Having starred in many films, Tara a Caan is well-known for her roles on TV shows such as “Deadwood”, “Bates Motel”, and “Nashville”. She also played Heidi Fleiss in the movie “Crazy Heart”. Despite being a Hollywood star, Tara has been able to balance her career with her family life, including her father, who recently suffered from a health scare.
James Caan’s family
Despite being an American actor, James Caan’s family is not very public. He was married four times, but is father to five children. His children have all grown up and moved on to live their own lives. Most are following in his footsteps.
James Caan started his career on stage, but soon moved on to movies. He starred in two Howard Hawks films. He also played the role of Mike Marsh in Red Line 7000. In addition, he appeared in several television appearances.
He was married to actress Dee Jay Mathis in 1961, but the marriage did not last long. They had daughter Tara. James and Mathis later divorced. James was then married to actress Sheila Marie Ryan in 1976. They divorced in 1977. Their son Scott was born in 1976.
Caan’s second marriage lasted one year. He had a son, Jacob, in 1998. He married Linda Stokes in 1995. He and Stokes were married for 20 years. Their marriage was a long-term relationship.
During Tara’s career she has worked in many sectors. She has held the positions of Director, Development Director and Interim Executive Director in the nonprofit space, and has a diversified career in international NGOs, international education and process engineering.
Tara is also a certified accountant and a certified coach. She helps busy working moms find balance and confidence in their careers.
Tara has helped launch 900 hyperlocal sites on the AOL network. She also has over 14 years of experience in branding, sampling, production, design and marketing. She has worked with companies such as Sony PlayStation, Garber Management Group, Winsight and Patch Media.
She was also a member of the inaugural HandsOn Network Affiliate Assembly. She is currently working on a master’s degree in higher education leadership at California State University – Sacramento.
Tara’s career has taken her all over the world. She has worked for international NGOs and Fortune 500 companies. She has also co-founded NightLight International, a non-profit that provides employment to refugees.
Her relationship with Heidi Fleiss
Despite the fact that she is a famous actress, Heidi Fleiss is not well-known by the general public. For instance, she was the so-called “Hollywood Madam” for two years.
She was also known for running an upscale prostitution ring in Los Angeles. She was accused of paying prostitutes $97,000 a night. She was sentenced to seven years in prison in 1995. She has denied her claims and even denied having a relationship with James Caan.
Heidi Fleiss was not the first so-called “madam” to come into Hollywood. There was also Terri Garber and Karen Jensen. But she is the most blatant. Her red Gucci datebooks were full of names and times, creating rumors. She was accused of attempting to pander to a number of high-profile stars, including Jack Nicholson, Al Pacino, and Oliver Stone. She was eventually charged with possession with the intent to sell.
She was also accused of using her girls in films, including Oliver Stone’s “Dogville” (2003). But the producer denied the accusations.
Her father’s health scare
Despite his apparent success, the flamboyant actor James Caan was reportedly having a health scare before he died on July 6, 2008. According to a statement released by his family on the actor’s official Twitter account, the actor passed away after a heart attack.
Caan was born in the Bronx, New York, the son of Arthur and Sophie Caan. He began acting in the 1960s. He also appeared in the crime film The Gambler and the remake of Hawaii Five-0. He later appeared in the psychological thriller Misery. He was also nominated for an Emmy Award for his work in Brian’s Song.
He studied acting with Wynn Handman at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in New York. Caan went on to have four marriages. He was married to Ingrid Hajek, Linda Stokes, Sheila Ryan, and Dee Jay Mattis. He and Ryan divorced in 1977.
He is the father of Alexander James Caan and Jacob Nicholas Caan. He has also appeared in films such as Gone in 60 Minutes, the television series Hawaii Five-0, and the reboot of the movie “Ocean’s Eleven”.