Sunday, December 16, 2012

Nicolas Cage

Nicolas Cage is a powerful actor his full name is Nicolas Kim Coppola. He was born in Long Beach, California in 7th January, 1964. His father’s name is August Floyd Coppola he was a professor of literature. Cage’s mother was Joy Vogelsang, she was a choreographer and also a dancer. Cage’s parents got divorced in 1976. His parents were Catholic. His father was of Italian descent but his mother was of Polish and German descent. Nicolas Cage’s paternal great grandparents were immigrants from Bernalda, Basilicata. Director Francis Ford Coppola and actress Talia Shire was Nicolas father’s nephew. Nicolas Cage’s paternal grandparents both were actress Italia Pennino and composer Carmine Coppola. Film producer Gian-Carlo Coppola, actors Robert Carmine and Jason Schwartzman were the cousin of director Sofia Coppola and director Roman Coppola. Nicolas Cage has two brothers. One is Marc Coppola, he is a New York radio personality and the other brother is Christopher Coppola, he is a director. Nicolas Cage got demitted in Beverly Hills High School. He love acting from his childhood. He acted in many film. His acting career starts when he was in school.

Personal life:

Nicolas Cage has an affair with actress Christina Fulton in 1988. Their son’s name was Weston Coppola Cage. Weston Coppola Cage was born in 26th December 1990. Cage’s son Weston is a lead singer of the black metal band Eyes of Noctum. He also acted in Cage’s film Lord of War as Vladimir.

Nicolas Cage married three times. Cage’s first wife’s name was Patricia Arquette, she was an actress. They got married in 8th April 1995 and got divorce on 18th May 2001.

Cage then married Lisa Presley in 10th August 2002. Lisa was a singer and also a song writer. They got divorce on 25th November 2002. In 16th May 2004 they got legal divorce. After having his 2nd divorce Nicolas Cage married again. His current wife’s name is Alice Kim. Alice was a former waitress she previously worked in the Los Angeles restaurant Kabuki and Los Angeles based Korean nightclub, Le Prive. On October 3, 2005 Kal-El was born.

Films & Roles:

(Year, title and role)

1980--- Brubaker--- Extra.
1981--- Best of Times----- Nicholas
1982--- Fast Times at Ridgemont High---- Brad's Bud
1983--- The Outsiders---- Man in rumble scene
1983--- Valley Girl---- Randy
1983--- Rumble Fish---- Smokey
1984--- Racing with the Moon----Nicky and Bud
1984---The Cotton Club----Vincent Dwyer
1984---Birdy----Sergeant Al Columbato
1986---The Boy in Blue----Ned Hanlan
1986---Peggy Sue Got Married----Charlie Bodell
1987---Raising Arizona----H. I. McDunnough
1987---Moonstruck----Ronny Cammareri
1988---Never on Tuesday----Man In Red Sports Car
1989---Vampire's Kiss---Peter Leow
1990---Tempo di uccidere----Enrico Silvestri
1990---Fire Birds----Jake Preston
1990---Wild at Heart-----Sailor
1992---Honeymoon in Vegas-----Jack Singer
1993---Amos & Andrew----Amos Odell
1994---A Century of Cinema----Himself
1994---Red Rock West----Michael Williams
1994---Guarding Tess----Doug Chesnic
1994---It Could Happen to You----Charlie Lang
1994---Trapped in Paradise----Bill Firpo
1995---Kiss of Death----Little Junior Brown
1995---Leaving Las Vegas----Ben Sanderson
1996---The Rock----Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
1997---Con Air----Cameron Poe
1997---Face/Off----Castor Troy/Sean Archer
1998---City of Angels----Seth
1998---Snake Eyes----Rick Santoro
1999---8mm----Tom Welles
1999---Bringing Out the Dead----Frank Pierce
2000---Gone in Sixty Seconds----Randall "Memphis" Raines
2000---The Family Man----Jack Campbell
2000---Welcome to Hollywood----Himself
2001---Italian Soldiers----    Himself
2001---Captain Corelli's Mandolin----Captain Antonio Corelli
2001---Christmas Carol: The Movie----Jacob Marley
2002---Windtalkers----Sgt. Joe Enders
2002---Adaptation.----Charlie and Donald Kaufman
2002---Sonny----Acid Yellow
2003---Matchstick Men----Roy Waller
2004---National Treasure----Benjamin Gates
2005---Lord of War----Yuri Orlov
2005---The Weather Man----David Spritz
2006---The Ant Bully----Zoc
2006---The Wicker Man----Edward Malus
2006---Too Tough To Die----    Himself
2006---World Trade Center----John McLoughlin
2007---Ghost Rider----Ghost Rider/Johnny Blaze
2007---Grindhouse----Dr. Fu Manchu
2007---Next-----Cris Johnson
2007---National Treasure: Book of Secrets----Benjamin Gates
2008---Bangkok Dangerous----Joe
2009---Knowing----Professor Jonathan "John" Koestler
2009---G-Force----Speckles the Mole
2009---Astro Boy----Dr. Tenma
2009---The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans----Terrence McDonagh, The bad Lieutenant
2010---Kick-Ass----Damon Macready/Big Daddy
2010---The Sorcerer's Apprentice----Balthazar Blake
2011---Season of the Witch----Behman von Bleiruck
2011---Drive Angry----Milton
2011---Seeking Justice----Will Gerard
2012---Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance----Ghost Rider/Johnny Blaze
2012---Stolen----Will Montgomery
2012---The Frozen Ground----Detective Glenn Flothe
2013---The Croods----Crug[52]
2013---Joe [53----]oe


Valley Girl (1983)-----$5,000
Vampire's Kiss (1988)-----$40,000
Leaving Las Vegas (1995)-----$240,000
The Rock (1996)-----$4,000,000
Face/Off (1997)-----$6,000,000
Snake Eyes (1998)------$16,000,000
Bringing Out the Dead (1999)-----$10,000,000
Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)----$20,000,000
Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)------$7,000,000
Windtalkers (2002)-----$20,000,000
Adaptation. (2002)----$2,000,000
National Treasure (2004)----$20,000,000
The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans (2009)-----$2,000,000
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)-----$12,000,000
Drive Angry (2011)----$6,000,000
Seeking Justice (2011)----$12,000,000
Trespass (2011)-----$7,000,000
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011)-----$7,500,000
The Croods (2013)-----$1,000,000

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