Matthew Arkin

Starting out as a child actor, Matthew Arkin's career took off when he was 17 years old. Known for making audiences laugh, Arkin began his acting career in comedies like "An Unmarried Woman" (1978) with Jill Clayburgh ... Read more »
Born: 03/21/1960

Filmography

Actor (19)

Veronica Mars 2014 (Movie)

Doctor (Actor)

Harry's Law 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Margot at the Wedding 2007 (Movie)

Alan (Actor)

Raising Flagg 2007 (Movie)

Eldon Purdy (Actor)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Cop Shop 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Second Best 2005 (Movie)

Gerald (Actor)

Bittersweet Place 2004 (Movie)

Rabbi Rick (Actor)

100 Centre Street 2000 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Death to Smoochy 2002 (Movie)

Save the Rhino Man (Actor)

The Education of Max Bickford 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Ed 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Law & Order 1991 - 1992, 1999 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

The $Treet 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The Curse 1999 (Movie)

Lloyd (Actor)

Liar Liar 1997 (Movie)

Colleague (Actor)

North 1994 (Movie)

Reporter (Actor)

An Unmarried Woman 1978 (Movie)

Phil (Actor)

Biography

Starting out as a child actor, Matthew Arkin's career took off when he was 17 years old. Known for making audiences laugh, Arkin began his acting career in comedies like "An Unmarried Woman" (1978) with Jill Clayburgh and Alan Bates, "North" (1994) and the Jim Carrey blockbuster "Liar Liar" (1997). He also appeared in the TV movie "The Defection of Simas Kudirka" (1977-78). He continued to work steadily in television throughout the early 2000s, appearing on "Ed" (2000-04) and "NCIS" (2003-). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the early 2000s, appearing in the comedy "The Curse" (2000) with Amy Laughlin and the comedy "Death to Smoochy" (2002) with Robin Williams. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "Second Best" (2005) with Joe Pantoliano, the Alan Arkin dramatic adaptation "Raising Flagg" (2007) and "Margot at the Wedding" (2007). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Switched at Birth" (2010-15). Arkin most recently acted in the Kristen Bell crime feature "Veronica Mars" (2014). Arkin was the son of Alan Arkin and brother to Adam Arkin.

Relationships

Alan Arkin Actor

Father
Born March 26, 1934 Acted with son in Carl Reiner's "North" (1994)

Adam Arkin Actor

Brother
Born Aug. 19, 1956

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