Tara A. Caan (born December 12, 1986) is an American actress. She is the daughter of Dee Jay Mathis and James Caan. Her mother is of African-American and Irish descent, while her father is of Italian descent. A year after Tara was born, her parents separated. Tara has a brother, Cameron, and a half-sister named Adria.
Tara A. Caan’s Childhood and Family
Tara A. Caan was born in Hollywood, California on October 17, 1976 to Dee Jay Mathis and James Caan. She is the daughter of two Hollywood icons, and has spent her entire life surrounded by celebrities. Tara grew up in a very wealthy household and started modelling at an early age. She has appeared in numerous national commercials and magazine ads, as well as appearing in several feature films.
Tara attended the exclusive Brentwood School in Los Angeles and then went on to study at Harvard University where she earned a B.A. in Political Science. Tara currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband, actor Timothy Hutton. The couple have one child together, son Charlie (born 2006).
Tara A. Caan’s Career
Tara A. Caan’s Career: Tara A. Caan has had a successful acting career, which has spanned more than three decades. She began her career in the early 1980s, appearing in several television series, including “Hill Street Blues” and “St. Elsewhere.” In the late 1990s and early 2000s, she starred in several successful films, including “The Black Dahlia” and “The Perfect Storm.” In recent years, she has appeared in films such as “The Dark Knight Rises” and “Now You See Me 2.”
Tara A. Caan has also done a great deal of work in television. She is known for her roles on the shows “Numb3rs” and ” CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.” In addition to her work onscreen, Caan has also been involved in several successful television series, including “The West Wing” and “How I Met Your Mother.”
Tara A. Caan is married to actor Dennis Quaid and they have two children.
Tara A. Caan’s Education
Tara A. Caan has always been passionate about learning and has pursued a number of educational endeavors throughout her lifetime. After graduating from high school, Tara attended the University of California at Los Angeles where she studied Theater and Film. She later transferred to New York University where she continued her studies in Film and Television Production.
After completing her graduate degree, Tara began working on her own projects. Her first feature film, “In the Family”, was released in 2009 and was well-received by both critics and audiences. The film tells the story of a mother (Tara A. Caan) who must choose between her family and her career when she is hired to write a biopic about her estranged father (James Caan). Tara’s second film, “The Infiltrator”, which she directed, was released in 2016 and starred Bryan Cranston and Diane Kruger. The thriller tells the story of an undercover agent (Robert De Niro) who is tasked with infiltrating a Mexican drug cartel.
Tara A. Caan’s Personal Life
Tara’s first husband was actor/singer Danny Aiello. They divorced in 1995. Tara has also been linked to actors Matt Dillon and Val Kilmer.
In 1996, she married musician Michael Hutcherson and they have two children together.