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Christian Bale in talks to play Steve Jobs in Sony biopic

Christian Bale in talks to play Steve Jobs in Sony biopic

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21 (UPI) --Christian Bale could star as Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic about the late Apple co-funder.
Veronica Linares
Leonardo DiCaprio partners with Netflix for documentary about gorillas

Leonardo DiCaprio partners with Netflix for documentary about gorillas

BEVERLY HILLS , Calif., Oct. 20 (UPI) --Netflix says it is teaming up with actor, producer and philanthropist Leonardo DiCaprio to release "Virunga," a documentary about endangered mountain gorillas.
Karen Butler
Robin Thicke celebrates with divorce party

Robin Thicke celebrates with divorce party

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16 (UPI) --Robin Thicke celebrated his impending divorce from Paula Patton by throwing himself a party replete with models, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy and Emile Hirsch.
Annie Martin
Leonardo DiCaprio pulls out from Steve Jobs biopic

Leonardo DiCaprio pulls out from Steve Jobs biopic

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 3 (UPI) --Leonardo DiCaprio has reportedly bowed out from playing Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic and instead plans to star in the adventure drama "The Revenant."
Veronica Linares
Kanye West, Kim Kardashian booed at Paris fashion show

Kanye West, Kim Kardashian booed at Paris fashion show

PARIS, Sept. 27 (UPI) --Kanye West and Kim Kardashian were reportedly booed by a small group at the Lanvin show, during Paris Fashion Week, on Friday.
Brooks Hays
Kim Kardashian tackled by prankster at Paris Fashion Week

Kim Kardashian tackled by prankster at Paris Fashion Week

PARIS, Sept. 25 (UPI) --Kim Kardashian was tackled and nearly pulled to the ground by notorious prankster Vitalii Sediuk as she entered the Balmain show at Paris Fashion Week.
Annie Martin
Obama speaks of progress, challenge at Climate Change Summit

Obama speaks of progress, challenge at Climate Change Summit

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 23 (UPI) --Speaking at the United Nations' Climate Change Summit Tuesday, President Barack Obama called for a unified approach to tackling environmental issues.
Ed Adamczyk
Leonardo DiCaprio joins Instagram day of U.N. Climate Summit

Leonardo DiCaprio joins Instagram day of U.N. Climate Summit

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 (UPI) --Leonardo DiCaprio joined Instagram on Tuesday, and shared photos of himself at the "perfect setting" -- the U.N. Climate Summit.
Annie Martin
Climate change march attracts hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers and others

Climate change march attracts hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers and others

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 (UPI) --Thousands of New Yorkers and citizens across the globe march for climate change action on Sunday.
Thor Benson
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
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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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