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Alan Arkin Net Worth

Alan Arkin is an American actor, writer, director, producer, singer, and musician who has a net worth of $10 million. Arkin had a hit in 1956 called “The Banana Boat Song” with the folk music band The Tarriers, and he was in a children’s folk group, The Baby Sitters,” from 1958 to 1968. Alan won an Academy Award for his performance as Edwin Hoover in 2006’s “Little Miss Sunshine,” and he earned Primetime Emmy, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for playing Norman Newlander on the Netflix series “The Kominsky Method” (2018–2019). Arkin has more than 110 acting credits to his name, including the films “The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming” (1966), “The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter” (1968), “Popi” (1969), “Glengarry Glen Ross” (1992), “Thirteen Conversations About One Thing” (2001), and “Argo” (2012) and the television series “Harry” (1987) and “100 Centre Street” (2001–2002).

Alan Arkin Wealth Stats: Salary, Net Worth, and More

Alan Arkin's net worth, salary and other interesting facts:

Alan Arkin Wealth Info
Net Worth$10 Million
Date of BirthMarch 26, 1934 (age 90 years)
Height5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
ProfessionActor, Film director, Musician, Screenwriter, Singer, Television Director


Arkin made his film debut with an uncredited role in 1957’s “Calypso Heat Wave,” and in 1966, he played Lt. Rozanov in “The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming,” which earned him an Academy Award nomination. He was nominated again for 1968’s “The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter.” From 1970 to 1971, Alan guest-starred in four episodes of “Sesame Street,” and around this time, he appeared in the films “Popi” (1969), “Catch-22” (1970), “Little Murders” (1971), “Deadhead Miles” (1972), and “Last of the Red Hot Lovers” (1972). He starred in the films “Hearts of the West” (1975), “Fire Sale” (1977), “The In-Laws” (1979), and “Simon” (1980), portrayed Sigmund Freud in “The Seven-Per-Cent Solution” (1976), and guest-starred on “Carol Burnett & Company” (1979), “The Muppet Show” (1980), and “St. Elsewhere” (1983). In 1987, Arkin starred as Harry Porschak on ABC’s “Harry” and played Leon Feldhendler in the TV movie “Escape from Sobibor,” which earned him nominations from the Primetime Emmys and Golden Globes. He earned a Saturn Award nomination for 1990’s “Edward Scissorhands” and a Cable ACE Award nomination for the 1993 TV movie “Cooperstown.” Alan appeared in “The Rocketeer” (1991), “Indian Summer” (1993), “So I Married an Axe Murderer” (1993), “North” (1994), “Mother Night” (1996), “Grosse Pointe Blank” (1997), “Gattaca” (1997), and “Jakob the Liar” (1999), and he received a Valladolid International Film Festival Best Actor Award for his performance as George Aaronow in 1992’s “Glengarry Glen Ross.”

Personal Life

Arkin married Jeremy Yaffe on December 14, 1955, and they welcomed sons Adam (born August 19, 1956) and Matthew (born March 21, 1960) before divorcing in 1961. Alan directed Adam and Matthew in the 1969 short film “People Soup,” which earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Short Subject, Live Action Subjects. Arkin wed actress/screenwriter Barbara Dana on June 11, 1964, and they had a son, Anthony (born November 29, 1967). After Arkin and Dana divorced in 1999, he married psychotherapist Suzanne Newlander, and he adopted her last name for his character on “The Kominsky Method,” Norman Newlander.

Inspirational Quotes by Alan Arkin

I'm not sure if I've learned anything from show business. Life in general has taught me if you're kind to people, everything gets easier. Being a decent person really smoothes the way for you and everyone else.

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All I can say is if the part doesn't delight me in some way, or I can't feel any compassion for it, I just can't do it.

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No matter how much time you spend reading books or following your intuition, you're gonna screw it up. Fifty times. You can't do parenting right.

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I used to watch the world as if it was a performance and I would realize that certain things that people did moved me, and certain things didn't move me, and I tried to analyze, even at that age, six and seven and eight, why I was moved by certain things they did.

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If you want to be an actor and you love acting, you can do it whether you're doing something else or not. You can be connected with community theater or make your own little movies. But if you want to be a movie star, you've got a tough road ahead of you.

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