James Langston Edmund Caan (March 26, 1940 – July 6, 2022) was an 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 was nominated for many awards, including the Academy Award, Emmy and Golden Globe. He also played Frank in Thief, Paul Sheldon in Misery and Walter Hobbs in Elf.
James Langston Edmund Caan
March 26, 1940
|Died||July 6, 2022 (aged 82)|
|Cause of death||Heart attack|
|Resting place||Eden Memorial Park Cemetery, California, U.S.|
|Other names||Jimmy Caan|
Dee Jay Mattis
(m. 1960; div. 1966)
Sheila Marie Ryan
(m. 1976; div. 1977)
(m. 1990; div. 1995)
(m. 1995; div. 2017)
|Children||5, including Scott Caan|
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