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The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
Claim to Fame
Santino "Sonny" Corleone In The Godfather (1972), Paul Sheldon In Misery (1990), Edward Melvin "Ed" Deline In Las Vegas (2003-2008).
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James Caan (born March 26, 1940) is an American actor. He is best-known for his Academy Award nominated role of Santino `Sonny` Corleone in 1972`s The Godfather, Paul Sheldon in Stephen King`s Misery and for his role as Ed Deline on Las Vegas. Caan was born in The Bronx, New York, the son of Sophie and Arthur Caan, Jewish refugees from Germany. His father was a meat dealer. Caan grew up in Sunnyside, Queens. He was educated at the public P.S. 150 Christopher Street School in Brooklyn, New York City, at the private Rhodes Preparatory School, also in New York City, and then attended Michigan State University in East Lansing, studying economics. Caan played college football at the University, and later transferred to Hofstra University in Hempstead, but he did not graduate. However, while studying at Hofstra University, he became intrigued by acting and was interviewed, accepted and graduated from New York City`s Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre, where one of his instructors was Sanford Meisner.
Caan has been married four times. Caan is a practicing martial artist. He has trained with karate master Tak Kubota for nearly thirty years. He is also an avid golfer.
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Rhodes Preparatory School, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
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James Langston Edmund Caan
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James Edmund Caan (born March 26, 1940) is an American actor. He is best known for his starring roles in The Godfather, Thief, The Gambler, Misery, A Bridge Too Far, Brian's Song, Rollerball, Kiss Me Goodbye, and El Dorado. He also starred as "Big Ed" Deline in the television series Las Vegas. As of 2014 he plays Terry "The Cannon" Gannon, Sr. in the ABC sitcom Back in the Game.
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States (Transferred To Hofstra University, Hempstead, Long Island, New York, United States), Hofstra University, Hempstead, Long Island, New York, United States (Attended, But Did Not Graduate), Neighborhood Playhouse School Of The Theatre, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
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Arthur Caan (1910 - ?)
Sophie Falkenstein Caan (1917 - ?)
Barbara Caan Licker (December 31, 1923 - November 23, 1981)
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