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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 38 wins & 57 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 The Croods 2 (pre-production)
Grug (voice)
 2016 The Trust (completed)
Jim Stone
 2015 Pay the Ghost
Mike Lawford
 2015/I The Runner
Colin Pryce
 2014/I Outcast
Gallain
 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
 1989 Never on Tuesday
Man in Red Sports Car (uncredited)
 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:

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Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 34 Interviews | 43 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 42 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Nicholas Cage | Nicolas Coppola

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

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... See more »

Trivia:

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. See more »

Trademark:

Low-sounding voice. See more »

Nickname:

Nick

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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