How old was James Caan in the movie The Godfather?

James Caan was 30 in The Godfather when he played the character 'Santino 'Sonny' Corleone'.

That was over 51 years ago in 1972.

In 2022 he died aged 82, starring in 129 films in his career, 114 of those after The Godfather was first released. If he were alive today he would be 82.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In The Godfather, I think James Caan looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Francis Ford Coppola has worked with James Caan a total of 5 times in his career.
  • James Caan's first movie was as 'Soldier with Radio (uncredited)' in Irma la Douce, released in 1963 when he was 22
  • The Godfather scores 8.7 out of 10 on TMDB.
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The cast of The Godfather

James Caan's other movies