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Nicholas Cage | Nicolas Coppola
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
So many directors are so arrogant. For example, Klaus Kinski
-- 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 ...
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.
Often plays eccentric wisecracking characters