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Nicolas Cage at the 66th Venice International Film Festival
Born Nicolas Kim Coppola[1]
January 7, 1964 (1964-01-07) (age 46)
Long Beach, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Producer
Years active 1980–present
Spouse(s) Patricia Arquette
(1995–2001)
Lisa Marie Presley
(2002–2004)
Alice Kim
(2004–present)
.Nicolas Cage (born Nicolas Kim Coppola; January 7, 1964)[1][2][3] is an American actor.^ Nicolas Cage is an talented actor.

^ Fun Fact: Nicolas Cage started life as Nicholas Coppola, but changed it to disassociate himself with famous film director Uncle Francis Ford Coppola.
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^ Oscar-winning actor Nicolas Cage will star in the first major studio film by Hany Abu-Assad, the acclaimed Palestinian director of Paradise Now.

Cage pursued acting as a career, making his debut on television in 1981. Cage has been featured in "bad boy" roles, and has won awards such as the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1995 for his lead role in Leaving Las Vegas, and the Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor in 2002 for Adaptation.
.Cage has appeared in over 60 films including Face/Off (1997), National Treasure (2004), and Ghost Rider (2007).^ National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007) .
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^ Face/Off (1997) Thriller 2 hrs.
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^ Tags ghost rider 2 , nicolas cage .
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.Cage has been married three times: to Patricia Arquette, Lisa Marie Presley, and Alice Kim Cage, his current wife.^ Cage has married three times, once to Patricia Arquette, then to Lisa Marie Presley, and most recently to his current wife Alice Kim Cage.
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^ Had one-year relationship with Cage in the 1990s Wife: Alice Kim.
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^ Nicolas Cage and his third wife Alice Kim .
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Early life

.Cage was born in Long Beach, California.^ Nicolas Cage was born Nicolas Kim Coppola on January 7, 1964, in Long Beach, California.
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^ Born January 7, 1964, in Long Beach, CA, to a literature professor father and dancer/choreographer mother, Cage first caught the acting bug while a student at Beverly Hills High School.
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^ Born Nicholas Coppola on January 7, 1964, in Long Beach, Calif., Cage is the son of college professor August Coppola, nephew of director Francis Coppola and cousin of Sofia Coppola.
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.His father, August Coppola, was a professor of literature, while Cage's mother, Joy Vogelsang, is a dancer and choreographer; Cage's parents divorced in 1976.[1][4] Cage's mother is of German descent and his father is of Italian descent (his paternal great-grandparents were immigrants from Bernalda, Basilicata).^ Nicolas Cage’s father, August Coppola, dead at 75.
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^ Cage's mother, Joy Vogelsang divorced Coppola in 1976.
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^ His mother, dancer Joy Vogelsang, was a schizophrenic who spent much of Cage's youth in mental institutions; he was raised by his father August, a literature professor.
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[5] .His paternal grandparents were Carmine Coppola, a composer, and Italia Pennino, an actress.^ Paternal grandparent; born June 11, 1910; died April 26, 1991; shared 1974 Oscar for Best Original Score for The Godfather, Part II Grandmother: Italia Pennino.
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.Through his father, Cage is the nephew of director Francis Ford Coppola and actress Talia Shire, as well as the cousin of directors Roman Coppola and Sofia Coppola, late film producer Gian-Carlo Coppola, and actors Robert Carmine and Jason Schwartzman.^ Francis [Ford Coppola] likes comics.
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^ Born in Long Beach, California, in 1964, he is the nephew of director Francis Ford Coppola.
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^ Nephew of Oscar-winning director-screenwriter Francis Ford Coppola.
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.Cage's two brothers are Christopher Coppola, a director; and Marc "The Cope" Coppola, a New York radio personality.^ Acted in brother Christopher Coppola's "Deadfall" .
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^ He was a sex-crazed weirdo in Zandalee, a put-upon drifter in Red Rock West, and a grifter in Deadfall, directed by his brother, Christopher Coppola (his other brother, Marc is a DJ on K-ROCK in New York).
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^ Lionsgate Nicolas Cage Mr. Cage’s portfolio reportedly includes properties in San Francisco, Las Vegas, the Bahamas, New York City and England.

[6] .Cage, who attended Beverly Hills High School (the same high school as fellow entertainers Albert Brooks, Angelina Jolie, Lenny Kravitz, Slash, Rob Reiner, Richard Dreyfuss, Bonnie Franklin and David Schwimmer), aspired to act from an early age.^ Born January 7, 1964, in Long Beach, CA, to a literature professor father and dancer/choreographer mother, Cage first caught the acting bug while a student at Beverly Hills High School.
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^ He dropped out of Beverly Hills High to pursue acting, changing his name to declare his independence from the Coppola empire.
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^ I just cannot escape the non-reality of the movie due to his poor acting & maybe he could go back to high school & take a drama class.
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.Cage also attended UCLA School of Theatre, Film, and Television.^ Graduated UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television.
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^ Nic Cage Displays Model Parenting in Kick-Ass Film School Rejects — ...
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^ Education : Graduated UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television.
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.His first non-cinematic acting experience was in a school production of Golden Boy.^ I just cannot escape the non-reality of the movie due to his poor acting & maybe he could go back to high school & take a drama class.
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^ He later moved to San Francisco, where he performed in a production of "Golden Boy" at the American Conservatory Theatre.
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^ At age 15, enrolled in the American Conservatory Theatre (ACT); appeared there in a production of "Golden Boy" .
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.He is also good friends with fellow actor Johnny Depp, whom he advised to get into acting.^ Got Johnny Depp his first acting job.
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^ With a friend like Johnny Depp , Nicolas doesn't have to peddle that ass to the highest bidder.
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^ Yes i did Yes i did get Johnny Depp his first acting job.
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Career

.In order to avoid the appearance of nepotism as the nephew of Francis Ford Coppola, he changed his name early in his career to Nicolas Cage, inspired in part by the Marvel Comics superhero Luke Cage.^ Born Nicolas Coppola, Cage changed his name to escape the shadow of his uncle, director Francis Cord Coppola.
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^ Francis [Ford Coppola] likes comics.
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^ Nicolas Cage turns corner in his career .

[7] .Since his minor role in the film Fast Times at Ridgemont High, with Sean Penn, Cage has appeared in a wide range of films, both mainstream and offbeat.^ Nicolas Cage is also in negotiations to appear in the film.

^ In this very exclusive interview with Paul Fischer, Cage talked about the challenges of doing this film as well as his own ambitions as an actor three decades after his career took off as an 18-year old actor ion Fast Times at Ridgemont High.
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^ Since he received his first role in "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" Nicolas has played in a wide range of genres and received a lot of fame and respect from his fellow actors and not only.
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.He tried out for the role of Dallas Winston in his uncle's film The Outsiders, based on S.E. Hinton's novel, but lost to Matt Dillon.^ The film was based on a novel by John O'Brien.
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^ He'd begun the millennium by filming Captain Corelli's Mandolin, an epic tale of love and betrayal in WW2 Greece, based on the hit novel by Louis de Bernieres.
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^ Rumble Fish on DVD (1983) Starring: Matt Dillon , Mickey Rourke , Dennis Hopper Director: Francis Ford Coppola Certificate: Francis Ford Coppola directed this beautiful black-and-white version of S.E. Hinton's popular youth novel.
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He was also in Coppola's films Rumble Fish and Peggy Sue Got Married.
.Other Cage roles included appearances in the acclaimed 1987 romantic-comedy Moonstruck, also starring Cher; The Coen Brothers cult-classic comedy Raising Arizona; David Lynch's 1990 offbeat film Wild at Heart; a lead role in Martin Scorsese's 1999 New York City paramedic drama Bringing Out the Dead; and Ridley Scott's 2003 quirky drama Matchstick Men, in which he played an agoraphobic, mysophobic, obsessive-compulsive con artist with a tic disorder.^ Cage then received a Golden Globe nomination as Best Actor for his role as Cher’s lover in “Moonstruck.” David Lynch’s “Wild at Heart,” starring Cage and Laura Dern, won the Palm d’Or at the 1990 Cannes Film Festival.
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^ Matchstick Men (2003) Comedy, Drama and Crime/Gangster 1 hr.
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^ Bringing Out the Dead (1999) .
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.Cage has been nominated twice for an Academy Award, winning once for his performance as a suicidal alcoholic in Leaving Las Vegas.^ The eyes of Oscar have eluded Nicolas Cage since his win for Leaving Las Vegas and his nomination for Adaptation .
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^ Nicolas Cage could be leaving Las Vegas.
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^ Leaving Las Vegas-1995 .
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His other nomination was for his portrayal of real-life screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and Kaufman's fictional twin Donald in Adaptation. Despite these successes, most of his lower-profile films have performed poorly at the box office compared to his mainstream action/adventure roles. .The suspense thriller 8mm (1999) was not a box office success, but is now considered a cult film.^ He earns up to 12million a movie but recent releases including The Bad Lieutenant have not been big box office successes, jeopardising his earning potential.
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^ The actor was filming 1999 thriller Bringing Out The Dead when he noticed a bizarrely dressed onlooker was frequenting the set and behaving strangely.
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^ Disneys family film 'G-Force' was the favorite at the domestic box office, opening over the weekend to an estimated $32.1 million.

.He took the lead role in the 2001 film Captain Corelli's Mandolin and learned to play the mandolin from scratch for the part.^ Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001) more movies like this .
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^ Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001) 12.
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^ Met during filming of "Captain Corelli's Mandolin" (2001); no longer together.
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.In 2005, two offbeat films he headlined, Lord of War and The Weather Man, failed to find a significant audience despite nationwide releases and good reviews for his acting in those roles.^ He is really good in those two movies.
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^ His terrorism thriller "Next" opened to $7.1 million in April 2007 and the family drama "The Weather Man" to $4.2 million in 2005.
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^ Some paid off artistically but not commercially (Bringing Out the Dead, The Weather Man, Lord of War); some were outright misfires (Captain Corelli's Mandolin, The Wicker Man).
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.Poor reviews for The Wicker Man resulted in low box office sales.^ What is certain is the man is a certifiable box-office draw.
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^ The work, a highly unusual and nuanced turn for Cage, by a director known for box-office fluff, split reviewers.

^ The man currently has the I.R.S. up his *ss, and despite making an ungodly amount of money in a myriad of box-office mega hits, may end up broke!
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.The much criticized Ghost Rider (2007), based on the Marvel Comics character, fared better, earning more than $45 million (the top earner) during its opening weekend and over $208 million worldwide through the weekend ending on March 25, 2007. Also in 2007, he starred in Next, which shares the concept of a glimpse into an alternate timeline with The Family Man (2000).^ The Family Man (2000) 18.
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^ The Family Man (2000) more movies like this .
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^ His terrorism thriller "Next" opened to $7.1 million in April 2007 and the family drama "The Weather Man" to $4.2 million in 2005.
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.Most of Cage's movies that have achieved financial success were in the action/adventure genre.^ Says: March 6th, 2009 at 11:06 am Say what you will, but most of Nicolas Cage’s movies are fun to watch at least once….and at most once.
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^ Nic's knack: Actor Cage reflects on his new adventure film "I don't really look at myself as a successful person,'' he said.
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^ Nicolas Cage · Action and adventure · Science fiction and fantasy Culture .
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.In his second-highest grossing film to date, National Treasure, he plays an eccentric historian who goes on a dangerous adventure to find treasure hidden by the Founding Fathers of the United States.^ That year saw the release of the megahit adventure film National Treasure.

^ That year saw the release of the megahit adventure film National Treasure .

^ It must be bad when even Nicolas Cage's National Treasure is Gone in 60 Seconds.
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.Other action hits include The Rock, in which Cage plays a young FBI chemical weapons expert who infiltrates Alcatraz Island in hopes of neutralizing a terrorist threat, Face/Off, a John Woo film where he plays both a hero and a villain, and World Trade Center, director Oliver Stone's film regarding the September 11, 2001 attacks.^ Director Oliver Stone captures the essence of 9/11 by focusing on the ..
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^ World Trade Center was okay I guess.
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^ World Trade Center arrives on DVD .

He had a small but notable role as the Chinese criminal mastermind Dr. Fu Manchu in Rob Zombie's fake trailer Werewolf Women of the S.S. from the B-movie double feature Grindhouse.
.In recent years, Cage made his directorial debut with Sonny, a low-budget drama starring James Franco as a male prostitute whose mother (Brenda Blethyn) serves as his pimp.^ It was made in 1993, and his co-stars are James Coburn, Michael Biehn, Peter Fonda, Talia Shire, and Charlie Sheen.
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^ Matchstick Men.” At the end of 2002, Cage released his feature film directorial debut, “Sonny.” Cage cast an impressive group of actors, including Golden Globe winner James Franco, Mena Suvari, Brenda Blethyn and Harry Dean Stanton.
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^ Cage’s directorial debut stars James Franco as a young man who returns home to New Orleans after a brief stint in the army.
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[8] .Cage had a small role in the grim film, which received poor reviews and a short run in a limited number of theatres.^ Film of the week Reviewers are raving over the Nicolas Cage-Meryl Streep comedy "Adaptation".
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^ Nic Cage may be cash poor right now but he is still asset rich - combine that with his residuals and upcoming films and I suspect he will be OK. .
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^ Role tweaked Cage's interest in history Q: What's the hardest thing about doing an action film?
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.Cage's producing career includes Shadow of the Vampire, the first film from Saturn Films.^ Shadow of the Vampire (2001) Producer .
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^ Shadow of the Vampire (2000) Producer .
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^ Oscar winner Nicolas Cage plans to spend less time acting to focus on his other interests, including producing and developing independent films.

.In early December 2006, Cage announced at the Bahamas International Film Festival that he planned to curtail his future acting endeavors in order to pursue other interests.^ December 10, 2006 in Best-of lists , Film , Nicolas Cage .
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^ In 2006, Amnesty International announced that Cage was giving the organization $2 million.
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^ I may have other interests I want to pursue.
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.On the The Dresden Files for the Sci-Fi Channel, Cage is listed as the executive producer.^ Starring: Nicolas Cage ,  Justin Bartha , ( more ) The Dresden Files [TV Series] 2007     Based on a series of novels by Jim Butcher, the weekly, hour-long Sci Fi Channel series The Dresden Files starred former 24 regular Paul Blackthorne as Harry Dresden, a Chicago-based private eye with a unique gift.

^ Coming Soon is now hosting some on-set photos from the sci-fi thriller starring Cage and Rose Byrne .
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Cage said:
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I feel I've made a lot of movies already and I want to start exploring other opportunities that I can apply myself to, whether it's writing or other interests that I may develop.^ I may have other interests I want to pursue.
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^ I want to start exploring.
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^ Oscar winner Nicolas Cage plans to spend less time acting to focus on his other interests, including producing and developing independent films.

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.In November 2007, Cage was spotted backstage at a Ring of Honor wrestling show in New York City researching his role for the The Wrestler.^ David auditions for a New York City national morning show.
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^ City" movie premiere in New York City in .
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^ Ed Burns Presents: The Dock Walloper December 17, 2007; 16 pages New York City: It's the roaring 20s and America's great metropolis has become the nexus of high society culture, cutting edge...
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.The role was ultimately played by Mickey Rourke, who received an Academy Award nomination for his performance.^ Can’t you just picture him turning to the camera in his Academy Award winning performance in the Wicker Man and saying “Horseshit” for no reason and resuming his acting?

^ He was mooted to play the Green Goblin in Spider-Man but that clashed with his Oscar-nominated role as twin brothers in Spike Jonze's Adaptation.
  • Interview: Nicholas Cage | Film | The Guardian 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ His memorable performance as an alcoholic drinking himself to death in the MGM drama “Leaving Las Vegas,” directed by Mike Figgis, earned him an Academy Award ® .
  • Nicolas Cage Movies & News 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.moviesonline.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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Wrestler Director Darren Aronofsky, in an interview with slashfilm.com, said of Cage's replacement that:
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Nic was a complete gentleman, and he understood that my heart was with Mickey and he stepped aside.^ Nic Cage step aside?
  • MS Thailand | Bangkok Dangerous: Nicholas Cage hits Soi Cowboy | TV/Movies 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.mangosauce.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.I have so much respect for Nic Cage as an actor and I think it really could have worked with Nic but ...^ In 1999, Sean Penn, demonstrating his famous charm, tact and good humour, told the New York Times: "Nic Cage is no longer an actor.
  • Interview: Nicholas Cage | Film | The Guardian 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Nic Cage Founded on the belief that everything in life would be better with a little more Nic Cage, the most unique and versatile actor of his generation.

^ No one knew for sure who Cage was going to play, and frankly I think he could have pulled off either role, but it's not like he's the only actor who could.
  • Posts tagged Nicholas cage at Cinematical 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.cinematical.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

you know, .Nic was incredibly supportive of Mickey and he is old friends with Mickey and really wanted to help with this opportunity, so he pulled himself out of the race.^ Sounds like you know of what you speak; if I ever need help keeping my millions (if I get the opportunity in this lifetime), I want your services!
  • Nicolas Cage, Compulsive Spender - Page 1 - The Daily Beast 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.thedailybeast.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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^ It pulled me out of the narcissism of an actor and put me into the reality that there's someone who's so much, more important than me that I can care about and love.
  • Nicolas Cage Interviews 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC cagefactor.com [Source type: General]

^ Brenda launches into a whole uplift-the-race spiel, about how she's doing what she can to help her people out and so on.

[11]
.In 2008, Cage appeared as Joe, a contract killer who undergoes a change of heart while on a work outing in Bangkok, in the film Bangkok Dangerous.^ Bangkok Dangerous (2008) as Joe (credited as Nicolas Cage) .
  • Nicolas Cage 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.tcm.com [Source type: General]

^ Nicholas Cage takes Bangkok Dangerous .

^ Posted in films , observational Tags: bangkok dangerous , films , nic cage .

.The film is shot by the Pang Brothers and has a distinct South-East Asian flavor.^ The film is a remake of the 1999 Thai film of the same name, with both being directed by Hong Kong-born twin brothers Danny and Oxide Pang.
  • Bangkok Dangerous (Nicholas Cage) - Movie-List Forum 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.movie-list.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In 2009, Cage starred in sci-fi thriller Knowing, directed by Alex Proyas.^ Starred in the sci-fi thriller, "Knowing"; directed by Alex Proyas and co-starring Rose Byrne .
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^ Nicolas Cage takes on Alex Proyas thriller Knowing .

^ Nicholas Cage stars in the action-sci-fi-thriller Knowing .
  • Nicolas Cage » BloggersBase 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.bloggersbase.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In the film, he plays an MIT professor who examines the contents of a time capsule unearthed at his son's elementary school.^ A college professor (Nicolas Cage) opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son s elementary school.
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^ Nicolas Cage plays a man who finds a time capsule...
  • Nicolas Cage Movies & News 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.moviesonline.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ When a time capsule buried behind his son's elementary school is unearthed one year early, professor Ted Myles (Nicolas Cage) discovers that amongst a set of children's drawings is a sheet of paper covered in a series of random numbers.
  • Nicolas Cage - Zuguide Movie Trailers 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.zuguide.com [Source type: General]

.Startling predictions found inside the capsule that have already come true lead him to believe the world is going to end at the close of the week, and that he and his son are somehow involved in the destruction.^ Liberachi believed that his fans just wanted to see him on stage, doing the things he was famous for doing they wanted fantasy, things they only dreamed of happening in their world of monotony.
  • Canyon News - Nicholas Cage On Unknown Ground 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.canyon-news.com [Source type: General]

^ Although the Jim Carrey film didn’t come close to its reported $180 million budget, Carol still has weeks to go before Avatar takes over 3D screens.
  • Nicolas Cage | Tag Archive | FilmCrunch 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC movies.gearlive.com [Source type: General]

^ Both McLoughlin and Jimeno were inside the fifth building of the World Trade Center when the towers fell, and were two of the last people found alive amidst the wreckage.

.The film received mainly negative reviews but was the box office winner on its opening weekend.^ Weekend box-office: Cage rides to best opening in his career .

^ That scenario is becoming reality for yet another Hollywood A-lister, Oscar winner, Nicolas Cage, whose movies have failed to produce box-office hits.
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^ Avatar continued to dominate the top spot at the weekend box office.
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.Also in 2009, Cage appeared in the film Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, directed by acclaimed German director Werner Herzog.^ Nicolas Cage is also in negotiations to appear in the film.

^ Nicolas Cage at his ‘Bad Lieutenant - Port of Call New Orleans’ screening at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 15, 2009 .
  • IRS: Nicolas Cage Owes $6.2M | Access Hollywood - Celebrity News, Photos & Videos 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.accesshollywood.com [Source type: General]
  • Nicolas Cage Blames Former Business Manager For ‘Financial Ruin’ | Access Hollywood - Celebrity News, Photos & Videos 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC preview3.accesshollywood.com [Source type: General]

^ Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans 2009 R , 121 min.
  • Nicolas Cage - Movies 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.filmsandtv.com [Source type: General]

.He portrayed a corrupt police officer with gambling, drug and alcohol addictions.^ Nicolas Cage steps into Harvey Keitel's mold of a corrupt and drug-addled police officer, with the scummy setting moving from New York City to New Orleans.

.This film reunited Cage with Eva Mendes, who played his love interest in Ghost Rider.^ Cage and Eva Mendes.rar: Sponsored.
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^ In order to protect the woman he loves, motorcycle stunt performer Johnny Blaze (Nicolas Cage) sells his soul to Mephisto (Peter Fonda), but ends up losing Roxanne (Eva Mendes) anyway.
  • Nicolas Cage - Zuguide Movie Trailers 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.zuguide.com [Source type: General]

^ Oscar winner Nicolas Cage plans to spend less time acting to focus on his other interests, including producing and developing independent films.

.Cage will star in the period piece Season of the Witch, playing a 14th-century knight transporting a girl accused of causing the Black Plague to a monastery, and The Sorcerer's Apprentice, in which he will play the sorcerer.^ Cage will be a "14th century knight transporting a girl suspected of being the witch behind the Black Plague" to some monks that can exorcise her demons.
  • Posts tagged Nicholas cage at Cinematical 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.cinematical.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Cage plays an American-accented crusader in the Black Plague-affected 14th century who is tasked with transporting a suspected witch to a monastery, along with Ron Perlman .

^ He has three movies due out in 2010: the supernatural saga Season of the Witch, with Cage as a 14th century knight transporting a woman whose sorcery is blamed for the black plague, Kick-Ass, an action comedy in which he plays a vigilante dad who meets up with a teenage superhero wannabe and The Sorcerer's Apprentice, a live-action tale that expands on the Mickey Mouse escapade in Walt Disney's animated classic Fantasia.
  • gulfnews : Nicolas Cage uncuffs his inner bad cop 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC gulfnews.com [Source type: General]

[12]
.It is rumored that he will star in National Treasure 3, which has a possible release date as early as 2011. He would again take the role of Benjamin Gates, a cryptologist-turned-treasure hunter.^ National Treasure 3 coming in 2011?

^ Produced by JERRY BRUCKHEIMER and directed by JON TURTELTAUB , 'National Treasure: Book of Secrets' puts treasure hunter Ben Gates (Nic) once again in an action-packed adventure to unearth hidden history and treasures.
  • ETonline: Articles Tagged With Nicolas-cage 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.etonline.com [Source type: General]

^ Pretty safe to say that Nic's career is pretty much over if he's not starring in a National Treasure movie: Quote: .
  • Bangkok Dangerous (Nicholas Cage) - Movie-List Forum 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.movie-list.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[13]

Praise and criticism

The acting work of Cage has been praised by influential film critic Roger Ebert who writes, in his "Great Movies" essay about the film Adaptation., that:
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There are often lists of the great living male movie stars: De Niro, Nicholson and Pacino, usually.^ There was a day when movies like 'Star Wars' and 'E.T.' did get up in the top five best pictures and got nominations.
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^ Want to know what happens when an A-list director and A-list movie star attach themselves to a direct-to-cable screenplay?
  • Nicolas Cage’s 8 Crappiest Movies | YepYep - Your Daily Waste Of Time 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC yepyep.gibbs12.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ October 1997: Ranked #40 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list.
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.How often do you see the name of Nicolas Cage?^ Thank you, Nicolas Cage.
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^ Quick, what do you think of Nicolas Cage?
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^ Nicolas Cage Height - how tall .
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He should always be up there. He's daring and fearless in his choice of roles, and unafraid to crawl out on a limb, saw it off and remain suspended in air. No one else can project inner trembling so effectively.... He always seems so earnest. However improbable his character, he never winks at the audience. .He is committed to the character with every atom and plays him as if he were him.^ Comparing him to Steve Segal…please…is a no talent, “I can play only one character type” ego wack job.
  • Nicolas Cage’s 8 Crappiest Movies | YepYep - Your Daily Waste Of Time 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC yepyep.gibbs12.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Every movie he plays the same boring type character...his father probably died of shame!
  • Nicolas Cage's Father Dies of Heart Attack | PopEater.com 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.popeater.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Every movie he’s in he’s Nicholas Cage, not the character he’s playing, but Nick Cage.
  • Nicolas Cage Ready To Quit Acting | dailystab.com 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.dailystab.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[14]
.Roger Ebert, in response to mixed reviews of Knowing and their focus on criticizing Cage, wrote an article in which he defends both Cage as an actor and the movie which, in stark contrast to other critics, Ebert gave 4/4 stars.^ Oscar winner Nicolas Cage plans to spend less time acting to focus on his other interests, including producing and developing independent films.

^ Wallpaper.com features comprehensive database of movies with film synopses, reviews, casts and characters, theatrical trailers and photos and wallpapers of upcoming films, production notes, official sites and photos from new releases, as well as exclusive interviews and articles, news, Read movie reviews of current films from top critics and many other sources.
  • Nicholas Cage Website, Filmography 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.westlord.com [Source type: General]

^ "I'm at the point now where I know I'm doing something right when a movie gets mixed reviews, because then I'm not in the box.

[15]
.In March 2009, Entertainment Weekly critic Owen Gleiberman called on Cage to return to dramas rather than high-paying blockbusters.^ Nicolas Cage visits the ‘Late Show with David Letterman’ at the Ed Sullivan Theater on March 16, 2009 in New York City .
  • IRS: Nicolas Cage Owes $6.2M | Access Hollywood - Celebrity News, Photos & Videos 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.accesshollywood.com [Source type: General]

^ Says: March 6th, 2009 at 11:06 am Say what you will, but most of Nicolas Cage’s movies are fun to watch at least once….and at most once.
  • Nicolas Cage: A Career In (Baffling) Pictures | Cracked.com 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.cracked.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Says: March 6th, 2009 at 6:50 am Can we call your game “lolcages” instead?
  • Nicolas Cage: A Career In (Baffling) Pictures | Cracked.com 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.cracked.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[16]
.In May 2001, Cage was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts by California State University, Fullerton.^ May 2001: Awarded an Honory Doctorate in Fine Arts by California State University, Fullerton.
  • Nicolas Cage - Biography 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ Levin was Cage's business manager from 2001 to 2008, and Cage claims he was unaware of the damaged state of his finances until he hired new management.
  • Nicolas Cage Blames 'Financial Ruin' on Former Manager | PopEater.com 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.popeater.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Given an Honory Doctorate in Fine Arts by California State University, Fullerton in May, 2001.

He spoke at the commencement ceremony.[17]

Personal life

Relationships and family

.In his early 20s, he dated actress/singer Elizabeth Daily for two years, and was later involved with actress Uma Thurman.^ In his early 20s, he dated Jenny Wright for two years and later linked to Uma Thurman .
  • Nicolas Cage - Biography 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ In his early 20s, he dated Jenny Wright for two years, later linked to Uma Thurman.

^ Three years later, he began raising future underground black-metal singer Weston "Arcane" Cage....
  • Nicolas Cage's son's black metal band (is in NYC) (tour dates) - BrooklynVegan 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.brooklynvegan.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In 1988, Cage began dating Christina Fulton, mother of their son, Weston Coppola Cage (born December 26, 1990).^ Mother of Cage's son Weston; born c.
  • Nicolas Cage 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.tcm.com [Source type: General]

^ Has a son, Weston Cage (with actress Christina Fulton ), born 26 December, 1990.
  • Nicolas Cage - Biography 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ Has a son, Weston Coppola-Cage (with actress Christina Fulton), born 26 December, 1990.

.Weston appeared in Cage's film Lord of War as Vladimir, a young Ukrainian mechanic who quickly disarms a Mil Mi-24 helicopter and is lead singer of the black metal band Eyes of Nocturn.^ Nicolas Cage is also in negotiations to appear in the film.

^ "I just want to contribute to my genre and honor my family."- [ Boston Herald via Blabbermouth ] That "undergound black metal band" is Eyes of Noctum , whose debut album, Inceptum was recorded by Fredrik Nordström ( Dimmu Borgir ) and features Hellhammer (!?!?!?!
  • Nicolas Cage's son's black metal band (is in NYC) (tour dates) - BrooklynVegan 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.brooklynvegan.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Cage’s directorial debut stars James Franco as a young man who returns home to New Orleans after a brief stint in the army.
  • Nicolas Cage’s 8 Crappiest Movies | YepYep - Your Daily Waste Of Time 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC yepyep.gibbs12.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[18] .In December 2009, Fulton sued Cage for $13 million and the house she is living in.^ Nicolas Cage is being sued by his ex-wife for $13 million.

^ The houses went for $4.5 million - about two-thirds the appraised value - to Cage's lender, Regions bank, the lone bidder.
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^ Has a son, Weston Coppola-Cage (with actress Christina Fulton), born 26 December, 1990.

.The suit was in response to an order that she leave the house, brought about by the financial problems of Cage.^ I'd say he's getting his financial house in order.
  • Poor Nicolas Cage. Literally. 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.fool.com [Source type: General]

^ Problems began brewing several months ago when Fulton attempted to sell the house and realized that the title was still in Cage's name.
  • Nicolas Cage Being Sued By Mother Of His Child | Celebrity Baby Scoop 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC celebritybabyscoop.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Nic cage may have helped Johnny Depp when he was starting out, but he also brought his financial disaster upon himself.
  • Johnny Depp Will Save Nicolas Cage | Dlisted 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.dlisted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[19]
.Cage has been married three times.^ Married three times (once to Elvis Presley's daughter Lisa Marie Presley), his current spouse is Alice Kim, with whom he has a son named Weston.
  • allAfrica.com: Kenya: Nicholas Cage Visits Kenyan Prison 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC allafrica.com [Source type: News]

.His first wife was the actress Patricia Arquette (married on April 8, 1995 – divorce finalized on May 18, 2001).^ April 1995 - 18 May 2001) (divorced) .
  • Nicolas Cage - Biography 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ I'm a romantic (he asked first wife Patricia Arquette to marry him on the day he met her!
  • Nicolas Cage Interviews 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC cagefactor.com [Source type: General]

^ Alice Kim (former sushi waitress; married June 2004), Lisa Marie Presley(singer; began dating April 2001; married August 2002; filed for divorce November 2002), Patricia Arquette (actress; born April 8, 1968; married April 1995; divorced May 2001) .
  • Nicolas Cage Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Cage's second wife was singer/songwriter Lisa Marie Presley, the daughter of Elvis Presley, of whom Cage is a fan and on whom he based his performance in Wild at Heart.^ Announced that he is dating Lisa Marie Presley , daughter of the late Elvis Presley .
  • Nicolas Cage - Biography 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ What a furore, then, when in 2001 he began dating Presley's daughter, Lisa Marie.
  • Nicolas Cage - Biography 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.talktalk.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Devoted Elvis Presley fan that he is, in Wild at Heart (1990) he performed the Elvis classic "Love Me" with uncanny aplomb.
  • Nicolas Cage - Biography 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

.They married on August 10, 2002 and filed for divorce on November 25, 2002, after 108 days of marriage; their divorce was finalized on May 16, 2004. The divorce proceeding was longer than the marriage.^ August 2002 - 26 May 2004) (divorced) .
  • Nicolas Cage - Biography 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ No one was surprised when, having married in Hawaii in August 2002, Cage had filed for divorce by November.
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^ January 2002; married August 10, 2002 in Hawaii; filed divorce papers in Los Angeles on Nov.
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.His third and current wife Alice Kim, a former waitress who previously worked at the Los Angeles restaurant Kabuki, met Cage at the Los Angeles-based Korean nightclub, Le Privé.^ Met wife Alice Kim at a sushi bar where she was a waitress.

^ Met his future wife, Alice Kim Cage , at a sushi bar where she was a waitress.
  • Nicolas Cage - Biography 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ Married three times (once to Elvis Presley's daughter Lisa Marie Presley), his current spouse is Alice Kim, with whom he has a son named Weston.
  • allAfrica.com: Kenya: Nicholas Cage Visits Kenyan Prison 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC allafrica.com [Source type: News]

.She is the mother of his son, Kal-El (born October 3, 2005), named after Superman's birth name.^ He does love Superman enough to name his own son Kal-El, remember.
  • Nicolas Cage should be the next Superman | Film | guardian.co.uk 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Mother of Cage's son Weston; born c.
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^ They would name their first son Kal-El, the real name of Superman.
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.Cage was once considered for the role of Superman in a film to be directed by Tim Burton.^ Tim Burton cast Cage in his doomed Superman project.

^ Nicholas Cage would have been a terrible Superman and he hasn't made a good film since Adaptation.
  • Nicolas Cage should be the next Superman | Film | guardian.co.uk 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Tim Burton has always been sensitive to characters who feel alienated and excluded from society, and Tim, [screenwriter] Wesley Strick and I are in complete agreement as to the direction the film should take.
  • Nicolas Cage 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.tcm.com [Source type: General]

.Alice had a minor role in the 2007 movie Next, which Cage produced.^ That scenario is becoming reality for yet another Hollywood A-lister, Oscar winner, Nicolas Cage, whose movies have failed to produce box-office hits.
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^ I caught the trailer to Nicolas Cage’s next movie, Knowing , the other day, and I’ve reposted it below.
  • Nicolas Cage: A Career In (Baffling) Pictures | Cracked.com 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.cracked.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Next for Cage is Lord of War, which the actor also produced.
  • Nicolas Cage - National Treasure 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.femail.com.au [Source type: General]

They were married at a private ranch in Northern California on July 30, 2004.

Real estate and tax problems

.Cage had a Malibu home where he and Alice lived, but sold the property in 2005 for $10 million.^ Cage owed approximately $5.5 million on the homes.
  • Nicolas Cage — Luxist 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.luxist.com [Source type: News]

^ A second home, the allegedly haunted LaLaurie Mansion on Royal Street in the French quarter, sold for $2.3 million, after being listed for $3.55 million.
  • Nicolas Cage - Speakeasy - WSJ 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC blogs.wsj.com [Source type: General]

^ The Royal Street home, a 10,300-square-foot property Cage bought in December 2006 known as the LaLaurie mansion, is listed for $3.55 million.
  • IRS places liens on Nicolas Cage's New Orleans homes | New Orleans Business News - - NOLA.com 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.nola.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In 2004 he bought a property on Paradise Island, Bahamas.^ Cher bought the 0.76-acre property in December 2004 for $2.9 million and began building the house last year.
  • Nicolas Cage — Luxist 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.luxist.com [Source type: News]

.In May 2006, he bought a 40-acre (160,000 m2) 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.^ (May 2009) Is selling his 11th century estate called Schloss Neidstein in Etzelwang, Germany, after he bought it for $2.3 million in 2006.
  • Nicolas Cage Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ You may download this Exchange item but if you do not own the associated item(s), you will see a similar default item in your game instead of the Store item.
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[21]
.He once owned the medieval castle of Schloss Neidstein in the Oberpfalz region in Germany, which he bought in 2006 and sold in 2009 for $2.5 million.^ (May 2009) Is selling his 11th century estate called Schloss Neidstein in Etzelwang, Germany, after he bought it for $2.3 million in 2006.
  • Nicolas Cage Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ July 2006: Bought Schloss Neidstein, a mini castle in the Bavarian village of Etzelwang.
  • Nicolas Cage - Biography 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ Nevada tourist destination may have sold for $4.95 million on its first day on the market, but Cage paid $8.5 million for it in 2006, the Associated Press reports.
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[22] .His grandmother was German, living in Cochem an der Mosel.^ His grandmother originates from Cochem/Mosel, Germany.
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[23]
.In August 2007, Cage purchased a home in Middletown, Rhode Island.^ In addition to the homes he owns, he also owns a home in Middletown, Rhode Island.
  • Nicolas Cage - Biography 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ Purchased in August 2007.
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^ They are among more than a dozen other homes Cage has bought in the last decade or so, in places like Newport Beach; Venice Beach; Malibu; San Francisco; Middletown, Rhode Island; New York; and Las Vegas.
  • Nicolas Cage, Compulsive Spender - The Daily Beast 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.thedailybeast.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The 24,000-square-foot (2,200 m2), brick-and-stone country manor occupies 26 acres, has 12 bedrooms, 10 full bathrooms, and ocean views and borders the Norman Bird Sanctuary.^ A 24,000-square-foot $12 million mansion in Rhode Island.
  • Poor Nicolas Cage. Literally. 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.fool.com [Source type: General]

^ November 10, 2006 at 12:26 AM .
  • Dave Barry's Blog: SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING NICHOLAS CAGE 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC blogs.herald.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ No more Britney Shitney Please - January 24, 2008 12:10 AM .
  • The Superficial - Nicolas Cage stole Chihuahuas 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC thesuperficial.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The estate is called the "Grey Craig". The sale ranked among the state’s most expensive residential purchases, eclipsed by the 2007 $17.15 million sale of the Miramar mansion on Bellevue Avenue in Newport.^ (May 2009) Is selling his 11th century estate called Schloss Neidstein in Etzelwang, Germany, after he bought it for $2.3 million in 2006.
  • Nicolas Cage Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A lien has been placed on the actor's real estate holdings because he owes $6 million in back taxes dating from 2007, PEOPLE reports.
  • Cage Owes Over $6M in Back Taxes | PopEater.com 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.popeater.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A Marin County, Calif., estate that was in contract for $65 million is back on the market at an unchanged price, making it one of the most expensive houses ever for sale in the Bay area.
  • Nicolas Cage Lists House in Las Vegas - WSJ.com 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC online.wsj.com [Source type: General]

.Also in 2007, the actor purchased Midford Castle in Somerset, England.^ He is now putting all the money into nearby Midford Castle, which he bought in 2007 for around $7.5 million.
  • Nicolas Cage Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Bought Midford Castle (a big house, not a real castle) near Bath, England.
  • Nicolas Cage - Biography 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ Source Tags: bath , bath england , BathEngland , celebrity real estate , CelebrityRealEstate , england , midford castle , MidfordCastle , nicolas cage , NicolasCage .
  • Nicolas Cage — Luxist 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.luxist.com [Source type: News]

[24][25][26]
.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.^ Nicolas Cage is selling his $35 million home in Los Angeles.

^ Cage owed approximately $5.5 million on the homes.
  • Nicolas Cage — Luxist 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.luxist.com [Source type: News]

^ His Rhode Island home sits at $12 million.
  • Nicolas Cage — Luxist 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.luxist.com [Source type: News]

[27]
.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.^ An unpaid tax lien can force the sale of a property if the debt is not paid.
  • Nicolas Cage — Luxist 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.luxist.com [Source type: News]

^ Cage had a lien placed on his properties for unpaid income taxes.
  • Nicolas Cage: Confessions of a Shopaholic 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC blog.seattlepi.com [Source type: General]

^ Owns a home in New Orleans.
  • Nicolas Cage - Biography 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

.The IRS alleges that Cage failed to pay over $6.2 million in federal income tax for the year 2007.[28] In addition, the Internal Revenue Service has another lien for more than $350,000 in unpaid taxes dating from 2002 to 2004.[29] Cage filed a $20 million lawsuit on October 16, 2009, against his business manager, Samuel J. Levin, alleging negligence and fraud.^ Is Cage more than 6??
  • Nicolas Cage Height - how tall 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.celebheights.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Nicolas Cage owes IRS $6 million .
  • Nicolas Cage owes IRS $6 million 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.walletpop.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Now it turns out that Cage has someone to blame, his business manager Samuel Levin.
  • Nicolas Cage — Luxist 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.luxist.com [Source type: News]

[30] 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'."[30]
.According to Cage, he owned the "Most Haunted House in America", a home located in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana.^ Owns a home in New Orleans.
  • Nicolas Cage - Biography 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ Bad Lieutenant marked Cage's first time back working in New Orleans since he shot his directing debut there with 2002's Sonny.
  • gulfnews : Nicolas Cage uncuffs his inner bad cop 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC gulfnews.com [Source type: General]

^ (November 2009) Sold off two historic New Orleans homes in a foreclosure auction.
  • Nicolas Cage Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[31] .The home is known as the "The LaLaurie house" after its former owner Delphine LaLaurie.^ The Royal Street home, a 10,300-square-foot property Cage bought in December 2006 known as the LaLaurie mansion, is listed for $3.55 million.
  • IRS places liens on Nicolas Cage's New Orleans homes | New Orleans Business News - - NOLA.com 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.nola.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The LaLaurie house is a six-bedroom home on Royal Street that was a house of horrors in the mid 1800s.
  • Nicolas Cage — Luxist 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.luxist.com [Source type: News]

^ Some reports say screams and the sound of chains dragging on the ground have been heard in the house and several owners have bought the home and then quickly sold it.
  • Nicolas Cage — Luxist 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.luxist.com [Source type: News]

.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 his financial problems.^ (November 2009) Sold off two historic New Orleans homes in a foreclosure auction.
  • Nicolas Cage Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ November 6th, 2009 at 12:26 am .
  • Nicholas Cage, kimchi fan? » Japundit Blog 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC blog.japundit.com [Source type: General]

^ What’s more, the IRS in July filed a tax lien against one of Cage's $3.55 million properties in New Orleans, and the Times-Picayune reports two of the actor’s multi-million dollar homes have foreclosed after the he failed to make $5.5 million in mortgage payments.
  • Tax troubles force Nicolas Cage into leaving Las Vegas - Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009 | 10:18 a.m. - Las Vegas Sun 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.lasvegassun.com [Source type: General]

[32] .Homes in California and Nevada also face foreclosure auctions.^ (November 2009) Sold off two historic New Orleans homes in a foreclosure auction.
  • Nicolas Cage Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Times-Picayune reports on the foreclosure auction which saw Cage losing both his French Quarter and Garden District homes.
  • Nicolas Cage — Luxist 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.luxist.com [Source type: News]

[32]

Other interests

.Nicolas was director Sam Raimi's first choice to play Norman Osborn/Green Goblin in the movie Spider-Man.^ Offered the role of Green Goblin/Norman Osborn in Spider-Man (2002).
  • Nicolas Cage - Biography 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ During an A&E Biography on him, the host explained that Cage was director Sam Raimi 's first choice to play Norman Osborn/Green Goblin in the movie Spider-Man (2002).
  • Nicolas Cage - Biography 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ He was mooted to play the Green Goblin in Spider-Man but that clashed with his Oscar-nominated role as twin brothers in Spike Jonze's Adaptation.
  • Interview: Nicholas Cage | Film | The Guardian 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

.He has created a comic book, with his son Weston, called Voodoo Child, which is published by Virgin Comics.^ Question: Is Weston comic book crazy?
  • Nicolas Cage Interview, Ghost Rider - MoviesOnline 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.moviesonline.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Question: Everyone knows that you love this genre, comic books, obviously since your son's name is Kal-el.
  • Nicolas Cage Interview, Ghost Rider - MoviesOnline 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.moviesonline.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Well, my son Weston has developed a character called Enigma.
  • Nicolas Cage Interview, Ghost Rider - MoviesOnline 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.moviesonline.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Cage was close friends with Ramones guitarist Johnny Ramone.^ Was a very close friend of late Johnny Ramone .
  • Nicolas Cage - Biography 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ However, when Thierry's painter friend Johnny Collins ( Nicolas Cage ) comes to town, his fling with Zandalee  Read More .
  • Nicolas Cage Filmography 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.fandango.com [Source type: General]

.His enthusiam of classic cars is well known; in 1997 via telephone bid, he broke the auction record for Lamborghinis when he placed a bid on a rare Miura SVJ for US$490,000.[33] He has also been a fan and collector of painter and underground comix artist Robert Williams.^ In 1997, Cage spent nearly half a million dollars on a Lamborghini Miura SVJ that had been owned by the shah of Iran and was confiscated from the Imperial Garage during the 1979 revolution.
  • Nicolas Cage, Compulsive Spender - The Daily Beast 14 January 2010 10:11 UTC www.thedailybeast.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He also spent nearly half a million dollars on a Lamborghini Miura SVJ that had been owned by the shah of Iran.
  • Nicolas Cage's Financial Problems Linked to His Lavish Spending Habits? | PopEater.com 2 February 2010 16:53 UTC www.popeater.com [Source type: General]

He has written introductions for Juxtapoz magazine and purchased the painting Death On The Boards.[34]

Filmography

Year Film Role Notes
1980 Brubaker Extra Uncredited
1981 Best Of Times Nicholas
1982 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Brad's Bud
1983 The Outsiders cameo in rumble scene Uncredited
Valley Girl Randy
Rumble Fish Smokey
1984 Racing with the Moon Nicky and Bud
The Cotton Club Vincent Dwyer
Birdy Sergeant Al Columbato
1986 The Boy in Blue Ned Hanlan
Peggy Sue Got Married Charlie Bodell
1987 Raising Arizona H. I. McDunnough
Moonstruck Ronny Cammareri Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
1988 Never on Tuesday Man In Red Sports Car
1989 Vampire's Kiss Peter Leow Festival de Cine de Sitges Award for Best Actor Tied with Sir Michael Gambon for The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)
Nominated — Independent Spirit Award for Best Lead Male
1990 Tempo di uccidere Enrico Silvestri
Fire Birds Jake Preston aka Wings of the Apache
Wild at Heart Sailor
Zandalee Johnny
1992 Honeymoon in Vegas Jack Singer Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
1993 Amos & Andrew Amos Odell
Deadfall Eddie
1994 A Century of Cinema Himself
Red Rock West Michael Williams
Guarding Tess Doug Chesnic
It Could Happen to You Charlie Lang
Trapped in Paradise Bill Firpo
1995 Kiss of Death Little Junior Brown
Leaving Las Vegas Ben Sanderson Academy Award for Best Actor
Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor
Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
National Board of Review Award for Best Actor
National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor
New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
San Sebastián International Film Festival Silver Seashell
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated — Chlotrudis Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Independent Spirit Award for Best Lead Male
Nominated — London Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
1996 The Rock Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
1997 Con Air Cameron Poe
Face/Off Castor Troy/Sean Archer Nominated - Saturn Award for Best Actor
1998 City of Angels Seth
Snake Eyes Rick Santoro
1999 8mm Tom Welles
Bringing Out the Dead Frank Pierce
2000 Gone in Sixty Seconds Randall "Memphis" Raines
The Family Man Jack Campbell
Welcome to Hollywood Himself
2001 Italian Soldiers Himself
Captain Corelli's Mandolin Captain Antonio Corelli
Christmas Carol: The Movie Jacob Marley Voice
2002 Windtalkers Sgt. Joe Enders
Adaptation. Charlie and Donald Kaufman Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Actor
Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated — Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Chlotrudis Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Nominated — Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Nominated — Visual Effects Society Award for Best Performance by an Actor in an Effects Film
Sonny Acid Yellow Director
Nominated — Deauville Film Festival Grand Prix du jury
2003 Matchstick Men Roy Waller
2004 National Treasure Benjamin Gates
2005 Lord of War Yuri Orlov
The Weather Man David Spritz
2006 The Ant Bully Zoc Voice
The Wicker Man Edward Malus
World Trade Center John McLoughlin
2007 Ghost Rider Ghost Rider/Johnny Blaze
Grindhouse Dr. Fu Manchu Segment Werewolf Women of the S.S.
Next Cris Johnson
National Treasure: Book of Secrets Benjamin Gates
2008 Bangkok Dangerous Joe
2009 Knowing Professor Jonathan "John" Koestler
G-Force Speckles the Mole Voice
Astro Boy Dr. Tenma Voice
Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans Terrence McDonagh, The bad Lieutenant Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
2010 Season of the Witch Lavey post-production
Kick-Ass Damon Macready/ Big Daddy post-production
The Sorcerer's Apprentice Balthazar Blake post-production
2011 Drive Angry
2012 The Croods Crug[35] Voice

See also

References

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  31. ^ Nicolas Cage interview - "The Late Show With David Letterman," Sept. 2, 2008
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  34. ^ "ISSUU" (in Template:* icon). ISSUU. http://issuu.com/juxtapoz/docs/juxtapoz_14/63?mode=embed&documentId=090203175523-88783136dbb244ee857065c8ab66d7c8&layout=grey. Retrieved 2010-02-14. 
  35. ^ "Cage, Reynolds to star in CG caveman comedy". Variety. Reed Business Information. February 24, 2010. http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118015738.html?categoryid=13&cs=1. Retrieved February 26, 2010. 

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