Alan Arkin

Total Box Office:
 $1135.9M
Highest Rated:
100% The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968)
Lowest Rated:
0% Coupe de Ville (1990)
Birthday:
Mar 26
Birthplace:
New York City, New York, USA
Bio:
As a multi-talented film and stage performer with an intense comic flair, the diminutive and stocky Jewish-American character actor Alan Arkin built a career for himself out of playing slightly gruff and opinionated yet endearing eccentrics. Though not commonly recognized as such, Arkin's ability…

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Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Million Dollar Arm
  • Actor
-- 2014
37% Stand Up Guys
  • Hirsch
$3.3M 2013
Wild Oats
  • Actor
-- 2013
30% Grudge Match
  • Louis "Lightning" Conlon
$29.8M 2013
36% The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
  • Rance Holloway
$22.5M 2013
Argo: Extended Edition
  • Actor
-- 2012
96% Argo
  • Lester Siegel
$136.0M 2012
69% Thin Ice
  • Gorvy Hauer
$0.8M 2012
25% The Change-Up
  • Mitch's Dad
$37.0M 2011
The Change-Up: Unrated
  • Actor
-- 2011
96% The Muppets
  • Tour Guide
$88.6M 2011
40% Due Date
  • Actor
$100.4M 2010
81% City Island
  • Michael Malakov
$6.7M 2009
68% The Private Lives of Pippa Lee
  • Herb Lee
-- 2009
51% Get Smart
  • Chief
$130.2M 2008
64% Marley & Me
  • Arnie Klein
$143.1M 2008
72% Sunshine Cleaning
  • Joe Norkowski
$12.0M 2008
51% Bee Movie
  • Actor
  • Director
$126.6M 2007
47% Rendition
  • Senator Hawkins
$9.7M 2007
15% The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause
  • Bud Newman
$84.4M 2006
19% Firewall
  • Arlin Forester
$48.7M 2006
23% Raising Flagg
  • Flagg Purdy
-- 2006
Crossroads
  • Father Behnke
-- 2006
91% Little Miss Sunshine
  • Grandpa
$59.8M 2006
34% Eros
  • Dr. Pearl - Hal
$53.7k 2005
The Novice
  • Actor
-- 2004
29% Noel
  • Artie
-- 2004
And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself
  • Sam Drebben
-- 2003
The Pentagon Papers
  • Harry Rowen
-- 2003
82% 13 Conversations About One Thing
  • Gene
$3.0M 2002
31% America's Sweethearts
  • Wellness Guide
$93.0M 2001
Varian's War
  • Actor
-- 2001
Magicians
  • Actor
-- 2000
29% Jakob the Liar
  • Frankfurter
-- 1999
Blood Money
  • Willy the Hammer
-- 1999
80% Slums of Beverly Hills
  • Murray
-- 1998
79% Grosse Pointe Blank
  • Dr. Oatman
-- 1997
82% Gattaca
  • Detective Hugo
-- 1997
59% Four Days in September (O Que Isso, Companheiro?)
  • Charles Burke Elbrick
-- 1997
64% Mother Night
  • Actor
-- 1996
Picture Windows
  • Actor
-- 1995
15% Steal Big Steal Little
  • Lou Perilli
-- 1995
9% The Jerky Boys
  • Lazarro
-- 1995
Heck's Way Home
  • Actor
-- 1995
Doomsday Gun
  • Colonel Yossi
-- 1994
96% Bullets Over Broadway
  • Actor
-- 1994
15% North
  • Judge Buckle
-- 1994
52% So I Married an Axe Murderer
  • Police Chief
-- 1993
65% Indian Summer
  • Uncle Lou
-- 1993
Taking The Heat
  • Tommy Canard
-- 1993
94% Glengarry Glen Ross
  • George Aaronow
-- 1992
61% The Rocketeer
  • Peevy
-- 1991
24% Havana
  • Joe Volpi
-- 1990
0% Coupe de Ville
  • Fred Libner
-- 1990
91% Edward Scissorhands
  • Bill Boggs
-- 1990
Necessary Parties
  • Actor
-- 1988
Escape From Sobibor
  • Leon Feldhendler
-- 1987
Deadly Business
  • Harold Kaufman
-- 1986
Bad Medicine
  • Dr. Ramon Madera
-- 1985
Big Trouble
  • Leonard Hoffman
-- 1985
Joshua Then and Now
  • Reuben Shapiro
-- 1985
The Fourth Wise Man
  • Actor
-- 1985
Faery Tale Theatre: The Emporor's New Clothes
  • Actor
-- 1984
Faerie Tale Theatre - The Emperor's New Clothes
  • Actor
-- 1984
A Matter of Principle
  • Flagg Purdy
-- 1983
The Return of Captain Invincible (Legend in Leotards)
  • Capt. Invincible
-- 1983
58% The Last Unicorn
  • Schmendrick
-- 1982
Full Moon High
  • Actor
-- 1982
Chu Chu and the Philly Flash
  • Flash
-- 1981
Improper Channels
  • Jeffrey Martley
-- 1981
60% Simon
  • Simon Mendelssohn
-- 1980
Magician of Lublin
  • Yasha Mazur
-- 1979
88% The In-Laws
  • Sheldon Kornpett
-- 1979
82% The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
  • Sigmund Freud
-- 1976
Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins (Rafferty and the Highway Hustlers)
  • Rafferty
-- 1975
80% Hearts Of The West (Hollywood Cowboy)
  • Kessler
-- 1975
30% Freebie and the Bean
  • Bean
$8.3k 1974
Last of the Red Hot Lovers
  • Barney Cashman
-- 1972
Deadhead Miles
  • Cooper
-- 1972
57% Little Murders
  • Director
  • Detective
-- 1971
88% Catch-22
  • Capt. Yossarian
-- 1970
Popi
  • Abraham
-- 1969
Inspector Clouseau
  • Inspector Jacques Clouseau
-- 1968
100% The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
  • John Singer
-- 1968
Woman Times Seven
  • Fred [The Suicides]
-- 1967
94% Wait Until Dark
  • Roat
-- 1967
83% The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming
  • Lt. Rozanov
-- 1966
Tales of Courage
  • Actor
-- 1939
Guys With Guns
  • Actor
--

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Quotes from Alan Arkin's Characters

    1. Capt. Yossarian: If he raises the number of missions again, I swear to God, I'll help you kill him.
    2. Dobbs: Really?
    3. Capt. Yossarian: I swear.
    4. Dobbs: Well, that's very reasonable of you.
    From Catch-22. Submitted by Kia M (57 days ago)
    1. Capt. Yossarian: You won't marry me because I'm crazy. I'm crazy because I wanna marry you? You're crazy.
    2. Luciana: Why?
    3. Capt. Yossarian: Because I love you.
    4. Luciana: How can you love a girl who is not a virgin?
    5. Capt. Yossarian: Because I can't marry you.
    6. Luciana: Why you can't marry me? Because I'm not a virgin?
    7. Capt. Yossarian: No, because you're crazy!
    8. Luciana: You're crazy!
    From Catch-22. Submitted by Kia M (57 days ago)
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