Why Famous: Performed in leading roles in a variety of films, ranging from romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action films. Known for his prolificacy, appearing in at least one film per year nearly every year since 1980, with the exception of 1985 and 1991.
- 2002-08-10 Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage (38) weds "Princess of Rock and Roll" Lisa Marie Presley (34) at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel on the Big Island of Hawaii
- 2002-11-25 Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage (38) files for divorce from the "Princess of Rock and Roll" Lisa Marie Presley (34) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 months of marriage
- 2004-07-30 Actor Nicolas Cage (40) weds Alice Kim (20) at a private ranch in Northern California
- 1996-01-21 53rd Golden Globes: "Sense and Sensibility", Nicolas Cage, & Sharon Stone win
- 2002-12-06 "Adaption" directed by Spike Jonze, starring Nicolas Cage and Meryl Streep premieres