Alan Arkin

1934 - 2023

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Alan Wolf Arkin (March 26, 1934 – June 29, 2023) was an American actor and filmmaker. In a career spanning seven decades, he received numerous accolades, including an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Tony Award as well as nominations for six Emmy Awards. Arkin performed in the sketch comedy group The Second City before acting on the Broadway stage, starring as David Kolowitz in the Joseph Stein play Enter Laughing in 1963, for which he won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alan Arkin has received more than 11,538,324 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Alan Arkin is the 408th most popular actor (up from 446th in 2019), the 739th most popular biography from United States (up from 855th in 2019) and the 204th most popular American Actor.

Alan Arkin is most famous for his roles in movies such as The Russians are Coming, The Russians are Coming, Wait Until Dark, and The In-Laws.

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Among actors, Alan Arkin ranks 408 out of 13,578Before him are John Lithgow, Richard Griffiths, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Doris Day, Christopher Lambert, and Walter Matthau. After him are Gerard Butler, Ron Perlman, Robert Mitchum, Burt Reynolds, James Caan, and Magda Schneider.

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Among people born in 1934, Alan Arkin ranks 41Before him are Kurt Hamrin, Richard Meier, Roman Herzog, Richard Chamberlain, Bill Bixby, and Princess Margaretha, Mrs. Ambler. After him are Otar Iosseliani, Tarcisio Bertone, Jacques Anquetil, Bill Russell, David J. Thouless, and Jonas Savimbi. Among people deceased in 2023, Alan Arkin ranks 49Before him are Paul Berg, Wolfgang Schäuble, Martin Amis, Karel Schwarzenberg, Rosalynn Carter, and Pervez Musharraf. After him are Federico Bahamontes, Tom Wilkinson, Otar Iosseliani, David McCallum, Miroslav Blažević, and Mircea Snegur.

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Among people born in United States, Alan Arkin ranks 739 out of 20,380Before him are Henry Mancini (1924), Christopher Lambert (1957), Clyde Tombaugh (1906), Thorstein Veblen (1857), Truman Capote (1924), and Walter Matthau (1920). After him are Douglas Osheroff (1945), Josephine Cochrane (1839), Ron Perlman (1950), John Carpenter (1948), Alan Shepard (1923), and Robert Mitchum (1917).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Alan Arkin ranks 204Before him are Karl Malden (1912), Danny Glover (1946), John Lithgow (1945), Doris Day (1922), Christopher Lambert (1957), and Walter Matthau (1920). After him are Ron Perlman (1950), Robert Mitchum (1917), Burt Reynolds (1936), James Caan (1940), Ali MacGraw (1939), and Richard Dean Anderson (1950).

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