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A masculine and enigmatic actor whose life and movie career have had more ups and downs than the average rollercoaster and whose selection of roles has arguably derailed him from achieving true superstar status, James Caan is New York-born and bred. He was born in the Bronx, to Sophie (Falkenstein) and Arthur Caan, Jewish immigrants from Germany. ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Godfather
The Godfather Sonny Corleone
(1972)
Misery
Misery Paul Sheldon
(1990)
Las Vegas
Las Vegas Ed Deline
(2003-2007)
Elf
Elf Walter
(2003)

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 2017 Minkow (completed)
Agent Paul Vinsant
  Acre Beyond the Rye (announced)
Sheriff Doyle
  Redemption (announced)
Marc Benton
 2017 Undercover Grandpa
Grandpa
 2016 The Red Maple Leaf
George Lawrence Secord
 2016 JL Ranch
Tap
 2016/I Good Enough
Roger Flynn
 2015 Sicilian Vampire
Professor Bernard Issaacs
 2015 The Throwaways
Holden
 2014 The Outsider
Schuuster
 2014 Preggoland
Walter Huxley
 2014 A Fighting Man
Brother Albright
 2013 The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
The Bamboo Cutter (English version, voice)
 2013/I Blood Ties
Leon
 2009/I Mercy
Gerry
 2008 New York, I Love You
Mr. Riccoli (segment "Brett Ratner")
 2005 Santa's Slay
Darren Mason (uncredited)
 2003 Elf
Walter
 2003 Jericho Mansions
Leonard Grey
 2003 This Thing of Ours
Jimmy
 2002 City of Ghosts
Marvin
 2001 Night at the Golden Eagle
Prison Warden (uncredited)
 2001 In the Shadows
Lance Huston
 2001 Viva Las Nowhere
Roy Baker
 2000 Luckytown
Charlie Doyles
 1996 North Star
Sean McLennon
 1995 A Boy Called Hate
Jim
 1993 Flesh and Bone
Roy Sweeney
 1992 Honeymoon in Vegas
Tommy Korman
 1991 The Dark Backward
Doctor Scurvy
 1990 Dick Tracy
Spaldoni
 1982 Kiss Me Goodbye
Jolly
 1981 Bolero
Jack Glenn / Jason Glenn
 1981 Thief
Frank
 1980 Hide in Plain Sight
Thomas Hacklin, Jr.
 1979 Chapter Two
George Schneider
 1979 1941
Sailor in Fight (uncredited)
 1978 Comes a Horseman
Frank 'Buck' Athearn
 1977 Another Man, Another Chance
David Williams / Photographer
 1976 Harry and Walter Go to New York
Harry Dighby
 1976 Silent Movie
James Caan
 1975 The Killer Elite
Mike Locken
 1975 Gone with the West
Jebediah Kelsey
 1973 Cinderella Liberty
John Baggs Jr.
 1971 T.R. Baskin
Larry Moore
 1970 Rabbit, Run
Rabbit Angstrom
 1968 Journey to Shiloh
Buck Burnett
 1968 Submarine X-1
Commander Bolton
 1967 Games
Paul Montgomery
 1965 Red Line 7000
Mike
 1965 The Glory Guys
Pvt. Anthony Dugan
 1964 Lady in a Cage
Randall Simpson O'Connell
 1963 Irma la Douce
Soldier with Radio (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared in a PSA for Help Hospitalized Veterans (HHV.org). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 6 Interviews | 7 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Jimmy Caan

Height:

5' 9¼" (1.76 m)
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Personal Quote:

My acting technique is to look up at God just before the camera rolls and say, 'Give me a break.' See more »

Trivia:

Briefly lived at the Playboy Mansion in the 1970s. See more »

Nickname:

Jimmy

Star Sign:

Aries

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