Actor James Caan dies at 82

Actor James Caan, most famous for his roles in “The Godfather,” “Brian’s Song,” and “Elf,” has died. He was 82.The actor’s death was confirmed by his official Twitter account on Thursday.”It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Jimmy on the evening of July 6,” the tweet said. “The family appreciates the outpouring of love and heartfelt condolences and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.”Caan’s first major role in Hollywood was that of Sonny in the film “The Godfather.”He was nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor as well as a Golden Globe for the role.He is survived by his five children, including Scott Caan, an actor himself.This is a breaking news story. Check back for updates.

Actor James Caan, most famous for his roles in “The Godfather,” “Brian’s Song,” and “Elf,” has died. He was 82.

The actor’s death was confirmed by his official Twitter account on Thursday.

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“It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Jimmy on the evening of July 6,” the tweet said. “The family appreciates the outpouring of love and heartfelt condolences and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.”

Caan’s first major role in Hollywood was that of Sonny in the film “The Godfather.”

He was nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor as well as a Golden Globe for the role.

He is survived by his five children, including Scott Caan, an actor himself.

This is a breaking news story. Check back for updates.

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