October 06, 2022

James Caan (Actor) Biography, Age, Death, Height, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : July 8, 2022

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Short Biography

James Caan was born on 26-03-1940 in The Bronx, New York City in the state of New York, United States. He was an American Film Actor, Television Actor, Voice Artist & Film Director who was known for his work in Hollywood.

Other Name: James Edmund Caan, Jimmy Caan
Other Professions: Television Actor Voice Artist Film Director
Appearance: Hollywood

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

James Caan died at the age of 82 on 06-07-2022 in Los Angeles in the state of California, United States.

DEATHDAY 6 July,2022 (Wednesday)
DEATH PLACE Los Angeles, California

James Caan Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Arthur Caan
Mother Sophie Caan
Brother Ronnie Caan
Sister Barbara Caan
Ex-wife Dee Jay Mathis (1961-1966), Sheila Marie Ryan (1976-1977), Ingrid Hajek (1990-1995), Linda Stokes (1995-2017)
Daughter Tara A. Caan
Sons Scott Caan, Alexander James Caan, James Arthur Caan, Jacob Nicholas Caan

He was born to Arthur Caan and Sophie Caan. He had two younger siblings included a brother named Ronnie Caan and a sister named Barbara Caan. His sister Barbara passed away on 23-11-1981 at the age of 38. In 1961, he married actress Dee Jay Mathis. Together they had a daughter named Tara A. Caan, who was born on 05-11-1964. The couple got divorced in 1966. Second time, he married model/actress Sheila Marie Ryan on 12-01-1976 and they got divorced on 07-12-1977. Together they had a son named Scott Caan, who was born on 23-08-1976. Third time, he married Ingrid Hajek on 09-09-1990 and they got divorced on 29-03-1995. Together they had a son named Alexander James Caan, who was born on 10-04-1991. Fourth time, he married actress/costume designer Linda Stokes on 07-10-1995. Together they had two sons named James Arthur Caan, born on 06-11-1995 & Jacob Nicholas Caan, born on 24-09-1998. The couple was separated in 2005 and James filed the divorce. Their divorce was finalized in 2017.

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Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Sunnyside, Queens, New York City, New York, United States
Nationality American
Religion Jewish
Address Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States
School Rhodes Preparatory School, New York City
College Michigan State University, Michigan
Hofstra University, Hempstead
Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre, New York City
Qualification Dropped Out Graduation
Five Years Course in Acting & Filmmaking
Hobbies Listening to Music, Travelling, Dating
Marital Status Divorced
Debut TV - Route 66 (1961)
Hollywood Film - Lady in a Cage (1964)
Video Game (as voice actor) - The Godfather (2006)
Best Movies The Godfather (1972), Thief (1981), Misery (1990), The Yards (2000), Elf (2003) among others
Best Friends Andrew Russo
Salary N/A
Net Worth $20 Million (approx)
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black, White
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Singer Elvis Presley
Favorite Place Los Angeles
Favorite Dress Coat Pant
Favorite Food Sea Food

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About James Caan

  • He was nominated for an Oscar award.
  • He was married four times and got divorced all time.
  • Besides acting, he also direct the film Hide in Plain Sight in 1980.
  • He gave his voice to his own character of Sonny Corleone in the video game 'The Godfather' in 2006.
  • He was seen last in an American romantic comedy film Queen Bees in 2021.

James Caan Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

James Caan was 82 years 3 months & 11 days old age.