Nicolas Cage Overview

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Born: January 07, 1964

Cage's uncle is Francis Ford Coppola but he didn't want any favors in Hollywood so he changed his name from Coppola to Cage in honor of the musician John Cage. He has had a string of successes that range from comedy to romance to crime and thrillers. In 1996, he was the recipient of the Academy Award for Leaving Las Vegas. He is known for delving deeply into his roles and identifying with his characters, even to the extent of having a tooth removed without Novocaine for his 1989 role in... See All


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