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    Born on March 26, 1940 in Bronx, New York

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Funny Lady (1975)

James Caan as "Billy Rose"

In this sequel to "Funny Girl," Fanny Brice (Barbra Streisand) is now a huge star on Broadway whose fortunes have taken a hit from the Great Depression. After a whirlwind romance, Fanny marries Billy Rose (James Caan), and the two agree to collaborate on a show. Despite the show's early struggles, Fanny makes it a success, but the sudden fame puts a strain on her marriage -- especially when Billy learns she still has feelings for her ex-husband, Nick (Omar Sharif).

Golden Globe (1975) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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Mar 22nd 2012, 2:10PM

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Apr 5th 2011, 4:00PM

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Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Apr 4th 2011, 6:50AM

Apr 4th 2011, 6:50AM

'Henry's Crime' Poster Premiere: Keanu Reeves, Bank Robber

Posted by
Peter Hall on Mar 8th 2011, 12:45PM

Mar 8th 2011, 12:45PM

Actors Who Played Football: James Caan, Jamie Foxx and More

Posted by
Eric Larnick on Feb 5th 2011, 1:00AM

Feb 5th 2011, 1:00AM

Luke Wilson Invents Internet Porn in 'Middle Men' Trailer

Posted by
Perri Nemiroff on Jun 16th 2010, 3:32PM

Jun 16th 2010, 3:32PM

The Remake Game: The Godfather

Posted by
William Goss on May 19th 2010, 5:45PM

May 19th 2010, 5:45PM

The Oscarologist: Oscar Battle Is Repeat of David vs. Goliath -- Same Result Likely

Posted by
Jack Mathews on Feb 4th 2010, 6:12AM

Feb 4th 2010, 6:12AM

'New York, I Love You': Canadian Connections

Posted by
Annette Bourdeau on Nov 26th 2009, 6:54PM

Nov 26th 2009, 6:54PM

Review: Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs

Posted by
Todd Gilchrist on Sep 18th 2009, 5:02AM

Sep 18th 2009, 5:02AM

CineVegas Review: Mercy

Posted by
Eric D. Snider on Jun 17th 2009, 4:02PM

Jun 17th 2009, 4:02PM

Warner Archives Announces Latest DVDs-on-Demand (Freebie and the Bean!)

Posted by
Todd Gilchrist on May 5th 2009, 4:45PM

May 5th 2009, 4:45PM

Caan, Macht, Stormare, and Taylor Sign Up for Internet Porn

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Oct 7th 2008, 3:33PM

Oct 7th 2008, 3:33PM

James Caan Quits David O. Russell's 'Nailed'

Posted by
Jessica Barnes on Apr 23rd 2008, 3:40PM

Apr 23rd 2008, 3:40PM

'Bottle Rocket' Finally Gets its Criterion DVD

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Oct 1st 2007, 1:32PM

Oct 1st 2007, 1:32PM

Timberlake is a True Player

Posted by
Erik Davis on Nov 18th 2006, 10:04AM

Nov 18th 2006, 10:04AM

Guilty Pleasures: Harry and Walter Go to New York

Posted by
Jette Kernion on May 17th 2006, 8:31AM

May 17th 2006, 8:31AM

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