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David George Arkin
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Birth: Dec. 24, 1941
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Jan. 14, 1991
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

David Arkin was an American actor, known for his numerous supporting appearances in Robert Altman films. These roles included M*A*S*H (1970-Staff Sergeant Vollmer: where he also wrote and voiced the public address/speaker announcements), The Long Goodbye (1973-Harry), in Nashville (1975-Norman), and in Popeye (1980- The Mailman/The Police Officer).

David Arkin was not related either to the actor Alan Arkin or Alan's son Adam Arkin (also an actor), his father was David I. Arkin. David G. Arkin was married to actress Anne E. Curry at the time of his death. He was known among his friends and colleagues for having introduced his friend Arnold Schwarzenegger (then Arnold Strong) to Altman, at the time The Long Goodbye was being cast.

Arkin took his life in 1991 at the age of 49 in Los Angeles, California.


 
 
Inscription:
David George Arkin
12.24.41 - 1.14.91

Beloved Son, Brother, Companion, Dear Friend
Free And Home With God
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Compton
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Section 19, Lot 95, Grave F
 
Created by: Andy D. Martin
Record added: Aug 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41269958
David George Arkin
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David George Arkin
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David George Arkin
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- Andy D. Martin
 Added: Jan. 17, 2016

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