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Scott Caan



Scott Andrew Caan (born August 23, 1976) is an American actor, and son of award winning actor James Caan.
Caan was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of actor James Caan and Sheila Ryan, an actress and former model. His paternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Germany. His parents divorced a year after his birth; he has four half-siblings from his father's other marriages.
Caan was a roadie for the rap groups Cypress Hill and House of Pain, and was a member of the hip-hop group The Whooliganz (with producer and fellow emcee, The Alchemist), before enrolling at the Playhouse West acting school in Los Angeles.
Caan began acting in the late 1990s, appearing in a number of low-budget independent films and low-budget films. His first role in a major film release was that of a Texas football player in the financially successful 1999 film, Varsity Blues. In the same year he played the role of Drew on the film Saturn, also known as Speed of Life. This movie includes the actor's first full frontal nudity scene. Caan subsequently appeared in several studio films such as Ready To Rumble (2000) co-starring David Arquette, and American Outlaws (2001), co-starring Colin Farrell,