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Leonardo DiCaprio named Messenger of Peace by the U.N.

Leonardo DiCaprio named Messenger of Peace by the U.N.

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 (UPI) --Leonardo DiCaprio has been named a Messenger of Peace by the United Nations, and will speak at the U.N. Climate Summit on September 23.
Annie Martin
Leonardo DiCaprio's environmental activism to be honored by Bill and Hillary Clinton

Leonardo DiCaprio's environmental activism to be honored by Bill and Hillary Clinton

NEW YORK, Sept. 11 (UPI) --Leonard DiCaprio will be among the honorees of this year's Clinton Global Initiative gala and internationalized awards ceremony on September 21.
Veronica Linares
Zoe Saldana to star in Ben Affleck's 'Live by Night'

Zoe Saldana to star in Ben Affleck's 'Live by Night'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 5 (UPI) --Zoe Saldana, Elle Fanning and Sienna Miller will star in "Live by Night," a Prohibition-era film based on a Dennis Lehane novel and directed by Ben Affleck.
Annie Martin
Leonardo DiCaprio sports beard at quarter finals of U.S. Open

Leonardo DiCaprio sports beard at quarter finals of U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 (UPI) --A lonely Leonardo DiCaprio was photographed playing with his beard and taking pictures during the U.S. Open tennis quarter finals in New York City on Wednesday.
Veronica Linares
Robert De Niro to star in Martin Scorsese short film

Robert De Niro to star in Martin Scorsese short film

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2 (UPI) --Martin Scorsese will direct Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt in a casino-themed short film for a Melco-Crown Entertainment campaign.
Annie Martin
Martin Scorsese to direct 'Shutter Island' series for HBO

Martin Scorsese to direct 'Shutter Island' series for HBO

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25 (UPI) --"Ashecliffe," a prequel series to Martin Scorsese's 2010 film "Shutter Island," is in the works at HBO.
Annie Martin
Sandra Bullock tops Forbes list of best paid actresses

Sandra Bullock tops Forbes list of best paid actresses

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12 (UPI) --Sandra Bullock beat out America's BFF Jennifer Lawrence for the top spot on Forbes' 2014 list of top-earning actresses.
Veronica Linares
Leonardo DiCaprio looking to retrieve old photo signed by Mandela

Leonardo DiCaprio looking to retrieve old photo signed by Mandela

NEW YORK, July 18 (UPI) --Leonardo Dicaprio is considering taking legal action against a memorabilia company selling a photo autographed for the actor by Nelson Mandela.
Veronica Linares
Leonardo DiCaprio's new look elicits Jack Nicholson comparisons

Leonardo DiCaprio's new look elicits Jack Nicholson comparisons

LOS ANGELES, July 8 (UPI) --Leonardo DiCaprio's new beard, long hair and sunglasses make him look an awful lot like his "Departed" co-star Jack Nicholson.
Annie Martin
Tom Hardy to star alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in 'The Revenant'

Tom Hardy to star alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in 'The Revenant'

LOS ANGELES, July 3 (UPI) --Tom Hardy joins Leonardo DiCaprio in "The Revenant," a revenge thriller set in the 1800s frontier.
Annie Martin
Leonardo DiCaprio enjoying the World Cup aboard a 482-foot yacht

Leonardo DiCaprio enjoying the World Cup aboard a 482-foot yacht

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 16 (UPI) --Leonardo DiCaprio and around 20 of his friends are reportedly staying aboard the 482-foot superyacht Topaz while visiting Brazil during the World Cup.
Veronica Linares
Leonardo DiCaprio refused to be filmed by 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' crew

Leonardo DiCaprio refused to be filmed by 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' crew

LOS ANGELES, June 6 (UPI) --Leonardo DiCaprio and the "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" crew were at the same party earlier this week, but the actor refused to be filmed for the show.
Annie Martin
Brad Pitt attacked by red carpet prankster during 'Maleficent' premiere

Brad Pitt attacked by red carpet prankster during 'Maleficent' premiere

LOS ANGELES, May 29 (UPI) --Brad Pitt was punched in the face Wednesday as he signed fan autographs during the "Maleficent" premiere in Los Angeles.
Veronica Linares
Ann Coulter defends 'global warming deniers'

Ann Coulter defends 'global warming deniers'

WASHINGTON, May 23 (UPI) --Ann Coulter defended "Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak's tweet on climate change and suggested those who disagree with liberals are being trashed.
Frances Burns
'Wolf of Wall Street' Jordan Belfort walks off set of Australian '60 Minutes'

'Wolf of Wall Street' Jordan Belfort walks off set of Australian '60 Minutes'

SYDNEY, May 11 (UPI) --"Wolf of Wall Street" Jordan Belfort stormed out of an Australian "60 Minutes" interview with Liz Hayes after she asked him a question about hiding income.
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Leonardo DiCaprio, who co-stars with Kate Winslet in the motion picture romantic drama "Revolutionary Road", attends the premiere of the film in the Westwood section of Los Angeles on December 15, 2008. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio (pronounced /dɨˈkæpri.oʊ/; born November 11, 1974) is an American actor and film producer. He has received many awards, including a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his performance in The Aviator (2004). In addition, he has won a Silver Bear, a Chlotrudis Award and a Satellite Award among others, and has been nominated by the Academy Awards, Screen Actors Guild and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.

Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, DiCaprio started his career by appearing in television commercials prior to landing recurring roles in TV series such as the soap opera Santa Barbara and the sitcom Growing Pains in the early 1990s. He made his film debut in the comedic sci-fi horror film Critters 3 (1991) and received first notable critical praise for his performance in This Boy's Life (1993). 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).

Since the 2000s, DiCaprio has been nominated for awards for his work in such films as Catch Me If You Can (2002), Gangs of New York (2002), The Aviator (2004), Blood Diamond (2006), The Departed (2006), and Revolutionary Road (2008). His latest 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).

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