James Caan, the prolific actor best remembered for his appearances in "The Godfather" flicks, died Thursday, according to his family.
- James Caan, known for his role in The Godfather has died.
- An announcement was made on his Twitter account.
- It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Jimmy on the evening of July 6. The family appreciates the outpouring of love and heartfelt condolences and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.
- For his role in the Godfather he was nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor and a Golden Globe.
- He leaves behind 5 kids. His son Scott starred in Hawaii-Five-0.