LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Caan, the Oscar-nominated actor acknowledged for roles in “The Godfather,” ”Brian’s Song,” “Misery,” and ”Elf,” died Wednesday at age 82. Caan’s death drew tributes and expressions of grief from sector colleagues and admirers.
“Jimmy was my fictional brother and my lifelong friend. It’s challenging to believe that that he will not be in the planet any longer due to the fact he was so alive and daring. A terrific actor, a brilliant director and my expensive pal. I cherished him, gonna skip him.” — Al Pacino, who starred in 1972’s ”The Godfather,” in a assertion.
“I’m quite really unfortunate to hear about Jimmy’s passing.” — Robert De Niro, who starred in 1974’s “The Godfather: Part II,” in a assertion.
“Team Mates and friends until the conclusion. RIP Jimmy.” — Billy Dee Williams, who starred with Caan in the 1971 Television set football motion picture “Brian’s Tune,” by using Twitter.
“Loved him quite much. Always wished to be like him. So satisfied I bought to know him. Never at any time stopped laughing when I was all around that person. His movies had been most effective of the ideal.” — Adam Sandler, via Twitter.
“I’m so sorry to listen to about Jimmy. He was so talented.” — Barbra Streisand, who starred with Caan in the 1975 movie “Funny Lady,” through Twitter.
“Was fortunate sufficient, right after a life time of loving his work, to get to perform with him and I loved him as a person even more. Humorous, warm, self-deprecating, and effortlessly gifted. They say under no circumstances meet your heroes, but he proved that to be very very wrong.” — Andy Richter, who appeared with Caan in the 2003 motion picture “Elf,” by way of Twitter.
“Heartbroken for his family members & his friends. Wonderful to know him & get in touch with him a pal. Jimmy was so supportive of Gary Sinise Foundation & my do the job w/ our veterans. He will be skipped. Thank you my mate.” — Gary Sinise, by using Twitter.
“Normally a enjoyment male to be all over. He was always supportive of my job. He even did a cameo in my tv unique and bought Robert Duvall to be in it. A emphasize of my vocation. God bless James Caan. — Jon Lovitz, via Twitter.
“I will often bear in mind him not only as a good actor but as a person of humor & warmth playing with my 1 year old son on established.” — Jill Hennessy, who appeared with Caan in the Tv set series, “Las Vegas,” by way of Twitter.
“So unhappy about Jimmy Caan. He was a legend. He was constantly kind to me. Sending his loved ones my like.” — Maria Shriver, by means of Twitter.
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