Another Hollywood Macho Man Dead

James Caan, the “macho man” of Hollywood that is known for his tremendously good performances in movies like Godfather, in which he played Sonny Corleone, and as a rough-and-tumble athlete in Rollerball, has died. He was 82 years old when he died.

That was announced on Twitter by his account, which said:

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.

End of tweet

The Hollywood Reporter provided a bit more detail about what is currently known about Caan’s death, saying:

Caan died Wednesday night in Los Angeles, his rep Arnold Robinson told The Hollywood Reporter, confirming a post on the actor’s Twitter account. Neither he nor the family would reveal a cause of death. Read more