Birth Name: Scott Andrew Caan
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: August 23, 1976
*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*Irish, possibly other (mother)
Scott Caan is an American actor and musician. He began his music career in hip-hop group The Whooliganz, along with The Alchemist.
He is the son of actor James Caan and model Sheila Ryan. He has a daughter with his partner Kacy Byxbee.
Scott’s paternal grandparents were German Jewish immigrants. Scott’s mother had Irish ancestry.
Scott’s paternal grandfather was Arthur Caan (the son of Alex Caan and Bertha Mayer). Alex was born in Giesenkirchen, Mönchengladbach, Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, the son of Edmo. Caan and Sophia Seligman. Bertha was born in Bad Kreuznach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
Scott’s paternal grandmother was Sophie Falkenstein (the daughter of Moses Falkenstein and Regina Niedermann/Neiderman/Niederman). Sophie came to the U.S. in 1934. Regina was the daughter of Simon Niedermann/Neiderman/Niederman and Rose.
Sources: Genealogy of Scott Caan – https://www.geni.com
Scott’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org