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‘Godfather’ Actor James Caan’s Cause Of Death Revealed

The reason of death James Caan has been revealed to the public, as fans and family continue to grieve the loss.

James Caan, one of Hollywood’s most recognised leading men, died on Wednesday, July 6, and his cause of death has finally been confirmed. According to the papers acquired by TMZ, the Oscar-nominated Godfather legend, 82, died of a heart attack and coronary artery disease. According to the official coroner’s report/medical statement, James additionally had obstructive lung disease and congestive heart failure when he died on July 6 at 9:02 PM at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.

The legendary actor was laid to rest at Eden Memorial Park. On July 7, the actor’s family posted the tragic news of his passing on his official Twitter account. “It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Jimmy on the evening of July 6,” they wrote. “The family appreciates the outpouring of love and heartfelt condolences and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.” James’ popularity attracted an immediate outpouring of affection and grief from his famous friends in Hollywood.

Al Pacino, who played Michael Corleone alongside James’ Sonny Corleone in The Godfather and The Godfather: Part II, told HollywoodLife in a statement, “Jimmy was my fictional brother and my lifelong friend. It’s hard to believe that he won’t be in the world anymore because he was so alive and daring. A great actor, a brilliant director and my dear friend. I’m gonna miss him.” “I’m so sorry to hear about Jimmy,” tweeted Barbara Streisand on July 7, who co-starred with James in the 1975 classic Funny Lady. “He was so talented.”

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James has a long list of noteworthy roles. He also co-starred as a bad parent in 2003’s Elf, directed by Jon Favreau and starring Will Ferrell, as well as Misery (1990) opposite Kathy Bates and For the Boys (1991) opposite Bette Midler. Caan was also well-known for his television performances, most notably as Ed Deline in the dramedy series Las Vegas, which aired on NBC from 2003 to 2008. Caan is survived by his children Scott, James, Jacob, and Alexander, as well as his daughter Tara.

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