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James Caan, figure of The Godfather, Misery, Rollerball and great Hollywood movies, died

He died james caan, the famous character actor like Sonny Corleone in The GodfatherPaul Sheldon in Misery and Ed Deline in the television series Las Vegas. The news first circulated as a rumor and it was quickly learned that it was a fake Facebook account. But then came the sad official information from relatives: he died yesterday, at 82 years of age.

“It is with great sadness that we inform you of Jimmy’s passing on the night of July 6. The family appreciates the outpouring of love and sincerest condolences and asks that their privacy be respected during this difficult time,” the tweet reads. They reported the sad news.

For his role in the first installment of The GodfatherCaan received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

James Caan in 2013. Photo: AFP

James Caan in 2013. Photo: AFP

a successful career

James Caan began his acting career in television series such as The Untouchables, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, Kraft Suspense Theatre, Combat!, Ben Casey, Dr. Kildare, The Wide Country, Alcoa Premiere, Route 66 Y Naked CitY.

His first major film appearance was as a villain in the 1964 thriller a trapped woman. Later in 1967, she acted alongside John Wayne and Robert Mitchum in the movie The Golden.

Francis Ford Coppola hired him to play a football player in the film rain on my heart 1969, two years later he repeated the role in the telefilm Brian’s Song.

In 1972 again Coppola sought out his talent for the first part of the trilogy of The Godfather.

James Caan, Marlon Brando, Al Pacino and John Cazale in The Godfather.

James Caan, Marlon Brando, Al Pacino and John Cazale in The Godfather.

Between 1973 and 1982 he took part in various Hollywood films, playing various characters. Among these films are Permission to Love Till Midnight, Rollerball, Harry and Walter Go to New York, A Bridge Too Far, A Wild and Free Rider Arrives Y Chapter Two. AND

James Caan in 1975 with his wife, actress Sheila Ryan (right) and French actress Lilyan Chauvin.  Photo: AFP

James Caan in 1975 with his wife, actress Sheila Ryan (right) and French actress Lilyan Chauvin. Photo: AFP

In 1980 he made his directorial debut, for self justicea film that tells the story of a father in search of his lost daughter in an official protection program and in which Caan himself stars.

James Caan in Rollerball.

James Caan in Rollerball.

A year later he worked at Thief, directed by Michael Mann, where he played a security expert. James Caan has stated that the role in this film noir is the one he is most proud of after The Godfather.

Pause and comeback

After the death of his sister, due to problems with cocaine, he suffered a depression that led him to not participate in any film between 1982 and 1987.

His comeback was again with Francis Ford Coppola in stone gardens as a sergeant in the army. In 1988 and 1990 he acted in the films Alien Nation, Dick Tracy Y Misery, where he shared the poster with Kathy Bates, winner of the Oscar for best actress. In 1992 she co-starred with Sarah Jessica Parker and Nicolas Cage in the film honeymoon for three.

He also participated alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger in Eraser in 1996. Three years later, following in the footsteps of Humphrey Bogart, Robert Mitchum, Powers Boothe and Danny Glover, he played detective Philip Marlowe in the film Poodle Springs from HBO.

his last works

Actor James Caan in 2022, when he attended the 50th anniversary premiere of The Godfather.  Photo: AFP

Actor James Caan in 2022, when he attended the 50th anniversary premiere of The Godfather. Photo: AFP

During the early 2000s, he worked on movies like The Yards (2000), City of Ghosts (2002), Dogville (2003) and elf (2003).

In 2003 he was chosen for the role of Ed Deline, a former CIA agent, head of operations at the Montecito casino, in the television series Las Vegas. In 2008 he participated in the film Wisegal (A woman in the mafia), as Salvatore Palmeri.

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