Nicolas Cage

American actor

Nicolas Kim Coppola (born January 7, 1964), known professionally as Nicolas Cage, is an American actor, producer, and director. He was born in Long Beach, California. He has starred in many movies, including: Peggy Sue Got Married (1986), Moonstruck (1987), Kiss of Death (1995), Face/Off (1997), The Wicker Man, Ghost Rider (2007), Knowing (2009), and Kick-Ass (2010). Cage won an Academy Award for the Best Actor in the movie Leaving Las Vegas (1995). He is the nephew of Francis Ford Coppola.

Nicolas Cage
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Nicolas Kim Coppola

(1964-01-07) January 7, 1964 (age 59)
EducationBeverly Hills High School
Alma materUCLA School of Theater, Film and Television
Years active1980–2017
Parent(s)August Coppola

Early lifeEdit

He was born on January 7, 1964,[1][2][3][4] in Long Beach, California. His parents were August Floyd Coppola, a professor of literature, and Joy (née Vogelsang), a dancer and choreographer. He was raised in a Catholic family.[5][6]


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  2. Nicolas Cage – Encyclopædia Britannica Online, 18.12.2010.
  3. Riggs, Thomas (2000). Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television. Gale / Cengage Learning. ISBN 978-0-7876-4636-3.
  4. Naden, Corinne J.; Blue, Rose (2003). Nicolas Cage. Lucent Books. ISBN 978-1-59018-136-2.
  5. "Nicholas Cage is back with digit-al thriller 'Knowing'". Daily News. New York. Archived from the original on 2012-07-30. Retrieved January 9, 2014.
  6. "This much I know: Karen Koster". Irish Examiner. Archived from the original on November 30, 2012. Retrieved January 9, 2014.

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