Alan Arkin known for his portrayal of a crusty grandfather in the indie comedy “Little Miss Sunshine” (2006) has died at the age of 89 of heart related ailments.
Arkin was born in Brooklyn, New York, on March 26, 1934. In 1963, he won a Tony Award for his first lead role on Broadway and also received Academy Award and Emmy nominations over the decades.
In recent years, he starred alongside Michael Douglas in the Chuck Lorre-created "The Kominsky Method," in 2019 and 2020.
A selection of Arkin's past works: