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Alan Arkin


The son of a set designer and a teacher, Mr. Arkin had a somewhat tumultuous adolescence: His father, a union worker in Hays Code Hollywood, was fired for participating in an eight-month strike, and it didn't take long before both of Mr. Arkin's parents were targeted during the Red Scare, leading to a familial battle for justice that was not served until long after his father's death.

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  • Born: Mar 26, 1934 in New York, New York, USA
  • Death: Jun 29, 2023 in Carlsbad, California, US


Drama Desk Award
1970 Outstanding Director The White House Murder Case Winner
1969 Outstanding Director Little Murders Winner
Theatre World Awards
1963 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1973 Best Direction of a Play Nominee
1963 Best Featured Actor in a Play Winner

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