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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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 2020 The Croods 2 (pre-production)
Grug (voice)
 2018/I Mandy (post-production)
Red
 2018 Primal (pre-production)
Frank Walsh
 2017/II Between Worlds (filming)
Joe
 2017 The Humanity Bureau (completed)
Noah Kross
 2017 #211 (post-production)
Chandler
 2017 Mom and Dad
Brent Ryan
 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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Personal Details

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:

There's very few things that make me laugh. Mike Myers as Austin Powers makes me laugh - that was genius - and Daffy Duck makes me laugh, but I like odd behavior. I don't like hip dialogue and one-liners and all that sort of cool, sophomoric comedy. It's just not for me. See more »

Trivia:

Proposed to Patricia Arquette on the day he met her in the early 1980s. Arquette thought he was a bit strange but played along with his antics by creating a list of things Cage would have to fulfill to win her. When he started to work his way through the list, Arquette got scared and avoided him. They met again many years later and later went on to marry. See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

Nick

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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