James Caan

Actor · Director
IVA Star Rating : 79
James Edmund Caan is an American actor. After early roles in The Glory Guys (1965), for which he received a Golden Globe nomination, El Dorado (1967), and The Rain People (1969), he came to prominence in the 1970s with significant roles in films such as Brian's Song (1971), Cinderella Liberty (1973), The Gambler (1974), Freebie and the Bean (1974),... read more

James Edmund Caan is an American actor. After early roles in The Glory Guys (1965), for which he received a Golden Globe nomination, El Dorado (1967), and The Rain People (1969), he came to prominence in the 1970s with significant roles in films such as Brian's Song (1971), Cinderella Liberty (1973), The Gambler (1974), Freebie and the Bean (1974), Rollerball (1975), Funny Lady (1975), A Bridge Too Far (1977) and Chapter Two (1979). For his signature role in The Godfather (1972), that of hot-tempered Sonny Corleone, Caan was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the corresponding Golden Globe.

Birth Name

James Edmund Caan

Born

Tuesday, 26 March 1940

Actor Filmography

The Holiday Movies that Made Us Self 2020
JL Family Ranch 2 Tap Peterson / Tap 2020
The Movies That Made Us Self 2019
It Takes a Lunatic Himself / Self 2019
Out of Blue Col Tom Rockwell 2018
Con Man Agent Gamble 2018
Good Enough Roger Flynn 2017
Undercover Grandpa Grandpa 2017
Holy Lands Harry 2017
The Red Maple Leaf Senator George Lawrence Secord 2017
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Holiday Movies that Made Us Self 2020
JL Family Ranch 2 Tap Peterson / Tap 2020
The Movies That Made Us Self 2019
It Takes a Lunatic Himself / Self 2019
Out of Blue Col Tom Rockwell 2018
Con Man Agent Gamble 2018
Good Enough Roger Flynn 2017
Undercover Grandpa Grandpa 2017
Holy Lands Harry 2017
The Red Maple Leaf Senator George Lawrence Secord 2017
The Good Neighbor Harold Grainey 2016
JL Ranch Tap 2016
The American West Himself / Actor / El Dorado 2016
Sicilian Vampire Professor Bernard Issaacs 2015
The Wrong Boyfriend Mr. Earnshaw 2015
The Throwaways Holden 2015
Preggoland Walter Huxley 2014
Altman Himself / Self 2014
A Fighting Man Brother Albright 2014
Unsung Hollywood Self 2014
And the Oscar Goes To... Himself (archive footage) 2014
The Outsider Schuuster 2014
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya The Bamboo Cutter 2013
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Tim Lockwood 2013
Back in the Game Terry 'The Cannon' Gannon, Sr. 2013
The Arsenio Hall Show Himself - Guest 2013
Blood Ties Leon 2013
Seduced And Abandoned Himself 2013
Teens Wanna Know Himself - Guest 2012
Larry King Now Himself - Guest 2012
The Godfather Legacy Himself 2012
That's My Boy Father McNally 2012
For The Love Of Money Micky 2012
Magic City Sy Berman 2012
Small Apartments Mr. Allspice 2012
America's Book of Secrets Himself (archive footage) 2012
A Football Life - Steve Largent Brian Piccolo 2011
Detachment Mr. Charles Seaboldt 2011
D'un film à l'autre Himself (archive footage) 2011
His Way Himself 2011
Hawaii Five-0 Tony Archer 2010
Henry's Crime Max Saltzman 2010
Mercy Gerry Ryan 2009
The Annoying Orange Jalapeno 2009
Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs Tim Lockwood 2009
Middle Men Jerry Haggerty 2009
Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist And Rebel Himself 2009
New York, I Love You Mr. Riccoli 2008
Get Smart The President 2008
Wisegal Salvatore Palmeri 2008
Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project Himself 2007
On the Lot (archive footage) 2007
Brando Himself 2007
Rachael Ray Self - Guest 2006
Bullets Over Hollywood Himself 2005
Santa's Slay Darren Mason 2005
The Girls Next Door Himself 2005
The Contender Himself 2005
Elf Walter 2003
Shootout Himself 2003
Las Vegas Ed Deline 2003
This Thing of Ours Jimmy 2003
The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie Mr. Dewitt 2003
Imagine Self 2003
Dogville The Big Man 2003
Jericho Mansions Leonard Grey 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Himself - Guest 2003
Blood Crime Sheriff Morgan McKenna 2002
Lathe of Heaven Dr. William Haber 2002
Night At The Golden Eagle 2002
City Of Ghosts Marvin 2002
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Himself 2001
Crossing Jordan Ed Deline 2001
Viva Las Nowhere Roy Baker 2001
Dinner for Five Himself - Special Guest 2001
In The Shadows Lance Huston 2001
Playboy Exposed: Playboy Mansion Parties Uncensored Himself 2001
A Glimpse Of Hell Capt. Fred Moosally 2001
Warden of Red Rock John Flinders 2001
The Way of the Gun Joe Sarno 2000
Luckytown Charlie Doyles 2000
The Yards Frank Olchin 2000
Mickey Blue Eyes Frank Vitale 1999
Playboy: Playmate Pajama Party Himself 1999
Family Guy James Caan 1999
This Is My Father Kieran Johnson 1999
Poodle Springs Philip Marlowe 1998
The View Himself - Guest 1997
Howard Hawks: American Artist Himself 1997
Bulletproof Colton 1996
Eraser U.S. Marshal Robert DeGuerin 1996
A Boy Called Hate Jim 1996
Bottle Rocket Mr. Henry 1996
The North Star Sean McLennon 1996
Inside the Actors Studio Himself - Guest 1994
Flesh And Bone Roy Sweeney 1993
The Program Sam Winters 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself - Guest 1993
Honeymoon In Vegas Tommy Korman 1992
HBO First Look Himself 1992
For The Boys Eddie Sparks 1991
The Dark Backward Dr. Scurvy / Doctor Scurvy 1991
Misery Paul Sheldon 1990
The Godfather Family: A Look Inside Himself 1990
Dick Tracy Pat Patton 1990
The Simpsons James Caan 1989
The Arsenio Hall Show Himself - Guest 1989
Inside Edition Himself 1988
Alien Nation Matthew Sykes 1988
Gardens Of Stone Sgt. Clell Hazard 1987
Kiss Me Goodbye Jolly 1982
Bolero Jason Glenn 1981
Thief Frank 1981
Hide in Plain Sight Thomas Hacklin, Jr. 1980
1941 Sailor in Fight 1979
Chapter Two George Schneider 1979
Comes a Horseman Frank 'Buck' Athearn / Frank 1978
People Himself 1978
The Godfather Saga Sonny Corleone 1977
Another Man, Another Chance Photographer 1977
A Bridge Too Far Staff Sergeant Dohun 1977
Harry and Walter Go To New York Harry Dighby 1976
Silent Movie James Caan / Himself 1976
The Killer Elite Mike Locken 1975
Gone With the West Jud McGraw 1975
Rollerball Jonathan E. 1975
Funny Lady Billy Rose 1975
Freebie And The Bean Freebie 1974
The Godfather: Part II Sonny Corleone 1974
The Gambler Axel Freed 1974
Cinderella Liberty John Baggs Jr. 1973
Slither Dick Kanipsia 1973
The Godfather Sonny Corleone 1972
Brian's Song Brian Piccolo 1971
T.R. Baskin Larry Moore 1971
Rabbit, Run Harry 'Rabbit' Angstrom 1970
The Rain People Jimmy Kilgannon 1969
The David Frost Show Himself - Guest 1969
Filmmaker Himself 1968
Journey to Shiloh Buck Burnett 1968
Submarine X-1 Commander Bolton 1968
Games Paul Montgomery 1967
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Himself 1967
Countdown Lee Stegler 1967
El Dorado Mississippi 1966
Red Line 7000 Mike 1965
The F.B.I. Eugene David Holt 1965
The Glory Guys Pvt. Anthony Dugan 1965
Lady in a Cage Randall Simpson O'Connell 1964
Kraft Suspense Theatre Rick Peterson 1963
Channing Jeff Brubaker 1963
Irma la Douce Soldier with Radio 1963
Combat! Sgt. Beckman 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest 1962
The Doctors and the Nurses Dr. Dick Harris 1962
Wide Country Buddie Simpson 1962
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Jay Shaw 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Guest 1961
Alcoa Premiere Arch Williams 1961
Ben Casey Dr. Keith Gregory 1961
Dr. Kildare Charley Johnson 1961
Route 66 Johnny Berenson 1960
Play of the Week 1959
The Untouchables Keir Brannon 1959
Naked City Marty Feketi 1958
Wagon Train Paul 1957
Death Valley Days Bob, Jim McKinney 1952

Director Filmography

1976 Golden Globe Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1975 Golden Globe Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1973 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1973 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture Nominated
1972 Emmy Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1966 Golden Globe Most Promising Newcomer - Male Nominated
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