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Biography

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Overview (2)

Born in Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Matthew Arkin's television credits include Get Shorty (recurring), Rescue Me (recurring), 100 Centre Street (recurring), NCIS, Aquarius, Switched at Birth, Harry's Law, the PBS pilot Copshop, Medium, Third Watch, Hack, The Education of Max Bickford, Ed, Law and Order, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Law and Order: SVU, Kojak, and All My Children. Film credits include indies Margot at the Wedding, Second Best, Raising Flagg, The Curse, and Bittersweet Place, as well as Death to Smoochy, Liar, Liar, North, An Unmarried Woman, and Chu Chu and the Philly Flash. Broadway credits include Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys, with Jack Klugman and Tony Randall, Mr. Simon's Laughter on the 23rd Floor, and Manhattan Theater Club's Losing Louie. Other New York credits include originating the role of Gabe in Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning Dinner with Friends (Drama Desk nomination), Moonlight and Magnolias at MTC, Rounding Third and War in Paramus. Regional Theater includes The Sisters Rosenswieg, The Siegel, All the Way, The Whale, The Prince of Atlantis, and Our Mother's Brief Affair, all at South Coast Rep, Surf Report at La Jolla Playhouse, The Scene at Hartford Stage Company, Around the World in 80 Days at the Cape Playhouse, Rounding Third at Chicago's Northlight Theatre, Talley's Folly at The Bay Street Theatre, Guys and Dolls at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theater, and Sight Unseen at The George Street Playhouse. He is Director of the Acting Intensive Program at South Coast Repertory, is an adjunct professor at Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University, and has taught at HB Studio in New York City. He is also the author of the suspense thriller In the Country of the Blind.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Matthew Arkin

Spouse (1)

Pamela Newkirk (1993 - 2011) ( divorced) ( 2 children)

Trivia (7)

Son of Alan Arkin
Brother of Adam Arkin and Anthony Arkin
Former stepson of Barbara Dana.
Brother-in-law of Phyllis Lyons.
Uncle of brother Adam Arkins daughter Molly Arkin.
Stepmother is Suzanne Newlander Arkin.
Currently appearing in "The Scene" at the George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick, New Jersey [March 2008]

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