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Adam Arkin


Adam Arkin was born on August 19, 1956 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Chicago Hope (1994), Hitch (2005) and Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998). He has been married to Phyllis Lyons since August 21, 1999. They have one child. He was previously married to Linda Sublette. See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 10 Cent Pistol
Nir Zir
 2012-2014 Justified (TV Series)
Theo Tonin
- Slaughterhouse (2012) ... Theo Tonin
- Measures (2012) ... Theo Tonin
 2013 Family Tools (TV Series)
Mr. Baynor
- Pilot (2013) ... Mr. Baynor
 2013 In Security
Broomhall
 2012 The Sessions
Josh
 2011 Smothered (TV Movie)
Alan
 2011 The Closer (TV Series)
Scott Esposito / Steven Hirschbaum
- To Serve with Love (2011) ... Scott Esposito / Steven Hirschbaum
 2010 Summer Eleven
Ron
 2010 Who Gets the Parents (TV Movie)
Gene
 2010 Tell Tale (Short)
Husband
 2009 A Serious Man
Divorce Lawyer
 2009 Just Peck
Michael Peck
 2007-2009 Life (TV Series)
Ted Earley
- One (2009) ... Ted Earley
- Initiative 38 (2009) ... Ted Earley
- 5 Quarts (2009) ... Ted Earley
- 3 Women (2009) ... Ted Earley
- Shelf Life (2009) ... Ted Earley
 2008 Comedy Gumbo (TV Series)
- Bonerz (2008)
 2006 Murder on Pleasant Drive (TV Movie)
John David Smith
 1992-2005 Law & Order (TV Series)
Charlie Graham / George Costas
- Red Ball (2005) ... Charlie Graham
- Self Defense (1992) ... George Costas
 2005 Chloe (Short)
The Father
 2005/I Hitch
Max
 2003 The Practice (TV Series)
Atty. Albert Ginsberg
- The Chosen (2003) ... Atty. Albert Ginsberg
 2003 The Ripples (TV Movie)
 2002 Damaged Care (TV Movie)
Paul Sheinberg
 2002 Stark Raving Mad
Don Partridge (uncredited)
 2002 Roughing It (TV Movie)
Henry
 2001 Late Boomers (TV Movie)
 2001 Off Season (TV Movie)
Richard Frangello
 2001 Frasier (TV Series)
Tom
- The Two Hundredth (2001) ... Tom
 2001 Mission
Vissarion Belinsky
 2001 The Chris Isaak Show (TV Series)
Jimmy Vane
- Hurricane (2001) ... Jimmy Vane
 2000 East of A
Sylvester
 2000 Dropping Out
Scott Kayle
 1999 A Slight Case of Murder (TV Movie)
Detective Fred Stapelli
 1999 Lake Placid
Kevin (uncredited)
 1998 Thirst (TV Movie)
Bob Miller
 1997 Perversions of Science (TV Series)
Paul Danko
- Dream of Doom (1997) ... Paul Danko
 1997 MADtv (TV Series)
Host
- Episode #2.19 (1997) ... Host
 1997 Not in This Town (TV Movie)
Brian Schnitzer
 1994-1996 Picket Fences (TV Series)
Attorney Robert Biel / Edward
- The Z Files (1996) ... Edward
 1995 In the Line of Duty: Hunt for Justice (TV Movie)
Agent Gabriel Valentino
 1990-1995 Northern Exposure (TV Series)
Adam
- The Quest (1995) ... Adam
- Northern Hospitality (1994) ... Adam
- A Bolt from the Blue (1994) ... Adam
- The Big Feast (1993) ... Adam
- Our Wedding (1992) ... Adam
 1993 Wrestling Ernest Hemingway
Bookstore Manager (uncredited)
 1993 Dottie Gets Spanked (TV Short)
Dick Gordon
 1993 Tribeca (TV Series)
Bob
- Stepping Back (1993) ... Bob
 1991 Nurses (TV Series)
Peter Teller
- Love, Death, and the Whole Damn Thing (1991) ... Peter Teller
 1991 The Hidden Room (TV Series)
 1990 A Promise to Keep (TV Movie)
Louis Colt
 1990 Babies (TV Movie)
David
 1990 Heat Wave (TV Movie)
Art Berman
 1989 Ocean (TV Mini-Series)
 1989 MacGyver (TV Series)
Tony Parisio
- The Invisible Killer (1989) ... Tony Parisio
 1989 Hard Time on Planet Earth (TV Series)
Harry Newcomb
- Losing Control (1989) ... Harry Newcomb
 1988 Necessary Parties (TV Movie)
Mr. Dunfee
 1987 Personal Foul
Jeremy
 1986 All Is Forgiven (TV Series)
Phil Douglas
- Past Perfect (1986) ... Phil Douglas
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Michael Wright (segment "A Matter of Minutes")
- Monsters!/A Small Talent for War/A Matter of Minutes (1986) ... Michael Wright (segment "A Matter of Minutes")
 1985 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Doug Zageck
- Fathers and Sons (1985) ... Doug Zageck
 1985 The Fourth Wise Man (TV Movie)
Joseph
 1978-1983 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Jonathan Stevens / Alex Lambert
 1982 Teachers Only (TV Series)
Michael Dreyfuss
- Guns and Butter (1982) ... Michael Dreyfuss
- The Once and Future Teacher (1982) ... Michael Dreyfuss
- I've Got a Crush on You (1982) ... Michael Dreyfuss
- The Make Up Test (1982) ... Michael Dreyfuss
- Quote, Unquote (1982) ... Michael Dreyfuss
 1981 Full Moon High
Tony
 1981 Under the Rainbow
Henry Hudson
 1979 $weepstake$ (TV Series)
Joey
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Joey
 1979 Tom Edison: The Boy Who Lit Up the World (TV Movie)
Cole Bogardis
 1976 Visions (TV Series)
Bernie Heller
- The Great Cherub Knitwear Strike (1976) ... Bernie Heller
 1976 Baby Blue Marine
Rupe
 1975 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Alex Scofield
- A Touch of Guilt (1975) ... Alex Scofield
 1975 Harry O (TV Series)
Eric Kershaw
- Portrait of a Murder (1975) ... Eric Kershaw
 1975 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Howard Smith
- Grand Hotel (1975) ... Howard Smith
 1975 We'll Get By (TV Series)
Richard
- Family Portrait (1975) ... Richard
 1975 Happy Days (TV Series)
Bo
- Fonzie Joins the Band (1975) ... Bo
 1975 All Together Now (TV Movie)
Jerry
 1974 It Couldn't Happen to a Nicer Guy (TV Movie)
Ken Walters
 1974 Moe and Joe (TV Movie)
Ralph
 1971 Made for Each Other
Teenage Gig
 1969 People Soup (Short)
Adam
 1969 The Monitors
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Played the character "Fixer" in the Star Wars Radio Show for National Public Radio. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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Personal Quote:

What I had to say was, in general, I'm not really a fan of any one genre of any kind of film. See more »

Trivia:

Half-brother of Anthony Arkin. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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