10 Things You Should Know About Scott Caan

1. He went to high school with Angelina Jolie

1. 1. He went to high school with Angelina Jolie

When Scott appeared alongside actress Angelina Jolie in the 2000 film Gone in Sixty Seconds it wasn't their first meeting. The two actually knew each other from when they both attended Beverly Hills High School.
2. He teaches surf lessons

2. 2. He teaches surf lessons

As a surfer his entire life, Scott decided to take advantage of living on the islands while filming Hawaii Five-0 and teach the sport to kids—specifically kids with special needs through the organizations Life Rolls On, Surfer's Healing, and ThERAsurf. "We take people with spinal cord injuries in the water, and we take autistic kids in the water," he said during a 2012 interview. "And any kids with special needs we just take them out in the water and take them surfing."
3. He plays chess on set

3. 3. He plays chess on set

While they have a lot of action scenes on-screen, Scott enjoys playing a relaxing game of chess off-screen with co-star Alex O'Loughlin.
4. He helped coin the term

4. 4. He helped coin the term "cargument"

Scott and Alex's onscreen partnership has coined a new term. The banter between their characters, Danny William and Steve McGarrett, was dubbed a "cargument."
5. He released a hip-hop album

5. 5. He released a hip-hop album

Before getting into the world of acting, Scott pursued his love of hip-hop. He even formed a group with his friend The Alchemist and created The Whooliganz. The duo broke into the industry and even signed a contract with the world-renowned Tommy Boy Records.
6. He's an accomplished photographer

6. 6. He's an accomplished photographer

Scott may be talented in front of the camera, but he also showed off his skills behind the lens by publishing a book of his photography in 2009 entitled "Scott Caan Photographs, Vol. 1." He revealed during an interview that he was given a camera by Francis Ford Coppola.
7. He's the son of James Caan

7. 7. He's the son of James Caan

Scott has made a name for himself in Hollywood, but his dad is one of the the industry's legends: James Caan. James even appeared in an episode of Hawaii Five-0 as Tony Archer, a retired NYPD bomb expert who was a private investigator on Oahu, and crossed paths with Five-0 when they investigated the death of a famous talk radio DJ.
8. His dad wanted him to be a baseball player

8. 8. His dad wanted him to be a baseball player

Dad James certainly had a love of acting, but initially encouraged his son to pursue baseball. Scott played for many years but eventually pursued acting, too.
9. He has two celebrity crushes

9. 9. He has two celebrity crushes

Plenty of people have crushes on Scott, but he revealed during an interview with Hawaii News Now that he has two celebrity crushes: Mélanie Laurent and Ludivine Sagnier.
10.  He practices Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

10. 10. He practices Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Along with photography and acting, Scott also has a passion for martial arts. He has his brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and introduced co-star Alex O'Loughlin to the sport. The two practiced with MMA champion Egan Inoue.