The team that brought “Luv” to the footlights poses backstage at New York’s Booth Theater, Nov. 11, 1964, following the Broadway premiere of the comedy. Stars of the show are Eli Wallach, left, Alan Arkin, center, and Anne Jackson, right foreground. The production was directed by Mike Nichols, right, and produced by Claire Nichtern, left foreground.
Playwright J.A. Ross, center, discusses the script to “Happily Never After” with producer George W. George, left, her husband, and actor Alan Arkin, who is directing a play for the first time, seen Feb. 8, 1966. The play is due to open March 8 at the Eugene O’Neill Theater.
Directing is the current theater activity of actor Alan Arkin, photographed in New York, Aug. 28, 1975 just prior to starting work on “The Soft Touch,” the comedy he’s preparing for its Broadway premiere this month. He says he enjoys directing more than acting now but “what I do next at any time depends on the concept.” And next this time is to go off to Vienna for a movie role in “The Seven Per Cent Solution.”
Actor Alan Arkin, center, his son Matthew, and his wife Barbara Dana get together for a jam session at their Westchester County home in the suburbs of New York, June 12, 1979. Arkin, the Brooklyn-born actor who grew up on the songs of Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie, says music plays an important part in his life.
Actor Alan Arkin and his wife Barbara are shown at their home in Westchester County, New York, June 12, 1979.
Actor Alan Arkin and comedienne Carol Burnett hold hands and look astonished during the filming of a special Carol Burnett show in Los Angeles, Aug. 10, 1979 for the fall season.
Anthony Arkin, left , and his father Alan Arkin, in the world premiere of “Power Plays” at A Contemporary Theatre in Seattle.
Alan Arkin, Natasha Lyonne, and Jessica Walter in a scene from the 1998 Fox Searchlight Film “Slums of Beverly Hills.”
Actor Alan Arkin poses in New York, Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006. Arkin has been nominated for an Independent Spirit Award as best supporting actor for his role as Grandpa in the indie film “Little Miss Sunshine.”
This promotional photo released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows actors, Abigail Breslin, left, and Alan Arkin in a scene from “Little Miss Sunshine.” Arkin was nominated for best supporting actor and Breslin was nominated for best supporting actress Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007, for their roles in “Little Miss Sunshine,” as the nominations for the 79th annual Academy Awards were announced in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Greg Kinnear, Steve Carell, Abigail Breslin, Alan Arkin hold their awards for outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture for their work in “Little Miss Sunshine,” at the 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2007, in Los Angeles.
Winners Forest Whitaker, Jennifer Hudson, Helen Mirren and Alan Arkin pose in the press room at The 79th Annual Academy Awards on Feb. 25, 2007.
This image provided by New Line Cinema shows Meryl Streep, left, and Alan Arkin, right, in the 2007 film “Rendition.”
Alan Arkin in a scene from the 2008 motion picture Sunshine Cleaning.
Alan Arkin and Steve Carell in a scene from the 2008 motion picture Get Smart.
Alan Arkin from the film “The Convincer” poses for a portrait in the Fender Music Lodge during the 2011 Sundance Film Festival on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011 in Park City, Utah.
This image released by Warner Bros shows John Goodman, left, Alan Arkin, center, and actor-director Ben Affleck in a scene from “Argo.” Affleck was nominated Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 for a Golden Globe for best director for the film. Arkin was also nominated for best supporting actor for his role in the film.
Alan Arkin and Steve Carell pose for a portrait for The Incredible Burt Wonderstone at the Hotel Amarano on Monday, Mar. 11, 2013 in Los Angeles.
Down-on-their-luck friends Al (Alan Arkin, left), Willie (Morgan Freeman) and Joe (Michael Caine) hatch a plan to rob a bank to relieve their financial burden in the 2017 film “Going in Style”.
In this Nov. 7, 2018 photo, Alan Arkin, left, and Michael Douglas, cast members in the Netflix comedy series “The Kominsky Method,” pose for a portrait at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The pair play Hollywood veterans facing the indignities of aging in a change-of-pace comedy-drama from sitcom hitmaker Chuck Lorre.
Alan Arkin, left, and Ann-Margret attend the world premiere of “The Kominsky Method” during the 2018 AFI Fest at the Egyptian Theatre on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Los Angeles.
Steve Carell, from left, Alan Arkin, and Matthew Arkin attend a ceremony honoring Alan Arkin with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday, June 7, 2019 in Hollywood, CA.
2021 Emmy Nominees for best comedy series “The Kominsky Method,” Netflix starring Alan Arkin and Michael Douglas.Internet Explorer Channel Network