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James Caan

Caan at Cannes, 2000
Born March 26, 1940 (1940-03-26) (age 69)
The Bronx, New York, U.S.
Other name(s) Jimmy Caan
Occupation Actor
Years active 1961 – present
Spouse(s) Dee Jay Mattis (1960-1966) (divorced) 1 child
Sheila Ryan (1976-1977) (divorced) 1 child
Ingrid Hajek (1990-1995) (divorced) 1 child
Linda Stokes (1995-present) (filed for divorce) 2 children
.James Caan (born March 26, 1940) is an American actor.^ Actor Reviews Birthdate: March 26, 1940 James Caan .

^ James Edmund Caan was born in The Bronx , New York State on March 26, 1940.
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.He is best-known for his role of Santino 'Sonny' Corleone in 1972's The Godfather.^ He is best known for playing the role of "Sonny Corleone" in 1972's The Godfather .
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^ Caan is best known for his Oscar-nominated portrayal of Sonny Corleone in the classic "The Godfather."
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^ Caan is perhaps best known for his portrayal of Santino "Sonny" Corleone in 1972's The Godfather and The Godfather, Part II (1974).
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.He also starred as Paul Sheldon in Stephen King's Misery, 'Big' Ed Deline in the television series Las Vegas, and as Will Ferrell's father in Elf.^ See Details"" width="80" height="60"> Elf Director: Jon Favreau Cast: Will Ferrell , Ed Asner , James Caan , Mary Steenburgen .
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^ Misery (Rob Reiner) (as Paul Sheldon); Dick Tracy (Beatty) (as Spaldoni) .
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^ During the first four seasons of Las Vegas , Ed was one of the leading characters of the series and started appearing as a guest star from season 5 onwards.

.Caan is the father of actor Scott Caan.^ Scott Caan (on his veteran actor father James Caan) .
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^ Father of actor Scott Caan .
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^ Scott Caan, an actor himself, grew up assuming that his dad and Sonny Corleone, The Godfather 's over-amped hothead, were one and the same.
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.Master of 6 Dan Karate Gosoku Ryu, he was granted the title of Soke Dai International Karate Association.^ Share Comments Add your comment A few years back, Caan reached the level of Soke-Dai — senior student — in a martial art called Gosoku-Ryu.
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Early life

.Caan was born in The Bronx, New York City, the son of Sophie and Arthur Caan, Jewish refugees from Germany.^ On November 6, 1995 their first son, James Arthur Caan, was born.
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^ American Actor born in New York.
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^ Mar 26, 1939 Bronx, New York City, NY .
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[1] .His father was a meat dealer.^ His father was a meat dealer.

[2] .Caan grew up in Sunnyside, Queens, New York City.^ Caan grew up in Sunnyside, Queens, New York, and Long Island City, with his brother, Ronald, who became a producer, and his sister, Barbara.
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^ Caan grew up in Sunnyside, Queens.

^ Caan grew up in Queens, New York and got into acting after a brief flirtation with college football.
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[1] .He was educated at P.S. 150 40-01 43rd Avenue School in Queens, at the private Rhodes Preparatory School, also in New York City, and then attended Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, studying economics.^ Caan played football at Michigan State University, where he studied economics.
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^ Played football for Michigan State University.
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^ He would attend college at Michigan State University and then transfer to Hofstra University .
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.Caan played college football at the University, and later transferred to Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, but he did not graduate.^ Played football for Michigan State University.
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^ Caan then transferred to Hofstra University where he studied theater.
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^ Caan played college football at Michigan State University.

.However, while studying at Hofstra University, he became intrigued by acting and was interviewed, accepted and graduated from New York City's Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre, where one of his instructors was Sanford Meisner.^ Upon his graduation, he studied under Sanford Meisner at the Neighborhood Playhouse.
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^ He would pursue a career in acting when he enrolled at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre where he studied with Sanford Meisner .
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^ He is a graduate of New York City's Neighborhood Playhouse where one of his instructors was teaching legend Sanford Meisner, Caan began acting in television in such series as The Untouchables , The Alfred Hitchcock Hour , "Kraft Suspense Theatre" , "Combat!"

Early career

Caan began acting in television on such series as The Untouchables, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, Kraft Suspense Theatre, Combat!, Ben Casey, Dr. Kildare, Get Smart (famously uncredited, the part billed as "Rupert of Rathskeller as Himself"), The Wide Country, Alcoa Premiere, Route 66, and Naked City. .In 1964, he starred as Jewish athlete Jeff Brubaker in the episode "My Son, the All-American" of ABC's drama about college life, Channing, starring Jason Evers and Henry Jones.^ But my life is my family, my son, my friends.
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^ Caan: So I just kind of felt like that about my whole life, 'cause I was so passionate about my sister, and she was a passionate girl, and maybe that's, like, the Italian in me, too.
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^ I've been touched all my life, one way or the other.
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.His first substantial film role was as a villainous punk in the 1964 thriller Lady in a Cage, which starred Olivia de Havilland.^ His first substantial film role was as a villain in the 1964 thriller "Lady In A Cage".

^ He also had the starring role in the film.
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^ His first real film role came in 1964's Lady in a Cage.
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.In 1965 he landed his first starring role in Howard Hawks' auto-racing drama Red Line 7000.^ Red Line 7000 (1965) .
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^ Red Line 7000 .
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^ Red Line 7000 , 1965 .
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.In 1967, Caan appeared in El Dorado with John Wayne and Robert Mitchum.^ A year passes: Wayne returns to El Dorado, in the company of his new saddle pal James Caan.

^ EL DORADO JAMES CAAN MICHELE CAREY SEXY PHOTO .
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^ Howard Hawks featuring John Wayne , Robert Mitchum , James Caan , Charlene Holt , Michele Carey , Paul Fix .
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.He had a starring role in Robert Altman's second feature film, Countdown, in 1968. He first won praise for his role as a brain-damaged football player in The Rain People (1969) directed by Francis Ford Coppola.^ Caan first won praise for his role as a brain-damaged football player in The Rain People (1969), directed by Francis Ford Coppola.
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^ Francis Ford Coppolas first Godfather is a masterpiece ...

^ In 1969, Caan appeared in The Rain People, a film directed by Francis Ford Coppola.
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1970 to present

.In 1970, Caan won more acclaim as dying football player Brian Piccolo in the television movie Brian's Song, which was later released in theaters.^ The first was the part of Brian Piccolo in the 1971 television movie, Brian's Song.
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^ In 1971, Caan won even greater acclaim as dying football player Brian Piccolo in the television movie Brian's Song .

^ Shortly after James Caan won even greater acclaim as dying football player Brian Piccolo in the classic television movie Brian's Song .
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.The following year, Coppola cast Caan as mobster Sonny Corleone in The Godfather, which also helped launch Al Pacino's career.^ When Al Pacino came on board, Caan was switched back to Sonny.
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^ Sonny was also the name of Caan's "Godfather" character.
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^ Coppola then cast Caan in a role the actor was forever identified with in The Godfather.
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.Caan was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in the film.^ Caan was nominated for an Academy Award as a best supporting actor for his work.
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^ He is known for his Academy Award nominated ...
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^ For his role Caan was nominated for an Academy Award.

.One star up for the role against Caan was Burt Reynolds.^ Caan, who earned an Academy Award nomination for his role as Sonny Corleone in 'The Godfather,' has starred in numerous movies and TV series.
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^ Caan, who earned an Academy Award nomination for his role as Sonny Corleone in The Godfather , has starred in numerous movies and television series.
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^ Caan, who earned an Academy Award nomination for his role as Sonny Corleone in "The Godfather," has starred in numerous movies and television series.
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.It is naturally speculated that Caan's Italian connections and prior affiliation with Francis Ford Coppola earned him the role as Sonny.^ Francis Ford Coppola's comeback .

^ The elder Caan, who was nominated for an Oscar for his role as mobster Sonny Corleone in "The Godfather," was arrested in 1994 after a musician accused him of pulling a gun during an argument.
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^ Caan, who earned an Academy Award nomination for his role as Sonny Corleone in 'The Godfather,' has starred in numerous movies and TV series.
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.Caan appeared in The Rain People, both Godfather films and The Killer Elite with colleague Robert Duvall.^ Actors Robert Duvall and James Caan discuss recent film...
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^ In 1969, Caan appeared in The Rain People, a film directed by Francis Ford Coppola.
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^ James Caan, Robert Duvall join cast of 'Godfather' game .
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.From 1971 to 1982, Caan appeared in many Hollywood films.^ From 1973-82, Caan appeared in many Hollywood films.

^ From 1973 to 1982, Caan appeared in many Hollywood films.

^ From 1982-87, Caan suffered from depression over his sister's death, a growing problem with cocaine, and what he described as 'Hollywood burnout,' did not act in any films.

.He played a wide variety of roles.^ He played a wide variety of roles.

^ He played a wide variety of roles and refused to be typecast as a mobster.

.His films include T.R. Baskin, Cinderella Liberty, Rollerball, a musical turn in Funny Lady, Harry And Walter Go To New York, A Bridge Too Far, Comes A Horseman and Chapter Two (a play converted into a screenplay by Neil Simon).^ Harry i Walter jadą do Nowego Jorku (Harry and Walter Go to New York) jako Harry Digby .
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^ "Funny Lady" is filmed with flair, but with a third of the musical numbers cut to shreds, begins to sag after the first hour.
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^ Eddie Dohun Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976) ....
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.In 1980, Caan directed Hide In Plain Sight, a film about a father searching for his children lost in the Witness Protection Program.^ Hide in Plain Sight (1980) Thanks: .
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^ Caan also directed as well as starred in Hide in Plain Sight , playing a divorced man in search of his children.
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^ In 1980, Caan directed "Hide In Plain Sight" a film about a father searching for his children lost in the Witness Protection Program.

.Despite critical praise, the film was not a hit with the public.^ Despite critical praise, the film was not a hit.

^ Despite critical praise, the film was not a hit with the public.

^ In praise of ZODIAC MOTHERFUCKER. Film Programming: A New Wilderness for Former Film Critics.
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.The following year, Caan appeared in the neo-noir movie Thief, directed by Michael Mann, in which he played a professional safe cracker.^ Thief Script - transcript from the screenplay and/or Michael Mann movie with James Caan Thief Script - Dialogue Transcript .
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^ The following year, Caan appeared in Thief , directed by Michael Mann, where he played a professional safe cracker.

^ Also appears in movies : James Caan .
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.Caan has often said it is the role of which he is proudest next to The Godfather.^ This film is today regarded as a film noir classic and Caan has often said it is the role he is proudest of next to The Godfather .

^ This film is today regarded as a neo-noir classic and Caan has often said it is the role of which he is proudest next to "The Godfather".

^ Caan, who earned an Academy Award nomination for his role as Sonny Corleone in 'The Godfather,' has starred in numerous movies and TV series.
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.From 1982 to 1987, Caan suffered from depression over his sister's death, a growing problem with cocaine, and what he described as "Hollywood burnout," and did not act in any films.^ He was suffering from depression over his sister's death, a growing problem with cocaine, and what he described as "Hollywood burnout".

^ From 1973 to 1982, Caan appeared in many Hollywood films.

^ From 1982-87, Caan suffered from depression over his sister's death, a growing problem with cocaine, and what he described as 'Hollywood burnout,' did not act in any films.

.He returned to film in 1987 when Coppola cast him as an army platoon sergeant for the "Old Guard" in Gardens of Stone, a film that dealt with the effect of the Vietnam War on the United States homefront.^ He returned to film in 1987 when Coppola cast him as an army platoon sergeant for the 'Old Guard' in "Gardens of Stone", a film that dealt with the effect of the Vietnam War on the homefront.

^ He made a return to film in 1987 when his old friend Francis Ford Coppola cast him as an Army Platoon Sergeant for the "Old Guard" in Gardens of Stone , a film that dealt with the effect of the Vietnam War on the homefront.

^ He returned to the big screen in the Vietnam drama Gardens of Stone (helmed by Godfather director Francis Ford Coppola) and continued to work steadily in projects of varying quality, sometimes parodying his gangster persona (Honeymoon in Vegas, Mickey Blue Eyes).
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.In 1988 and 1990, Caan starred in the films Alien Nation, Dick Tracy, and Misery (co-star Kathy Bates won a Best Actress Oscar), a hit film that marked a comeback for Caan.^ In 1988 and 1990, Caan starred in the films "Alien Nation", "Dick Tracy" and "Misery" (co-star Kathy Bates won a Best Actress Oscar).

^ Alien Nation , 1988 .
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^ And also Kathy Bates in her first film [ Misery , 1990].
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.In 1992, Caan appeared in Honeymoon in Vegas.^ In 1992, Caan made the hit "Honeymoon in Vegas".

^ In 1992, Caan made the hit Honeymoon in Vegas .

^ Like a phoenix, Caan kept rising from the ashes of his destructive behaviour, getting roles in films such as Eraser, Misery, Honeymoon in Vegas and For the Boys.
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.In 1993, he played Coach Winters in The Program alongside Halle Berry.^ He’s Coach Sam Winters in “The Program,” head U.S. Marshal in “Eraser,” and is Philip Marlowe for the HBO movie “Poodle Springs” in 1996.
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^ James Caan plays a football coach under tremendous pressure from his university's sports program to come up with a winning team.
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^ The Program (Ward) (as Coach Sam Winters); Flesh and Bone (Kloves) (as Roy Sweeney); Earth and the American Dream (Couturie—doc) (as voice) .
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.In 1996, he appeared in Bottle Rocket and pursued Arnold Schwarzenegger in Eraser and later starred as kingpin Frank Colton in Bulletproof with Adam Sandler and Damon Wayans.^ BOTTLE ROCKET 1996 .
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^ In 1996, he appeared in the indie hit "Bottle Rocket" and pursued Arnold Schwarzenegger in "Eraser".

^ In 1996 he appeared in the indie hit Bottle Rocket and pursued Arnold Schwarzenegger in Eraser .

.In 1999, Caan portrayed Philip Marlowe in the HBO film Poodle Springs.^ Zbrodnia doskonała (Poodle Springs) jako Philip Marlowe .
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^ In 1999, Caan followed Humphrey Bogart, Robert Mitchum, Powers Boothe and Danny Glover when he portrayed Philip Marlowe in the HBO film "Poodle Springs".

^ James Caan takes on Philip Marlowe .
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.Some of his most recent appearances have been in Mickey Blue Eyes (1999), The Way of the Gun (2000),The Yards (2000), City of Ghosts (2002), Night at the Golden Eagle (2002), Dogville (2003), and Elf (2003).^ Aug 20, 1999 Mickey Blue Eyes .
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^ Night at the Golden Eagle .
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^ Mickey Blue Eyes (Makin) (as Frank Vitale) .
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.In 2003, he auditioned and won the role of Montecito Hotel/Casino president 'Big Ed' Deline in Las Vegas.^ He currently stars as "Big Ed Deline" on the NBC hit series, Las Vegas .
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^ In 2003, he auditioned and won the role of the head security officer 'Big Ed' Deline in "Las Vegas".

^ He played "Big Ed" Deline, the head of security at a casino.
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.On February 27, 2007, Caan announced that he would not return to Las Vegas for the show's fifth season in order to return to film work.^ Las Vegas: Season 02 .
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^ Hence, there would be no sixth season of Las Vegas.

^ Las Vegas: Season 03 .
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.That same year, he was replaced by Tom Selleck.^ That same year, he was replaced by Tom Selleck.

^ Posted by: a.diaz at March 17, 2007 5:05 PM I heard that Tom Selleck is going to replace James Caan.
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^ Heck, they replaced him with a fairly stoic Tom Selleck as owner of the Montecito.
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.He played the President of the United States in the 2008 film Get Smart, and had a part in the movie Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs as the voice of the father of the lead character, Flint.^ Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 3D (2009) .
  • James Caan - Upcoming Shows & Peformances - Zvents 2 February 2010 15:015 UTC www.zvents.com [Source type: General]

^ All in all, Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs is a fun family-friendly movie.

^ Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs , 2009 .
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Personal life

.Caan has been married four times.^ Caan has been married four times.

^ The 69-year-old Las Vegas star is no stranger to divorce, having been married four times.
  • James Caan | Showbiz Spy - celebrity news, rumors & gossip 2 February 2010 15:015 UTC www.showbizspy.com [Source type: General]

^ You have to either accept that or you do like me: You get married four times.
  • Survival Skills: James Caan | Men’s Journal 2 February 2010 15:015 UTC www.mensjournal.com [Source type: General]

.In 1960, he married Dee Jay Mathis/Mattis; they divorced in 1966. They had one child Tara A. Caan (born November 5, 1964).^ In 1960, he married Dee Jay Mathis; they had one child and divorced in 1966.

^ By that time he'd already married his first wife, Dee Jay Mattis, and had a daughter, Tara.
  • Cigar Aficionado | People Profile | James Caan 2 February 2010 15:015 UTC www.cigaraficionado.com [Source type: Original source]

^ His daughter Tara from his first marriage to Dee Jay Mattis is 34.
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.His second marriage to Sheila Ryan, former girlfriend of Elvis Presley, in 1976 was short-lived: they divorced the following year.^ His second marriage with Sheila Ryan (1976) was short lived, and they divorced the next year.

^ The eldest son of legendary actor James Caan (born on March 26, 1940) and actress/former model Sheila Ryan (born in 1952), Scott Andrew Caan was born on August 23, 1976, in Los Angeles, California.
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^ Howevever, short people who are short because they are less well nourished certainly live for less time.
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His son, Scott Caan, was born August 23, 1976.
.From September 1990 to March 1995, Caan was married to Ingrid Hajek; they also had one child, Alexander James Caan (born April 10, 1991).^ From September 1990 to March 1995, Caan was married to Ingrid Hajek; they also had one child.

^ Has a son named Alexander James Caan (b.
  • James Caan (I) - Biography 2 February 2010 15:015 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ April 10th 1991) with Ingrid Hajek.
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.He married Linda Stokes in October 1996, and they have two children, James Arthur Caan (born November 6, 1995) and Jacob Nicholas Caan (born September 24, 1998).^ He is married with two children.
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^ Scott has four half-siblings from his father's other marriages: Alexander James Caan (born on April 10, 1991), Jacob Nicholas Caan (born on September 24, 1998), James Arthur Caan (born on November 6, 1995) and Tara Caan (older).
  • The Scott Caan Picture Pages 2 February 2010 15:015 UTC www.superiorpics.com [Source type: General]

^ He is married to Harriet and has two children.
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.Caan filed for divorce on November 20, 2009, citing irreconcilable differences for the split.^ James Caan files for divorce in LA .
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  • James Caan files for divorce in LA 2 February 2010 15:015 UTC www.azcentral.com [Source type: General]
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  • Entertainment | James Caan files for divorce in LA | Seattle Times Newspaper 2 February 2010 15:015 UTC seattletimes.nwsource.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Recommend James Caan files for divorce .
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^ James filed for divorce last month, citing irreconcilable differences.
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Caan is a practicing martial artist. He has trained with Takayuki Kubota for nearly thirty years, earning various ranks.[3] .He trained the Culver City Police department in martial arts use.^ I work with the policeI train the police [in martial arts] in Culver City [California].
  • Cigar Aficionado | People Profile | James Caan 2 February 2010 15:015 UTC www.cigaraficionado.com [Source type: Original source]

[1]
Caan is an avid golfer with an 8 handicap. .He is acting assistant golf coach to PGA professional and good friend Greg Osbourne at Glendale Community College in Southern California.^ When she turns 18, unhappy Lidda Daniels leaves Southern California to look for Charlie, her father, a professional gambler who abandoned her years before.

He played in the LPGA pro-am event in Aventura, Florida on April 23–25, 2008.

Filmography

Year Film Role Notes
1963 Irma la Douce Soldier with radio (uncredited)
1964 Lady in a Cage Randall Simpson O'Connell
1965 The Glory Guys Pvt. Anthony Dugan
Red Line 7000' Mike
1966 El Dorado Alan Bourdillion Traherne ('Mississippi')
1967 Games Paul Montgomery
1968 Submarine X-1 Cmdr. Richard Bolton, RNVR
Countdown Lee Stegler
Journey to Shiloh Buck Burnett
1969 The Rain People Jimmy Kilgannon (Killer)
1970 Rabbit, Run Rabbit Angstrom
1971 T.R. Baskin Larry Moore
Brian's Song Brian Piccolo Nominated — Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor – Miniseries or a Movie
1972 The Godfather Santino 'Sonny' Corleone Nominated — Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture
1973 Slither Dick Kanipsia
Cinderella Liberty John Baggs Jr.
1974 The Gambler Axel Freed Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
The Godfather: Part II Sonny Corleone
Freebie and the Bean Freebie
1975 Funny Lady Billy Rose Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Rollerball Jonathan E. Saturn Award for Best Actor tied with Don Johnson for A Boy and His Dog
Gone with the West Jud McGraw
The Killer Elite Mike Locken
1976 Harry and Walter Go to New York Harry Dighby
Silent Movie Himself
1977 A Bridge Too Far SSgt. Eddie Dohun
Un autre homme, une autre chance David Williams aka Another Man, Another Chance
1978 Comes a Horseman Frank 'Buck' Athearn
1979 1941 Sailor in fight (uncredited)
Chapter Two George Schneider
1980 Hide in Plain Sight Thomas Hacklin
1981 Thief Frank
Les uns et les autres Jack Glenn/Jason Glenn aka Dance of Life
1982 Kiss Me Goodbye Jolly Villano
1987 Gardens of Stone Sgt. Clell Hazard
Alien Nation Det. Sgt. Matthew Sykes
1990 Dick Tracy Spaldoni
Misery Paul Sheldon Nominated — Saturn Award for Best Actor
1991 The Dark Backward Doctor Scurvy
For the Boys Eddie Sparks
1992 Honeymoon in Vegas Tommy Korman
1993 The Program Sam Winters
Flesh and Bone Roy Sweeney
1995 A Boy Called Hate Jim
1996 North Star Sean McLennon
Bottle Rocket Mr. Henry
Eraser U.S. Marshal Robert Deguerin
Bulletproof Frank Colton
1998 This Is My Father Kieran Johnson
1999 Mickey Blue Eyes Frank Vitale
2000 The Yards Frank Olchin
Luckytown Charlie Doyles
The Way of the Gun Joe Sarno
2001 Warden of Red Rock John Flinders
Viva Las Nowhere Roy Baker
A Glimpse of Hell Capt. Fred Moosally
In the Shadows Lance Huston
2002 Night at the Golden Eagle Prison Warden (uncredited)
City of Ghosts Marvin
Blood Crime Sheriff Morgan McKenna
2003 Jericho Mansions Leonard Grey
Dogville The Big Man
This Thing of Ours Jimmy 'the con'
Elf Walter Hobbs
2005 Santa's Slay Darren Mason (uncredited)
2008 Wisegal Salvatore Palmeri
Get Smart The President
2009 Mercy Gerry Ryan
New York, I Love You Mr. Riccoli (segment "Brett Ratner")
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Tim Lockwood (Flint's father) (voice)
2010 Sweetwater Ned Irish (pre-production)
Middle Men Jerry Haggerty
Henry's crime Max
Minkow Paul Vinsant
Anyone's Son John Hanna
2011 The Last City (pre-production)

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James Caan
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Born James Langston Edmund Caan
March 26, 1940 (1940-03-26) (age 70)
The Bronx, New York, USA
Other names Jimmy Caan

James Langston Edmund Caan (born March 26, 1940) is an American American movie, stage and television actor. He is known for his role of Sonny Corleone in 1972's The Godfather and for his role as Ed Deline on Las Vegas. He has been nominated for many awards, including the Academy Award, Emmy and Golden Globe.

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