Nicolas Cage

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Nicolas Cage (born Nicolas Coppola in 07.01.1964)
Nicolas Cage is an American actor known for his roles in 'Leaving Las Vegas', 'Face/Off', 'Adaptation.' and 'Ghost Rider'.

Nicolas Cage: Childhood
Nicolas Cage was born in Long Beach, California.
His parents are literature professor August Floyd Coppola and dancer/choreographer Joy Vogelsang but they divorced when he was twelve.
His family is made up of several movie actors, directors and producers which is why he changed his surname, to avoid favouritism.
He attended Beverly Hills High School as well as the UCLA School of Theatre, Film and Television.

Nicolas Cage: Acting Career
Nicolas Cage started out his acting career with minor roles including in 'Fast Times at Ridgemont High' as well as making appearances in two of his uncle Francis Ford Coppola's films 'Rumble Fish' and 'Peggy Sue Got Married'. Making his big screen debut at the tender age of 18, Nicolas Coppola saw most of his work land on the cutting room floor. This taste of fame was just a stepping stone to bigger and better things.
His first big movie in 1987 was 'Moonstruck' which landed him with a Golden Globe nomination.
He had other smaller hits in the shape of Martin Scorsese's 'Bringing Out the Dead' in 1999 and Ridley Scott's 2003 'Matchstick Men' in 2003.
His biggest movies include 'Leaving Las Vegas' in which he won an Academy Award for playing an alcoholic, 'Adaptation' in which he starred as Charlie Kaufman as well as 'Ghost Rider', 'National Treasure', 'The Rock' and 'Face/Off'. He garnered much success also from sci-fi end-of-the-world movie 'Knowing' in 2009.
He had roles in 'Lord of War', 'The Weather Man' and 'The Wicker Man' which didn't fare too well among critics.
In 2013, he is set to voice the character of Crug in animation movie 'The Croods'.

Nicolas Cage: Other Career Ventures
Nicolas Cage made his directorial debut with the low-budget movie 'Sonny' which starred James Franco in 2002.
He and his son Weston created a comic book together called 'Voodoo Child' which got published through Virgin Comics (now Liquid Comics).

Nicolas Cage: Personal Life
Nicolas Cage has had relationships with Christina Fulton in 1988 with whom he had his first child, son Weston, in 1990; Patricia Arquette whom he was married to for six years from 1995 to 2001; Lisa Marie Presley, Elvis Presley's daughter, with whom he was married for 3 months; and finally Alice Kim who he married in 2004 and now has a second son, Kal-El, with.
He has owned several luxury properties including a home in Malibu, a Bahamas property and island, a Rhode Island manor and two castles.
He was accused of not paying federal tax in 2009, failing to pay over $6.2 million in 2007 and $350,000 from 2002 to 2004. In response, the actor filed a $20 million lawsuit against his business manager Samuel Levin for not taking care of his tax bills correctly accusing him of negligence and fraud. Levin filed a counter-lawsuit insisting that he had previously urged Cage to curb his spending.
In 2009, he was sued by former girlfriend Christina Fulton for $13 million and the house she is living in after she was asked to leave the property due to Cage's financial problems.
In 2011, Cage was arrested for suspicion of domestic abuse battery, disturbing the peace and public intoxication in New Orleans when he reportedly grabbed his wife while drunk. A $11,000 bail was eventually posted by former bounty hunter Duane 'Dog' Chapman. Charges were later dropped.
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25th July 2014 -

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25th July 2014 -

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11th July 2014 -

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10th June 2014 -

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In what may be our favourite Instagram post of all time, rock band Guns N’ Roses have shared an image of Nicolas Cage…wearing Nicolas Cage. The band posted the image, which features the iconic actor...

Nicolas Cage's Nicolas Cage-Themed Outfit Just Raised The Bar For Hipsters Everywhere

10th June 2014 -

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Ironic shirts with Nicolas Cage’s face are apparently a thing now, so the actor is taking it to another level. How about Nick Cage wearing a shirt with Nick Cage’s face on it? Insert dated...

Nicolas Cage Wears His Own Meme As T-Shirt, Internet Applauds

9th June 2014 -

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Praise Nicolas Cage. The actor is ridiculed on a daily basis thanks to his face's seemingly endless compatibility with just about every meme. However, at a Guns N' Roses concert last weekend, the Joe star...

Is This The Best Nicolas Cage Prank Ever? [Pictures]

5th June 2014 -

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Forget all the Nicolas Cage pranks you've ever read about. Forget the Wrecking Ball video. Forget, it all. All you really need to do for the next 10 minutes is relax, grab a coffee, and...

Joe

16th April 2014 -

 Video

Actors Nicholas Cage and Tye Sheridan and director David Gordon Green discuss their new movie 'Joe' in two new featurettes. They talk about casting the characters and the benefits of being a low budget flick.'With...

'Joe': The Redemption Of Nicolas Cage

15th April 2014 -

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Nicolas Cage is, without a doubt, one of the world’s greatest actors. There’s not many people that could argue with us when we say that, whatever their personal opinion of the eccentric star. The recipient...

'Joe': Nicolas Cage Silences Haters With A Stand-Out Performance In Gritty Backwater Drama [Trailer]

10th April 2014 -

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Next week will see the release of new Nicolas Cage movie Joe in the USA, whilst the UK will have to wait a little bit longer. Before you greet that news with a groan and...

A Week In Movies: Stars Hit London, Guardians Show Their Faces, British Thrillers Tease, Nic Returns To Acting And Angelina Directs

24th February 2014 -

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The stars turned out once again in London on Sunday for the British Academy Film Awards, better known as the Baftas, and winners were spread between 12 Years a Slave, Gravity, Blue Jasmine, American Hustle,...

Joe

17th February 2014 -

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Joe Ransom is an ex-convict who's been inside several times for his violent behaviour. Now trying to keep out of trouble, he takes on a new job - but going straight is more difficult than...

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10th December 2013 -

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What we’ve assumed was true for a long time has now been confirmed: Adam Sandler is the most overpaid actor in the world, yielding the least amount of cash for the money he earns. Forbes,...

Warning, Once You See Nicolas Cage in Miley Cyrus' Wrecking Ball, You Can't UNSEE It

13th September 2013 -

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Miley Cyrus's 'Wrecking Ball' was always ripe for memes. It was almost too perfect for memes. Hannah Montana swinging naked on a demolition ball, crying her eyes out and licking a hammer? Pass the video...

Nicolas Cage Returns To Oscar Contention Status With 'Joe'

1st September 2013 -

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Nicolas Cage is back flirting with the big acting awards following his most recent performance in the film Joe. In Joe, Cage plays a role not too dissimilar to his 1995 Oscar-winning performance as Ben...

Forgotten Men Terry Gilliam, Jonathan Glazer set for Venice Film Festival

26th July 2013 -

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The Venice Film Festival 2013 boasts one of the most intriguing movie line-ups of the year, with two fallen heroes of cinema coming in from the cold and testing out new material after underwhelming efforts...

The Frozen Ground

19th July 2013 -

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'The Frozen Ground': New Nicolas Cage Crime Movie Released To Mixed Reviews [Trailer]

19th July 2013 -

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Upcoming crime thriller The Frozen Ground is based on true events that culminated in a horrific serial killer being jailed to 461 years in prison in 1984 after the murder of 17 women. An adaptation...

Nicolas Cage A "Highly Unlikely" Addition To Expendables 3

18th July 2013 -

 News

After being rumoured to be joining the Expendables 3 cast, Knowing actor Nicolas Cage has shot down such murmurings in an interview with Den of Geek putting it plainly that he'd had no involvement so...

The Frozen Ground

18th July 2013 -

 Movie Review

Even though this crime thriller is based on a true story, it never feels remotely believable. The problem is that writer-director Walker tries far too hard to force the real events into a standard movie...

Lauryn Hill Begins Three Month Jail Term: Five Stars With Tax Problems

9th July 2013 -

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Lauryn Hill, the Grammy-winners singer whose only solo album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill remains a classic of its generation, has begun a three month prison term for failing to pay taxes of around $1...

Sylvester Stallone Announces Expendables 3 and Great Escape 2 (Sort Of)

4th June 2013 -

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It's shaping up to be a pretty hectic 18 months or so for Sylvester Stallone, who will star in two big-budget movies for Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment, Escape Plan and The Expendables 3. The former...

1939 Jay-Z Look-Alike Emerges: HOW HAS THIS HAPPENED?

14th May 2013 -

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A 1939 Jay-Z look-alike photograph has emerged depicting someone who looks incredibly like the hip-hop icon leaning on a railing in New York while staring directly at the camera. The resemblance is uncanny - in...

Reese Witherspoon Arrested, Pulls Out 'Do You Know Who I Am?' Line

22nd April 2013 -

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"Do you know who I am?" It's the quote that has left celebrities cringing and police officers grinning with delight over the years. Reese Witherspoon is the latest Hollywood A-lister to use the immortal phrase...

'The Croods' Sequel Green Lighted – Back To The Stone Age We Go!

18th April 2013 -

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The Croods may have only just been released in American, but a sequel is already planned. The reviews may not have been perfect, but the money was good, and that’s why DreamWorks Animation are coming...

A Week In Movies: Cage, Stone And Cuddly Creatures In The Croods, Jim Carrey Features In Kick Ass 2 Trailer While New Star Trek Into Darkness Trailer Hits The Web

22nd March 2013 -

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This week's big global release is the DreamWorks animated prehistoric comedy-adventure The Croods, led by an all-star vocal cast including Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone and Ryan Reynolds. Look for a huge push for must-have spin-off...

The Croods

22nd March 2013 -

 Movie Review

Cleverly blending a rebellious teen comedy with an animated prehistoric adventure, this witty film wins us over with sharp characters who are written, voiced and drawn with plenty of personality. It may be yet another...

Oscars 2013: Five People ROBBED Of An Academy Award

20th February 2013 -

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We here at Contactmusic.com really hope there's a massive upset at the Oscars on Sunday (February 24, 2013), for no other reason than it's fun to watch the actor who should have won sink into...

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I love nicolas cage.I want to speak with him.

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you are the one come to turkey and meet me ı m your pysceho:))ı m waiting your anesewere please ı love you kises your mine

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Just wondering if he wanted to trace any welsh ancestry!!! I sure could help being a welsh valley girl

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Want to see his big smile.

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