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    Born on January 7, 1964 in Long Beach, California

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Adaptation (2002)

Nicolas Cage as "Charlie Kaufman/Donald Kaufman"

Nicolas Cage is Charlie Kaufman, a confused L.A. screenwriter overwhelmed by feelings of inadequacy, sexual frustration, self-loathing, and by the screenwriting ambitions of his freeloading twin brother Donald (Nicolas Cage). While struggling to adapt "The Orchid Thief," by Susan Orlean (Meryl Streep), Kaufman's life spins from pathetic to bizarre. The lives of Kaufman, Orlean's book, become strangely intertwined as each one's search for passion collides with the others'.

Academy Award (2002) Nominated Best Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002) Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (2002) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2002) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2002) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

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Nicolas Cage Wore a Nicolas Cage T-Shirt to a Guns N' Roses Show (PHOTO)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Jun 9th 2014, 8:30AM

Jun 9th 2014, 8:30AM

The Trailer for Nicolas Cage's 'Left Behind' Will Leave You Asking Questions (VIDEO)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on May 30th 2014, 10:00AM

May 30th 2014, 10:00AM

Johnny Depp Facts: 33 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About the A-List Star

Posted by
Jonny Black on Apr 18th 2014, 9:00AM

Apr 18th 2014, 9:00AM

Here Are 11 Movie Stars Who Own the Internet

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Apr 16th 2014, 10:00AM

Apr 16th 2014, 10:00AM

Nicolas Cage Facts: 55 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About the Oscar Winner

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Apr 11th 2014, 7:00AM

Apr 11th 2014, 7:00AM

Can These 7 Stars' Careers Be Saved by April Movies?

Posted by
Gary Susman on Apr 5th 2014, 5:00AM

Apr 5th 2014, 5:00AM

Nicolas Cage Offers to Pay for Fan's Plane Ticket, Melts Our Hearts

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Mar 13th 2014, 2:30PM

Mar 13th 2014, 2:30PM

Family Movie Mistakes: 27 Uh-Oh Moments The Whole Family Can Enjoy (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Jonny Black on Feb 6th 2014, 6:00AM

Feb 6th 2014, 6:00AM

Here's Your First Look at Nicolas Cage in the 'Left Behind' Reboot (VIDEO)

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Jan 29th 2014, 12:30PM

Jan 29th 2014, 12:30PM

And the 10 Most Overpaid Actors Are...

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Dec 9th 2013, 1:30PM

Dec 9th 2013, 1:30PM

Nicolas Cage Bought a Dinosaur Skull That May Have Been Illegally Imported

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Oct 28th 2013, 12:30PM

Oct 28th 2013, 12:30PM

Nicolas Cage on 'Joe,' Andy Samberg's Impression, and 'Nic Cage Losing His Sh*t'

Posted by
Alex Suskind on Sep 11th 2013, 5:00AM

Sep 11th 2013, 5:00AM

Nicolas Cage Knows He's an Internet Meme, Wants to Clear a Few Things Up

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Jul 22nd 2013, 1:00PM

Jul 22nd 2013, 1:00PM

'The Expendables 3': Nicolas Cage Describes Involvement as 'Highly Unlikely'

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Jul 18th 2013, 2:30PM

Jul 18th 2013, 2:30PM

'The Frozen Ground' Trailer: Vanessa Hudgens Opens Up to Nicolas Cage in Serial Killer Thriller

Posted by
Laura Larson on Jul 5th 2013, 11:00AM

Jul 5th 2013, 11:00AM

'The Croods' Premiere: Emma Stone Stuns, Blake Lively Supports Hubby Ryan Reynolds (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Dana Taddeo on Mar 11th 2013, 6:37AM

Mar 11th 2013, 6:37AM

'Fast Times At Ridgemont High' Cast: Where Are They Now?

Posted by
Gary Susman on Aug 13th 2012, 12:30AM

Aug 13th 2012, 12:30AM

'Action No. 1': Nicolas Cage's Superman Comic Ordeal Turned Into Script

Posted by
Jessie Heyman on Mar 9th 2012, 3:16AM

Mar 9th 2012, 3:16AM

'Raising Arizona' 25th Anniversary: 25 Things You Didn't Know About The Coen Brothers' Classic Comedy

Posted by
Gary Susman on Mar 4th 2012, 6:30AM

Mar 4th 2012, 6:30AM

'Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance' directors Neveldine and Taylor Discuss Wall*E and Bambi Urinating Flames

Posted by
Mike Ryan on Feb 17th 2012, 8:50AM

Feb 17th 2012, 8:50AM

Nicolas Cage's 100 Greatest Quotes:

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Feb 17th 2012, 2:56AM

Feb 17th 2012, 2:56AM

Who Keeps Watching Nicolas Cage's Ridiculous Movies?

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on Feb 16th 2012, 7:29AM

Feb 16th 2012, 7:29AM

Nicolas Cage Throne Picture: 'Ghost Rider' Star Sits Down At Fan Event (PHOTO)

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Feb 15th 2012, 11:23AM

Feb 15th 2012, 11:23AM

Idris Elba, 'Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance' Star, On 'Prometheus' Secrets And Why He Doesn't Want To Talk About 'Ab Fab'

Posted by
Mike Ryan on Feb 15th 2012, 8:42AM

Feb 15th 2012, 8:42AM

Nicolas Cage On 'Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance,' Almost Starring In 'Dumb and Dumber' And Why He Is Led Zeppelin

Posted by
Mike Ryan on Feb 14th 2012, 7:21AM

Feb 14th 2012, 7:21AM

'Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance': Idris Elba's High-Speed Chase Goes Terribly Wrong (VIDEO)

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Feb 8th 2012, 5:50AM

Feb 8th 2012, 5:50AM

Nicolas Cage Empire Interview: 7 Ridiculous Quotes From The Oscar-Winning Actor

Posted by
Alex Suskind on Jan 30th 2012, 4:20AM

Jan 30th 2012, 4:20AM

'Frank Or Francis': Elizabeth Banks, Paul Reubens Join Charlie Kaufman's Latest

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Jan 27th 2012, 5:48PM

Jan 27th 2012, 5:48PM

Nicolas Cage Birthday: What's His Best Bad Movie?

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Jan 7th 2012, 8:20AM

Jan 7th 2012, 8:20AM

Nicolas Cage: What's His Best Bad Movie?

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Jan 7th 2012, 8:16AM

Jan 7th 2012, 8:16AM

Nicolas Cage's Superman Comic Sells For Millions

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Dec 1st 2011, 11:40AM

Dec 1st 2011, 11:40AM

New Movie With Nicolas Cage and Nicole Kidman Makes Just $18,200 on Opening Weekend

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Oct 17th 2011, 8:40AM

Oct 17th 2011, 8:40AM

Nic Cage Gets Concussion, 'Twilight' Star Busts Hand on Set of 'Trespass'

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Oct 5th 2011, 8:00AM

Oct 5th 2011, 8:00AM

Kevin Kline Lines Up Crazy Dual Role in Charlie Kaufman's 'Frank or Francis'

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Sep 30th 2011, 4:50PM

Sep 30th 2011, 4:50PM

It Turns Out John Travolta Is a Vampire, Too

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Sep 28th 2011, 6:40AM

Sep 28th 2011, 6:40AM

Nicolas Cage Defends Betty Draper in International Trailer for 'Justice'

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Sep 22nd 2011, 6:10AM

Sep 22nd 2011, 6:10AM

The 50 Cent/Nicolas Cage Collaboration You've Been Waiting For

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Sep 21st 2011, 7:40AM

Sep 21st 2011, 7:40AM

About That Time a Naked Man Eating a Fudgesicle Broke Into Nicolas Cage's Home

Posted by
Aiden Redmond on Sep 15th 2011, 5:40AM

Sep 15th 2011, 5:40AM

Vanessa Hudgens Cast Opposite John Cusack and Nicolas Cage in 'The Frozen River'

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Sep 12th 2011, 6:40AM

Sep 12th 2011, 6:40AM

First Trailer for 'Trespass': Is It That Bad?

Posted by
Harley W. Lond on Aug 17th 2011, 8:00PM

Aug 17th 2011, 8:00PM

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