Adam Arkin is an American television, film and stage actor, and director known for playing a role in Chicago Hope.
Gilbert and Frank are joined by Emmy-winning actor-director Adam Arkin and Oscar-winning actor-director Alan Arkin for a funny and fascinating conversation about portraying villains, directing dark comedies, working with children, the precision of the Coen brothers and the Cold War politics of "The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming." Also, Pat McCormick hits the hard stuff, Groucho drops in on Second City, Stephen King praises "Wait Until Dark" and Alan (almost) directs "Blazing Saddles." PLUS: Captain Kangaroo! "Northern Exposure"! The brilliance of "The In-Laws"! Adam "reps" Chuck McCann! Alan records "The Banana Boat Song"! And Adam and Alan choose their favorite Arkin performances! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
A fixture in the industry from the network TV boom to today’s TV Golden Age, Adam Arkin is a co-executive producer & director on the EPIX original series Get Shorty. Adam is also son of living legend Alan Arkin, so who better to join Chris Gore in a deep dive into episode 2, “Sins of a Chambermaid”, and analyze Rick’s dilemmas and daddy issues. 
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Aug 19th, 1956
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2 hours, 5 minutes
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