ALAN Arkin has died at the age of 89.
Accordingly, the death of the Oscar and Tony Award winner was confirmed by his sons Adam, Matthew and Anthony People.
“Our father was a uniquely talented force of nature, both as an artist and as a person. As a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, he was adored and we will miss him deeply,” the statement said.
Alan was best known for his roles in hit films like Little Miss Sunshine, Wait Until Dark and Going In Style.
The icon received an Oscar for his role as Edwin Hoover in Little Miss Sunshine, which also starred Abigail Breslin, Paul Dano and Steve Carell.
He also received a 1963 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his role as David Kolowitz in Enter Laughing.
MORE ABOUT ALAN
Alan Wolf Arkin was born on March 26, 1934 in Brooklyn, New York.
His parents were David and Beatrice Arkin.
The actor has two grandchildren: Molly and Emmet Arkin.
His first film role was in Calypso Heat Wave.
Alan Arkin was married to his wife Suzanne Newlander, to whom he was married for 27 years.
She is known not only for being Arkin’s wife, but also for her career as a psychotherapist.
In 2004, Newlander also tried her hand at acting, starring in the short film Blood (Thinner Than Water), which was written and directed by her late husband.
Before Suzanne, he was married to Jeremy Yaffe from 1955 to 1961 and then to Barbara Dana from 1964 to 1994.
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