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James Caan is a Actor, Director and Thanks American born on 26 march 1940 at New York City (USA)

James Caan

James Caan
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Birth name James Edmund Caan
Nationality USA
Birth 26 march 1940 (79 years) at New York City (USA)

James Edmund Caan (born March 26, 1940) is an American actor. After early roles in films such as El Dorado (1966), Caan came into prominence in the 1970s with significant roles in films such as Brian's Song (1971) The Godfather (1972), The Gambler (1974), Rollerball (1975), and A Bridge Too Far (1977). Some of Caan's subsequent notable performances include roles in Thief (1981), Misery (1990), and Elf (2003), as well as the role of "Big Ed" Deline in the television series Las Vegas (2003-2008). For his role in The Godfather, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Biography

Caan has been married four times. In 1961, he married Dee Jay Mathis; they divorced in 1966. They had a daughter, Tara A. Caan, born 1964. Caan's second marriage to Sheila Marie Ryan (a former girlfriend of Elvis Presley) in 1976 was short-lived; they divorced the following year. Their son, Scott Caan, who also is an actor, was born August 23, 1976.

Caan was married to Ingrid Hajek from September 1990 to March 1994; they had a son, Alexander James Caan, born 1991. He married Linda Stokes on October 7, 1995, they have two sons, James Arthur Caan (born 1995) and Jacob Nicholas Caan (born 1998). Caan filed for divorce on November 20, 2009, citing irreconcilable differences.

Caan describes his political views as "ultra conservative".

In 1994 he was arrested after being accused by a Los Angeles rap artist of pulling a gun on him.

According to Fortune magazine's profile of Barry Minkow, during the production of the biopic based on the investor's life, James Caan socialized with Minkow and was made aware by him that the financing of the film involved illegally obtained funds. However, nothing suggests Caan had any involvement with any illegalities.

James Caan has five children and four grandchildren, three from his eldest daughter Tara and one from his son Scott.

Best films

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
(Actor)
The Godfather (1972)
(Actor)
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
(Actor)
Eraser (1996)
(Actor)
Elf (2003)
(Actor)
Dick Tracy (1990)
(Actor)

Usually with

Adam Rifkin
Adam Rifkin
(2 films)
Robert Duvall
Robert Duvall
(6 films)
George Lucas
George Lucas
(2 films)
Burt Young
Burt Young
(7 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of James Caan (89 films)

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Actor

The Throwaways, 1h30
Directed by Tony Bui
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantasy, Action
Actors James Caan, Noel Clarke, Kevin Dillon, Katie McGrath, Sam Huntington, Scott Klace
Roles Lt. Col. Christopher Holden
Rating45% 2.2679852.2679852.2679852.2679852.267985
Le célèbre pirate informatique Drew Reynolds est capturé par la C.I.A et se voir poposer un marché : soir il travaille pour leur compte, soit il passe le reste de sa vie en prison. Drew accepte à condition qu'il puisse former sa propre équipe. Il réunit alors un groupe de "Throwaways".
Bridge of Spies, 2h17
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Thriller, Spy
Themes Spy films, Politique, Transport films, Aviation films, Political films, Disaster films, Films about aviation accidents or incidents
Actors Tom Hanks, Amy Ryan, Alan Alda, Eve Hewson, Billy Magnussen, Kevin Spacey
Roles Older Nicholas
Rating75% 3.7966053.7966053.7966053.7966053.796605
In 1957 Brooklyn, New York, Rudolf Abel retrieves a secret message from a park bench and reads it just before FBI agents burst into his rented room. He prevents discovery of the message, but other evidence in the room leads to his arrest and prosecution as a Soviet spy.
Wuthering High, 1h28
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Andrew Jacobs, Paloma Kwiatkowski, James Caan, Rachel G. Fox, Sean Flynn, Sean Flynn
Roles Earnshaw
Rating42% 2.1495752.1495752.1495752.1495752.149575
Cathy Earnshaw, une lycėenne, appartient à la jeunesse dorée des Heights, à Los Angeles. Mais sa vie a basculé lorsqu'elle a découvert le cadavre de sa mère, qui s'est suicidėe. Puis, lorsqu'elle a été mise au ban pour être sortie avec le petit ami de sa meilleure amie, Ellen, seul Eddie Linton, un garçon très amoureux d'elle, et sa sœur Bella restent à ses côtés. Depuis, elle se rebelle contre ce système et passe plus temps à dessiner qu'en cours. C'est alors que son père décide de recueillir Heath, le fils d'une de ses employėes, dont toute la famille vient d'être expulsée. Une relation passionnelle unit bientôt Cathy et Heath. Mais celui-ci refuse de s'intégrer au milieu aisé de ses bienfaiteurs et enchaîne bagarres et incidents violents… Ce qui plait à Cathy en rejet du système.
A Fighting Man, 1h28
Directed by Damian Lee
Origin Canada
Genres Drama
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Boxing films
Actors Dominic Purcell, James Caan, Adam Beach, Louis Gossett Jr., Kim Coates, Famke Janssen
Roles Mike 'Brother' Albright
Rating55% 2.755822.755822.755822.755822.75582
L'histoire de deux hommes qui se rencontrent en tête à tête dans le ring pour un combat qui va changer leur vie. Un homme se bat pour la rédemption et le pardon, tandis que les autres combats pour l'espoir et le changement. En fin de compte, gagnent ou perdent, ils se rendent compte qu'ils ont besoin de l'autre pour le faire à travers.
The Outsider, 1h34
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors James Caan, Shannon Elizabeth, Craig Fairbrass, Jason Patric, Melissa Ordway, Johnny Messner
Roles Schuuster
Rating47% 2.3533152.3533152.3533152.3533152.353315
An investigation of a dead daughter begins when a military contractor Lex Walker (Craig Fairbrass) arrives in Los Angeles and he finds the body is not his daughter's. Lex Walker, a British mercenary battling in Afghanistan who drops everything to hurry to Los Angeles when he is informed that his daughter Samantha, who he has not seen in many years, has been found dead. When he arrives at the morgue to identify the body, he is for some reason unsurprised to discover that it is not hers. So he begins a one-man investigation into her whereabouts, trailed by the suspicious detective (Jason Patric) assigned to the case. He soon makes his way to Samantha's boss, Karl Schuster (James Caan), the millionaire CEO of a high-tech company who offers sympathy but little help. It quickly becomes obvious that Schuster is hiding something, since he displays no hesitation about shooting one of his henchmen to death in his own office. Aided by a sexy barmaid (Shannon Elizabeth) enticed by his offer of a $10,000 finder's fee, the take-no-prisoners Lex sets out getting to the bottom of the mystery, beating up or shooting the myriad human obstacles who get in his way. It all leads to his discovery of a massive identity-theft scheme engineered by Schuster about which Lex's very much alive daughter (Melissa Ordway) has the goods.
Blood Ties
Blood Ties (2013)
, 2h7
Directed by Guillaume Canet
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Clive Owen, Billy Crudup, Marion Cotillard, Mila Kunis, Matthias Schoenaerts, Zoe Saldana
Roles Leon
Rating64% 3.2469353.2469353.2469353.2469353.246935
After serving twelve years for murder (for killing a rapist and murderer he caught in the act), Chris (Clive Owen) is released from prison in 1974. His ex-wife, Monica (Marion Cotillard), is a drug-addicted prostitute. She has a son and a daughter. Chris tries to go straight with his new girlfriend Natalie (Mila Kunis) but is betrayed and sabotaged in his pursuit of a legitimate business venture. Returning to his criminal ways puts him in direct conflict with his brother Frank (Billy Crudup) who happens to be a New York City cop. Their sister, Marie (Lili Taylor), and their sick father, Leon (James Caan), want Chris and Frank to just get along with each other.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, 1h35
Directed by Cody Cameron, Kris Pearn
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Comedy science fiction films, Films about apes, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Bill Hader, Anna Faris, James Caan, Bridget Hoffman, Neil Patrick Harris, Andy Samberg
Roles Tim Lockwood (voice)
Rating63% 3.199983.199983.199983.199983.19998
After Flint Lockwood and his friends save the world from the food storm in the first film, super-inventor Chester V, the CEO of Live Corp, is tasked to clean the island. He relocates Flint, his friends, and the citizens of Swallow Falls to San Franjose, California. Unbeknownst to Flint, the FLDSMDFR survived the explosion and landed in the center of the island, and Chester is determined to find it. Chester invites Flint, his biggest fan, to work at Live Corp, where he meets Chester's assistant Barb, a talking orangutan with human intelligence. Six months later, Flint humiliates himself during a promotion ceremony when his invention, the "Celebrationator", explodes. Meanwhile, Chester is informed that his search-parties on the island have been attacked by monstrous cheeseburgers named Cheespiders (a combination of a Cheeseburger and a Spider) which are learning how to swim. Seemingly fearing the world's inevitable doom, Chester tasks Flint to find the FLDSMDFR and destroy it once and for all. Despite Chester's demands to keep the mission classified, Flint recruits his girlfriend, meteorologist Sam Sparks; her cameraman Manny; police officer Earl Devereaux; Steve, a monkey who communicates via a device on his chest; and "Chicken" Brent. Much to Flint's dismay, his father Tim joins the crew and they travel to Swallow Falls on his fishing boat.
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya, 2h17
Directed by Isao Takahata
Origin Japon
Genres Drama, Fantastic, Fantasy, Historical, Animation
Themes Space adventure films, Feminist films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Sur la Lune, Political films, Alternate history films, Space opera, Children's films
Actors Kengo Kora, Takeo Chii, Nobuko Miyamoto, Atsuko Takahata, Tomoko Tabata, Darren Criss
Roles The Bamboo Cutter (voice)
Rating80% 4.0005754.0005754.0005754.0005754.000575
A bamboo cutter named Sanuki no Miyatsuko discovers a miniature girl inside a glowing bamboo shoot. Believing her to be a divine presence, Miyatsuko and his wife decide to raise her as their own, calling her "Princess". The girl grows rapidly and conspicuously, marveling her parents and earning her the nickname "Takenoko" (Little Bamboo) from the other children in the village. Sutemaru, the oldest among Kaguya's friends, develops a particularly close relationship with her.
Small Apartments, 1h36
Directed by Jonas Åkerlund
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Crime
Actors Matt Lucas, James Caan, Johnny Knoxville, Billy Crystal, Dolph Lundgren, Peter Stormare
Roles Mr. Allspice
Rating60% 3.0496753.0496753.0496753.0496753.049675
Franklin Franklin is a hairless, overweight, eccentric social misfit and compulsive hoarder obsessed with Switzerland, who walks around wearing little more than briefs and mismatching socks and lives on a diet consisting of Moxie soda and pickles with mustard. Living alone in an almost bare apartment in a rundown building complex in Southern California populated with other eccentrics, including cynical stoner Tommy Balls, neurotic geriatric recluse Mr. Allspice, and aspiring dancer Simone who lives with her mother - both of whom may or may not be prostitutes.
For the Love of Money, 1h33
Directed by Ellie Kanner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Yehuda Levi, Edward Furlong, James Caan, Delphine Chanéac, Jeffrey Tambor, Jonathan Lipnicki
Roles Micky
Rating44% 2.2181952.2181952.2181952.2181952.218195
In Tel Aviv, 1973, young Izek is raised in a seedy, gangster-filled illegal casino that operates behind his family's bar. When violence and crime finds its way to him and his family, Izek and his family relocate to Los Angeles. Hoping to start anew, Izek pursues his ambitions, and becomes successful. He falls in love with the beautiful Aline.
That's My Boy, 1h56
Directed by Sean Anders, Dennis Dugan
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about alcoholism, Films about families, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about pedophilia
Actors Adam Sandler, Ian Ziering, Leighton Meester, Susan Sarandon, Todd Bridges, Andy Samberg
Roles Father McNally
Rating55% 2.7500852.7500852.7500852.7500852.750085
In 1984, Donny Berger's teacher, a hebephile named Mary McGarricle (Eva Amurri Martino), begins a sexual relationship with him. When she is discovered inciting him to sexual activity on a piano during an assembly, she is sentenced to a lengthy prison term where it is revealed she is pregnant. The court gives custody of the unborn child to Donny's abusive father until Donny himself is at the legal age to assume custody.
Detachment
Detachment (2011)
, 1h37
Directed by Tony Kaye
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about education, Films about suicide
Actors Adrien Brody, Marcia Gay Harden, Christina Hendricks, William Petersen, Bryan Cranston, Tim Blake Nelson
Roles Mr. Charles Seaboldt
Rating76% 3.8489153.8489153.8489153.8489153.848915
Detachment is a chronicle of one month in the lives of several high school teachers, administrators and students through the eyes of a substitute teacher named Henry Barthes (Adrien Brody). Barthes' method of imparting vital knowledge to his temporary students is interrupted by the arrival of three women in his life — the damaged and naive prostitute Erica (Sami Gayle), a fellow teacher (Christina Hendricks) and a troubled teen named Meredith (Betty Kaye). These women all have profound effects on Barthes' life, forcing him to both re-discover aspects of his own personality, and to come to terms with both the tragic suicide of his mother and the impending death of his grandfather. The film is punctuated with flashbacks of scenes of Barthes' young childhood and his mother's suicide.