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Nicolas Cage


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

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 42 wins & 62 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Leaving Las Vegas
Leaving Las Vegas Ben Sanderson
(1995)
National Treasure
National Treasure Benjamin Franklin Gates
(2004)
Moonstruck
Moonstruck Ronny Cammareri
(1987)
Kick-Ass
Kick-Ass Damon Macready / Big Daddy
(2010)

Filmography

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 2017 Vengeance: A Love Story (completed)
John Dromoor
 2017 Looking Glass (filming)
Ray
 2017 The Humanity Bureau (post-production)
Noah Kross
 2017 Arsenal
Eddie King
 2016 USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage
Captain McVay
 2016/I Dog Eat Dog
Troy
 2016 The Trust
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
 1998 Welcome to Hollywood
Nicolas Cage (credit only)
 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:

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 | 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 don't want to minimize the effort that goes into having a career, but now with the video age, let's face it, you can write your own stories and you can make your own movies and get it out. Or go on stage somewhere in a small venue off-off-off-Broadway. See more »

Trivia:

Was originally cast as "Randy 'The Ram' Robinson" in The Wrestler (2008). However, Cage dropped out of the film because he felt he didn't have time to bulk up for the part and director Darren Aronofsky's heart was set on Mickey Rourke. Mickey would go on to win a Golden Globe and be nominated for an Oscar for his performance. See more »

Trademark:

Sharp dark, pointy eyebrows and striking blue eyes. See more »

Nickname:

Nick

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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