Alan Arkin, who won an Oscar and was 89 years old when he died, was known for his roles in the movies Catch-22 and Little Miss Sunshine.
Pagesix says that his kids Adam, Matthew, and Anthony confirmed the sad news of his death.
In an interview with People magazine, they said, “Our father was a uniquely talented force of nature, both as an artist and a man. He was a loving husband, grandfather, and great-grandfather.”
In a statement, they said, “He was adored and will be deeply missed.”
Jason Alexander of The Kominsky Method sent out a tweet about the renowned actor’s death.
He wrote, “A wonderful, original voice for comedy, a kind, and generous soul has passed away #ripAlanArkin.”
Alexander said that watching the late comic had taught him a lot. “May he find peace.”
“Heart” is a Lonely Hunter was taken to the hospital in November 2015 after a small attack, but he was free to go home the next day.
Arkin made his first show, From the Second City, in 1961.
In 2006, he won an Oscar for his part in Little Miss Sunshine, and in the 1970s, he won a Golden Globe for The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming.
He left his wife, Suzanne Newland, and their three boys behind.