James Caan

Biography: James Caan was born the son of a New York butcher. James was athletically gifted, and played football at Michigan State University. Acting intrigued him, and after gaining acceptance into Sanford Meisner's Neighbourhood Playhouse, Caan won a scholarship to study Wynn Handman. He began to appear in off-Broadway productions, including 'I Roam' & 'Mandingo.' He made his screen debut in 'Irma la Douce,' and went on to impressive roles 'El Dorado' and 'Journey to Shiloh.' It was the heart-rending television movie 'Brian's Song' that really put him on the map. After this, he cemented his screen status as Sonny Corleone in 'The Godfather' and 'The Godfather II.' Throughout the 70's he was hit-and-miss with films like 'Freebie and the Bean,' 'Funny Lady,' 'Rollerball,' 'Harry and Walter Go to New York,' 'Comes a Horseman,' and 'Chapter Two.' He rang in the 80's with Michael Mann's cult-fave, 'Thief.' He has continued working in varied films like 'Honeymoon In Vegas,' 'For the Boys,' 'Dick Tracy,' 'Alien Nation,' and 'Misery.'

He returned to televison and Sin City in NBC's drama series, 'Las Vegas.'

Caan holds a black belt in karate. He was even a regular on the rodeo circuit, and he earned the nickname "The Jewish Cowboy".
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James Caan's Scores

Average career score: 59
Highest Metascore: 59 Las Vegas: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 59 Las Vegas: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 1
  2. Negative: 0 out of 1
1 tv review
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
59 Las Vegas: Season 1 Sep 22, 2003 Edward "Big Ed" Melvin Deline 8.4
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 2 Aug 29, 1994 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 4 Sep 2, 1996 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 6 Aug 31, 1998 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 9 Aug 20, 2001 Guest tbd
tbd Las Vegas: Season 2 Sep 13, 2004 Edward "Big Ed" Melvin Deline 7.6
tbd Las Vegas: Season 3 Sep 19, 2005 Edward "Big Ed" Melvin Deline 8.0
tbd Las Vegas: Season 4 Oct 27, 2006 Edward "Big Ed" Melvin Deline 8.3