As previously reported, ‘The Godfather’ star James Caan passed away earlier this month, his family announced.
James Caan played Santino “Sonny” Corleone in The Godfather.
He was 82 years old.
“It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Jimmy on the evening of July 6.” his family announced.
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.
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— James Caan (@James_Caan) July 7, 2022
The cause of death was revealed on Saturday.
James Caan died from a heart attack and coronary artery disease, according to the death certificate obtained by TMZ.
Legendary actor James Caan died from a combination of serious heart problems … according to his death certificate.
The document, obtained by TMZ, says James died from a heart attack and coronary artery disease — the most common heart disease in the U.S.
The certificate says James also suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, also known as COPD, and congestive heart failure.
The death certificate says James died at 9:02 PM at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. He’s since been buried at Eden Memorial Park, the final resting place for many celebs.