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Biography

Adam Arkin Biography

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Adam Arkin's facts

Date of Birth 1956-08-19
Nationality American
Profession Actor, Producer, Director
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married
Married to Phyllis Anne Lyons
Married on 1999
Children Two
Name on Birth Adam Arkin
Divorce Linda
Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York

Adam Arkin is an American actor who is also engaged in the television movies, shows and also is a stage actor. Arkin was born on the 19th of August in the year of 1956. His notable works can be seen in the movie Chicago Hope where he played the role of Aaron Shutt. His some other great works is also considered the role of Tony in the movie I Hate Helmet which earned him the nomination for the Best Actor in the year of 1991. He also got nominated 3 times for the Emmy awards while he got 4 nominations for the Chicago Hope which was done by the 4 SAG Awards and also a DGA Award for the movie My Louisiana Sky. He was born in Brooklyn, New York and is also the son of Alan Arkin. Alan Arkin is the Oscar winning actor in his time.

He started off his career from the television as he first featured as a guest in the television show Happy Days in the episode 185 in the year of 1975. The show, Happy days also has won a award and also has been nominated for many awards. He then starred as Lenny Markowitz which was also his first appearance in the television. He had the main character in the comedy show which was titled Busting Loose. The show was telecasted in 1997. After his central role in the show he then appeared in many other television shows. Some of the shows are The Twilight Zone which was in the year 1986. Arkin also featured in the CBS series of Northern Exposure which got telecasted from the year 1990 to 1995.

Some of Arkin’s work which can be included from his wok are the role of chef Adam in Northern Exposure, Chicago Hope which was telecasted from the year 1994 to 2000 in the CBS television channel. He also featured in two episodes of Law & Order while he appeared in the third season of Self Defence which was in the year 1992. He did the role of George Costas, a jewelry store owner. Then in the 16th season of Red Ball which was in 2005, he did the role of a district attorney, Charles Graham.

Going on with his acting career he appeared in the movie Hitch in the year 2005 which had the cast of Will Smith. His appearance can also be seen in the movie Halloween H20: 20 Years later which was released in the year 1998. He has also worked for the Broadway as well as the Off-broadway productions where some of the Broadway productions he worked for are Brooklyn Boy. The movie was also the production of South Coast Repertory and had the playwright of Donald Margulies. Apart fro his acting career he has also been known for directing different television shows including Grey’s Anatomy, Boston Legal, Dirt, Sons of Anarchy, The Blacklist, Ally McBeal, Justified and also The Riches. Although the full credit doesn’t go to him, he has done a great work for the direction of the episodes of the series. Arkin has also received Emmy Award for directing the television show My Louisiana Sky and in the late 2008 he also appeared in the internet series of Gorgeous Tiny Chicken Machine Show. His another appearance also includes in the movie A Serious Man in the year 2009.

Arkin had been married to Linda and has got a daughter, Molly. He had been together with Linda till 1999 and after their divorce ho got engaged to Phyllis Anne Lyons in the same year. The recent couple has got a son and on the month of August, 2013 it is reported that Adam’s wife had filed for a divorce.