Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Birthday: August 23
Actor, writer and director Scott Caan has honed his craft both in front of and behind the camera, both on stage and on screen and on projects ranging from blockbuster feature films to intimate theater productions. In 2010, he was nominated for a Golden Globe award for his role on HAWAII FIVE-0.
Caan’s feature film credits include the “Ocean’s 11” franchise, “Rock the Kasbah,” “American Outlaws,” “Into the Blue,” “Friends with Money,” “Boiler Room,” “Gone in 60 Seconds,” “Enemy of the State,” “Black and White” and “Varsity Blues.” Also, he’s starred in several independent films, including “Bongwater,” “Lunchtime Special,” “Nowhere” and the dark comedy “Novocaine.”
Caan made his directorial debut with the film “Dallas 362,” in which he also starred. After premiering at the Toronto Film Festival, it received the Critics’ Choice Award at CineVegas International Film Festival and enjoyed a critically acclaimed limited release in 2005. He went on to write, direct and star in the film “The Dog Problem,” which also received rave reviews at the Toronto Film Festival. In 2011, Caan was seen in “Mercy,” which he also penned and co-produced. “Mercy” screened at several film festivals, including CineVegas and The Savannah International Film Festival.
In 2012, Caan was seen on stage at the Falcon Theatre in Los Angeles in “No Way Around But Through,” which he also wrote. In addition, his previous play, “Two Wrongs,” played in Los Angeles to rave reviews and was published by Dramatists. Recently, Caan wrote and co-starred with Michael Weston in the play “The Trouble We Come From” at the Falcon Theatre.
On television, Caan received praise for his role on the cable series “Entourage.”
Caan resides in Los Angeles. His birth date is Aug. 23.