We kind of expected the unexpected. ... For me, there were a number of different scenes where I had no idea what was going to happenDiCaprio expected the unexpected with Jack Sep 18, 2006
Why don't you come sit with me and I'll just move overLeonardo DiCaprio plays hero in real life Jul 24, 2006
It was very much a throwback to great detective genres of the past -- whether 'Vertigo' or 'Out of the Past,' which were films that Scorsese screened for us'Shutter' script intrigued DiCaprio Feb 22, 2010
If you'd asked me at sixteen the director I wanted to work with, it would have been Marty. So I couldn't wait to be in one of his filmsDiCaprio: 'Shutter' filming was 'intense' Feb 20, 2010
At the end of the day, it is what Martin Scorsese does best, and that is portraying something about humanity and human nature and who we are as people'Shutter' script intrigued DiCaprio Feb 22, 2010
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).