Adam Arkin

About Adam Arkin

Who is it?: Actor
Birth Day: August 19, 1956
Birth Place: Brooklyn, United States
Occupation: Actor, writer, director
Years active: 1969–present
Spouse(s): Linda Arkin (m. 19??; div. 19??) Phyllis Lyons (m. 1999–2013) Michelle Dunker (m. 2017)
Children: 2
Parent(s): Alan Arkin Jeremy Yaffe
Relatives: Matthew Arkin (brother)

Adam Arkin

Adam Arkin was born on August 19, 1956 in Brooklyn, United States, is Actor. In a country with no dearth of actors, Arkin earned a reputation for himself through his performances, in a career spanning almost forty years. Arkin who first stepped into the world of acting by doing a cameo in one of the episodes of the television show ‘Happy Days’, has since then been a part of dozens of television series and films. However, he is widely remembered for his television assignments. Arkin has also won numerous awards for his outstanding acting performances in his career. Acting is in Arkin’s genes; he is one of the three sons of the academy winning American actor Alan Arkin. Unlike many of his contemporaries, it’s claimed that Arkin is not a strong follower of just one particular kind of cinema, or a genre. Other than just acting, Arkin has also proved that he’s a versatile artiste by dubbing his voice for a couple of shows which were telecast on radio and television. Arkin has even directed episodes of few shows which were aired on TV. Recently, he had donned the director’s hat for a few episodes of the shows ‘Americans’ and ‘Masters of Sex’.
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Popular As Adam Arkin
Occupation Film & Theater Personalities
Age 64 years old
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Born August 19, 1956 (Brooklyn, United States)
Birthday August 19
Town/City Brooklyn, United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

Adam Arkin’s zodiac sign is Virgo. According to astrologers, Virgos are always paying attention to the smallest details and their deep sense of humanity makes them one of the most careful signs of the zodiac. Their methodical approach to life ensures that nothing is left to chance, and although they are often tender, their heart might be closed for the outer world. This is a sign often misunderstood, not because they lack the ability to express, but because they won’t accept their feelings as valid, true, or even relevant when opposed to reason. The symbolism behind the name speaks well of their nature, born with a feeling they are experiencing everything for the first time.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Adam Arkin was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.

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Biography/Timeline

1975

Arkin guest-starred in the award-winning television show Happy Days in episode 35, season 2 in 1975. Also in 1975, he made a guest appearance on Barney Miller (episode: Grand Hotel). His first starring role in television was as Lenny Markowitz, the central character in the 1977 situation comedy Busting Loose. He since has appeared in various television series such as A Year In The Life (1988), The Twilight Zone (1986), Northern Exposure (CBS, 1990–95), where he played the mercurial barefooted chef Adam, and Chicago Hope (CBS, 1994–2000). He appeared in two Law & Order episodes, "Self Defense" (season three, 1992) as jewelry store owner George Costas and "Red Ball" (season 16, 2005) as a district attorney named Charles Graham. He also appeared in Picket Fences (season two, episode 13). Other television appearances include The West Wing (1999) (as trauma specialist and Psychiatrist Dr. Stanley Keyworth), Frasier, as an obsessive fan of Frasier's, for which he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series, Boston Legal, Baby Bob, Monk and 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter (2002). In 2007, he starred in the NBC drama Life in the role of Ted Earley. He played a white separatist leader named Ethan Zobelle during the second season of the FX series Sons of Anarchy reuniting with former 8 Simple Rules castmate Katey Sagal. In 2011, he appeared in The Closer episode "To Serve With Love" (season seven) as a suspect named Steven Hirschbaum. He also portrayed mob boss Theo Tonin on Justified in 2011, and an FBI agent in The Chicago Code, also in 2011.

1997

Arkin also played a minor role in the NPR radio drama of Star Wars, A New Hope as the voice of Fixer. For PBS, he voiced Meriwether Lewis in Ken Burns' The Voyage of the Corps of Discovery (1997). He also provided character voice work for the Emmy-winning series The National Parks.

1999

He has a daughter, Molly, with his first wife, Linda. He was married to Phyllis Anne Arkin (née Lyons) from 1999 to 2013, and they had one son together. Phyllis filed for divorce in August 2013.

2005

Arkin's film appearances include Hitch (2005) and Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998). He 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. In addition, he is known for his directing work, having done episodes of Grey's Anatomy, Boston Legal, The Riches, Dirt, Ally McBeal, Sons of Anarchy, The Blacklist, Justified, and Masters of Sex. He won an Emmy for directing the Showtime television film My Louisiana Sky. In April 2008, Arkin guest-starred in the Web series Gorgeous Tiny Chicken Machine Show. He played the part of a divorce Lawyer in the film A Serious Man (2009), directed by Ethan and Joel Coen.

2013

He has directed three episodes of the 2013 Cold War television drama, The Americans, and the final episode of the second season (2014) of Masters of Sex.

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