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Actor James Caan Dead At 82

Actor James Caan Dead At 82

From The Associated Press:

(AP) — James Caan, the curly-haired tough guy known to movie fans as the hotheaded Sonny Corleone of “The Godfather” and to television audiences as both the dying football player in the classic weeper “Brian’s Song” and the casino boss in “Las Vegas,” has died. He was 82.

His manager Matt DelPiano said he died on Wednesday. No cause was given and Caan’s family, who requests privacy, said that no further details would be released at this time.

Read The Academy’s post on this great actor here:

Many of his collaborators wrote condolences on Twitter Thursday.

So sorry to hear the news. I loved working with him. And the only Jew I knew who could calf rope with the best of them. Love to the family.

Rob Reiner (@robreiner) July 7, 2022

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