THE LIFE OF DAVID GALE
NICOLAS CAGE made his debut as a producer with Shadow
of the Vampire in 2000 under his Saturn Films banner. Nominated for two
Academy Awards, the film starred John Malkovich and Willem Dafoe.
Cage is known as one of Hollywood's most versatile actors,
having proven his talent in every genre, from action thrillers to poignant
dramas to romantic comedies. His daring performance in Mike Figgis' Leaving
Las Vegas brought him an Academy Award for Best Actor. He also received a
Golden Globe and Best Actor awards from the New York Film Critics Circle, the
Los Angeles Film Critics Association, the Chicago Film Critics and the National
Board of Review.
Currently, Cage is starring in Adaptation, for which
he has earned a Golden Globe nomination. His recent roles include the moving
holiday film The Family Man, the auto theft thriller Gone in 60
Seconds and Martin Scorsese's gritty story of urban paramedics, Bringing
Out The Dead. In 1998, Cage starred in the box office success City of
Angels opposite Meg Ryan. He previously starred in John Woo's critically
acclaimed action-thriller Face/Off with John Travolta. The role earned
him numerous accolades including the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Best
Actor and three MTV Movie Award nominations. Cage starred opposite John Cusack
and John Malkovich in Con Air, and opposite Sean Connery and Ed Harris in
the blockbuster action film The Rock.
Cage has also proven himself adept at handling romantic
comedy, receiving a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in the offbeat
romantic comedy Moonstruck, in which he co-starred with Cher. He followed
it with a second Golden Globe nomination for his comedic role in Honeymoon in
Vegas. His other film credits include Guarding Tess opposite Shirley
MacLaine, the highly acclaimed film noir Red Rock West, David Lynch's Wild
at Heart, which won the Palme d'Or at the 1990 Cannes Film Festival, It
Could Happen to You, Barbet Schroeder's Kiss of Death, Birdy, Valley
Girl, the Coen Brothers' Raising Arizona, The Cotton Club and Peggy
Sue Got Married. He most recently starred in John Woo's Windtalkers
and John Madden's Captain Correlli's Mandolin.
Cage recently made his directorial debut with the drama Sonny.
Upcoming projects include Matchstick Men for director Ridley Scott.
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