to-be, Alan Arkin, a respected New York City dentist, just days before their children are supposed to wed. One tangling mishap after anoth...
    Character: Sheldon Kornpett
    United States  1979
  • The Defection of Simas Kudirka (TV)
    ased on the true story of the attempted defection in 1970 by a Lithuanian seaman seeking political asylum in the United States. Kudirka was denied asylum and returned to the Soviets, charged with treason, and sentenced to ten year
    United States  1978
  • The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
    6.8
    Concerned about his friend's cocaine use, Dr. Watson tricks Sherlock Holmes into travelling to Vienna, where Holmes enters the care of Sigmund Freud. Freud attemts to solve the mysteries of Holmes' subconscious, while Holmes devot...
    Character: Dr. Sigmund Freud
    United States  1976
  • Fay (TV Series)
    TV Series (1975-1976). After 25 years of marriage to attorney Jack, Fay Stewart was forced to start her life over again after a divorce. She moved into a new apartment, started a new job (as secretary to lawyers Danny and Al) and ...
    Director of the film
    United States  1975
  • Freebie and the Bean
    Freebie and Bean, two San Francisco police detectives, have one goal in life: to bring down Red Meyers, a local hijacking boss. After many fruitless months they finally collect an important piece of evidence. However, before they ...
    United States  1974
  • Catch-22
    A bombardier in World War II tries desperately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way cope with a crazy situation. Catch-22 is a parody of a "military mentality" and of a bure...
    United States  1970
  • Popi
    Abraham is a Puerto Rican single parent with two boys. He is becoming very worried about them living in their run down neighborhood when one day he notices that Cubans who escape are lionized and given exceptional benefits. He thi...
    United States  1969
  • The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
    7.7
    Based on the novel by Carson McCullers, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter stars Alan Arkin as John Singer, who is deaf. Singer moves from a small town in order to be close to his institutionalized friend Antonapoulos (Chuck McCann), wh...
    Character: John Singer
    United States  1968
  • Woman Times Seven
    6.0
    Seven mini-stories of adultery.
    Character: Fred (segment "The Suicides")
    United States  1967
  • Wait Until Dark
    7.8
    After an airplane trip, a young woman asks Susie's husband, Sam, to keep a doll for her to avoid spoiling the surprise of her daughter's gift. But the real reason is to avoid her partner, Harry Roat, whom she hopes to cheat of the...
    Character: Roat / Roat Jr. / Roat Sr.
    United Kingdom  1967
  • The Love Song of Barney Kempinski (TV)
    Barney Kempinski, thirtyish and contentedly self-unemployed, leaves his Lower East Side apartment smiling and happy. On this fine sunny day he is to be married -3 o'clock at City Hall- to his girl Francine. In the few remaining ho...
    United States  1966
  • The Russians are Coming, the Russians are Coming
    7.1
    When a Soviet submarine captain comes up for a look at America (off the coast of a small island in Massachusetts) he runs aground. He sends his two English speaking crewmen to procure a boat with enough power to pull them off. The...
    Character: Lt. Rozanov
    United States  1966
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