19 Facts About Adam Arkin


Adam Arkin was born on August 19,1956 and is an American actor and director.

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Adam Arkin is known for playing the role of Aaron Shutt on Chicago Hope.

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Adam Arkin has been nominated for numerous awards, including a Tony as well as three primetime Emmys, four SAG Awards, and a DGA Award.

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In 2002, Arkin won a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Directing in a Children's Special for My Louisiana Sky.

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Adam Arkin is one of the three actors to portray Dale "The Whale" Biederbeck on Monk.

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Adam Arkin was born in Brooklyn, New York City, to actor, director and writer Alan Adam Arkin and his first wife Jeremy Yaffe.

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Adam Arkin joined his parents singing in the children's music group the Baby Sitters, along with Lee Hays and Doris Willens.

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Adam Arkin graduated from Horace Greeley High School in Chappaqua, New York.

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Adam Arkin guest-starred in the award-winning television show Happy Days in episode 35, season 2 in 1975.

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Adam Arkin's first starring role in television was as Lenny Markowitz, the central character in the 1977 series Busting Loose.

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Adam Arkin since has appeared in various television series such as A Year in the Life, The Twilight Zone, Northern Exposure, where he played the mercurial barefooted chef Adam, and Chicago Hope.

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Adam Arkin played a white separatist leader named Ethan Zobelle during the second season of the series Sons of Anarchy.

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Adam Arkin portrayed mob boss Theo Tonin on Justified in 2011 and an FBI agent in The Chicago Code.

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Adam Arkin has performed in Broadway, off-Broadway, and regional theatre productions, including both the South Coast Repertory world premiere and Broadway production of Brooklyn Boy by playwright Donald Margulies.

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Adam Arkin won an Emmy for directing the Showtime television film My Louisiana Sky.

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Adam Arkin played the part of a divorce lawyer in the film A Serious Man, directed by Ethan and Joel Coen.

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Adam Arkin played a minor role in the radio drama of Star Wars, A New Hope as the voice of Fixer.

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Adam Arkin provided character voice work for the Emmy-winning series The National Parks.

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Adam Arkin was married to Phyllis Anne Lyons from 1999 to 2013, and they had one son together.

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