Al Pacino, Adam Sandler and others pay homage to iconic James Caan

Hollywood stars paid tributes to the iconic actor James Caan following his death at 82.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Caan’s rep revealed that the Godfather’s

star died on Wednesday night. The news was confirmed by a Twitter post from his

family however, they did not disclose the cause of death.

Al Pacino, who played the lead role of Michael Corleone in The Godfather,  penned heartfelt note about Caan on social media.

“Jimmy was my fictional brother and my lifelong friend. It’s hard to believe that he

won’t be in the world anymore because he was so alive and daring.

A great actor, a brilliant director and my dear friend. I’m gonna miss him."

To this end, Robert De Niro also added, “I’m very, very sad to hear about Jimmy’s passing.”