Leonardo DiCaprio

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Leonardo DiCaprio
Born Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio
November 11, 1974 (1974-11-11) (age 40)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Notable works Arnie Grape
in What's Eating Gilbert Grape
Romeo Montague
in William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet
Jack Dawson
in Titanic
Frank William Abagnale, Jr.
in Catch Me If You Can
Amsterdam Vallon
in Gangs of New York
Howard Hughes
in The Aviator
Billy Costigan
in The Departed
Danny Archer
in Blood Diamond
Height 5'11" (1.80 m)[1]

Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio (born November 11, 1974 in Los Angeles, California) is an American actor. Some of the movies he has appeared in include What's Eating Gilbert Grape, Romeo + Juliet, Titanic, The Man in the Iron Mask, The Beach, Catch Me if You Can, Gangs of New York, and The Aviator. His first movie was Critters 3.

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1991 Critters 3 Josh
1992 Poison Ivy Guy
1993 This Boy's Life Tobias "Toby" Wolff
What's Eating Gilbert Grape Arnie Grape First Academy Award Nomination
1995 The Quick and The Dead Fee Herod "The Kid"
The Basketball Diaries Jim Carroll
Total Eclipse Arthur Rimbaud
1996 Romeo + Juliet Romeo Montague
Marvin's Room Hank
1997 Titanic Jack Dawson This movie won 11 Academy Awards
1998 The Man in the Iron Mask King Louis XIV/Philippe
Celebrity Brandon Darrow
2000 The Beach Richard
2001 Don's Plum Derek
2002 Catch Me If You Can Frank William Abagnale Jr.
Gangs of New York Amsterdam Vallon
2004 The Aviator Howard Hughes Nominated for Best Actor at 2005 Academy Awards; won a Golden Globe.
2006 Blood Diamond Danny Archer Nominated for Best Actor at 2007 Academy Awards and Golden Globe
The Departed William "Billy" Costigan Jr. Nominated for Best Actor at 2007 Golden Globe
2007 The 11th Hour Narrator
2008 Revolutionary Road Frank Wheeler
Body of Lies Roger Ferris
The Chancellor Manuscript Peter Chancellor
2009 Shutter Island Edward "Teddy" Daniels
Blink Timothy Leary
2010 Conspiracy of Fools
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt
Untitled World's Fair Project H. H. Holmes

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

Academy Award[change | change source]

BAFTA Award[change | change source]

Golden Globe Award[change | change source]

  • Nominated: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama, J. Edgar (2011)
  • Nominated: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, Django Unchained (2012)
Year Group Award Won Movies/Television series
1991 Young Artist Awards Best Young Actor in a Daytime Series No Santa Barbara
1992 Best Young Actor Co-starring in a Television Series No Growing Pains
1993 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards New Generation Award Yes
National Board of Review Best Supporting Actor Yes What's Eating Gilbert Grape
1994 Golden Globe Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture No
Academy Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role No
Chicago Film Critics Association Awards Most Promising Actor Yes
1997 Screen Actors Guild Awards Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture No Marvin's Room
Chlotrudis Awards Best Supporting Actor Yes
MTV Movie Awards Best On-Screen Duo (with Claire Danes) No Romeo + Juliet
Best Male Performance No
Best Kiss (with Claire Danes) No
Blockbuster Entertainment Awards Favorite Actor Yes
Berlin International Film Festival Best Actor Yes
1998 Screen Actors Guild Awards Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture No Titanic
Satellite Awards Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama No
Golden Globes Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama No
MTV Movie Awards Best On-Screen Duo (with Kate Winslet) No
Best Kiss (with Kate Winslet) No
Best Male Performance Yes
Blockbuster Entertainment Awards Favorite Actor - Drama Yes
1999 Teen Choice Awards Choice Hissy Fit No Celebrity
Razzie Awards Worst Screen Couple Yes The Man in the Iron Mask
2001 Worst Actor No The Beach
2003 MTV Movie Awards Best Kiss (with Cameron Diaz) No Gangs of New York
Best Male Performance No Catch Me If You Can
Golden Globes Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama No
Visual Effects Society Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama No
Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Liar Yes
2004 Hollywood Movies Festival Actor of the Year Yes
2005 Visual Effects Society Awards Outstanding Performance by an Actor or Actress in a Visual Effects Film No The Aviator
Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actor: Drama No
Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards Best Actor No
Online Film Critics Society Awards Best Actor No
Golden Globes Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Yes
Screen Actors Guild Award Best Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role No
Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture No
BAFTA Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role No
Academy Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role No
MTV Movie Awards Best Male Performance Yes
2007 Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards Best Actor No Blood Diamond
No The Departed
Golden Globes Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama No Blood Diamond
No The Departed
Screen Actors Guild Awards Best Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role No Blood Diamond
Best Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role No The Departed
Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture No
BAFTA Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role No
Academy Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role No Blood Diamond
National Board of Review Award
Preceded by
Jack Nicholson
for A Few Good Men
Best Supporting Actor
for What's Eating Gilbert Grape?

1993
Succeeded by
Gary Sinise
for Forrest Gump
Golden Globe Award
Preceded by
Sean Penn
for Mystic River
Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
for The Aviator

2005
Succeeded by
Philip Seymour Hoffman
for Capote

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