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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), 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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Born
Nicolas Kim Coppola

(1964-01-07) January 7, 1964 (age 55)
NationalityAmerican
EducationBeverly Hills High School
Alma materUCLA School of Theater, Film and Television
Occupation
Years active1980–2017
Spouse(s)
Children2
Parent(s)August Coppola
Family

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 (nee Vogelsang), a dancer and choreographer. His mother is of English, Scottish, Polish and German ancestry; his father was an Italian-American. He was raised in a Catholic family.[5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Nicolas Cage – Biography". Tiscali.co.uk. Retrieved January 9, 2014.
  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'". New York: Daily News. Retrieved January 9, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)[dead link]
  6. "This much I know: Karen Koster". Irish Examiner. Retrieved January 9, 2014.

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