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One of Hollywood’s most respected protagonists passed away on Wednesday, July 6, and now the cause of death for James Caan has been revealed. The Oscar-nominated Godfather icon, 82, died of a heart attack and coronary artery disease according to the document obtained by TMZ. The official coroner’s report/medical statement stated that James also suffered from obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure, and succumbed to the conditions at 9:02 p.m. at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California on July 6. The iconic actor is buried in Eden Memorial Park.
James Caan (Rob Latour/Shutterstock)
The actor’s family took to his official Twitter account on July 7 to announce the heartbreaking news of his death. “It is with great sadness that we inform you on the evening of July 6 of Jimmy’s passing,” 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’ gravitas in Hollywood caused an immediate outpouring of love and condolences from his famous friends.
Al Pacino, who starred as Michael Corleone in The Godfather and The Godfather: Part II opposite James’ Sonny Corleone, told HollywoodLife in a statement: “Jimmy was my fictional brother and my lifelong friend. It’s hard to believe he’s gone. the world will be because he was so vibrant and daring. A great actor, a brilliant director and my dear friend. I’m going to miss him.”
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