The Oscar-winning star of 'Leaving Las Vegas' (1996) who also starred in the 'National Treasure' (2004) and 'Ghost Rider' films. In addition, he took part in the making of the movie 'The Rock' (1996).
January 7, 1964
Long Beach, California
Nicolas Cage is one of the most respected actors in cinematic history who received wide praises for his films, ‘Face/Off’ (1997), ‘Lord of War’ (2005), ‘Con Air’ (1997), and ‘City of Angels’ (1998). He won over critics with his film ‘Leaving Las Vegas’ (1995) in which he portrayed a suicidal alcoholic Hollywood writer who developed a relationship with a stunning but troubled prostitute played by Elisabeth Shue.
Less popularly known with his birth name Nicolas Kim Coppola, Cage hails from the famous Coppola family. He’s the nephew of the accomplished film director Francis Ford Coppola. Also, before settling with his stage name Nicolas Cage, he considered Blue for his surname.
He has always been particular with stylizing his voice to be as recognizable as possible after realizing that all great movie stars had discernible voices.