Alan Arkin, the legendary Brooklyn actor and director, passed away today at the age of 89.

He was a beloved figure in the entertainment industry, known for his incredible talent and versatility as an actor. Arkin began his career in the 1950s and quickly established himself as a force to be reckoned with.

He appeared in a number of successful films and television shows, including “The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming,” “Catch-22,” and “Little Miss Sunshine,” for which he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.In addition to his work in front of the camera, Arkin was also an accomplished director and writer.

Most recently, Arkin, opposite Michael Douglas, was was nominated for Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG awards for his wonderfully comedic turn in the Netflix series β€œThe Kominsky Method.”

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LAS VEGAS – APR 23: Alan Arkin at the CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards at the Caesars Palace on April 23, 2015 in Las Vegas, NV

He directed a number of successful films, including “The Four Seasons” and “Little Murders,” and wrote several screenplays, including “The In-Laws” and “The Return of Captain Invincible.”

Throughout his career, Arkin was known for his incredible range as an actor. He was equally adept at comedy and drama, and his performances were always nuanced and deeply felt. He was a master of his craft, and his work will continue to inspire and entertain audiences for generations to come.Arkin was also a beloved figure off-screen.

He was known for his kindness and generosity, and he was deeply committed to social justice causes. He was a passionate advocate for human rights and environmental issues, and he used his platform to raise awareness about these important issues.

The passing of Alan Arkin is a great loss to the entertainment industry and to his fans around the world. He will be deeply missed, but his legacy will live on through his incredible body of work. He was a true icon of American cinema, and his contributions to the art form will never be forgotten.

Arkin is survived by his wife Suzanne, sons Matthew, Anthony and Adam, grandchildren Molly, Emmet, Atticus, and Abigail, and great grandson Elliott.

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