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Nicolas Cage
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Nicolas Kim Coppola

January 7, 1964 (1964-01-07) (age 56)
Nationality American
Education Beverly Hills High School
Alma mater UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television
Years active 1980–present
Children 2
Parent(s) August Coppola

Nicolas Kim Coppola (born January 7, 1964), known professionally as Nicolas Cage, is an American actor, producer and director. He was born in Long Beach, California. He has starred in many movies, including: Peggy Sue Got Married (1986), Kiss of Death (1995), Face/Off (1997), The Wicker Man, Ghost Rider (2007), Knowing (2009) and Kick-Ass (2010). Cage won an Academy Award for the Best Actor in the movie Leaving Las Vegas (1995). He is the nephew of Francis Ford Coppola.

Early life

He was born on January 7, 1964, in Long Beach, California. His parents August Floyd Coppola, a professor of literature, and Joy (nee Vogelsang), a dancer and choreographer. His mother is of Polish and German ancestry; his father was Italian-American. He was raised in a Catholic family.

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