Happy Birthday: Alan Arkin

WILDsound Writing and Film Festival Review

Alan Arkin.jpgAlan Arkin

Born: March 26, 1934 in New York City, New York, USA

Married to: Suzanne Newlander Arkin (1999 – present)
Barbara Dana (16 June 1964 – 2 November 1999) (divorced) (1 child)
Jeremy Yaffe (14 December 1955 – 1961) (divorced) (2 children)

[on his character Harry Roat Jr. terrorizing Suzy Hendrix (Audrey Hepburn) in Wait Until Dark (1967)] I hated it. I just thought she was terrific. I had an enormous amount of regard for her. I didn’t like being cruel to her. It made me very uncomfortable.

Everybody’s career has ups and downs. I like to take chances, I don’t like to stand still. And I don’t give a damn what the market is interested in; I want to try things. Success has nothing to do with box office as far as I’m concerned. Success has to do with achieving your goals, your internal goals, and growing as…

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