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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 & 64 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Face/Off
Face/Off Castor Troy / Sean Archer
(1997)
Leaving Las Vegas
Leaving Las Vegas Ben Sanderson
(1995)
The Rock
The Rock Stanley Goodspeed
(1996)
Next
Next Cris Johnson
(2007)

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 2020 The Croods 2 (pre-production)
Grug (voice)
 2018 Primal (filming)
Frank Walsh
 2018 #211 (post-production)
Chandler
 2018/I Mandy (post-production)
Red
 2017 Looking Glass (completed)
Ray
 2017 The Humanity Bureau
Noah Kross
 2017 Mom and Dad
Brent Ryan
 2017 Inconceivable
Brian
 2017 Arsenal
Eddie King
 2016 Army of One
Gary Faulkner
 2016 USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage
Captain McVay
 2016 Snowden
Hank Forrester
 2016/I Dog Eat Dog
Troy
 2016 The Trust
Stone
 2015 Pay the Ghost
Mike Lawford
 2015/I The Runner
Colin Pryce
 2014 Dying of the Light
Evan Lake
 2014/I Left Behind
Rayford Steele
 2014/I Outcast
Gallain
 2014 Rage
Paul Maguire
 2013/I Joe
Joe
 2013 The Frozen Ground
Jack Halcombe
 2013 The Croods
Grug (voice)
 2012 Stolen
Will Montgomery
 2011 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
Johnny Blaze / Ghost Rider
 2011 Trespass
Kyle Miller
 2011 Seeking Justice
Will Gerard
 2011 Drive Angry
Milton
 2011 Season of the Witch
Behmen
 2010 The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Balthazar
 2010 Kick-Ass
Damon Macready / Big Daddy
 2009 Astro Boy
Dr. Tenma (voice)
 2009 G-Force
Speckles (voice)
 2009 Knowing
John Koestler
 2008 Bangkok Dangerous
Joe
 2007 Next
Cris Johnson
 2007 Grindhouse
Fu Manchu (segment "Werewolf Women of the SS") (uncredited)
 2007 Ghost Rider
Johnny Blaze / Ghost Rider
 2006 The Wicker Man
Edward Malus
 2006 World Trade Center
John McLoughlin
 2006 The Ant Bully
Zoc (voice)
 2005 The Weather Man
David Spritz
 2005 Lord of War
Yuri Orlov
 2004 National Treasure
Benjamin Franklin Gates
 2003 Matchstick Men
Roy Waller
 2002 Adaptation.
Charlie Kaufman / Donald Kaufman
 2002 Sonny
Acid Yellow
 2002 Windtalkers
Joe Enders
 2001 Christmas Carol: The Movie
Marley (voice)
 2001 Captain Corelli's Mandolin
Captain Antonio Corelli
 2000 The Family Man
Jack Campbell
 2000 Gone in Sixty Seconds
Memphis Raines
 1999 Bringing Out the Dead
Frank Pierce
 1999 8MM
Tom Welles
 1998 Snake Eyes
Rick Santoro
 1998 City of Angels
Seth
 1997 Face/Off
Castor Troy / Sean Archer
 1997 Con Air
Cameron Poe
 1996 The Rock
Stanley Goodspeed
 1995 Leaving Las Vegas
Ben Sanderson
 1995 Kiss of Death
Little Junior Brown
 1994 Trapped in Paradise
Bill Firpo
 1994 It Could Happen to You
Charlie Lang
 1994 Guarding Tess
Doug Chesnic
 1993 Deadfall
Eddie
 1993 Red Rock West
Michael
 1993 Amos & Andrew
Amos Odell
 1992 Honeymoon in Vegas
Jack Singer
 1991 Zandalee
Johnny Collins
 1990 Fire Birds
Jake Preston
 1990 Wild at Heart
Sailor Ripley
 1989 Time to Kill
Enrico Silvestri
 1989 Never on Tuesday
Man in Red Sports Car (uncredited)
 1988 Vampire's Kiss
Peter Loew
 1987 Moonstruck
Ronny Cammareri
 1987 Raising Arizona
H.I. McDunnough
 1986 Peggy Sue Got Married
Charlie Bodell
 1986 The Boy in Blue
Ned Hanlan
 1984 Birdy
Al Columbato
 1984 The Cotton Club
Vincent Dwyer
 1984 Racing with the Moon
Nicky / Bud
 1983 Rumble Fish
Smokey
 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:

(On eating a live cockroach for Vampire's Kiss (1988)) "Every muscle in my body didn't want to do it, but I did it anyway." See more »

Trivia:

Former stepfather of Patricia Arquette's son Enzo Rossi, Riley Keough and Benjamin Keough. See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

Nick

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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