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Birthday: January 7, 1964
Place: Long Beach, California, USA
Height: 6' 1"
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| Not many people can boast that they were expelled from elementary school only to later find a career that would provide a seven-figure salary, but Nicolas Cage is one of the few so anointed. The nephew of filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola, Cage changed his name so that his acting career would not be chalked up to nepotism. He chose "Cage" out of admiration for avant-garde musician John Cage, and en homage to comic book hero Luke Cage. Even if he had retained the family name, it's not likely that anyone would consider Cage a slacker, holding fast to his uncle's coattails. Stories abound concerning the extremes to which he will go to "feel" his roles, not the least of which was the time he had a tooth extracted without Novocaine in order to fully appreciate the pain suffered by the wounded soldier he played in the 1984 film Birdy.Born January 7, 1964, in Long Beach, CA, to a literature professor father and dancer/choreographer mother, Cage first got into acting while a student at Beverly Hills High School. After dropping out at the age of 17, he made his film debut with a small part in Amy Heckerling's 1982 classic, Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Following a lead role in 1983's Valley Girl, Cage spent the remainder of the decade playing endearingly bizarre and disreputable men, most notably in Peggy Sue Got Married (1986), Raising Arizona (1987), and the same year's Moonstruck, the last of which won him a Golden Globe nomination and a legion of female fans ecstatic over the actor's unconventional romantic appeal.The 1990s saw Cage take on a string of diverse roles ranging from a violent ex-con in David Lynch's Wild at Heart (1990) to a sweet-natured private eye in the romantic comedy Honeymoon in Vegas (1992) to a dying alcoholic in Mike Figgis' astonishing Leaving Las Vegas in 1995. For this last role, Cage won a Best Actor Oscar for his quietly devastating portrayal, and, respectability in hand, gained an official entrance into Hollywood's higher ranks. After winning his Oscar, along with a score of other honors for his performance, Cage switched gears again, choosing to star in a series of big-budget action films. 1996 saw him take the lead in the Alcatraz thriller The Rock, and the following year he made Con Air and John Woo's Face/Off, the latter of which attained overwhelming critical as well as commercial success. 1998 marked Cage's return to sentimental romance with his performance as a love-struck angel in City of Angels, a remake of Wim Wenders' Wings of Desire. Rejecting the possibility of continuity, Cage next made the crime thriller 8MM (1999), in which he played a surveillance expert investigating the suspicious death of an actress in the underground porn industry. The same year, he starred as a burnt-out paramedic in Martin Scorsese's Bringing Out the Dead, sharing the screen with such notables as then-real-life wife Patricia Arquette, John Goodman, and Ving Rhames.After a turn as a man who comes to question his values and work ethic in the lightly dramatic romantic comedy The Family Man in 2000, Cage moved back into action with Gone in 60 Seconds before expanding his career in the newfound role of producer to such films as Shadow of the Vampire (2000), Sonny (2001) and, The Life of David Gale (also 2002). That same year also found Cage in the role of romantic lead opposite Penelope Cruz in the eagerly anticipated Captain Corelli's Mandolin. Long considered a mainstream actor of decidedly quirky sensibilities, Cage cemented this perception in teaming with Being John Malkovich director Spike Jonze for a duel role in the complex comedy Adaptation (2002). Appearing as both screenwriter Charlie Kaufman as well as his fictional brother Donald, Adaptation found Cage detailing the frustrated siblings' attempt to adapt author Susan Orlean's seemingly unfilmable novel The Orchid Thief as a feature film. A weighty role that demanded an actor capable of portraying characters that couldn't differ more emotionally despite their outward appearance, Adaptation found Cage recieving his second Oscar nomination.Cage continued to please critics in 2003 with his well-received performance in the conman comedy Matchstick Men. The role found the actor not only assuming the traits of a flim-flam man, but also a character suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder. Lucky for fans of Cage's popcorn flicks, in 2004 he proved he hadn't put the lighter fare behind him. That year saw the release of the megahit adventure film National Treasure. Directed by John Turtletaub, the picture cast Cage as an archaeologist convinced there's a treasure map on the back of the US Declaration of Independence.In 2005, Cage took the lead in Gore Verbinski's The Weatherman, a kind of tragicomic contemporization of Saul Bellow's Seize the Day, which chronicles the professional rise (and personal descent) of one David Spritz, the Chicago TV forecaster of the title. The film primarily attempts to tell the story of a self-proclaimed zero fighting to keep his head above water. The work, a highly unusual and nuanced turn for Cage, by a director known for box-office fluff, split reviewers. On the enthusiastic end, Roger Ebert adored The Weatherman, proclaiming it as "absorbing" and "fascinating," and Carina Chocano summed it as a "A surprisingly wry, contemplative movie." Most found it uneven; typical is Stephanie Zacharek, who tags it as passable even as she remarks, ""The Weather Man" strikes an odd combination of tones, mostly affecting a somber, dreary shimmer punctuated by the occasional rueful joke. Almost a year passed between October '05 and the middle of '06, sans any key big-screen appearances by Cage, but as summer 2006 dawned, he had scores of film appearances in the works, scheduled for release over the course of mid-late 2006 and 2007. As of this writing, these films include: Neil La Bute's highly-anticipated reworking of the Robin Hardy/Anthony Shaffer collaboration The Wicker Man (2006), with Cage inheriting the role of the sacrificial victim from Edward Woodward and Ellen Burstyn assuming a variant the vile Christopher Lee role as Lady Summerisle; Oliver Stone's thriller World Trade Center , where Cage plays one of the Port Authority police officers trapped beneath the trade center, who attempts to rescue lingering survivors; the CGI-animated family pic The Ant Bully (where Cage voices Wizard Ant Zoc alongside Meryl Streep, Larry Miller, and others; Arlington Road-helmer Mark Pellington's heart-rending character study The Electric God (2007), about a troubled man with an irascible temper who withdraws from socialization but must ultimately heal himself by reaching out to others; Joe Ruben's Crazy Dog, a police action thriller with a script by Nicholas Kazan; and Mark Steven Johnson's Ghost Rider, a live-action cinematization of the Marvel Comics character, with Cage in the title role alongside co-star Eva Mendes.
- Half German, half Italian.
- Withdrew his divorce papers that were filed in February. [April 2000]
- Ranked #40 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list. [October 1997]
- Was engaged to Kristen Zang.
- Nephew of Francis Ford Coppola.
- Nephew of Talia Shire.
- Got Johnny Depp his first acting job.
- Close friends with Tom Waits.
- Stage name taken from comic book character Luke Cage.
- Owns a Lamborghini that used to belong to the Shah of Iran.
- Brother of Marc Coppola and Christopher Coppola.
- Grandson of Carmine Coppola.
- Proposed to Patricia Arquette on the day he met her in the early 80s. Arquette thought he was a bit strange but played along with his antics by creating a list of things Cage would have to fulfil 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.
- He lives in a fake castle on the outskirts LA. He wants to import an authentic one from overseas. 
- Loves to improvise, ocassionally to the annoyance of other cast members.
- Collects comic books and sees them as being today's equivalent of mythology.
- The Wild at Heart (1990) movie poster lists his name as both "Nicolas Cage" and "Nicholas Cage".
- Ranked #37 in Premiere's 100 most powerful people in Hollywood in 1998.
- Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1984" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 36. 
- Cousin of Jason Schwartzman.
- Suffers from vertigo.
- Tim Burton cast Cage in his doomed Superman project. Cage even did fittings of the costume.
- Ate a live roach in Vampire's Kiss (1989).
- On his upper back he has a tattoo of monitor lizard with a top hat.
- Announced that he is dating Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of the late Elvis Presley. [Summer 2001]
- Cousin of Robert Schwartzman, who changed his name to Robert Schwartzman-Cage inspired by Nicolas.
- Given an Honory Doctorate in Fine Arts by California State University, Fullerton in May, 2001. Cage spoke at the commencement.
- Father August Coppola, formerly a professor at Cal State Long Beach and Dean of Creative Arts at San Francisco State University
- During an A&E Biography on him, the host explained that Nicolas was Director Sam Raimi's first choice to play Norman Osborn/Green Goblin in the movie Spider-Man (2002). Apparently this was before he met Willem Dafoe.
- Graduated UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television.
- Cousin of Sofia Coppola and Roman Coppola.
- On "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" (1992), he told Jay that he took the name "Cage" from a comic book character named Luke Cage, the "first black superhero". When asked which of the powers he would prefer to have, he said flight was his desire.
- Has a son, Weston Coppola-Cage (with actress Christina Fulton), born 26 December, 1990.
- Together with actors Lee Marvin (Cat Ballou (1965)) and Peter Sellers (_Dr. Stranglove (1964)_ ) , he is the only actor with an Oscar nomination for playing multiple characters in a film (in Adaptation. (2002), he plays two characters, Donald and Charlie). Marvin is the only one who actually won one for a double role.
- Former cousin, by marriage, of director Spike Jonze.
- Met wife Alice Kim at a sushi bar where she was a waitress. She was only 20-years-old at the time they married.
- Went to the same High School as Angelina Jolie, Michael Klesic, Lenny Kravitz, David Schwimmer, Jonathan Silverman, Gina Gershon, Rhonda Fleming, Jackie Cooper, Rob Reiner, Antonio Sabato Jr., Pauly Shore, Michael Tolkin, Betty White, Corbin Bernsen, Elizabeth Daily, Albert Brooks and Crispin Glover.
- Close friends with Crispin Glover.
- Ate a real cockroach in the film Vampire's Kiss (1989), 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."
- Attended Justin-Siena High School in Napa, California. During the early 80s.
- His is (along with his cousin Sofia Coppola) the third generation of Oscar winners in the Coppola family. His uncle, Francis Ford Coppola and his grandfather, Carmine Coppola, are the other two generations. They are the second family to do so, the first family is the Hustons - Anjelica Huston, John Huston and Walter Huston.
- Nick and his wife, Alice, had a son, Kal-el Coppola Cage, on October 3, 2005 in New York City. Just as Nick was named after a comic book character, Luke Cage, so has he named his son after the comic book character Kal-el (aka Superman).
- Trains in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Royce Gracie
- David Lynch referred to him as the "Jazz musician of acting"
- Former stepfather of Patricia Arquette's son Enzo
- Former stepfather of Danielle Riley Keough
- Bought Schloss Neidstein, a mini castle in the Bavarian village of Etzelwang (July 2006).
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