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His name allegedly derives from his German mother Irmalin`s having experienced a sudden kick from her unborn boy while enjoying a DaVinci painting at the Uffizi. In the year following his birth, she and his Italian father, George, were divorced. He grew up in Echo Park, then a particularly seedy, drug-dominated area of Los Angeles. At five he appeared on his favorite TV show "Romper Room" (1953) and was nearly thrown off for misbehaving. After a string of commercials, educational films ("Mickey`s Safety Club"), occasional parts in TV series, a debut film role as Josh in Critters 3 (1991), a continuing role as the homeless boy Luke in the TV series "Growing Pains" (1985), he got his break-through part as Toby in This Boy`s Life (1993), co-starring with Robert De Niro and Ellen Barkin.
The part led the New York Film Critics and the National Society of Film Critics to name him runner-up for Best Supporting Actor. His first Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations came for the difficult role of Arnie in What`s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993). Equally challenging parts were a drug-troubled Jim Carroll in The Basketball Diaries (1995), the tormented homosexual poet Rimbaud in Total Eclipse (1995), and the angry teenage son of a harried mother in Marvin`s Room (1996). He made a major impact with his starring role in a very updated Romeo + Juliet (1996). Superstardom came to DiCaprio playing Jack Dawson in Titanic (1997), highest grossing film ever, tied with Ben-Hur (1959) for most Academy Awards, though Leo himself was not nominated. His performance in the remake of The Man in the Iron Mask (1998/I) was poorly received, but the film still turned a profit. His next major film, The Beach (2000/I), was not a success, but he made another comeback in Catch Me If You Can (2002) and remains an A-list star.
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Full Name at Birth
Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio
Los Angeles, California, USA
Actor, Writer, Producer
Claim to Fame
This Boy's Life,Titanic
George DiCaprio (comic artist) (Italian and German descent)
Irmelin Indenbirken (secretary) (Russian and German descent)
Helene Indenbirken (1915 - 2008) (grandmother - Yelena Smirnova - Russian immigrant to Germany)
Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio (; born November 11, 1974) is an American actor and film producer. He has been nominated for numerous awards, and has won three Golden Globe Awards. DiCaprio began his career by appearing in television commercials, after which he had recurring roles in TV series such as the soap opera Santa Barbara and the sitcom Growing Pains in the early 1990s. He began his film career by starring as Josh in Critters 3 before starring in the film adaptation of the memoir This Boy's Life (1993) alongside Robert De Niro. DiCaprio was praised for his supporting role in the drama What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), and gained public recognition with leading roles in the drama The Basketball Diaries (1995) and the romantic drama Romeo + Juliet (1996), before achieving international fame with James Cameron's epic romance Titanic (1997), which became the highest-grossing film to that point.
Los Angeles, Miami, Malibu, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Paris, New York, Monaco, London
Black, White, Green, Blue, Yellow, Orange, Grey, Brown
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
Creative Artists Agency
(2009-12) Print ads for Tag Heuer watches & their Natural Resources Defense Council promotional campaign.
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John Marshall High School, Los Angeles, CA (dropped out)
Corinne Seeds University
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
Celebrity Talent International
TV commercial for Suzuki Wagon R (1998) (Japan), Print ad for Orico Card (Japan), 1998: Japanese TV commercial for Visa., TV commercial for Bubble Yum-Bubble Gum., TV commercial for Fred Meyer clothing., 1988: TV commercial for Matchbox Cars., (2010) TV commercials: Bridgestone Ecopia tires (Japan), (2006) TV commercial: Toyota Estima Hybrid (Japan), (2007) TV commercials: ORIX Real Estate "Re Tokyo" (Japan), (2005) TV commercials: Toyota Prius (Japan), (2001) TV commercials: Orient Corporation Orico Card (Japan), (2013) TV commercial: Jim Beam (Japan)
www.nndb.com/people/581/000023512/, simplyleonardodicaprio.com/, www.leonardodicaprio.com
Adam Farrar (step brother)
Christopher Pettiet (1976 - 2000), Marion Cotillard, Vincent Gallo, Mark Wahlberg, Kevin Connolly
East of Eden, The Shining, The Third Man, Lawrence of Arabia, Taxi Driver
University of California, Los Angeles
maternal grandfather - Wilhelm Indenbirken
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Leonardo DiCaprio is dating Kelly Rohrbach.
He previously dated Rihanna in 2015, Toni Garrn from 2013 to 2014, Alesia Riabenkova in 2013, Erin Heatherton from 2011 to 2012, Bar Refaeli from 2005 to 2011, Gisele Bündchen from 1999 to 2005, Kidada Jones in 1999, Naomi Campbell in 1998, Bijou Phillips in 1998, Demi Moore in 1997, Natasha Henstridge in 1997, Kristen Zang from 1996 to 1997 and Bridget Hall in 1994.
Leonardo DiCaprio is rumored to have hooked up with Katie Cleary in 2014, Miranda Kerr in 2012, Blake Lively in 2011, Paris Hilton in 2000, Vanessa Trump in 1998, Amber Valletta in 1998 and Trishelle Cannatella.
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