Friday, 19 December 2014

Leonardo DiCaprio

      

            Leonardo DiCaprio born on November 11, 1974
 in  Los Angeles, California. His height
is 6' (1.83 m). DiCaprio is the only child of Irmelin and George Paul DiCaprio, who was a comic book artist. His father is of Italian and German descent, and his mother, who is of German and Russian ancestry.
          Few actors in the world have had a career quite as diverse as Leonardo DiCaprio's. DiCaprio has gone through many hardships in beginnings, as a supporting cast member of the sitcom Growing Pains (1985) and low budget horror movies, such as Critters 3 (1991). Then soon he gained success in the field and got chance as the lead actor in movies such as Romeo + Juliet (1996) and Titanic (1997), to then become a leading man in Hollywood blockbusters, made by internationally renowned directors such as Martin Scorsese and Christopher Nolan.

            Leonardo took up a diverse range of roles in the early 1990s, including a mentally challenged youth in What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), a young gunslinger in The Quick and the Dead (1995) and a drug addict in one of his most challenging roles to date, in The Basketball Diaries (1995), and also many others. DiCaprio is passionate about environmental and humanitarian causes, he donated $1,000,000 to earthquake relief efforts in 2010, and $1,000,000 to the Wildlife Conservation Society.















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