Nicolas Cage

Nicolas Cage

  • Birthday: 1964-01-07
  • Place of birth: Long Beach, California, USA
  • Also know as: Nicolas Coppola

Biography

Nicolas Kim Coppola (born January 7, 1964), known professionally as Nicolas Cage, is an American actor and filmmaker. Born into the Coppola family, Cage is the recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Golden Globe Award. During the early years of his career, Cage starred in a variety of films such as Rumble Fish (1983), Racing with the Moon (1984), Peggy Sue Got Married (1986), Raising Arizona (1987), Vampire's Kiss (1989), Wild at Heart (1990), Honeymoon in Vegas (1992), and Red Rock West (1993). During this period, John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 36 listed him as one of twelve Promising New Actors of 1984. For his performance in Leaving Las Vegas (1995), he won the Academy Award for Best Actor. He received his second Academy Award nomination for his performance as Charlie and Donald Kaufman in Adaptation (2002). He subsequently appeared in more mainstream films, such as The Rock (1996), Con Air (1997), City of Angels (1998), 8mm (1999), Windtalkers (2002), Lord of War (2005), The Wicker Man (2006), Bangkok Dangerous (2008) and Knowing (2009). He also directed the film Sonny (2002), for which he was nominated for Grand Special Prize at Deauville Film Festival. Cage owns the production company Saturn Films and has produced films such as Shadow of the Vampire (2000) and The Life of David Gale (2003). In October 1997, Cage was ranked No. 40 in Empire magazine's The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time list, while the next year, he was placed No. 37 in Premiere's 100 most powerful people in Hollywood. In the 2010s, he starred in Kick-Ass (2010), Drive Angry (2011), Joe (2013), The Runner (2015), Dog Eat Dog (2016), Mom and Dad (2017), Mandy (2018), Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018), and Color Out of Space (2019). His participation in various film genres during this time increased his popularity and gained him a cult following. Description above from the Wikipedia article Nicolas Cage, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Filmography

Raising Arizona

1987

As H.I.

Leaving Las Vegas

1995

As Ben Sanderson

Wild at Heart

1990

As Sailor Ripley

City of Angels

1998

As Seth

Ghost Rider

2007

As Johnny Blaze / Ghost Rider

Con Air

1997

As Cameron Poe

Captain Corelli's Mandolin

2001

As Captain Antonio Corelli

Lord of War

2005

As Yuri Orlov

World Trade Center

2006

As John McLoughlin

National Treasure

2004

As Ben Gates

Adaptation.

2002

As Charlie Kaufman / Donald Kaufman

Red Rock West

1993

As Michael Williams

It Could Happen to You

1994

As Charlie Lang

The Family Man

2000

As Jack Campbell

Fire Birds

1990

As Jake Preston

Guarding Tess

1994

As Doug Chesnic

Season of the Witch

2011

As Behman

National Treasure: Book of Secrets

2007

As Benjamin Franklin Gates

The Weather Man

2005

As David Spritz

Vampire's Kiss

1988

As Peter Loew

Trapped in Paradise

1994

As Bill Firpo

Matchstick Men

2003

As Roy Waller

8MM

1999

As Tom Welles

Bringing Out the Dead

1999

As Frank Pierce

Snake Eyes

1998

As Rick Santoro

Windtalkers

2002

As Sergeant Joe Enders

Gone in Sixty Seconds

2000

As Memphis Raines

The Wicker Man

2006

As Edward Malus

The Sorcerer's Apprentice

2010

As Balthazar Blake

Bangkok Dangerous

2008

As Joe

Knowing

2009

As John Koestler

Zandalee

1991

As Johnny Collins

Astro Boy

2009

As Dr. Tenma (voice)

Drive Angry

2011

As Milton

The Croods

2013

As Grug Crood (voice)

Valley Girl

1983

As Randy

Trespass

2011

As Kyle Miller

Time to Kill

1989

As Enrico Silvestri

Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

2011

As Johnny Blaze / Ghost Rider

The Boy in Blue

1986

As Ned Hanlan

Seeking Justice

2011

As Will Gerard

Stolen

2012

As Will Montgomery

Joe

2014

As Joe Ransom

The Frozen Ground

2013

As Jack Halcombe

Left Behind

2014

As Rayford Steele

Rage

2014

As Paul Maguire

Dying of the Light

2014

As Evan Lake

USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage

2016

As Captain McVay

The Trust

2016

As Jim Stone

Pay the Ghost

2015

As Mike

Next

2007

As Cris Johnson / Frank Cadillac

Army of One

2016

As Gary Faulkner

Dog Eat Dog

2016

As Troy

Vengeance: A Love Story

2017

As Det. John Dromoor

Mom and Dad

2018

As Brent Ryan

Arsenal

2017

As Eddie King

The Humanity Bureau

2017

As Noah Kross

Mandy

2018

As Red Miller

Primal

2019

As Frank Walsh

211

2018

As Mike Chandler

Between Worlds

2018

As Joe

Running with the Devil

2019

As The Cook

The Croods: A New Age

2020

As Grug Crood (voice)

Grand Isle

2019

As Walter

Color Out of Space

2019

As Nathan Gardner

Jiu Jitsu

2020

As Wylie

Werewolf Women of the S.S.

2007

As Fu Manchu

Pig

2021

As Robin 'Rob' Feld

Willy's Wonderland

2021

As The Janitor

Face/Off

1997

As Castor Troy / Sean Archer

Peggy Sue Got Married

1986

As Charlie Bodell

Moonstruck

1987

As Ronny Cammareri

Birdy

1984

As Sergeant Al Columbato

Amos & Andrew

1993

As Amos Odell

Honeymoon in Vegas

1992

As Jack Singer

The Rock

1996

As Dr. Stanley Goodspeed

Racing with the Moon

1984

As Nicky / Bud

Outcast

2014

As Gallain

Looking Glass

2018

As Ray

The Runner

2015

As Colin Price

Inconceivable

2017

As Brian

A Score to Settle

2019

As Frank

Kill Chain

2020

As Araña

Butcher's Crossing

0000

As Miller

The Retirement Plan

0000

As Matt

The Old Way

0000

As Colton Briggs

Kiss of Death

1995

As Little Junior Brown

Kick-Ass

2010

As Damon Macready / Big Daddy

Deadfall

1993

As Eddie

The Ant Bully

2006

As Zoc (voice)

Christmas Carol: The Movie

2001

As Jacob Marley (voice)

The Best of Times

1981

As Nicolas

Renfield

2023

As Count Dracula

Love, Antosha

2019

As Narrator (voice)

Sonny

2002

As Acid Yellow

G-Force

2009

As Speckles the Mole (voice)

Rumble Fish

1983

As Smokey

The Cotton Club

1984

As Vincent Dwyer

Never on Tuesday

1989

As Man in Red Sports Car (uncredited)

Junket Whore

1998

As Self

Snowden

2016

As Hank Forrester

Teen Titans Go! To the Movies

2018

As Superman (voice)

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

2018

As Peter Parker / Spider-Man Noir (voice)

Fast Times at Ridgemont High

1982

As Brad's Bud

The Death of "Superman Lives": What Happened?

2015

As Self (archive footage)

Moonstruck: At the Heart of an Italian Family

2006

As Self (archival footage)

Grindhouse

2007

As Fu Manchu (segment "Werewolf Women of the SS") (uncredited)

Brubaker

1980

As Prisoner (uncredited)

Production

What Is It?

2005

As Thanks

Sonny

2002

As Director

Lord of War

2005

As Producer

Shadow of the Vampire

2000

As Producer

The Life of David Gale

2003

As Producer

The Wicker Man

2006

As Producer

Bangkok Dangerous

2008

As Producer

Next

2007

As Producer

Vengeance: A Love Story

2017

As Producer

A Thousand Words

2012

As Producer

Sonny

2002

As Producer

Pig

2021

As Producer

Willy's Wonderland

2021

As Producer

The Sorcerer's Apprentice

2010

As Executive Producer

A Score to Settle

2019

As Executive Producer

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