I have to say Shutter Island was one of the most intense, hardcore filming experiences I've ever had as we explored what the mentally ill had to face in the days when mental hospitals were called insane asylumsDiCaprio: 'Shutter' filming was 'intense' Feb 20, 2010
Riverhouse is a prime example of how green technology is both accessible and achievable for new residential developments -- it is a groundbreaking buildingDiCaprio buys green condo in NYC Apr 05, 2008
I never fail to be amazed by his clear and complete commitment to his workDiCaprio honored at film fest in Morocco Dec 10, 2007
When you get down to it, it was a homemade movie, really'The 11th Hour' premieres in Los Angeles Aug 19, 2007
I'm completely aware of the fact, that my mere attachment being someone from quote-unquote Hollywood will garner certain amount of skepticism and criticismLeonardo DiCaprio promotes 'The 11th Hour' May 20, 2007
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).