Actor James Caan attends Humane Society of The United States’ annual To The Rescue! Los Angeles profit at Paramount Studios on April 22, 2017 in Hollywood, California.
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Movie robust man James Caan, finest identified for his work in such big-screen classics as “The Godfather,” “Misery” and “Elf,” died on Wednesday, his household stated.
He was 82.
“It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Jimmy on the evening of July 6,” according to a family statement posted to Twitter.
“The family appreciates the outpouring of love and heartfelt condolences and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.”
In latest years, Caan was lively on Twitter, usually posting footage of himself and buddies from traditional motion pictures.
He virtually all the time ended his on-line missives with, “End of tweet,” and Thursday’s announcement did in order properly.
Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, James Caan, and John Cazale publicity portrait for the movie ‘The Godfather’, 1972.
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Caan’s Twitter feed served as a Hollywood historical past ebook, as he labored with a galaxy of Tinseltown stars all through his lengthy profession.
“So sorry to hear the news. I loved working with him,” actor and “Misery” director Rob Reiner tweeted.
“And the only Jew I knew who could calf rope with the best of them. Love to the family.”
Caan will most likely be finest remembered as “The Godfather’s” Sonny Corleone, the hot-headed oldest son of mob boss Vito Corleone, performed by Marlon Brando.
He twitted an image of he and Brando on June 10 with the easy message: “The Best. End of tweet.”
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