Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio (//; born November 11, 1974) is an American actor, film producer, an environmental activist. DiCaprio began his career bi appearin in televeesion commercials in the early 1990s, efter which he haed recurrin roles in various televeesion series sic as the soap opera Santa Barbara an the sitcom Growing Pains. He begoud his film career bi starnin as Josh in Critters 3 (1991). He starned in the film adaptation o the memoir This Boy's Life (1993), and wis praised for his supportin role in What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993). He gained public recogneetion wi leadin roles in The Basketball Diaries (1995) an the romantic drama Romeo + Juliet (1996), afore achievin internaitional fame wi James Cameron's epic romance Titanic (1997), which acame the heichest-grossin film o aw time till Cameron's science feection film Avatar (2009) owerteuk it.
|Born||Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio|
11 November 1974
Los Angeles, Californie, U.S.
|Thrift||Actor, film producer|
Syne 2000, DiCaprio haes received creetical acclaim for his wirk in a wide range o film genres. DiCaprio's subsequent films include The Man in the Iron Mask (1998), the biografical crime drama Catch Me If You Can (2002), an the epic historical drama Gangs of New York (2002), which merked his first o mony collaborations wi director Martin Scorsese. He wis acclaimed for his performances in the poleetical war thriller Blood Diamond (2006), the neo-noir crime drama The Departed (2006), the espionage thriller Body of Lies (2008), the drama Revolutionary Road (2008), the psychological thriller Shutter Island (2010), the science feection thriller Inception (2010), the biographical film J. Edgar (2011), the wastren Django Unchained (2012), an the period drama The Great Gatsby (2013).
DiCaprio's portrayals o Howard Hughes in The Aviator (2004) an Hugh Glass in The Revenant (2015) wan him the Gowden Globe Awaird for Best Actor – Motion Pictur Drama, and his role as Jordan Belfort in The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) won him the awaird for Best Actor – Motion Pictur Muisical or Comedy. He an aa won his first Academy Awaird an BAFTA Awaird for his performance in The Revenant. DiCaprio is the foonder o his ain production company, Appian Way Productions.
- Goldenberg, Suzanne (February 29, 2016). "How Leonardo DiCaprio became one of the world's top climate change champions". The Guardian. Archived frae the oreeginal on April 25, 2017. Cite uses deprecated parameter
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