Meet Scott Caan, Son of Late Godfather Actor James Caan

Actor James Caan passed away at the age of 82. His family took to Twitter to reveal the sad news of his passing. James’s eldest son, Scott Caan is also an actor, read on to find out more about him and their father-son relationship.

James Caan’s family revealed in a statement on his verified Twitter account that the legendary actor is no more. The statement read: “It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Jimmy on the evening of July 6.”

As of now, they are yet to reveal the cause of death due to the early nature of the reveal.

James’s eldest son Scott has also followed in his father’s footsteps and is an actor on his own merit. The two share a close bond as father and son.


About Scott Caan

Scott Andrew Caan is a 45-year-old actor, director, photographer, writer, and former rapper.

He is best known for his work in Hawaii Five-0, Varsity Blues, Into the Blues, Ocean’s Eleven, and more.

Scott started his acting career by being cast in 2002’s Ocean’s Thirteen.

The actor’s role as Danny Williams/Young Milton in Hawai Five-0 gained attention and led to his rise to fame. Then in 2012 he also played a role in the hit show NCIS: Los Angeles.


The 45-year-old actor with many acting credits is in fact quite a private man with no social media accounts or engagements.

He is married to his wife, Kacy Byxbee. The two of them have a seven-year-old daughter named Josie James Caan.

It is no secret that James Caan

was extremely close with his son, Scott. Scott is the only child of James and his now-dead ex-wife, Sheila Caan, and is also his only child to work as an actor.

Although it seems that James did not want Scott to work in the acting industry. The actor disclosed this in a 2017 interview.

He said: “My dad didn’t want me to get into the business. He knew it would be hard to do this job over and over again, and it’s creatively hard to get excited about playing the same dude for seven years”.

However, Scott put James’s doubts to rest as he set out to be quite a successful actor in the industry. The two even worked together in a 2015 movie. Scott was an actor and a writer for the movie and James played the role of his on-screen dad.

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James Caan’s Other Children and Scott Caan’s Half Siblings

James Caan has five children. Scott is a half-sibling to his four other brothers and sister.

The Godfather star married four times during his life. He has a daughter, with his first wife Dee Jay Mathis. They were together from 1961 to 1966. Her name is Tara A Caan. She is currently 57 years old.

Scott Caan

James and Indrik Hajek, his third wife, were together between 1990 and 1995. He has a son with her. His name is Alexander James Caan and he is currently 31 years old.

With his fourth wife, Linda Stokes, the actor shares children Jacob Nicholas Caan

, and James Arthur Caan. Jacob is 23 years old while Arthur is 26 years old.

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