Alan Arkin was born in Brooklyn and as a young child his family moved to Los Angeles. He won an Academy Award for best supporting actor, in “Little Miss Sunshine” (2006), and received Oscar nominations for his roles in “The Heart is a Lonely Hunter” (1967), and “Argo” (2012).
In recent years, Arkin was was nominated for prestigious awards for the Netflix series “The Kominsky Method.”
His sons Adam, Matthew, and Anthony Arkin said to CNN, “Our father was a uniquely talented force of nature, both as an artist and a man. A loving husband, father, grand and great grandfather, he was adored and will be deeply missed.”
Our blessings go out to his family as he will be dearly missed by many of his fans as well.