Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio was born on November 11, 1974. He is an American actor and film producer and has been nominated for the Golden Globe Award eight times as an actor, and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his performance in The Aviator (2004).
Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, DiCaprio started his career by appearing in television commercials prior to landing recurring roles in TV series. DiCaprio obtained recognition for his subsequent work in supporting roles in “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape” (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).
His films “Shutter Island” (2010) and “Inception” (2010) 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” (2007) and “Orphan” (2009). A committed environmentalist, DiCaprio has received praise from environmental groups for his activism.
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