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James Caan Remembered By Hollywood Stars Following Legendary Actor's Death

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08.07.2022

Hollywood has been paying tribute to James Caan following his death at the age of 82.

The Oscar-nominated actor, best known for his roles in The Godfather, Misery and Elf died on Wednesday.

A statement on Twitter said: “It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Jimmy on the evening of July 6.

“The family appreciates the outpouring of love and heartfelt condolences and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.”

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Jimmy on the evening of July 6.

The family appreciates the outpouring of love and heartfelt condolences and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.

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— James Caan (@James_Caan) July 7, 2022

Caan played Sonny Corleone in director Francis Ford Coppola’s 1972 gangster epic The Godfather alongside acting royalty Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and Diane Keaton.

Coppola led the tributes in a statement provided to the PA news agency.

“Jimmy was someone who stretched through my life longer and closer than any motion picture figure I’ve ever known,” he said.

“From those earlier times working together on The Rain People and throughout all the milestones of my life, his films and the many great roles he played will never be forgotten.

“He will always be my old friend from Sunnyside, my collaborator and one of the funniest people I’ve ever known.”

James Caan

Al Pacino, who starred as Michael Corleone in the classic gangster films, said that Caan was his “fictional brother and lifelong friend.”

He said: “It’s hard to believe that he won’t be in the world anymore because he was so alive and daring. A........

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