Alan Arkin Overview

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Born: March 26, 1934

Born in New York City, Alan Arkin started his career in the entertainment industry as a member of a folk-singing group called The Terriers. He then joined Chicago's Second City improv group which prepared him well for his stage debut in Carl Reiner's Enter Laughing. This project garnered Arkin rave reviews as well as a coveted Tony Award. Known for sterling comic performances, Arkin is an extremely versatile entertainer—working in theater and film as both actor and director, and, as... See All


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