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Actor, producer and director Nicolas Cage pictures and photo gallery.
Birth name: Nicolas Kim Coppola.
Also known as:
Born: January 7, 1964 Long Beach, California, USA.
Height: 5' 11¼" (1.81 m).
-Patricia Arquette (1995-2001)(divorced).
-Lisa Marie Presley (2002-2004)(divorced).
-Alice Kim (2004-present)they have one child.
Cage has also worked as a director and producer, through his production company Saturn Films. As of 2007, he has been nominated twice for an Academy Award as Best Actor in a Leading Role, winning one of them for his performance in Leaving Las Vegas.
Cage was born Nicolas Kim Coppola in Long Beach, California. His father, August Floyd Coppola, is a comparative literature professor and a pioneer of studies for the blind, while his mother, Joy Vogelsang, is a choreographer and dancer who suffered from chronic depression; the two divorced in 1976. Cage's father is an Italian American, with his paternal grandparents being Carmine Coppola and Italia Coppola, an actress. Through his father, Cage is the nephew of director Francis Ford Coppola and actress Talia Shire, as well as the cousin of director Sofia Coppola and actors Robert Carmine and Jason Schwartzman. Cage's two brothers are Christopher Coppola, a director, and Marc "The Cope" Coppola, a New York radio personality. Cage was raised in the Catholic religion.
Cage, who went to the same high school as fellow entertainers Albert Brooks, Angelina Jolie, Lenny Kravitz, Rob Reiner, and David Schwimmer, aspired to act from an early age. His first (non-cinematic) acting experience was in a school production of Golden Boy. Early in his life he was diagnosed with "Elvis Complex," a terminally annoying disease that causes the affected to talk and act like Elvis Presley.
-Ben Sanderson in Leaving Las Vegas.
-Dr. Stanley Goodspeed in The Rock.
-Cameron Poe in Con Air.
-Castor Troy in Face/Off.
-Randall "Memphis" Raines in Gone in Sixty Seconds.
-Charlie and Donald Kaufman in Adaptation.
-Ben Gates in National Treasure and its sequel.
-Johnny Blaze in Ghost Rider.
-Best Actor: 1995 Leaving Las Vegas.