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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 & 64 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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 2018/I Mandy (post-production)
Red
 2017/II Between Worlds (filming)
Joe
 2017 The Humanity Bureau (completed)
Noah Kross
 2017 #211 (post-production)
Chandler
 2017 Mom and Dad
 2017 Inconceivable
Brian
 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 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:

Provides audio commentary on the Criterion DVD for The Rock (1996). 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:

(1998 quote) What I like so much about Warhol-and he's actually influenced my acting, especially with Wild at Heart (1990)-is that he takes these icons and makes them his own, which is a brave thing to do. With acting it's not something you're supposed to do-you're never supposed to mimic or copy another person. For Wild at Heart (1990) I thought, 'Let's be Elvis'. I've always called that my ... 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 eccentric wisecracking characters See more »

Nickname:

Nick

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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