James Edmund Caan (born March 26, 1940) is an American actor. After early roles in films such as El Dorado (1966), Caan came into prominence in the 1970s with significant roles in films such as Brian's Song (1971) The Godfather (1972), The Gambler (1974), Rollerball (1975), and A Bridge Too Far (1977). Some of Caan's subsequent notable performances include roles in Thief (1981), Misery (1990), For the Boys (1991) and Elf (2003), as well as the role of "Big Ed" Deline in the television series Las Vegas (2003-2008). For his role in The Godfather, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
|Full name at birth||
James Langston Edmund Caan
|Claim to fame||
Santino "Sonny" Corleone In The Godfather (1972), Paul Sheldon In Misery (1990), Edward Melvin "Ed" Deline In Las Vegas (2003-2008).
|Date of birth||
26 March 1940
|Place of birth||
The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
5' 9¼" (176 cm)
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
Rhodes Preparatory School, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
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