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Name: Adam Arkin                                                                   
Born: 19 August 1957 Brooklyn, New York                                           
Adam Arkin (born August 19, 1957) is an American television, film, and stage       
Arkin has appeared in various television series such as "Dave's Wave", Northern   
Exposure (CBS, 1990-95), where he played the eccentric chef Adam, and Chicago     
Hope (CBS, 1994-2000), where he played neurosurgeon Aaron Shutt. He appeared in   
"Law & Order": Red Ball (Season 16, 2005) He was a D.A. named Charles Graham.     
Other recent television appearances include The West Wing (1999) (as trauma       
specialist and psychologist Dr. Stanley Keyworth), Frasier, as an obsessive fan   
of Frasier's, Boston Legal, Baby Bob and 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage     
Daughter (2002). He currently appears in the new NBC drama Life. His film         
appearances include Hitch (2005) and Halloween: H20 (1998). Arkin is also a       
theatre actor where he has performed in Broadway, Off-Broadway and regional       
theatre productions, including most recently, both the South Coast Repertory       
world premiere and Broadway production of Brooklyn Boy by playwright Donald       
Arkin was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of actor/director/writer Alan       
Arkin and his wife Jeremy Yaffe. He has been married to the former Phyllis         
Ann Lyons since 1999. They have one son together. He also has a daughter, Molly,   
from his former wife, Linda. Arkin is Jewish.