James Caan, an Oscar-Nominated actor, famous for the iconic roles in “The Godfather,” ”Brian’s Song,” “Misery,” and ”Elf”, passed away at the age of 82. As per an announcement made by his family on Twitter, the actor passed away on July 6. “It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Jimmy on the evening of July 6,” his family said in a statement. “The family appreciates the outpouring of love and heartfelt condolences and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time,” they said in an announcement.
Hollywood Mourns Death of James Caan
“Jimmy was my fictional brother and my lifelong friend. It’s hard to believe that he won’t be in the world anymore because he was so alive and daring. A great actor, a brilliant director and my dear friend. I loved him, I’m gonna miss him,” said Al Pacino.
“I’m very very sad to hear about Jimmy’s passing”, said Robert De Niro, who starred in ‘The Godfather: Part II’
“Team Mates and friends till the end. RIP Jimmy”, said Billy Dee Williams, who worked with James Caan on many projects.