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The Godfather star James Caan’s cause of death revealed as heart attack after he dies aged 82
James Caan, best-known for roles in films including The Godfather and The Gambler, died from a heart attack, his death certificate has revealed.Caan’s death at the age of 82 was confirmed in a statement released on social media, which read: ‘It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Jimmy on the evening of July 6.‘The family appreciates the outpouring of love and heartfelt condolences and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.’While a cause of death was not revealed at the time, the late actor’s death certificate outlines that he suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure.The document obtained by TMZ that his cause of death was myocardial infarction, otherwise known as a heart attack, with coronary artery disease being a contributing factor.Caan, who also appeared in films including Elf, El Dorado, The Rain People and A Bridge Too Far, died at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.He has since been buried at Eden Memorial Park, situated in the San Fernando Valley of LA.Caan was born on March 26 1940 in The Bronx, New York City, his parents both being Jewish immigrants from Germany.He was married four times and had five children, including Ocean’s Eleven and Entourage star Scott Caan.Following Caan’s death, tributes poured in for the Hollywood legend, from stars including Rob Reiner, Adam Sandler and Antonio Banderas.Reiner, who directed Caan in the 1990 psychological horror Misery, said: ‘I was so saddened to hear about Jimmy leaving us. I loved working with him.
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Morgan Freeman on list of Americans “permanently banned” from entering Russia
CNN, the Oscar-winning actor narrated the promotional video for an organisation named The Committee to Investigate Russia. It was directed by When Harry Met Sally director Rob Reiner, who has also been added to the Kremlin’s list.“We emphasise that the hostile actions taken by Washington, which boomerang against the United States itself, will continue to receive a proper rebuff,” the Russian foreign ministry said [via ITV News].“Russian counter-sanctions are forced and aimed at forcing the ruling American regime… to change its behaviour, recognising new geopolitical realities.”Russia previously banned US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris from entering the country.Freeman has yet to comment publicly on the move.In other news, the actor spoke out last year against the ongoing call to defund the police, saying that he is “not the least bit for” the movement.The actor was asked for his thoughts on police abolition during an interview, in light of protests against racially motivated police brutality.“Police work is, aside from all the negativity around it, it is very necessary for us to have them and most of them are guys that are doing their job,” Freeman told Selina Hill on Black Enterprise last October.Meanwhile, Russian DJ Nina Kraviz has responded to being dropped from Clone Distribution over her alleged “pro-Putin” views.
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Morgan Freeman among list of 963 Americans ‘permanently banned’ from entering Russia
Morgan Freeman is among 963 Americans who have been ‘permanently banned’ from entering Russia.The Shawshank Redemption actor, 84, joins a bumper list of celebrities who are forbidden to set foot in the country, including Mark Zuckerberg and the former first lady Hilary Clinton.The move comes in response to US sanctions imposed on the country for its invasion of Ukraine.Freeman was reportedly added to the list after appearing in a video clip in 2017 that accused the Russian government of meddling with American democracy.The Hollywood A-lister narrated the promotional video for an organisation named The Committee to Investigate Russia, according to CNN.The clip was directed by filmmaker Rob Reiner, best known for movies including The Princess Bride and When Harry Met Sally, and he has also been added to the Kremlin’s list.‘We emphasise that the hostile actions taken by Washington, which boomerang against the United States itself, will continue to receive a proper rebuff,’ Kremlin officials said.‘Russian counter-sanctions are forced and aimed at forcing the ruling American regime… to change its behaviour, recognising new geopolitical realities.’Democratic lawmaker Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was also listed, alongside the late US senator John McCain, who died in 2018.Russia previously banned US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris from entering the country.Secretary of State Antony Blinken, CIA chief William Burns, Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin, and national security adviser Jake Sullivan were also among the names.The updated list comes after reports that Vladimir Putin’s health has been deteriorating for the past five years.Independent Russian media outlet Proekt scrutinised the Russian President’s absences,
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