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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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..

Malala Yousafzai made UN Messenger of Peace

    Updated On : Apr 11,2017   9:40 am
United Nations, April 11 (IANS) Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel laureate, has broken another age barrier and become the youngest UN Messenger of Peace, an honour she shares with Hollywood actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Charlize Theron. View More..

Tobey Maguire to direct adaptation of 'Blood on Snow'

    Updated On : Apr 06,2017   5:22 am
Los Angeles, April 6 (IANS) Actor Tobey Maguire is stepping behind the camera for adapting Jo Nesbo's novel "Blood on Snow" for the big screen. View More..

'American Playboy...' high on Hugh Hefner's social work, not sex life

    Updated On : Apr 05,2017   11:02 am
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Hedonistic parties high on sex and lingerie-clad models have been intrinsic parts of Playboy boss Hugh Hefner's life. But makers of "American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story" have put his commitment towards the social and cultural landscape in the spotlight in the forthcoming docu-series. View More..

DiCaprio in Caribbean for Nina Agdal's birthday

    Updated On : Mar 27,2017   12:30 pm
Los Angeles, March 27 (IANS) Actor Leonardo DiCaprio to celebrate model and girlfriend Nina Agdals 25th birthday in the Caribbean region. View More..

Nicholas Hoult dating Playboy model

    Updated On : Mar 20,2017   5:22 am
London, March 20 (IANS) "X-Men" star Nicholas Hoult is dating Playboy model Bryana Holly. View More..

Amitabh Bachchan not heading to Hollywood anytime soon

    Updated On : Jan 15,2017   4:58 pm
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan made his debut in Hollywood with 2003 film "The Great Gatsby", but he is not heading to the West anytime soon. The megastar says he has no offers from the foreign shores at the moment. View More..

Priyanka Chopra 'glitters' at Golden Globes 2017

    Updated On : Jan 09,2017   7:26 am
Los Angeles, Jan 9 (IANS) Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra made a stunning debut on the red carpet of the 74th Golden Globe Awards in a golden glided Ralph Lauren gown with a plunging v-neckline. View More..

Priyanka Chopra in Golden Globes fashion fix

    Updated On : Jan 06,2017   6:08 pm
Los Angeles, Jan 6 (IANS) Indian actress Priyanka Chopra, who made stunning fashionable debut at the red carpet of Oscars and Emmys last year, is having trouble in picking out an outfit for the forthcoming Golden Globe Awards ceremony here. View More..

Leonardo DiCaprio to be presenter at Golden Globes (Lead, correcting last para)

    Updated On : Jan 06,2017   6:06 pm
Los Angeles, Jan 6 (IANS) Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has been confirmed to be a presenter at the Golden Globe Awards. View More..

Leonardo DiCaprio to be presenter at Golden Globes

    Updated On : Jan 06,2017   2:56 pm
Los Angeles, Jan 6 (IANS) Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has been confirmed to be a presenter at the Golden Globe Awards. View More..