We left another big shot of American cinema, namely Alan Arkin. The actor passed away at the age of 89.
disappearance Alan Arkin shook the world of American cinema, an American actor and director who won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2007 for Little Miss HappyAND died yesterday at the age 89 years old. The sad announcement was made by his sons Adam, Matthew and Anthony.
Now friends and colleagues with whom he worked throughout his long career can also remember and pay tribute to the famous actor.
Alan Arkin, the death of the actor touched many colleagues in the cinema
Michael Douglas paid tribute to his friend’s long career with an Instagram post where he wrote: “We lost a wonderful actor todaywhose intelligence, sense of humor and professionalism over the past 70 years left an indelible mark on our industry. My experience with Alan is one of the most memorable. He will be terribly missed. Sincere condolences to his wife Suzanne and family.“
Actress Ann Hathway she was also one of the first to remember the actor she worked with in the film Smart agent is a complete mess (2008). Here are his words from his Instagram post:Alan Arkin was a gem and I was so lucky to be able to work with him on Get Smart. He was kind, warm, supportive, professional, generous, sincere, wise, curious and a fantastic example of how to be an artist.“. The actress then added:hourmade a huge impression on me at twenty-three and underpins some of the best memories of my career.. I send my love and support to his family (who are also beautiful).“
To join them too Abigail Breslinyoung actress with whom Alan Arkin worked in Little Miss Happy. Breslin also paid tribute to the Oscar-winning actor with an Instagram post.
“Alan Arkin was one of the kindest, smartest and most loving people I have ever had the privilege of working with. I remember when we filmed Am I Pretty? Little Miss Sunshine and he yelled, “Cut!” stop and call my mom because I was crying. And I told them: “No, Alan, I’m playing!”, and he just burst out laughing.“. Breslin added:I love this story because it was Alan. He cared about his job, but above all, he was a genuinely kind and considerate person“.
The actress also expressed her condolences to the family:Dear Alan… You will be greatly missed. Thanks for all. My sincere condolences and love to his family, including his beautiful wife Suzanne.He then concluded thus:Even though we were not related in real life, you will always be my grandfather in my heart. Rest in peace.“
They were joined by other stars, including Steve Carellwith whom he worked in Smart agent is a complete mess (2008) who said: “When I first met Alan, he gave me a business card. It said: “Alan Arkin: actor, director, musician.” He can drive with a manual transmission. He has his own tuxedo. he was my idol, my friend, and I loved him very much.“
Also Natasha Lyonne wrote a short tweet in honor of the actor.
I love this man so much. Favorite of all my movie dads and so brilliant
inspiring and kind for so long. ♥️♥️ https://t.co/IK44X85oDQ
— Natasha Lyonne (@nlyonne) June 30, 2023
Even the comedian Paul Reiserwho tweeted his condolences.
A world without Alan Arkin… not so good. I have loved this man since he appeared on screen in The Russians Are Coming… (Whitaker Walt!). I was 8 years old. my life. RIP dear friend.
— Paul Reiser (@PaulReiser) June 30, 2023
See more tweets and condolence messages below.
At one point, Alan Arkin asked for a last-minute rewrite of the scene, which greatly embarrassed several studio executives. According to Cusack, he reassured them by saying, “Don’t worry. This is Alan Arkin. Everything he’s going to do will make this thing even better.” pic.twitter.com/kad9gNz24R
— John Cusack (@johncusack) June 30, 2023
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