Nicolas Cage Short Bio
Nicolas Kim Coppola latter known with his famous name to covered his real family record as Nicolas Cage is an American actor, director, and producer. He was born in Long Beach, California, the son of August Floyd Coppola, a professor of literature, and Joy a dancer and choreographer. Cage sun sign is Capricorn and he was raised in the middle of a Catholic family. He is the nephew of director Francis Ford Coppola and of actress Talia Shire. Cage is also cousin of directors Roman Coppola and Sofia Coppola, film producer Gian-Carlo Coppola, and actors Robert Carmine and Jason Schwartzman.For education, Cafe was attended Beverly Hills High School and then honed his acting skill by attending UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. Nicolas Cage revealed that his reason to change his family name is because he want to proved that he can be success as and actor without the big name of Coppola family and avoided nepotism rumor too.
Nicolas Cage Body Measurement Table
|Date of birth||January 7, 1964|
|Age||50 years old|
|Biceps Size||15 Inches|
|Chest size||42 Inches|
|Waist in Inches||36 Inches|
|Height||6 Feet 0 Inches|
|Weight||187 lbs or 85 kg|
Nicolas Cage Career
From his small role in Fast Times at Ridgemont High with Sean Penn, Cage has appeared in a variety of films, both conventional and unconventional.He auditioned for the role of Dallas Winston in the Francis Ford Coppola film The Outsiders, but the role ultimately went to Matt Dillon. He has appeared in Coppola’s several films as Rumble Fish, The Cotton Club and Peggy Sue Got Married.Among other roles include the lead or supporting one, Cage’s acclaimed came in 1987. It come through romantic comedy Moonstruck, also starring Cher. His name then wider recognized more through the cult comedy Raising Arizona by Coen Brothers; Wild at Heart by David Lynch’s Bringing Out the Dead and Martin Scorsese’s film Matchstick Men. He played as Ridley Scott an agoraphobic con man with obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Cage has been nominated twice for an Academy Award. He won once for his performance as a suicidal alcoholic in Leaving Las Vegas. His second nomination was for the Adaptation tape, where she plays Charlie Kaufman and Donald Kaufman, as his fictional twin.The suspense thriller 8mm (1999) was not a box office success, but was well received by critics. He learned to play the mandolin for the lead role in the 2001 film Captain Corelli’s Mandolin. In 2005 he starred in semi-independent films Lord of War and The Weather Man, which despite receiving positive reviews did not achieve box office success. It received negative reviews for The Wicker Man which was a box office failure too. The much criticized he gets from his tittle role in Ghost Rider (2007), based on the Marvel Comics that commercially success but received negative review. In National Treasure, the second highest grossing film to date, Cage plays an eccentric historian who goes on a dangerous adventure to find a hidden by the Founding Fathers of the United States Treasury.In Face / Off by John Woo, plays both the hero and the villain opposite John Travolta.
Cage made his directorial debut with Sonny a low-budget drama starring James Franco as a male prostitute whose mother (Brenda Blethyn) is his pimp.In 2008 Cage plays Joe, a hired murderer in the action film Bangkok Dangerous. In 2009, Cage starred in science fiction thriller Knowing, directed by Alex Proyas.Also in 2009, Cage starred in the film Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, directed by acclaimed German director Werner Herzog. In 2010, Cage starred in the epic Season of the Witch, playing a 14th century gentleman; and The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, in which he played a sorcerer. In 2012 and 2013 appears in Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, 9 Stolen, The Croods and The Frozen Ground.
Nicolas Cage Controversy
Nicolas Cage was sued by his ex partner actress Christina Fulton in December 2009 for $13 million. The lawsuit put Nicolas Cage in financial difficulties. Beside that he also owed the tax from the government due his habit buying an old haunted house or castle. Cage is also arrested in New Orleans’ French Quarter on April 15, 2011. He was sued because conducting domestic abuse grabbed his wife’s upper arm while under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested for but latter set free after his custody for $11,000 was posted by Duane “Dog” Chapman.
Nicolas Cage Dating
Nicolas Cage dated actress Christina Fulton, in 1988 and their son Weston Coppola Cage born on December 26, 1990.She never married Fulton and latter decide to separated from her. Cage then dating and marrying actress Patricia Arquette on April 8, 1995 but latter divorce her in May 18, 2001. He then dated singer/songwriter Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of Elvis Presley. Cage then marrying her on August 10, 2002 but latter divorced her several months in on November 25, 2002. Cage then spotted dating Alice Kim, a former waitress who previously worked at the Los Angeles restaurant Kabuki. The couple then married in 2004 and their son, Kal-El, was born on October 3, 2005.
Nicolas Cage Net Worth
Nicolas Cage considered as one of Hollywood’s highest-paid actors. In 2009, Forbes wrote that Cage earning $40 million in 2009 only. But in early 2010, Cage reportedly tangled financial problems. Cage required to repay the debt at the East West Bank of US $ 2,002,679.86 with interest of US additional $ 277.95 per day from February 16th 2010. But still Nicolas Cage net worth was estimated about $180 million.