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42 Reasons Why Nicolas Cage Is The Greatest Actor Of Our Generation

Or ANY generation. CAGE IS KING.

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11. He was once stalked by a mime: / Via

"I was being stalked by a mime—silent, but maybe deadly. Somehow, this mime would appear on the set and start doing strange things. Finally, the producers took some action and I haven't seen the mime since. But it was definitely unsettling."


15. He has a pet octopus. / Via

It was part of a "$276,000 spending spree that included two king cobras and an octopus. He claimed that he bought the octopus because it would help him with his acting."


19. He isn't afraid to take what he wants:


From Kathleen Turner's biography:

"He was arrested, I think, once for stealing a dog. He'd come across a chihuahua he liked and stuck it in his jacket."

21. He once went crazy in Romania:


After leaving a club in the country while promoting "Ghost Rider," he got into a fight with his friend and ran through the streets yelling “I thought we were brothers, man,” and “I’ll die in the name of honor.”



37. He once gave a chameleon a cigarette:

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