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|Born|| Nicolas Kim Coppola|
January 7, 1964
Long Beach, California
|Characters played||Spider-Man (Noir)|
He is a member of the prestigious Coppola family of filmmakers. He is the nephew of famed The Godfather director Francis Ford Coppola. He is a fan of comic books, having several tattoos of characters. In order to avoid nepotism from his family name, he went professionally by Cage, inspired by Marvel Comics hero Luke Cage.
He won an Academy Award for his role in Leaving Las Vegas.
He played Marvel superhero Ghost Rider in the films Ghost Rider and Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance. He almost played DC hero Superman in the unmade film Superman Lives and does get to play him in Teen Titans Go! to the Movies. He also played Big Daddy in the Marvel film Kick-Ass.
Other notable works include Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Valley Girl, Rumble Fish, Peggy Sue Got Married, Moonstruck, Vampire's Kiss, Honeymoon in Vegas, The Rock, Con Air, Face/Off, 8MM, A Christmas Carol, Adaptation., the National Treasure series, Lord of War, The Weather Man, The Ant Bully, World Trade Center, The Wicker Man, Next, Knowing, Astro Boy, The Croods series, Left Behind, Snowden, USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage, Mom and Dad, and Primal.