Academy Award-winning actor Alan Arkin '55
discussed his recently released memoir An Improvised Life last week on NPR's Talk of the Nation.
Arkin, who has appeared in more than 80 films and won an Oscar for his role in the 2006 film Little Miss Sunshine, writes that "At five, acting was already a fever in my blood, and somehow I knew, even then, that the decision was made and there would be no turning back."
Read an excerpt from the book
Listen to his NPR interview below.