‘Elf’ Star James Caan Cause of Death Officially Revealed

Nearly three weeks after James Caan passed away at the age of 82 years old, his cause of death is being revealed, Deadline reports.

‘Elf’ Star James Caan Cause of Death Officially Revealed

In an announcement made by the Los Angeles County Coroner, it was revealed that Caan died of a heart attack and coronary artery disease.

As Mamas Uncut previously reported, James Caan is best known for his roles in Godfather and Elf fame has passed away. Reports announcing his passing began to spread on July 7. 

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As NBC News reported, Caan’s family revealed the beloved actor passed away on July 6. “It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Jimmy on the evening of July 6,” his family wrote in the statement they posted to Twitter.

“The family appreciates the outpouring of love and heartfelt condolences and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.”

Caan was a regular on Twitter. He often ended his written tweets with the phrase, “End of tweet.” And that is exactly how his family ended their statement on Twitter. 

Caan often used his Twitter to be nostalgic, sharing photos of his past work and favorite hobbies. “The Godfather, Misery, Thief, Brian’s Song, Rollerball, Hide in Plain Sight, The Gambler, El Dorado, Funny Lady, Elf,” his bio read.

He also shared photos of him and his family back in the day. “My sis & me. End of tweet,” he captioned the photo below.

Shortly after Caan’s passing, his longtime friend Sylvester Stallone called him “one of a kind!” As his tribute continued, Stallone wrote that he “will miss my good friend and great actor, James Caan! Tough, Smart, a man’s man. One of a kind!”

Our thoughts are with Caan’s family during this difficult time.

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