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Nicholas Cage | Nicolas Coppola
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
I started acting because I wanted to be James Dean
. I saw him in Rebel Without a Cause
(1955), East of Eden
(1955). Nothing affected me - no rock song, no classical music - the way Dean affected in Eden. It blew my mind. I was like, 'That's what I want to do.' This was before everyone had a thing called a Smartphone - just being famous for famous' sake. I'm not complaining, but it really sucks to...
Was originally considered for the role of Brad Hamilton in Fast Times at Ridgemont High
(1982), but after his audition the studio thought his performance was too dark and the role went, instead, to Judge Reinhold
. Additionally, Cage was 17 at the time and could not work as many hours as actors over 18. In this film, he is credited under the name Nicolas Coppola for the first and only time.