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The Godfather star James Caan has died at age 82

Updated: Jun 1

Born: March 26, 1940, The Bronx, New York, NY Died: July 6, 2022

James Caan
James Caan

The actors Twitter account posted the following:

“It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Jimmy on the evening of July 6. The family appreciates the outpouring of love and heartfelt condolences and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.”

James Edmund Caan (/kɑːn/KAHN; March 26, 1940 – July 6, 2022) was an American actor. He came to prominence playing Sonny Corleone in The Godfather (1972) – a performance which earned him Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for Best Supporting Actor. He reprised his role in The Godfather Part II(1974). He received a motion pictures star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1978.



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