Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio

180 Fans
Nov. 11th, 1974
Born in
Hollywood, California, USA
183 cm

Leonardo DiCaprio's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Growing Pains TV Show
Growing Pains
100 Greatest Teen Stars TV Show
100 Greatest Teen Stars
Celebrities Uncensored TV Show
Celebrities Uncensored
Parenthood TV Show

Main Movie Roles

2015 - The Revenant
2013 - The Great Gatsby
2013 - The Wolf of Wall Street
2012 - Django Unchained
2010 - Inception
2010 - Shutter Island
2008 - Body of Lies
2008 - Revolutionary Road
2007 - Everything's Cool
2007 - Manufacturing Dissent
2006 - The Departed
2006 - Blood Diamond
2004 - The Aviator
2002 - Catch Me If You Can
2002 - Gangs of New York
2000 - The Beach
1998 - Celebrity
1997 - Titanic
1996 - Romeo + Juliet
1996 - Marvin's Room
1995 - Total Eclipse
1995 - The Basketball Diaries
1995 - The Quick and the Dead
1993 - This Boy's Life
1993 - What's Eating Gilbert Grape
1992 - Poison Ivy

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Arnie Grape
Himself - Guest
Kid Fighting Scout
J. Edgar Hoover
[Complete List]


Leonardo DiCaprio's 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) was poorly received, but the film still turned a profit. His next major film, The Beach (2000), was not a success, but he made another comeback in Catch Me If You Can (2002) and remains an A-list star.

  • Thanked by 'Blink 182' (qv) in the liner notes of their album "Enema of the State".
  • Mentioned in an interview with 'Katie Couric' (qv) that while filming _The Aviator (2004)_ (qv), it brought back his own obsessive-compulsive disorder that he had as a child. (December 23, 2004).
  • He and 'Gisele BŁndchen' (qv) were chosen by People Magazine as the "Most Beatiful Couple in the World", in 2004.
  • Good friends with 'Lukas Haas' (qv), 'Mark Wahlberg (I)' (qv) and 'Kevin Connolly (I)' (qv).
  • Attended John Marshall High School in Los Angeles, California.
  • Attended the same high school as 'Bo Barrett' (qv), 'Heidi Fleiss' (qv), 'Anne-Marie Johnson' (qv), and 'Julie Newmar' (qv).
  • Won the role of Rimbaud in _Total Eclipse (1995)_ (qv) after the death of actor 'River Phoenix' (qv) in 1993.
  • His German grandmother died at the age of 93 in August 2008.

Related sites for this celeb
» BuddyTV
» TVGuide
» AceShowbiz
» Celebrity-Mania
» Zap2it.com
You are successfully logged out.

ShareTV Login

Enter the text in the image shown if you are human.
WARNING: after 2 more failed attempts you will be locked out

Create Account

Verify Password

Verification code (check your email for the verification code)

Verification code has been sent to the following email address:
If you didn't receive the verification code:

1. Check your bulk/spam folder.

2. Try to whitelist our email address (noreply@sharetv.org)

3. Resend verification email

If you mistyped your email address change it here
Create a free ShareTV account to make a personalized schedule of your favorite TV shows, keep track of what you've watched, earn points and more.
Verify your username and email to complete your Registration
Enter the text in the image shown if you are human.
WARNING: after 2 more failed attempts you will be locked out

Forgot Your Password?

Enter the email address you used to create the account and your password will be emailed to you.