Alan Arkin, Oscar-Winning Actor From ‘Little Miss Sunshine,’ Dead At 89

Alan Arkin, the Oscar-winning actor from “Little Miss Sunshine,” has died. He was 89.

“Our father was a uniquely talented force of nature, both as an artist and a man,” sons Adam, Matthew and Anthony confirmed to People in a statement Friday. “A loving husband, father, grand and great grandfather, he was adored and will be deeply missed.”

Arkin received his first Oscar nod in 1967 for the lead role in “The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming.” He was nominated for Best Actor in 1969 for “The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter,” and won the Best Supporting Actor trophy for “Sunshine” in 2006.

He was nominated in the same category for “Argo” in 2013.

This story originally appeared on HuffPost.





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