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Leonardo DiCaprio

  • Full Name:
    Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio
  • Birthday:
    November 11, 1974
  • Sun sign:
    Scorpio
  • Birth place:
    Los Angeles
  • Nationality:
    American
  • Height:
    6`

BIOGRAPHY

The actor-cum-producer is the only child of Irmelin (former legal secretary), and George DiCaprio, (underground comic artist and producer/distributor of comic books). The year after Leo’s birth, his parents divorced. Even though his parents lived separate lives they played a crucial role in shaping their sons career.He attended Seeds Elementary School during his childhood and graduated from John Marshall High School, after attending the Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies for four years. DiCaprio`s began his career with his commercials and educational films. Even though he got his break in 1990 in a TV series based on the movie ‘Parenthood’, he got noticed in 1991 for his act in ABC sitcom ‘Growing Pains’. His film career started with a B-grade horror film ‘Critters 3’, but then ‘This Boy’s Life’ in 1992 acted as a real launch pad for the actor. He shot to fame with his lover-boy act as Jack Dawson in the romantic movie, ‘Titanic’, that went on to win 11 Oscars. Besides being an actor, DiCaprio is a committed environmental activist and humanitarian.

Filmography

  • 2011: The Chancellor Manuscript 2010: The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
  • 2009: Ashecliffe
  • 2008: Body of Lies
  • 2008: Revolutionary Road
  • 2007: The 11th Hour
  • 2006: Blood Diamond
  • 2006: The Departed
  • 2004: The Aviator
  • 2002: Catch Me If You Can
  • 2002: Gangs of New York
  • 2001: Don`s Plum
  • 2000: The Beach
  • 1998: The Man in the Iron Mask
  • 1998: Celebrity
  • 1997: Titanic 1996: Romeo + Juliet
  • 1996: Marvin`s Room
  • 1995: The Quick and The Dead
  • 1995: The Basketball Diaries
  • 1995: Total Eclipse
  • 1993: This Boy`s Life
  • 1993: What`s Eating Gilbert Grape
  • 1992: Poison Ivy
  • 1991: Critters 3
  • 2011: The Chancellor Manuscript (Producer announced)
  • 2011: Conspiracy of Fools (Producer announced)
  • 2010: Beat the Reaper (Producer pre-production)
  • 2010: The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt (Producer announced)
  • 2009: Atari (Producer)
  • 2008: Greensburg (Producer)
  • 2007: The 11th Hour (Producer)
  • 2007: Gardener of Eden (Producer)
  • 2004: The Assassination of Richard Nixon (Executive producer)
  • 2004: The Aviator (Executive producer)