Adam Arkin (born August 19, 1956) is an American actor. He has appeared in several television series, among those Northern Exposure (Universal City Studios, 1990-95), where he played the eccentric chef "Adam", and Chicago Hope (CBS, 1994-2000), where he played neurosurgeon Aaron Shutt.
Recent television appearances include The West Wing (1999) (as trauma specialist and psychologist Dr. Stanley Keyworth) and 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter (2002). Arkin is also a Broadway and off-Broadway performer, last seen in the Broadway offering "Brooklyn Boy" by playwright Donald Margulies.
He is the son of actor 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 from his former wife, Linda.