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Nicolas was born under the official name Coppola, Nicholas Kim on January 7th, 1964. Known to his close friends as Nick, he has been a credited actor since the 1983 film Rumble Fish.
Nicolas Cage is among a small handful of elite super star actors with global appeal. He has starred in thirty-six films including the 2014 drama film Dying of the Light as the character Evan Lake, the 2014 action movie Tokarev playing Paul Maguire and the 2013 drama release Joe cast as Joe.
Nicolas has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in fifteen films including: the 2009 action film Astro Boy as the character Dr. Tenma, the 2007 action movie Ghost Rider playing Johnny Blaze and the 2007 action release Ghost Rider cast as Ghost Rider.
Nicolas Cage has earned salaries up to $20,000,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2007 action film National Treasure: Book of Secrets, which brought in $220,000,000 at the box office.
In 2000 Nicolas Cage produced his first movie, the drama film Shadow of the Vampire. Since then he went on to produce eight movies including: The Life of David Gale (2003) and Lord of War (2005) among others .
Nicolas is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least forty-one magazines, captured in more than eight pictorials, interviewed in over thirty-four publications and featured in forty-three magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least one book.He has been the subject of at least two biographical films.
As an actor Nicolas Cage has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on two occasions. His first Oscar was for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his portrayal of Ben Sanderson in the 1995 film Leaving Las Vegas. Nicolas Cage was also nominated for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Charlie Kaufman & Donald Kaufman in the 2002 movie Adaptation .