Nicolas Cage (1964 - )
a.k.a. Nicolas Coppola
Grandson of Carmine Coppola
Nephew of Francis Ford Coppola and
Talia Shire
Patricia Arquette
Ex-Mr. Lisa Marie Presley
The Cotton Club (1984) [Vincent Dwyer]: Killed by James Remar's thugs. (Thanks to Nilescu)

Deadfall (1993) [Eddie]: Scalded to death when Michael Biehn pushes his head into a deep-fat fryer. (Thanks to Christel)

Leaving Las Vegas (1995) [Ben Sanderson]: Dies of alcohol poisoning after suicidally setting out to drink himself to death; he dies with Elisabeth Shue by his side. (Thanks to Christel, Helena, James, Matt, Greg, and Nilescu)

Face/Off (1997) [Castor Troy/Sean Archer]: Playing two characters whose faces are switched, "Castor" (Nicolas' character, played by John Travolta at the time) is shot with a spear-gun and pinned to the wall by "Sean" (John's character, played by Nicolas). (Due to the dual-identity aspect, I'm listing the scene under both actors.) (Thanks to Christel, Helena, James, Adam, and Nilescu)

Christmas Carol: The Movie (2001; animated) [Jacob Marley]: Dies (off-screen) of unspecified natural causes, several years before the story begins; he appears as a ghost to Scrooge (voiced by Simon Callow). (Thanks to Tommy)

Adaptation. (2002) [Charlie Kaufman/Donald Kaufman]: Playing a dual role as twin brothers, "Donald" is thrown through the windshield when his car collides with Jim Beaver's truck; he dies shortly afterwards while talking to "Charlie." (Thanks to Christel, Will and Adam)

Windtalkers (2002) [Sergeant Joe Enders]: Shot to death by Japanese soldiers as Nicolas tries to carry Adam Beach to safety. (Thanks to Christel, James, Matt, and Nilescu)

The Wicker Man (2006) [Edward Malus]: Burned to death when Erika-Shaye Gair sets fire to the wicker man with Nicolas inside, on top of having his legs broken and having been stung by bees. (Thanks to ND, Glenn, Greg, Shane, Tim, and Kyle)

Next (2007) [Cris 'Frank Cadillac' Johsnon]: "Dies" several times in his future visions, under various circumstances (car crash, shot, explosion), though he survives the movie in reality.

Bangkok Dangerous (2008) [Joe]: Commits suicide by shooting himself in the head after his car surrounded by police, while simultaneously shooting Nirattisai Kaljaruek through his own head. (Thanks to ND and Jason)

Knowing (2009) [John Koestler]: Burned to death, along with everybody else on the planet, when a massive solar flare strikes the Earth. (Thanks to The Boss, Jason, and Tommy)

Kick-Ass (2010) [Damon Macready a.k.a. Big Daddy]: Fatally burned by Mark Strong's men; he dies shortly afterwards while talking to his daughter (Chloe Moretz). (Thanks to Tommy, Jason, and ND)

Drive Angry (Drive Angry 3D) (2011) [Milton]: Shot to death (off-screen), several years before the story begins; he appears as a resurrected being throughout the movie after escaping from Hell, and returns to Hell with William Fichtner at the end of the movie. (Thanks to Tommy and ND)

Season of the Witch (2011) [Behmen]: Stabbed repeatedly by the demon's wings while fighting it; he dies shortly afterwards while talking to Robert Sheehan. (Thanks to Tommy and ND)
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Nicolas Cage in 'Leaving Las Vegas'