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Biography

Scott Caan Biography

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Scott Caan's facts

Date of Birth 1976-08-23
Nationality American
Profession Actor, writer, producer, director, photographer
Name on Birth Scott Andrew Caan
Ring Name(s) Kacy Byxbee
Height 5'5'' (1.65 m)
Nick Name Scotty
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, U.S

Scott Caan is an American actor by his major profession to the date. He is the son of tough guy James Caan. In the entire Hollywood film industry, he has been best known for his recurring role as manager Scott Lavin in the HBO television series Entourage. Beside that he has been also famous for being a part of 1990s rap group The Whooliganz with The Alchemist. At present time, he has been busy in staring as Detective Danny “Danno” Williams in the CBS television series called Hawaii Five-0. For the role he was also nominated for a Golden Globe Award. Scott also has a strong egalitarian streak, evidenced by his reasoning for baring his body in films.

Scott was born on August 23, 1976 in Los Angeles, California as a son of James Caan and Sheila Ryan. His mother was an actress and also a former model. Scott belongs to Jewish origin as his grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Germany. He has an older half-sister named Tara Caan and three younger half-brothers named Alexander James Caan (born 1991), Jacob Nicholas Caan (born 1995), and James Arthur Caan (born 1998). He loves to describe himself as a bad kid who was always pro in getting into trouble. Scott initially steered clear of acting, opting to play sports instead. Scott benefited from his father's hands-on approach to child rearing; the elder Caan reportedly took a five-year hiatus to coach all of his son's little league teams. He also pursued his love of hip-hop by forming a group with his friend The Alchemist; as The Whooliganz, the duo made inroads on the music scene and signed an ill-fated contract with Tommy Boy Records.

It did not take long for Scott to appear in front of the camera, in 1995, he started to take roles in a couple independent films, Star Struck (1995) and A Boy Called Hate (1995). Beside that he also added some of the critical roles to his performances, Scott enrolled at Playhouse West in Los Angeles to study acting. In addition, he also got chance to act in few more films as like, Bongwater (1997) and Gregg Araki's Nowhere (1997). His first major film was also a hit. He had a supporting role in Enemy of the State (1998) for director Tony Scott. He then appeared in Varsity Blues (1999) as a wisecracking receiver. By the time now, Scott had already built a reliable reputation by playing strong-minded characters with a sense of humor, exemplified by his work in movies such a Boiler Room (2000), Ready to Rumble (2000), and his second hit picture, Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000). Scott's star rose with a fun supporting turn in Steven Soderbergh's Ocean's Eleven (2001) remake. At this time he had more indie turns in the films American Outlaws (2001), Novocaine (2001), and Sonny (2002) - Nicolas Cage's directorial debut starring James Franco. Scott followed up with his own directorial outing, Dallas 362 (2003). Scott reprised his role as Turk Malloy in Ocean's Twelve (2004), then took a supporting roles in two very different pictures: the sexy, ocean-bound thriller Into the Blue (2005) and in Nicole Holofcener's indie comedy, Friends with Money (2006). 2006 marked Caan's return to the director¹s chair, with The Dog Problem (2006), and soon was back for Ocean's Thirteen (2007). Over the past few years, Scott made memorable appearances as a recurring character on Entourage (2004). He has a starring role in the remake of the TV series Hawaii Five-0 (2010).

Turning back to his personal life, he is a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. In 2014, it was announced that Caan was expecting his first child with his girlfriend, Kacy Byxbee. Scott and Kacy's daughter, Josie James Caan was born on July 9, 2014. Scott is a handsome man with the height of 5 feet 5 inches and well build pysique. He was seen showing his fit body on 5th October in Malibu, California.

This spectacular actor has achieved huge recognition from appearing in the numerous movies and television series. At the start of 2015, he has accumulated total net worth amount of $16 million dollars. More about him can be found in wikipedia and other various internet sites.