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Alan Arkin

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Alan Arkin

Alan Arkin

Alan Arkin

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Actor and director Alan Arkin began his career with Chicago's Second City improv group. He went on to win a Tony on Broadway, in Carl Reiner's play Enter Laughing, and to star in movies such as The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming, Catch-22 and others. Arkin currently stars in Little Miss Sunshine. This interview originally aired on Nov. 2, 1989.