Hollywood is paying tribute to Oscar victor Alan Arkin, who died connected Thursday astatine 89.
Known for his dry, straight-faced joke and wide scope of roles, Arkin was a beloved personnel of nan intermezo world passim his much than 7 decades of acting connected surface and connected stage.
Arkin won his Oscar for his domiciled successful nan 2006 indie roadworthy drama “Little Miss Sunshine.” Arkin played Edwin Hoover, nan nutty grandfather and biggest protagonist of his granddaughter Olive Hoover (Abigail Breslin), a young woman competing successful beauty pageant that sends her full family connected a roadworthy travel from New Mexico to California successful their Volkswagen van.
He besides earned Oscar nominations for nan 1966 movie “The Russians Are Coming, nan Russians Are Coming,” nan 1968 movie “The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter” and Ben Affleck’s 2012 movie “Argo.” He precocious received 2 Primetime Emmys for his domiciled arsenic Norman Newlander connected “The Kominsky Method,” wherever he starred alongside Michael Douglas.
“Seinfeld” character Jason Alexander took to twitter to retrieve Arkin. The brace worked together successful Rob Reiner’s 1994 family drama “North.” Alexander wrote, “I learned truthful overmuch from watching him. And nan laughs I sewage from his glorious activity look endless.”
Natasha Lyonne, who starred successful “Slums of Beverly Hills” alongside Arkin, wrote connected Twitter, “I emotion this man truthful much. The favourite of each my movie dads.”
Michael McKean took to Twitter to stock his longtime aspiration of Arkin. He wrote, “When I was a young character group wanted to cognize if I wanted to beryllium a superior character aliases a funny one. I’d answer, ‘Which benignant is Alan Arkin?’ and that unopen them up… Charming, hilarious, and equipped pinch a flawless bullshit detector, he was axenic pleasance to beryllium with. Rest successful peace, Alan. Nobody better, ever.”
Patton Oswalt wrote connected twitter, “Did ANYONE person nan scope Alan Arkin had? Hilarious, sinister, insane, tragic. No temper he couldn’t unrecorded in.”
Comedian and character Michael Rapaport remembered Arkin, penning connected Twitter, “He made acting look EASY & ever seemed for illustration he was having a ball.”
“Sopranos” prima Michael Imperioli shared a connection remembering Arkin connected Instagram, writing, “Arkin was a uncommon breed who had an infallible consciousness of truth that allowed him to displacement pinch easiness from nan tragic to nan hilarious successful nan blink of an eye.”
Paul Reiser, who starred alongside Arkin connected “The Kominsky Method,” took to Twitter to retrieve his longtime idol and friend. He wrote, “A world without Alan Arkin is…not truthful great. I’ve loved this man from nan infinitesimal he came connected surface successful ‘The Russians Are Coming.’ (Whitaker Walt!) I was 8. Getting to cognize him — and getting a laughter retired of him — is simply a item of my life.”
Puppeteer and character Frank Oz who appeared connected “The Muppet Show” pinch Arkin, shared a heartfelt connection astir his friend connected Twitter, writing, “This 1 hurts…An extraordinary, undefinable talent & unsocial human-being-mensch.”