James Caan as The President in Get Smart (2008)

James Caan is a actor who appears in both the original Get Smart TV series and the 2008 reboot movie.

He first portrayed Rupert of Rathskeller in Episodes #106 & 107: "To Sire, With Love", Parts 1 and 2. As Caan was then an up-and-coming movie star who did not wish to be associated with the "lesser" medium of television he was credited as "Himself".

He went on to appear in The Godfather (1972), for which he was nominated for an Academy Award, and its first sequel (1974).

In the 2008 Get Smart movie James Caan played the president.