Birth Name: James Edmund Caan
Place of Birth: The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
Date of Birth: March 26, 1940
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
James Caan is an American actor. His parents, Sophie (Falkenstein) and Arthur Caan, were German Jewish immigrants. His mother moved to the U.S. in 1934. With his ex-wife, Sheila Ryan (Sheila Marie Ryan), his son is actor Scott Caan.
James’s paternal grandparents were Alex Caan and Bertha Mayer.
James’s maternal grandparents were Moses Falkenstein and Regina Niedermann/Neiderman/Niederman (the daughter of Simon Niedermann/Neiderman/Niederman and Rose).
James Caan on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of James Caan (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
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