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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Hudson inspired by DiCaprio's 1990s' hairdo

    Updated On : Dec 09,2017   6:52 am
Los Angeles, Dec 9 (IANS) Actress Kate Hudson has taken hairstyle inspiration from actor Leonardo DiCaprio's hairdo in 1990s. View More..

McConaughey auditioned for Jack's role in 'Titanic'

    Updated On : Dec 04,2017   1:34 pm
Los Angeles, Dec 4 (IANS) Actress Kate Winslet, who essayed Rose in the hit film "Titanic", has revealed that she auditioned for the role with actor Matthew McConaughey as Jack. View More..

Leonardo DiCaprio hosts 43rd star-studded birthday bash

    Updated On : Nov 13,2017   12:02 pm
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) With a guest list boasting movie stars, music's top talents and more, actor Leonardo DiCaprio's 43rd birthday bash was quintessentially Hollywood. View More..

Alec Baldwin obsessed with death

    Updated On : Oct 22,2017   11:26 am
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Actor Alec Baldwin says having young children makes him think more and more about death. View More..

Jennifer Aniston donates $1 mn to charity

    Updated On : Oct 13,2017   1:00 pm
Los Angeles, Oct 13 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston has donated $1 million to charity working towards the relief efforts of deadly hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. View More..

Winslet, DiCaprio 'never fancied each other'

    Updated On : Oct 04,2017   2:16 am
Los Angeles, Oct 4 (IANS) Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio were highly appreciated for their onscreen chemistry as lovebirds Rose and Jack in 1997 blockbuster film "Titanic". However, the actress says the two actors "never fancied each other" in real life. View More..

Winslet still recites 'Titanic' lines with DiCaprio

    Updated On : Sep 28,2017   6:26 am
Los Angeles, Sep 28 (IANS) Actress Kate Winslet says she and actor Leonardo DiCaprio still recite lines from 1997 film "Titanic" to each other. View More..

Meet 'smiley-faced' spider species named after Barack Obama

    Updated On : Sep 27,2017   4:22 pm
New York, Sep 27 (IANS) Researchers have discovered 15 new species of "smiley-faced" spiders -- and named them, among others, after former US President Barack Obama and former presidential candidate and US Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders. View More..

DiCaprio, Scorsese team up for Theodore Roosevelt biopic

    Updated On : Sep 27,2017   12:26 pm
Los Angeles, Sep 27 (IANS) Actor Leonardo DiCaprio and filmmaker Martin Scorsese are on board to work on a movie on Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States. View More..

Asha Bhosle's wax statue to be unveiled on October 3 in Delhi

    Updated On : Sep 26,2017   3:52 pm
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Legendary singer Asha Bhosle will be unveiling her wax statue at Madame Tussauds here on October 3. View More..

Joker origin movie to start filming soon

    Updated On : Sep 22,2017   3:18 pm
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) A film on the origin of the Joker will reportedly go on the floors soon as the script is almost ready. View More..

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..