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Alan Arkin

26 March 1934 to 29 June 2023

An American actor, who was BAFTA-nominated for The Russians Are Coming The Russians Are Coming (1966) in the Most Promising Newcomer category, before going on to win for Little Miss Sunshine (2006) – which also won him an Academy Award – and earn a third nomination for Argo (2012). With more than 100 screen credits, Alan Arkin’s career was packed with highlights, earning him multiple awards and nominations. His films included The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Inspector Clouseau (both 1968), Popi (1969), Catch-22 (1970), Freebie and the Bean (1974), The In-Laws (1979), Hearts of the West (1975), Escape from Sobibor (1987), Edward Scissorhands (1990), Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), Grosse Pointe Blank (1997), Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001), Get Smart (2008), Stand Up Guys (2012) and Going in Style (2017). His television credits included Harry (1987), 100 Centre Street (2001-2002) and The Kominsky Method (2018-2021). He also directed the films Little Murders (1971) and Fire Sale (1977).

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