Nicolas Cage Is the Internet’s Greatest Gift

Aly Semigran

Brace yourselves, people: Nicolas Cage turns 51-years-old on January 7. (Well, fifty in human years, anyway, not Civil War-era vampire years.) Sure, Cage is technically an Academy Award-winning actor, but let’s be honest, at this point, he belongs to the Internet. His endlessly baffling behavior, film choices, and haircuts have made him a meme come to life, and we couldn’t be more thankful for it. In honor of one of the birth of one of Internet’s favorite subjects, let’s celebrate some of Cage’s all-time best contributions to the web.

The You Don’t Say Meme

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The image most associated with Nic Cage is this oft-used still from his 1988 horror comedy Vampire’s Kiss. The “You Don’t Say” meme is pretty much a staple of the Internet. Oh, you don’t say? Hell, even Nic himself is in on the joke.

Nicolas Cage’s Vampire Photo

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