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Nicolas Cage


Nicolas Cage was born in Long Beach, California, the son of comparative literature professor August Coppola (a brother of director Francis Ford Coppola) and dancer/choreographer Joy Vogelsang. He is of Italian (father) and German, English, and Polish (mother) descent. Cage changed his name early in his career to make his own reputation, succeeding... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 39 wins & 45 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 The Croods 2 (announced)
Grug (voice)
 2015 Men with No Fear (announced) (rumored)
 2015/I The Runner (post-production)
Colin Price
 2014 Dying of the Light (completed)
Evan Lake
 2014/I Outcast
Jacob
 2014 Rage
Paul Maguire
 2013/I Joe
Joe
 2013 The Croods
Grug (voice)
 2009 Astro Boy
Dr. Tenma (voice)
 2009 G-Force
Speckles (voice)
 2006 The Ant Bully
Zoc (voice)
 2002 Sonny
Acid Yellow
 1999 8MM
Tom Welles
 1994 It Could Happen to You
Charlie Lang
 1993 Deadfall
Eddie
 1993 Amos & Andrew
Amos Odell
 1992 Honeymoon in Vegas
Jack Singer
 1991 Zandalee
Johnny Collins
 1990 Fire Birds
Jake Preston
 1989 Time to Kill
Enrico Silvestri
 1986 The Boy in Blue
Ned Hanlan
 1984 Racing with the Moon
Nicky / Bud
 1983 Valley Girl
Randy
 1982 Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Brad's Bud (as Nicolas Coppola)
 1981 Best of Times (TV Movie)
Nicholas (as Nicolas Coppola)
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Other Works:

Recorded audio commentary, along with fellow actor Christian Slater, on the Director's Edition DVD of Windtalkers (2002). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 34 Interviews | 42 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 41 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Nicholas Cage | Nicolas Coppola

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

So many directors are so arrogant. For example, Klaus Kinsky -- who Werner Herzog has a legacy with -- he was very frustrated with the arrogance. We always hear Werner's side of the story about "Klaus was this and Klaus was that" but you never get to here Klaus' side of the story. I was doing a scene (on "Bad Lieutenant") -- it was in my second day of shooting -- and we all know the imagination ... See more »

Trivia:

Ate a real cockroach in the film Vampire's Kiss (1988), it reportedly took three takes. He once said about the experience, "Every muscle in my body didn't want to do it, but I did it anyway." See more »

Trademark:

Often plays flamboyant and/or eccentric characters (Ronny Cammareri in Moonstruck (1987), Sailor Ripley in Wild at Heart (1990), Ben Sanderson in Leaving Las Vegas (1995), Charlie Kaufman / Donald Kaufman in Adaptation. (2002)). See more »

Nickname:

Nick

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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