on thursday The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonIn this, Mark Wahlberg opens up about the recent death of James Caan. The 82-year-old actor suffered a fatal heart attack on July 6. Wahlberg worked with Cannes in the film YardAnd fondly remembered as “the best” the great actor.
“The first time I worked with him, he goes, ‘You know I’m dreaming of working, right?'” Wahlberg recalled. “And since then I literally called him ‘The Dream.'”
The two were also friends off set. Wahlberg was a regular at the annual charity golf tournament in Cannes. Fortunately, Wahlberg was able to spend some time with the actor before his death, but the reality of his passing is strongly felt.
“It just puts things in perspective,” Wahlberg said. “I mean, life goes by too short. So everyone, people, friends, growing up, reach out to them, tell them you love them. Stay as close and connected as you can.”
Wahlberg was on a late night show promoting his new film me time, The comedy, which co-stars Kevin Hart, is in theaters now.
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