Ten fun facts about Nicolas Cage

Fact 1
Nicolas Cage counts several Hollywood heavyweights as his family. His uncle is famous director Francis Ford Coppola and Sofia and Roman Coppola are his cousins.

Fact 2
In 1997 Nicolas Cage lived in a house that was a replica of a castle. He always had plans of transporting an actual castle from overseas to the states to live in. However, he never completed this task.

Fact 3
While the actor is known for his improvisation skills, these very same skills are rumored to annoy many actors who have worked with him.

Fact 4
Actor Nicolas Cage suffers from the medical condition known as vertigo.

Fact 5
The actor was originally considered by director Sam Raimi for the role of the Green Goblin in 2002’s “Spider-Man”. However, after Raimi met with Willem Dafoe, he gave him the role instead.

Fact 6
In the film “Vampire’s Kiss” Nicolas Cage ate a real cockroach. It was a difficult scene and had to be shot three times to get it right.

Fact 7
The actor is a diehard fan of Elvis Presley. He owns a great deal of Elvis memorabilia.

Fact 8
Nicolas Cage was originally considered for the role of Brad Hamilton in the film “Fast Times at Ridgemont High”. However, producers thought that he played the role too “dark”.

Fact 9
In 2006 he donated two-million dollars to Amnesty International. The fund he donated to was used to help child soldiers.

Fact 10
Nicolas Cage played the father of Helen Hunt in the movie “Peggy Sue Got Married”. Oddly enough he was only one year older than her at the time.

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Short about Nicolas Cage
Is an iconic American actor best known for the many action-adventure movies that he has starred in.

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