Alan Arkin

Biography: Alan Arkin, born on March 26, 1934, is an Academy, BAFTA and Tony award winning, Emmy nominated, stage, screen and television actor, director, writer and producer who is best known for his role in the critically acclaimed movies The Russians are Coming the Russians Are Coming and Little Miss Sunshine. He's also known for his performance in the Broadway plays Enter Laughing and Luv. He is thrice-married and is the father of three children (Adam, Matthew and Tony).Primetime Emmy Nominations:Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Minisereis or Made-For-Television Movie:The Pentagon Papers (2003)Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special:Escape from Sobibor (1987)Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series:Chicago Hope (1997)Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Drama:ABC Stage 67 (1967)Academy Award Wins and Nominations:Best Actor in a Leading Role:The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming (1966) (nomination)The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968) (nomination)Best Actor in a Supporting Role:Little Miss Sunshine (2006) (win)Britsish Academy of Film and Television Arts Wins and Nominations:Most Promising Newcomer:The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming (1966) (nomination)Best Actor in a Supporting RoleLittle Miss Sunshine (2006) (win)Golden Globe Wins and Nominations:Most Promising Newcomer - Male:The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming (1966) (nomination)Best Motion Picture Actor - Musical/Comedy:The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming (1966) (win)Best Motion Picture Actor - DramaThe Heart is a Lonely Hunter (1968) (nomination)Popi (1969) (nomination)Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TV:Escape from Sobibor (1987) (nomination)Screen Actors Guild Award Wins and Nominations:Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supproting Role:Little Miss Sunshine (2006) (nomination)Outstaning Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture:Little Miss Sunshine (2006) (win) (shared with Abigail Breslin, Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Paul Dano and Greg Kinnear)Tony Award Wins and Nominations:Best Performace by a Featured Actor in a Play:Enter Laughing (1963) (win) Best Direction of a Play:The Sunshine Boys (nomination)      Expand

Alan Arkin's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 54
Highest Metascore: 86 Argo
Lowest Metascore: 29 Noel
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 24
  2. Negative: 4 out of 24
24 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
86 Argo Oct 12, 2012 Lester Siegel 7.8
80 Glengarry Glen Ross Sep 29, 1992 George Aaronow 8.5
80 Little Miss Sunshine Jul 26, 2006 Grandpa Edwin Hoover 7.7
76 Grosse Pointe Blank Apr 11, 1997 Dr. Oatman 8.7
74 Edward Scissorhands Dec 7, 1990 Bill 8.4
69 Slums of Beverly Hills Aug 14, 1998 Murray Samuel Abromowitz 6.5
66 City Island Mar 19, 2010 Michael Malakov 8.3
61 Sunshine Cleaning Mar 13, 2009 Joe Lorkowski 6.4
60 Thin Ice Feb 17, 2012 Gorvy Hauer 7.0
56 Million Dollar Arm May 16, 2014 Cast / Ray Poitevint / Ray / Ray Poitevint 7.0
54 Get Smart Jun 20, 2008 The Chief 7.2
53 Marley & Me Dec 25, 2008 Arnie Klein 6.7
51 Due Date Nov 5, 2010 Cast 6.4
51 Eros Apr 8, 2005 Dr. Pearl/Hal (Segment "Equilibrium") 6.7
49 The Private Lives of Pippa Lee Nov 27, 2009 Herb Lee 6.6
45 Firewall Feb 10, 2006 Arlin Forester 5.3
44 The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Mar 15, 2013 Rance Holloway / Rance Holloway 5.8
44 America's Sweethearts Jul 20, 2001 Wellness Guide 5.5
41 Stand Up Guys Dec 14, 2012 Cast / Principal Cast / Hirsch 7.7
40 Jakob the Liar Sep 24, 1999 Frankfurter 7.9
39 The Change-Up Aug 5, 2011 Mitch's Dad 5.8
35 Grudge Match Dec 25, 2013 Cast / Principal Cast / Lightning 6.4
32 The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause Nov 3, 2006 Bud Newman 4.4
29 Noel Nov 12, 2004 Artie Venzuela 6.2