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Nicolas Cage is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter, Producer and Thanks American born on 7 january 1964 at Long Beach (USA)

Nicolas Cage

Nicolas Cage
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Birth name Nicolas Kim Coppola
Nationality USA
Birth 7 january 1964 (55 years) at Long Beach (USA)
Awards Academy Award for Best Actor

Nicolas Kim Coppola (born January 7, 1964), known professionally as Nicolas Cage, is an American actor and producer. He has performed in leading roles in a variety of films, ranging from romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action films. In the early years of his career, Cage starred in films such as Valley Girl (1983), Racing with the Moon (1984), Birdy (1984), Peggy Sue Got Married (1986), Raising Arizona (1987), Moonstruck (1987), Vampire's Kiss (1989), Wild at Heart (1990), Honeymoon in Vegas (1992), and Red Rock West (1993).

Cage received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance as an alcoholic Hollywood writer in Leaving Las Vegas (1995) before coming to the attention of wider audiences with mainstream films such as The Rock (1996), Face/Off (1997), Con Air (1997), City of Angels (1998), and National Treasure (2004). He earned his second Academy Award nomination for his performance as Charlie and Donald Kaufman in Adaptation (2002). In 2002, he directed the film Sonny, 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).

Through his performances in The Weather Man (2005), Lord of War (2005), The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009), and Kick-Ass (2010) he earned critical acclaim. Films such as Ghost Rider (2007) and Knowing (2009) were box office successes. Cage has been strongly criticized in recent years for his choice of roles, some of which have been universally panned. However, he recently starred in The Croods and Joe, both of which were warmly received by critics.


Relationships and family
In 1988, Cage began dating actress Christina Fulton, who later bore their son, Weston Coppola Cage (born December 26, 1990). Weston was the lead singer of the black metal band Eyes of Noctum, but broke up in 2012; Arsh Anubis, his new band of the same genre, was formed in 2011. Weston also appeared in his father's film Lord of War as Vladimir, a young Ukrainian mechanic who quickly disarms a Mil Mi-24 helicopter. Weston and his wife Danielle have a son, Lucian Augustus Coppola Cage, born July 1, 2014.

Cage has been married three times. His first wife was actress Patricia Arquette (married in April 1995, divorce finalized in 2001).

Cage's second marriage was to singer/songwriter Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of Elvis Presley. Cage is an Elvis fan and used the star as the base of his performance in Wild at Heart. Presley and Cage married on August 10, 2002 and filed for divorce on November 25, 2002 which was finalized on May 16, 2004. The divorce proceeding was longer than the marriage.

Cage met his third and current wife Alice Kim, a former waitress who previously worked at the Los Angeles restaurant Kabuki and at the Los Angeles-based Korean nightclub, Le Privé. She bore their son, Kal-El, (after Superman's birth name) on October 3, 2005. Cage was once considered for the role of Superman in a film to be directed by Tim Burton. Alice had a minor role in the 2007 film Next, which Cage produced. They were married at a private ranch in Northern California on July 30, 2004.

Political and religious views
Cage grew up in a family of Catholic background but does not talk about religion publicly and refuses to answer religion-connected questions in his interviews. When asked about the movie Knowing being a religion-themed film or not, Cage replied: "Any of my personal beliefs or opinions runs the risk of impinging on your own relationship with the movie. I feel movies are best left enigmatic, left raising more questions than answers. I don't want to ever preach. So [whatever you get] from the movie [is] far more interesting than I could ever offer."

During his visit to University of California, Santa Cruz he stated he is not a politically active actor and that he can do it in his work as he learned more about nuclear power from the movie The China Syndrome. Cage has donated about $5,000 to the Democratic Party since 1994.

Charity activities
Cage has been called one of the most generous stars in Hollywood. He donated $2 million to Amnesty International for them to use to offer rehabilitation shelters, medical services and psychological and reintegration services to some of the 300,000 children forced to fight in conflicts across the world. He has also donated one million dollars to the victims of Hurricane Katrina. He became the first artist to support ArtWorks, an artist engagement program to raise awareness of fundamental rights at work, including freedom from slavery and from child labor. Cage has also honored with Humanitarian award from United Nations for his works and appointed as an UN ambassador for Global Justice. He led a campaign around the film Lord of War to raise awareness about international Arms Control, supported "Heal the Bay", the United Negro College Fund efforts, and the Royal United Hospital's Forever Friends Appeal to build intensive care units for babies.

Real estate and tax problems
Nicolas Cage is one of Hollywood's highest-paid actors, earning $40 million in 2009 according to Forbes, although he failed to make Forbes' Top 10 List in 2014.

Cage had a Malibu home where he and Kim lived, but sold the property in 2005 for $10 million. In 2004 he bought a property on Paradise Island, Bahamas. In May 2006, he bought a 40-acre (160,000 m) island in the Exuma archipelago, some 85 miles (137 km) southeast of Nassau and close to a similar island owned by Faith Hill and Tim McGraw.

He bought the medieval castle Schloss Neidstein in the Oberpfalz region in Germany in 2006 and sold it in 2009 for $2.5 million. His grandmother was German, living in Cochem an der Mosel.

In August 2007, Cage purchased "Grey Craig", a 24,000-square-foot (2,200 m) brick-and-stone country manor in Middletown, Rhode Island. With an estate occupying 26 acres (110,000 m) the home has 12 bedrooms and 10 full bathrooms and overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. It borders the Norman Bird Sanctuary to the west. The sale ranked among the state of Rhode Island's most expensive residential purchases until eclipsed that same year, 2007, by the $17.15 million sale of the Miramar mansion on Bellevue Avenue in Newport.

Also in 2007, the actor purchased Midford Castle in Somerset, England. Shortly after selling his German castle, Cage also put homes in Rhode Island, Louisiana, Nevada, and California, as well as a $7 million island in the Bahamas, up for sale.

On July 14, 2009, the Internal Revenue Service filed documents in New Orleans in connection with a federal tax lien against property owned by Cage in Louisiana, concerning unpaid federal taxes. The IRS alleges that Cage failed to pay over $6.2 million in federal income tax for the year 2007. In addition, the Internal Revenue Service has another lien for more than $350,000 in unpaid taxes dating from 2002 to 2004. Cage filed a $20 million lawsuit on October 16, 2009, against his business manager, Samuel J. Levin, alleging negligence and fraud. The lawsuit states that Levin "had failed to pay taxes when they were due and had placed [Cage] in speculative and risky real estate investments 'resulting in (the actor) suffering catastrophic losses'." Cage is also facing separate lawsuits from East West Bank and Red Curb Investments for unpaid, multimillion-dollar loans.

Samuel Levin filed a counter-complaint and responded to the lawsuit in a filing stating that he warned Cage that he was living beyond his means and urged him to spend less. Levin's filing states that "instead of listening to Levin, cross-defendant Cage (Coppola) spent most of his free time shopping for high ticket purchases, and wound up with 15 personal residences", Levin's complaint continued: "Likewise, Levin advised Coppola against buying a Gulfstream jet, against buying and owning a flotilla of yachts, against buying and owning a squadron of Rolls Royces, against buying millions of dollars in jewelry and art."

In his filing Levin says that in 2007 Cage's "shopping spree entailed the purchase of three additional residences at a total cost of more than $33 million; the purchase of 22 automobiles (including 9 Rolls Royces); 12 purchases of expensive jewelry; and 47 purchases of artwork and exotic items." One of those exotic items was a dinosaur skull of a Tarbosaurus for which Nicolas Cage paid $276,000 in an auction after winning a bidding contest against Leonardo DiCaprio.

According to Cage, he owned the "Most Haunted House in America", a home located in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana. Known as "The LaLaurie House" after its former owner Delphine LaLaurie, the house was foreclosed and sold at auction on November 12, 2009 along with another New Orleans property for a total of $5.5 million, in the wake of Cage's financial problems.

His Bel Air home, which had six loans totaling $18 million on it, failed to sell at an April 2010 foreclosure auction despite an opening offer of $10.4 million, substantially less than the $35 million that Cage had originally tried to sell it for. The home, built in 1940 for $110,000, had been owned at different times by Dean Martin and singer Tom Jones. The home eventually sold in November 2010 for $10.5 million. Another home in Nevada also faces foreclosure auction.

In November 2011, Cage also sold his Action Comics 1 in an online auction for a record-breaking $2.16 million (the previous record being $1.5 million), to assist paying his tax liens and other debts. Cage purchased the comic in 1997 for $110,000.

Despite paying more than $6 million owed to the IRS in 2012, Cage was issued with another $6.7 million tax lien; relating to unpaid taxes from 2008. As of July 2015, the debt remains unsettled, and Cage is reportedly renting a home in a "private, gated community" near the TPC golf course in Las Vegas with his third wife, Alice, and son, Kal-El.

Legal issues
In December 2009, Christina Fulton sued Cage for $13 million and for the house in which she was living. The suit was in response to an order that she leave the dwelling; the order resulted from Cage's financial difficulties.

On April 15, 2011, at 11:30 pm, Cage was arrested in New Orleans' French Quarter district for suspicion of domestic abuse battery, disturbing the peace and public intoxication, after a police officer was flagged down by onlookers after Cage allegedly grabbed his wife's upper arm while appearing to be under the influence of alcohol. Cage was held in police custody until a bail of $11,000 was posted by Duane "Dog" Chapman. He was later ordered to appear in court on May 31, 2011. On May 5, 2011, it was announced that the charges against Cage had been dropped.

Best films

The Croods (2013)
National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
National Treasure (2004)
The Rock (1996)
Face/Off (1997)
Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)

Usually with

Marc Coppola
Marc Coppola
(6 films)
Avi Lerner
Avi Lerner
(6 films)
Trevor Rabin
Trevor Rabin
(6 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Nicolas Cage (102 films)

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Spies in Disguise
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Actors Will Smith, Tom Holland, Jennifer Hale, Taron Egerton, Jane Lynch, Peter Dinklage
Roles Topper

Un événement inattendu vient mettre le monde en péril. Lance Sterling, le meilleur super espion du monde, doit faire équipe avec un inventeur de gadget, Walter, pour sauver le monde.
Mandy (2018)
, 2h1
Directed by Panos Cosmatos
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantasy, Action, Horror
Actors Nicolas Cage, Andrea Riseborough, Richard Brake, Linus Roache, Bill Duke, Sam Louwyck
Roles Red Miller
Rating65% 3.2969453.2969453.2969453.2969453.296945
En 1983, un homme, Red Miller, vit avec sa petite amie artiste Mandy dans les bois d'une montagne sauvage américaine, isolée du monde. Un jour, elle est attirée par Jeremiah Sand, un chanteur folk devenu le gourou d'une secte. Avec l'aide d'une bande de bikers, les Black Skulls, Sand la kidnappe mais Mandy, après s'être moquée de lui, est brûlée vive sous les yeux de Red impuissant. Ivre de vengeance, Red assemble un arsenal d'armes improbables pour se venger de Sand et de ses admirateurs. Mais, peu à peu, le monde se modifie et ressemble à une peinture de sa fiancée défunte... Aux frontières du réel, rien ne l'arrêtera pour mener sa vendetta.
Looking Glass, 1h43
Directed by Tim Hunter
Origin USA
Genres Thriller
Actors Nicolas Cage, Robin Tunney, Marc Blucas, Ernie Lively, Bill Bolender
Roles Ray
Rating45% 2.2549352.2549352.2549352.2549352.254935
Après le décès tragique de leur petite fille, un couple en deuil, Ray et Maggie, achète un motel isolé dans le désert pour démarrer une nouvelle vie. Fraîchement installé, Ray découvre aussitôt un miroir caché qui lui permet d'épier les occupants de la chambre 10 sans être remarqué. Il prend goût au voyeurisme jusqu'au jour où celle qui l'occupait est assassinée...
Arsenal (2017)
, 1h32
Directed by Steven C Miller
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, Adrian Grenier, Johnathon Schaech, Christopher Coppola, Lydia Hull
Roles Eddie King
Rating40% 2.0114152.0114152.0114152.0114152.011415
Mikey, toujours fourré dans les mauvais coups, disparaît mystérieusement avant qu’une grosse rançon soit demandée. Mais tout le monde pense qu’il a lui-même monté le coup pour récupérer de l’argent. De plus, ses liens passés avec le mafieux Eddie King ne plaident pas en sa faveur. Seul JP, son frère, est persuadé qu’il est réellement en danger. Il va alors tout tenter pour le sauver.
Vengeance: A Love Story, 1h39
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Nicolas Cage, Don Johnson, Deborah Kara Unger, Charlene Tilton, Anna Hutchison, Talitha Bateman
Roles Det. John Dromoor
Rating52% 2.6052552.6052552.6052552.6052552.605255
Un vétéran de la Guerre du Golfe, ancien policier, décide de se venger contre ceux qui ont agressé une mère célibataire.
Inconceivable, 1h45
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Nicolas Cage, Gina Gershon, Nicky Whelan, Faye Dunaway, James Van Patten
Roles Brian
Rating52% 2.606432.606432.606432.606432.60643
Katie est une mère de famille qui emménage avec sa jeune fille dans une nouvelle vie pour échapper à son passé tumultueux. Elle sympathise avec un couple qui, très vite, est troublé par son comportement étrange...
Mom and Dad, 1h23
Directed by Brian Taylor
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Horror
Actors Nicolas Cage, Selma Blair, Anne Winters, Zackary Arthur, Joseph D. Reitman, Lance Henriksen
Roles Brent Ryan
Rating54% 2.7456952.7456952.7456952.7456952.745695
Une adolescente et son petit frère doivent survivre pendant 24 heures à une frénésie meurtrière de masse poussant les parents, devenus soudainement hystériques et agressifs, à se retourner violemment contre leurs propres enfants.
The Humanity Bureau
Origin Canada
Genres Science fiction, Social science fiction, Action, Adventure
Themes Environmental films, Films set in the future, Anticipation
Actors Nicolas Cage, Hugh Dillon, Vicellous Reon Shannon, Sheldon Bergstrom
Roles Noah Kross
Rating51% 2.599772.599772.599772.599772.59977
En 2030, la majorité du Midwest est ravagé et transformé en désert par le réchauffement climatique. Afin de contrôler la récession économique, une agence gouvernementale américaine appelée « Le Bureau de l'Humanité » traque les membres de la société considérés comme improductifs pour les isoler dans une colonie supposée paradisiaque nommée « Nouvel Eden ».
Snowden (2016)
, 2h14
Directed by Oliver Stone
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Historical, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about computing, Sécurité informatique, Political films
Actors Shailene Woodley, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scott Eastwood, Nicolas Cage, Timothy Olyphant, Logan Marshall-Green
Roles Hank Forrester
Rating72% 3.647863.647863.647863.647863.64786
The true story follows Edward Snowden, an American computer professional who leaked classified information from the National Security Agency (NSA) to The Guardian in June 2013.
Army of One, 1h32
Directed by Larry Charles
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Nicolas Cage, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Rainn Wilson, Russell Brand, Ken Marino, Matthew Modine
Roles Gary Faulkner
Rating51% 2.5559552.5559552.5559552.5559552.555955
L'histoire d'un bricoleur au chômage traquant Oussama ben Laden au Pakistan, mission que lui aurait donnée Dieu en personne.
The Trust
The Trust (2016)
, 1h32
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action, Crime
Actors Nicolas Cage, Elijah Wood, Jerry Lewis, Kevin Weisman, Steven Williams, Sky Ferreira
Roles Jim Stone
Rating53% 2.6970352.6970352.6970352.6970352.697035
Stone et Waters sont deux flics losers à Las Vegas. Pour gagner plus d'argent, ils arrondissent leurs fins de mois avec des petits larcins. Un jour, ils décident de cambrioler le mystérieux coffre-fort d'un dealer en prison qui se trouve dans le congélateur d'une épicerie. Rêvant d'acquérir une forte somme d'argent, ils volent le contenu sans imaginer les dégâts de leur casse.
USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage, 2h8
Directed by Mario Van Peebles
Origin USA
Genres War, Action
Themes Films about animals, Seafaring films, Transport films, Aviation films, Submarine films, Films about sharks, Political films, Disaster films, American disaster films, Films about seafaring accidents or incidents, United States Armed Forces in films
Actors Nicolas Cage, Tom Sizemore, Thomas Jane, Matt Lanter, Brian Presley, Emily Tennant
Roles Captain McVay
Rating52% 2.612752.612752.612752.612752.61275
Pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, un navire de la marine américaine est coulé par un sous-marin japonais laissant 900 membres d'équipage échoués dans les eaux infestées de requins.
Dog Eat Dog, 1h39
Directed by Paul Schrader
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Nicolas Cage, Willem Dafoe, Omar Dorsey, Louisa Krause, Paul Schrader, Nicky Whelan
Roles Troy
Rating47% 2.356422.356422.356422.356422.35642
Trois ex-détenus fauchés se voient offrir un job par un chef mafieu mexicain. Bien qu'ils sachent qu’ils devraient mieux décliner la proposition, ils cèdent à l’appât du gain. Ils doivent kidnapper l’enfant de l'homme voulant mettre le chef de la mafia sur la touche. Mais cela tourne mal lorsque qu'ils tuent quelqu'un. Ils deviennent alors les fugitifs les plus recherchés. Ils sont par ailleurs déterminés à ne jamais retourner en prison...
The Runner
The Runner (2015)
, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Political films
Actors Nicolas Cage, Connie Nielsen, Peter Fonda, Sarah Paulson, Wendell Pierce, Dana Gourrier
Roles Colin Price
Rating47% 2.3539952.3539952.3539952.3539952.353995
In the aftermath of the 2010 BP oil spill, an idealistic but flawed politician (Nicolas Cage) is forced to confront his dysfunctional life after his career is destroyed in a sex scandal.
The Death of "Superman Lives": What Happened?, 1h44
Directed by Jon Schnepp
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Films about films, Films about children, Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the film industry, Superman films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Superhero films, Documentary films about films, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Nicolas Cage, Tim Burton, Kevin Smith, Jon Schnepp, Grant Morrison, Lorenzo di Bonaventura
Roles Himself
Rating70% 3.545633.545633.545633.545633.54563
The documentary looks at the story behind Superman Lives, a film that was cancelled only three weeks before filming was set to begin. In the film Schnepp interviews several people involved with the development of the project and shows artwork and designs that would have been featured in Superman Lives if it had been made. Though the Run time is 104 minutes, there is an extended version of the film.