James Caan, 'Godfather' and 'Thief' star, dead at 82

Caan's death was announced via Twitter on July 7. "It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Jimmy on the evening of July 6.", Statement, via James Caan's Twitter account. "The family appreciates the outpouring of love and heartfelt condolences and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time." Statement, via James Caan's Twitter account. The cause of death has not yet been reported. James Caan's iconic acting career spanned more than six decades.

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