Person Details

Birthday: 1964-01-07 07:09:28

Aliases: Nicolas Coppola , 尼古拉斯·凯奇 , Николас Кейдж , Nicolas Kim Coppola , นิโคลัส เคจ , نيكولاس كيج , 니콜라스 케이지 , ニコラス・ケイジ , Ніколас Кейдж , Ніколас Кім Коппола , Νίκολας Κέιτζ , Νίκολας Κόπολα

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Long Beach, California, USA

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Movie Involvements: 82

TV Involvements: 2


Most Famous Work

Biography

An American actor, producer and director. He has performed in leading roles in a variety of films, ranging from romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action movies. Cage is known for his prolificacy, appearing in at least one film per year, nearly every year since 1980 (with the exception of 1985 and 1991). In the early years of his career, Cage starred in critically acclaimed films such as Valley Girl (1983), Racing with the Moon (1984), Birdy (1985), Peggy Sue Got Married (1986), Raising Arizona (1987), Moonstruck (1987), Vampire's Kiss (1989), Wild at Heart (1990), Honeymoon in Vegas (1992), and Red Rock West (1993). Cage received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance as an alcoholic Hollywood writer in Leaving Las Vegas (1995) before coming to the attention of wider audiences with mainstream films such as The Rock (1996), Face/Off (1997), Con Air (1997), City of Angels (1998) and National Treasure (2004). He earned his second Academy Award nomination for his performance as Charlie and Donald Kaufman in Adaptation (2002). In 2002, he directed the film Sonny for which he was nominated for Grand Special Prize at Deauville Film Festival. Cage owns a production company, Saturn Films, and produced films such as Shadow of the Vampire (2000) and The Life of David Gale (2003). Though his performances in The Weather Man (2005), Lord of War (2005), The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009), and Kick-Ass (2010) earned critical acclaim, and films such as Ghost Rider (2007) and Knowing (2009) were box office successes, Cage has been strongly criticized in recent years for his choice of roles, some of which have been universally panned. Most recently, he voiced the character of Grug in the animated film The Croods. He was born Nicolas Kim Coppola on January 7, 1964, in Long Beach, California, to parents August Floyd Coppola, a professor of literature, and Joy (Vogelsang), a dancer and choreographer. He was raised in a Catholic family. His father was of Italian descent and his mother is of German and Polish descent. His paternal grandparents were composer Carmine Coppola and actress Italia Pennino, and his paternal great-grandparents were immigrants from Bernalda, Basilicata, Italy. Through his father, Cage is the nephew of director Francis Ford Coppola and of actress Talia Shire, and the cousin of directors Roman Coppola and Sofia Coppola, film producer Gian-Carlo Coppola, and actors Robert Carmine and Jason Schwartzman. Cage's two brothers are New York radio personality Marc "The Cope" Coppola and director Christopher Coppola. He attended Beverly Hills High School, which is known for its many alumni who became entertainers. He aspired to act from an early age and also attended UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. His first non-cinematic acting experience was in a school production of Golden Boy. Description above from the Wikipedia article Nicolas Cage, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Most Famous Work

Mandy
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6

Mandy

(2018) Red Miller
Joe
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7

Joe

(2014) Joe Ransom
Astro Boy
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6

Astro Boy

(2009) Dr. Tenma (voice)
Drive Angry
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5

Drive Angry

(2011) Milton
Ghost Rider
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5

Ghost Rider

(2007) Johnny Blaze / Ghost Rider
Snowden
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7

Snowden

(2016) Hank Forrester
National Treasure
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7

National Treasure

(2004) Ben Gates
211
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5

211

(2018) Mike Chandler

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2020 Grug Crood (voice)
2019 Nathan Gardner
Frank Walsh
Narrator (voice)
N/A
2018 Joe
Peter Parker / Spider-Man Noir (voice)
Himself
Red Miller
Superman (voice)
Mike Chandler
Ray
Brent Ryan
2017 Evan Lake
Det. John Dromoor
Noah Kross
Brian
Captain McVay
Eddie King
2016 Troy
Gary Faulkner
Hank Forrester
Jim Stone
2015 Mike
Colin Price
Himself
Glenn
2014 Evan Lake
Rayford Steele
Paul Maguire
Joe Ransom
2013 Jack Halcombe
Grug Crood (voice)
2012 Will Montgomery
Will Gerard
2011 Johnny Blaze / Ghost Rider
Kyle Miller
Milton
Behman
2010 Himself
Balthazar Blake
Damon Macready / Big Daddy
2009 Terence McDonagh
Dr. Tenma (voice)
N/A
Speckles the Mole (voice)
John Koestler
2008 Joe
2007 Benjamin Franklin Gates
Cris Johnson / Frank Cadillac
Fu Manchu (segment "Werewolf Women of the SS") (uncredited)
Johnny Blaze / Ghost Rider
2006 Edward Malus
John McLoughlin
Zoc (voice)
Himself
2005 David Spritz
Yuri Orlov
2004 Ben Gates
Himself
2003 Roy Waller
N/A
2002 Charlie Kaufman / Donald Kaufman
Acid Yellow
Sergeant Joe Enders
Himself
2001 Jacob Marley (voice)
Captain Antonio Corelli
2000 Jack Campbell
Randall 'Memphis' Raines
1999 Frank Pierce
N/A
Tom Welles
1998 Rick Santoro
Seth
1997 Castor Troy
Cameron Poe
1996 Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
1995 Ben Sanderson
Little Junior Brown
1994 Bill Firpo
Charlie Lang
Himself
Michael Williams
Doug Chesnic
1993 Eddie
N/A
Amos Odell
1992 Himself
Jack Singer
N/A
N/A
1991 Johnny Collins
1990 Heartbreaker
Sailor Ripley
Jake Preston
1989 Enrico Silvestri
Man in Red Sports Car (uncredited)
1988 N/A
Peter Loew
1987 Ronny Cammareri
H.I. McDunnough
1986 Charlie Bodell
Ned Hanlan
1984 Sergeant Al Columbato
Vincent Dwyer
Nicky / Bud
1983 Smokey
Randy
N/A
1982 Brad's Bud
1981 N/A
N/A
Nicolas
1975 Himself - Host
1966 himself
1953 N/A
The Cook
N/A
N/A
N/A
Walter
Wylie
Year Character Movie/Tv

Production

Crew

Year Role Movie/Tv
2005 Thanks
Year Role Movie/Tv

Directing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2002 Director
Year Role Movie/Tv

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