Leonardo Dicaprio Biography

Leonardo Dicaprio is an famous Hollywood Actor and he also Produced some od Films too. He was born on November 11 in 1974). His Original name is Leonardo Wilhelm Dicaprio.

Leonardo was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He started his film career by appearing in television commercials prior to landing recurring roles in TV series such as the soap opera Santa Barbara and the sitcom Growing Pains in the early 1990s.

Lenoardo parents

He made his film debut in the comedic sci-fi horror film Critters 3 in 1991. His mother Irmelin she is German. she is a former legal secretary, and his father, George DiCaprio, is an underground comic artist and producer/distributor of comic books.

He was named Leonardo because his pregnant mother was looking at a Leonardo da Vinci painting in a museum in Italy.

Awards and Films

He has received many awards, including a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his performance in The Aviator (2004), and has been nominated by the Academy Awards, Screen Actors Guild and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.

He was the first notable critical praise for his performance in This Boy's Life in 1993. Leonardo obtained recognition for his subsequent work in supporting roles in What's Eating Gilbert Grape in 1993 and Marvin's Room 1996, as well as leading roles in The Basketball Diaries 1995 and Romeo + Juliet 1996, before achieving international fame in James Cameron's Titanic 1997.

Since the 2000s, Leonardo has been nominated for awards for his work in such films as Catch Me If You Can in 2002, Gangs of New York, The Aviator in 2004, Blood Diamond in 2006, The Departed in 2006, and Revolutionary Road in 2008.

His latest films Shutter Island and Inception was rank among the biggest commercial successes of his career. DiCaprio owns a production company named Appian Way Productions, whose productions include the films Gardener of Eden and Orphan.

Other Awards

  • In 1993 he won the New Generation Award by Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards.
  • In 2004 he received Best Actor of the Year Award on Hollywood Film Festival.
  • In 2009 Leonardo got Big Green Help Award by Kids Choice Awards.


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Leonardo DiCaprio announces $20 million environmental grants

    Updated On : Sep 20,2017   1:40 pm
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has announced that his Foundation will give $20 million in grants to more than 100 environmentally focused organisations. View More..

Leonardo DiCaprio keen to portray Stan Lee in biopic

    Updated On : Sep 12,2017   1:18 pm
Los Angeles, Sep 12 (IANS) Marvel Comics icon Stan Lee says actor Leonardo DiCaprio is fascinated by his life and would love to portray him onscreen. View More..

Leonardo DiCaprio, Toni Garrn have reconciled

    Updated On : Sep 10,2017   12:06 pm
New York, Sep 10 (IANS) Actor Leonardo DiCaprio and his former girlfriend Toni Garrn have reportedly reconciled as they were spotted holding hands. View More..

'The Tonight Show...' to donate $1 mn to hurricane relief

    Updated On : Sep 06,2017   1:56 pm
Los Angeles, Sep 6 (IANS) Television host Jimmy Fallon has announced that "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" will donate $1 million to the Hurricane Harvey relief fund set up by Houston Texans football star J.J. Watt. View More..

Leonardo DiCaprio eyed for Batman villain movie

    Updated On : Sep 02,2017   11:52 am
Los Angeles, Sep 2 (IANS) Entertainment company Warner Brothers is reportedly trying to bring Oscar-winner Leonardo DiCaprio into the upcoming Joker origin movie. View More..

Winslet shoots in 'tougher' conditions than DiCaprio

    Updated On : Sep 01,2017   3:08 pm
Los Angeles, Sep 1 (IANS) Actress Kate Winslet feels proud that she got a chance to shoot her upcoming film "The Mountain Between Us" in tougher conditions than her long time friend and "Titanic" co-star Leonardo DiCaprio faced while filming "The Revenant". View More..

Roles are hard for me to get: Robert Pattinson

    Updated On : Aug 20,2017   5:22 am
Los Angeles, Aug 20 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson says he is not as big as Leonardo DiCaprio in Hollywood, and it is difficult for him to get roles. View More..

Mallika discusses female empowerment with Chelsea Handler

    Updated On : Aug 12,2017   11:18 am
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Indian actress Mallika Sherawat discussed female empowerment with actress, comedienne and television personality Chelsea Handler. View More..

Mallika Sherawat to attend DiCaprio Foundation gala

    Updated On : Jul 26,2017   4:18 pm
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Indian actress Mallika Sherawat says she is looking forward to attending the annual Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Gala in Saint-Tropez later on Wednesday. View More..

DiCaprio brags about his body, doesn't impress girls

    Updated On : Jul 10,2017   1:54 pm
Los Angeles, July 10 (IANS) Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio was reportedly boasting about his physique to some girls at a party in Malibu, but they didn't find it attractive. View More..

Big B remembers his time shooting with DiCaprio

    Updated On : Jun 17,2017   2:32 pm
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has gone down memory lane and has remembered the time he shot with Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio, whom he calls the "most humble and down to earth" person. View More..

DiCaprio's art, 'Dumb and Dumber To' made with laundered money

    Updated On : Jun 16,2017   4:10 pm
Los Angeles, June 16 (IANS) Actor Leonardo DiCaprio's art possessions and films "Dumb and Dumber To" and "Daddy's Home" were made using funds channeled from a Malaysian government investment fund, according to US officials. View More..

Navigating towards a 'Paris Agreement for the oceans'? (Comment)

    Updated On : Jun 14,2017   10:46 am
The first ever UN Ocean Conference came to a close on June 9 with a "Call For Action", over 1,300 voluntary commitments made to support ocean health, and aspirations for a new convention to protect biodiversity in the roughly half of our planet which lies beyond national jurisdictions. View More..

Leonardo DiCaprio's dinner date with Tobey Maguire

    Updated On : Jun 13,2017   5:22 am
Los Angeles, June 13 (IANS) Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio was spotted spending quality time with his best friend and actor Tobey Maguire here. View More..

Jared Leto has few friends

    Updated On : Jun 09,2017   8:00 am
Los Angeles, June 9 (IANS) Actor Jared Leto, best known for essaying arch villain Joker, has stated that he has very few friends and no desire to start a family. View More..

DiCaprio decries Trump's move to withdraw from Paris agreement

    Updated On : Jun 02,2017   2:02 pm
Los Angeles, June 2 (IANS) Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio, who has often expressed concern over climate change, has slammed US President Donald Trump for his decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement. View More..

Leonardo DiCaprio splits from Nina Agdal

    Updated On : May 19,2017   1:26 pm
Los Angeles, May 19 (IANS) Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio has reportedly parted ways with his girlfriend, Danish model Nina Agdal, after almost a year of dating. View More..

Can't recreate me: Hasselhoff on 'Baywatch' film

    Updated On : May 15,2017   1:36 pm
Miami (Florida), May 15 (IANS) Actor David Hasselhoff found the "Baywatch" film funny, but he says people can't recreate him. View More..

Leonardo DiCaprio, Nina Agdal spotted kissing

    Updated On : Apr 30,2017   8:02 am
New York, April 30 (IANS) Actor Leonardo DiCaprio was spotted kissing model and his girlfriend Nina Agdal here. View More..

Thousands of pro-climate, anti-Trump protesters march in Washington

    Updated On : Apr 30,2017   3:22 am
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Thousands of people from all over the US marched on Saturday in favour of protecting the environment while slamming the effects that President Donald Trump's policies will have on the climate and on the health of Americans. View More..