Oscar-Winning 'Little Miss Sunshine' Actor Alan Arkin Dies at 89 (Exclusive)

Alan Arkin, 89, died. His sons Adam, Matthew, and Anthony announced his death to PEOPLE exclusively.

"Our father was a highly talented force of nature, both as an artist and a man.  

He was a beloved husband, father, grandpa, and great-grandfather.Arkin costarred with.  

Michael Douglas in Netflix's The Kominsky Method, which garnered Emmy.

Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild nominations in 2019–2021. Arkin portrays dysfunctional family grandfather Edwin. 

Hoover in Little Miss Sunshine (2006). His 14-minute role earned him an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor. Arkin's performance.  

In Ben Affleck's 2012 political drama Argo earned him his fourth Oscar nomination. He played seasoned producer Lester Siegel. 

Whose cutting wit and caustic lines charmed audiences.

"Rookie of the Year" is the consensus on NBA Twitter.