James Kahn died. The unforgettable Sonny from The Godfather, as well as Paul Sheldon from Misery, was 82 years old.
Die James Kahn. The unforgettable Sonny from The Godfather, as well as Paul Sheldon from Misery, was 82 years old. And his official account on Twitter announces: “It is with great sadness that we report the death of Jimmy, which occurred on the evening of July 6, and the family appreciates the affection and condolences and asks you to respect your privacy at this difficult moment.”
James Kahn’s career
James was in “Misery”
James was primarily known for his character Sonny Corleone in The Godfather, but he has clearly had a successful career. Let’s remember Doringo! (1965), El Dorado (1966), $40,000 Don’t Die (1974), Sci-Fi Ball (1975), This Last Bridge (1977), Violent Roads (1981). In 2003, Lars von Trier Dugfel. His commercial works include “Elf” and the 2003 comedy Will Ferrell Christmas. He is also known for his many turn-down roles, including: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, The Violent Arm of the Law, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Kramer vs Kramer, Apocalypse Now, Blade Runner, A Love Story and Superman.
It was the last Marlowe on TV
In 1998 he was last to play Philip Marlowe, the literary character created by Raymond Chandler, in the HBO film Marlowe – Murder in Poodle Springs. This role was previously occupied by actors in the early twentieth century: Humphrey Bogart, Robert Mitchum and Powers Booth.
Santino “Sonny” Corleone
Santino “Sonny” Corleone is still the character we’ll remember James Caan the most. The death of his character is one of the most popular: Sonny, in fact, is ambushed by his boss Emilio Baresi, with the complicity of his son-in-law. He’ll die of messing around while in the toll booth. Sonny’s death will later be avenged by his brother Michael (Al Pacino in the movie).
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