Marc Coppola

Marc "The Cope" Coppola (born April 29, 1958) is an American actor and DJ working for KGB-FM in San Diego, California & WAXQ/WLTW in New York City. Coppola's father, August Coppola, was a professor of literature, while his mother, Joy Vogelsang, is a dancer and choreographer; the two divorced in 1976. His mother suffered from chronic depression. Coppola's mother is of German descent and his father is Italian American, with his paternal grandparents being Carmine Coppola and Italia Pennino, an actress. Through his father, Coppola is the nephew of director Francis Ford Coppola and actress Talia Shire, the cousin of director Sofia Coppola, Robert Schwartzman, actor and lead singer of the band Rooney and actor and former Phantom Planet drummer Jason Schwartzman. Coppola's two brothers are Christopher Coppola, a director, and actor Nicolas Cage. Coppola is married to actress Elizabeth Seton Brindak and has two daughters, Natasha and Cayley. Coppola entered the film industry at a young age thanks to his family. He first appeared in Apocalypse Now (1979) where he was also in the casting department. Coppola acted in 11 other films and two episodes of Law & Order.


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