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Adam Arkin

Born: 19 August 1956 (65 years old)
Gender: Male

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Adam Arkin is an American actor and director best known for his television roles as eccentric chef Adam in Northern Exposure (1990-95) and as neurosurgeon Aaron Shutt in Chicago Hope, from 1994-2000.

He also had starring roles in the drama series Life (2007-2009) and Sons of Anarchy, in 2009.

Other recent television appearances include The West Wing, as trauma specialist and psychologist Dr. Stanley Keyworth; Frasier, as an obsessive fan of Frasier's; Boston Legal; Baby Bob; Monk; and 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter.

His film appearances include Hitch (2005) and Halloween: H20 (1998).

Arkin is also a theatre actor and has performed in Broadway, Off-Broadway and in regional theatre productions, including both the South Coast Repertory world premiere and Broadway production of Brooklyn Boy, by playwright Donald Margulies.

In addition he is known for his directing work, having directed episodes of Grey's Anatomy, Boston Legal, The Riches, Dirt and Ally McBeal. He won an Emmy for directing the Showtime television film My Louisiana Sky.

Arkin was born in Brooklyn, New York to actor/director/writer Alan Arkin and his wife Jeremy Yaffe.

He has been married to Phyllis Ann Lyons since 1999. They have one son together. He also has a daughter, Molly, from his former wife, Linda.


Television Roles

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Character

Principal Ed Gibb

Principal Ed Gibb

A.D.A. Douglas Kupfer

Joe Arneburg

Carl Brantley

Mr. Baynor

Hamish Broker

Tom

Joe Marks

Alex Scofield

Wallace Mahoney

Theo Tonin

Theo Tonin

Mark Baylor

Richard Kendall

George Costas

Charlie Graham

Ted Earley

Ted Earley

Tony Parisio

Host - Himself

Shep Tally

Reece

Dale 'The Whale' Biederbeck

Adam

Adam

Adam

Adam

Adam

Attorney Robert Biel

Himself

Ethan Zobelle

Victor Gantry

Grant

FBI Division Chief Cuyler

Steven Hirschbaum

Adam Roth

Atty. Albert Ginsberg

Dr. Stanley Keyworth

Dr. Stanley Keyworth

Dr. Stanley Keyworth


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