Leonardo DiCaprio

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Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio 2014.jpg
DiCaprio at a premiere for The Wolf of Wall Street on January 9, 2014
Born Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio
Known for Acting roles:
Arnie Grape in What's Eating Gilbert Grape
Romeo Montague in William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet
Jack Dawson 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
Parent(s) George DiCaprio
Irmelin DiCaprio
Awards Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
2005 The Aviator

Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio (born November 11, 1974 in Hollywood, California) is an American actor, movie director, movie producer and writer. 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, The Aviator, and The Revenant. His first movie was Critters 3.

In 2016, DiCaprio won his first Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Hugh Glass in The Revenant.[1]

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 The Departed William "Billy" Costigan Jr. Nominated for Best Actor at 2007 Golden Globe
Blood Diamond Danny Archer Nominated for Best Actor at 2007 Academy Awards and Golden Globe
2007 The 11th Hour Narrator
2008 Body of Lies Roger Ferris
Revolutionary Road Frank Wheeler
2010 Shutter Island Edward "Teddy" Daniels
Hubble Narrator
Inception Dominick "Dom" Cobb
2011 J. Edgar J. Edgar Hoover
2012 Django Unchained Calvin J. Candie
2013 The Great Gatsby Jay Gatsby
The Wolf of Wall Street Jordan Belfort Nominated for Best Actor at 2014 Academy Awards and won Best Actor at Golden Globes
2015 The Revenant Hugh Glass Won Best Actor at 2016 Academy Awards

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

Academy Award[change | change source]

BAFTA Award[change | change source]

  • Nominated: Best Actor, The Aviator (2005)
  • Nominated: Best Actor, The Departed (2007)
  • Nominated: Best Actor, The Wolf of Wall Street (2014)
  • Nominated: Best Actor, The Revenant (2016) (Pending)[3]

Golden Globe Award[change | change source]

  • Nominated: Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture, What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1994)
  • Nominated: Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama, Titanic (1998)
  • Nominated: Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama, Catch Me If You Can (2003)
  • Won: Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama, The Aviator (2005)
  • Nominated: Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama, The Departed (2007)
  • Nominated: Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama, Blood Diamond (2007)
  • Nominated: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama, Revolutionary Road (2008)
  • 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)
  • Won: Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, The Wolf of Wall Street (2014)
  • Won: Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama, The Revenant (2016)
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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