How tall is Alan Arkin?
Alan Arkin's Height is 5ft 8in (173 cm)

[Image of Alan Arkin]


Celebirty name: ARKIN, Alan (Original: Alan Wolf Arkin)
Birth: 1934-03-26 (United States) , Died: 2023-06-29 (aged 89)
Occupation: actor


Alan Wolf Arkin (March 26, 1934 – June 29, 2023) was an American actor, director, and screenwriter. In a career spanning eight decades, he received various accolades, including an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Tony Award. Arkin began his career on the Broadway stage, starring in Enter Laughing in 1963 for which he won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play, and the comedic play Luv (1964). For his work directing The Sunshine Boys, he was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play in 1973. He gained stardom with his roles in the films The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (1966), Wait Until Dark (1967), The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968), Popi (1969), Catch-22 (1970), and The In-Laws (1979). He later took on supporting roles in Edward Scissorhands (1990), Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), Grosse Point Blank (1997), Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001), Sunshine Cleaning (2007), Get Smart (2008), and Argo (2012). For his performance as a foul-mouthed grandfather in Little Miss Sunshine (2006), he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He was also known for his roles on television including his performances as Leon Felhendler in Escape from Sobibor (1987), and as Harry Rowen in The Pentagon Papers (2003) which he earned Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Series or Movie nominations. From 2015 to 2016, he voiced J.D. Salinger in the Netflix animated series BoJack Horseman. From 2018 to 2019, he starred as a talent agent in the Netflix comedy series The Kominsky Method, earning two consecutive nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. Arkin was thrice married, with two marriages ending in divorce. He and Jeremy Yaffe (m. 1955–1961) had two sons: Adam Arkin, born August 19, 1956, and Matthew Arkin, born March 21, 1960. He was married to actress-screenwriter Barbara Dana from 1964 to 1994: she appeared with him in segments of Sesame Street in the 1970s. They lived in Chappaqua, New York. In 1967, they had a son, Anthony (Tony) Dana Arkin. In 1996, Arkin married psychotherapist Suzanne Newlander, whose surname he adopted for his character Norman Newlander in The Kominsky Method. Arkin died at his home in Carlsbad, California, on June 29, 2023, at age 89. He had a history of heart problems.

Alan Arkin on Height Chart

Compare your height to celebrities or Compare a Celebrity Height with Others with CELEBRITY HEIGHT COMPARE TOOL - Height Chart Maker. More »


 Browse celebrities »


Related Celebrities

[Image of Louis Armstrong]


United States


[Image of Emilia Clarke]


United Kingdom


[Image of Taylor Swift]


United States


[Image of Al Pacino]


United States


[Image of Leonardo DiCaprio]


United States


[Image of Kevin Spacey]


United States