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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 6 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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  Redemption (announced)
Marc Benton
 2015 Sweetwater (pre-production)
Ned Irish
 2015 The Throwaways (post-production)
Lt. Col. Christopher Holden
 2014 Minkow (post-production)
Agent Paul Vinsant
 2014 The Outsider
Schuuster
 2014 Preggoland
Walter
 2014/I A Fighting Man
Brother Albright
 2013 The Tale of The Princess Kaguya
The Bamboo Cutter (English version, voice)
 2013 Magic City (TV Series)
Sy Berman
- The Sins of the Father (2013) ... Sy Berman
- ...And Your Enemies Closer (2013) ... Sy Berman
- Crossroads (2013) ... Sy Berman
- Angels of Death (2013) ... Sy Berman
- Crime and Punishment (2013) ... Sy Berman
 2013/I Blood Ties
Leon
 2012 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Tony Archer
- Lekio (2012) ... Tony Archer
 2010 The Annoying Orange (TV Series)
Jalapeno
- Jalapeno (2010) ... Jalapeno
 2009/I Mercy
Gerry Ryan
 2008 New York, I Love You
Mr. Riccoli (segment "Brett Ratner")
 2008 Wisegal (TV Movie)
Salvatore Palmeri
 2007 The Godfather: Blackhand Edition (Video Game)
Sonny Corleone (voice)
 2007 The Godfather: The Don's Edition (Video Game)
Sonny Corleone (voice)
 2006 The Godfather: Mob Wars (Video Game)
Sonny Corleone (voice)
 2006 The Godfather (Video Game)
Sonny Corleone (voice)
 2005 Santa's Slay
Darren Mason (uncredited)
 2004 The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie (TV Movie)
Mr. Harry Dewitt
 2003 Elf
Walter
 2003 Jericho Mansions
Leonard Grey
 2003 This Thing of Ours
Jimmy
 2002 Blood Crime (TV Movie)
Sheriff Morgan McKenna
 2002 City of Ghosts
Marvin
 2002 Lathe of Heaven (TV Movie)
Dr. William Haber
 2001 Night at the Golden Eagle
Prison Warden (uncredited)
 2001 In the Shadows
Lance Huston
 2001 Viva Las Nowhere
Roy Baker
 2001 Warden of Red Rock (TV Movie)
John Flinders
 2000 Luckytown
Charlie Doyles
 1998 Poodle Springs (TV Movie)
Philip Marlowe
 1996 The North Star
Sean McLennon
 1995 A Boy Called Hate
Jim
 1993 Flesh and Bone
Roy Sweeney
 1992 Honeymoon in Vegas
Tommy Korman
 1991 For the Boys
Eddie Sparks
 1991 The Dark Backward
Doctor Scurvy
 1990 Dick Tracy
Spaldoni
 1982 Kiss Me Goodbye
Jolly
 1981 Bolero
Jack Glenn / Jason Glenn
 1981 Les uns et les autres (TV Mini-Series)
Glenn Sr. / Glenn Jr.
 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
 1977 A Bridge Too Far
Staff Sergeant Dohun
 1976 Harry and Walter Go to New York
Harry Dighby
 1975 The Killer Elite
Mike Locken
 1975 Gone with the West
Jud McGraw
 1973 Cinderella Liberty
John Baggs Jr.
 1971 Brian's Song (TV Movie)
Brian Piccolo
 1971 T.R. Baskin
Larry Moore
 1970 Rabbit, Run
Rabbit Angstrom
 1969 Submarine X-1
Commander Bolton
 1969 The Rain People
Jimmy Kilgannon (Killer)
 1969 Get Smart (TV Series)
Rupert of Rathskeller
- To Sire, with Love: Part 2 (1969) ... Rupert of Rathskeller (uncredited)
- To Sire, with Love: Part 1 (1969) ... Rupert of Rathskeller (uncredited)
 1969 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Eugene David Holt
- A Life in the Balance (1969) ... Eugene David Holt
 1968 Journey to Shiloh
Buck Burnett
 1967 Games
Paul Montgomery
 1965 Red Line 7000
Mike
 1965 The Glory Guys
Pvt. Anthony Dugan
 1965 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Paul
- The Echo Pass Story (1965) ... Paul
 1964 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Jay Shaw / Phil Beldone
- Memo from Purgatory (1964) ... Jay Shaw / Phil Beldone
 1964 Lady in a Cage
Randall Simpson O'Connell
 1964 Channing (TV Series)
Jeff Brubaker
- My Son, the All-American (1964) ... Jeff Brubaker
 1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Rick Peterson
- The Hunt (1963) ... Rick Peterson
 1963 Combat! (TV Series)
Sgt. Beckman
 1963 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Jim McKinney / Bob
- Deadly Decision (1963) ... Jim McKinney
- Shadow of Violence (1963) ... Bob
 1963 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Dr. Keith Gregory
- Justice to a Microbe (1963) ... Dr. Keith Gregory
 1963 Irma la Douce
Soldier with Radio (uncredited)
 1963 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Charley Johnson
- The Mosaic (1963) ... Charley Johnson
 1963 Wide Country (TV Series)
Buddie Simpson
- A Cry from the Mountain (1963) ... Buddie Simpson
 1962 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Dr. Dick Harris
- Frieda (1962) ... Dr. Dick Harris
 1962 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Keir Brannon
- A Fist of Five (1962) ... Keir Brannon
 1962 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series)
Arch Williams
- The Masked Marine (1962) ... Arch Williams
 1961 Route 66 (TV Series)
Johnny
- ...And the Cat Jumped Over the Moon (1961) ... Johnny (as Jimmy Caan)
 1961 Play of the Week (TV Series)
- Black Monday (1961)
 1961 Naked City (TV Series)
Marty Feketi
- Bullets Cost Too Much (1961) ... Marty Feketi (as Jimmy Caan)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Guest on the talk show "Boutique". See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Jimmy Caan

Height:

5' 9¼" (1.76 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

A "Godfather Four"? Not by Francis [Francis Ford Coppola], anyway. Who cares? There shouldn't have been a The Godfather: Part III (1990). See more »

Trivia:

In his youth, his nicknames were "Shoulders" and "Killer Caan". See more »

Nickname:

Jimmy

Star Sign:

Aries

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