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Nicolas Cage

Nicolas CageAKA Nicolas Kim Coppola

Born: 7-Jan-1964
Birthplace: Long Beach, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Leaving Las Vegas

Nicolas Cage made his film debut in Fast Times at Ridgemont High, made when he was 17, and in the credits he is listed by his given name, Nicolas Coppola -- his uncle is Francis Ford Coppola. He changed his name to Nicolas Cage, and appeared in three films directed by his uncle Rumble Fish (1983), The Cotton Club (1984), and Peggy Sue Got Married (1986). He won an Oscar for his 1995 performance in Leaving Las Vegas, drinking himself to death on a Vegas vacation.

Cage played an Elvis-inspired thug and sang "Love Me Tender" in Wild at Heart. He played an Elvis-impersonator in Honeymoon in Vegas, and he played "Tiny Elvis" in a memorable Saturday Night Live skit when he hosted in 1992. Cage is reportedly a big fan of Elvis, and for barely 100 days in 2002, he was married to the King's daughter, Lisa Marie Presley.

He has credited Bill Bixby as a strong influence on his acting style.

Father: August Coppola (professor of literature, brother of Francis Ford Coppola, d. 27-Oct-2009)
Mother: Joy Vogelsang (dancer, choreographer)
Girlfriend: Jenny Wright (actress, dated two years)
Girlfriend: Uma Thurman (actress, dated 1980s)
Girlfriend: Kristen Zang (model, dated 1992-94)
Girlfriend: Christina Fulton (actress, dated 1991)
Son: Weston Coppola Cage (b. 1992, with Fulton)
Wife: Patricia Arquette (actress, m. 8-Apr-1995, div. 18-May-2001)
Wife: Lisa Marie Presley (celebrity, dated 2001-02, m. 10-Aug-2002, div. 25-Nov-2002)
Wife: Alice Kim Cage (waitress, b. 1985, m. 20-Jul-2004)
Son: Kal-el Coppola Cage (b. 3-Oct-2005, with Kim)

    High School: Beverly Hills High School, Beverly Hills, CA (dropped out)

    Gore 2000
    Oscar for Best Actor 1996 for Leaving Las Vegas
    Golden Globe 1996 for Leaving Las Vegas
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 31-Jul-1998 at 7021 Hollywood Blvd.
    Domestic Violence New Orleans, LA (arrested 16-Apr-2011; charge dismissed)
    Disturbing the Peace New Orleans, LA (arrested 16-Apr-2011; charge dismissed)
    Risk Factors: Yoga

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    Sonny (2-Sep-2002)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Rage (31-Jan-2014)
    Joe (30-Aug-2013)
    The Frozen Ground (11-Jul-2013)
    The Croods (15-Feb-2013) [VOICE]
    Stolen (6-Sep-2012)
    Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (11-Dec-2011) · Johnny Blaze -- Ghost Rider
    Seeking Justice (2-Sep-2011)
    Trespass (1-Sep-2011) · Kyle Miller
    Drive Angry (24-Feb-2011) · Milton
    Season of the Witch (6-Jan-2011) · Behmen
    The Sorcerer's Apprentice (8-Jul-2010) · Balthazar
    Kick-Ass (12-Mar-2010) · Damon Macready
    Astro Boy (5-Oct-2009) · Dr. Tenma [VOICE]
    Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call, New Orleans (4-Sep-2009) · Terence McDonagh
    G-Force (23-Jul-2009) · Speckles [VOICE]
    Knowing (19-Mar-2009) · John Koestler
    Bangkok Dangerous (22-Aug-2008)
    National Treasure: Book of Secrets (13-Dec-2007)
    Next (25-Apr-2007)
    Grindhouse (6-Apr-2007)
    Ghost Rider (14-Feb-2007)
    The Wicker Man (31-Aug-2006)
    World Trade Center (9-Aug-2006) · John McLoughlin
    The Ant Bully (28-Jul-2006) · Zoc [VOICE]
    The Weather Man (20-Oct-2005) · David Spritz
    Lord of War (16-Sep-2005)
    National Treasure (8-Nov-2004)
    Matchstick Men (2-Sep-2003)
    Adaptation (6-Dec-2002) · Charlie Kaufman
    Sonny (2-Sep-2002) · Acid Yellow
    Windtalkers (14-Jun-2002) · Joe Enders
    Christmas Carol: The Movie (15-Sep-2001) · Marley [VOICE]
    Captain Corelli's Mandolin (19-Apr-2001) · Capt. Antonio Corelli
    The Family Man (12-Dec-2000)
    Welcome to Hollywood (27-Oct-2000) · Himself
    Gone in 60 Seconds (5-Jun-2000)
    Bringing Out the Dead (22-Oct-1999)
    8MM (19-Feb-1999) · Tom Welles
    Snake Eyes (30-Jul-1998) · Rick Santoro
    City of Angels (10-Apr-1998)
    Face/Off (27-Jun-1997) · Castor Troy
    Con Air (6-Jun-1997)
    The Rock (7-Jun-1996) · Stanley Goodspeed
    Leaving Las Vegas (15-Sep-1995)
    Kiss of Death (21-Apr-1995) · Little Junior
    Trapped in Paradise (02-Dec-1994)
    It Could Happen to You (29-Jul-1994) · Charlie Lang
    Guarding Tess (11-Mar-1994) · Doug Chesnic
    Deadfall (8-Oct-1993) · Eddie
    Red Rock West (16-Jun-1993)
    Amos & Andrew (5-Mar-1993)
    Honeymoon in Vegas (28-Aug-1992)
    Zandalee (18-Jul-1991)
    Wild at Heart (17-Aug-1990) · Sailor
    Fire Birds (25-May-1990)
    Industrial Symphony No. 1: The Dream of the Broken Hearted (1990)
    Vampire's Kiss (2-Jun-1989) · Peter Loew
    Moonstruck (18-Dec-1987) · Ronny Cammareri
    Raising Arizona (6-Mar-1987) · H. I.
    Peggy Sue Got Married (10-Oct-1986) · Charlie Bodell
    The Boy in Blue (17-Jan-1986)
    Birdy (14-Dec-1984)
    The Cotton Club (14-Dec-1984) · Vincent Dwyer
    Racing with the Moon (23-Mar-1984) · Nicky
    Rumble Fish (21-Oct-1983) · Smokey
    Valley Girl (8-Apr-1983) · Randy
    Fast Times at Ridgemont High (13-Aug-1982) · Brad's Bud


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