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Actor and Director Alan Arkin.

Actor and director Alan Arkin. Arkin began his career with Chicago's Second City improv group. He went on to win a Tony on Broadway, in Carl Reiner's play "Enter Laughing," and to star in movies such as "The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming," "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter," "Wait Until Dark," "Catch-22," and "The In-Laws." Arkin's directing credits include "The Sunshine Boys" and "Little Murders" on Broadway, and several movies and TV shows, including an upcoming episode of the PBS comedy series, "Trying Times."


Other segments from the episode on November 2, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 2, 1989: Interview with Alan Arkin; Review of Janet Jackson's and Laurie Anderson's albums "Rhythm Nation 1814" and "Strange Angels"; Interview with Irvin D…


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