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Third marriage for Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage
Cage has married twice before and has a son from another relationship
Oscar-winning actor Nicolas Cage has married for the third time - just two months after finalising his divorce from Lisa Marie Presley.

Cage married Alice Kim, a 20-year-old former sushi waitress, at a private ceremony in northern California.

The couple met five months ago when she served him in a Los Angeles restaurant.

Cage and Presley's marriage broke down in 2002 after less than four months. He had previously been married to actress Patricia Arquette for six years.

Cage, 40, and Korean-American Kim started dating in February and reportedly became engaged after two months.

Their marriage was confirmed by the actor's publicist, Annett Wolf.

Turbulent

Cage's romantic impulsiveness is well known. He told Arquette he intended to marry her only hours after their first meeting in 1987.

The actress declined, though they eventually did marry eight years later after a chance meeting.

Cage said at the time the two were "definitely soul mates", but the marriage was a turbulent one - the couple split up only nine months after the wedding.

Nicolas Cage and Lisa Marie Presley
Cage's marriage to Lisa Marie Presley last less than four months
The pair eventually reunited, only to divorce in 2001 citing "irreconcilable differences".

Cage wed Presley in August 2002 in a secret ceremony in Hawaii, but the marriage lasted just 107 days.

At the time Presley called the wedding "a big mistake", saying the couple "shouldn't have been married in the first place".

Cage - who won an Oscar for playing a drunkard in Leaving Las Vegas - has a son, Weston, born in 1990 from a relationship with the model Kristina Fulton.

His recent films include Matchstick Men and Adaptation, for which he received his second Oscar nomination.

He will next be seen in the action adventure movie National Treasure.




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