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Alan Arkin

1934 - Today

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Alan Wolf Arkin (born March 26, 1934) is an American actor, director, and screenwriter. With a film career spanning seven decades, Arkin is known for his performances in The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (1966), Wait Until Dark (1967), The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968), Popi (1969), Catch-22 (1970); The In-Laws (1979), Edward Scissorhands (1990), The Rocketeer (1991), Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), Get Smart (2008), Sunshine Cleaning (2008), and Argo (2012). He has been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor twice, for his performances in The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming and The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alan Arkin has received more than 5,499,635 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Alan Arkin is the 323rd most popular actor (up from 331st in 2019), the 634th most popular biography from United States (up from 673rd in 2019) and the 173rd 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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  • 59

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  • 3.92

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  • 5.17

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Alan Arkin ranks 323 out of 10,030. Before him are Anna Karina, Laura Antonelli, Donald Pleasence, William Shatner, Mickey Rooney, and F. Murray Abraham. After him are Sam Neill, Frances Farmer, Heath Ledger, Ali MacGraw, Robert Mitchum, and Emma Thompson.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1934, Alan Arkin ranks 30Before him are Richard Chamberlain, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Pierre Richard, Empress Michiko, Richard Meier, and Bill Russell. After him are Jacques Anquetil, Paco Rabanne, Diana Wynne Jones, Leonid Kravchuk, Georges Moustaki, and Roman Herzog.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alan Arkin ranks 634 out of 15,968. Before him are Charles Greeley Abbot (1872), Harold Urey (1893), Melvin Calvin (1911), Mickey Rooney (1920), F. Murray Abraham (1939), and Wendell Meredith Stanley (1904). After him are Donna Summer (1948), Frances Farmer (1913), Buddy Holly (1936), Ali MacGraw (1939), Roy Orbison (1936), and Francis Gary Powers (1929).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Alan Arkin ranks 173Before him are Burt Reynolds (1936), Telly Savalas (1922), Douglas Fairbanks (1883), Ellen Burstyn (1932), Mickey Rooney (1920), and F. Murray Abraham (1939). After him are Frances Farmer (1913), Ali MacGraw (1939), Robert Mitchum (1917), Matt Damon (1970), John Malkovich (1953), and Joan Crawford (1904).

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