Leonardo DiCaprio

Born Nov 11, 1974

Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is an American actor and film producer. He has been nominated for the Golden Globe Award eight times as an actor, and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his performance in The Aviator. He has also been nominated by the Academy Awards, Screen Actors Guild, Satellite Awards, and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.… Read More

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1974 Birth Born on November 11, 1974.


1990 15 Years Old In 1990, he got his break on television when he was cast in the short-lived series based on the movie Parenthood. … Read More
1992 17 Years Old DiCaprio made his big screen breakthrough in 1992, when he was handpicked by Robert De Niro out of 400 young actors to play the lead role in This Boy's Life.
1993 18 Years Old Later in 1993, DiCaprio co-starred as the mentally handicapped brother of Johnny Depp's character in What's Eating Gilbert Grape, a comic-tragic odyssey of a dysfunctional Iowa family. … Read More


1995 - 1996 3 More Events
1997 22 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1997, DiCaprio starred in James Cameron's Titanic (1997) as twenty-year-old Jack Dawson, a penniless Wisconsin man who wins two tickets for the third-class on the ill-fated RMS Titanic. … Read More
1998 23 Years Old In May 1998, for example, his face appeared on the covers of at least four teen magazines, and three books about DiCaprio were among the top six paperbacks on The New York Times Best Seller List. … Read More
Upon the success of Titanic, DiCaprio stated in 2000: "I have no connection with me during that whole Titanic phenomenon and what my face became around the world I'll never reach that state of popularity again, and I don't expect to. … Read More
2002 27 Years Old 1 More Event
DiCaprio's first film of 2002 was the biographical crime drama film Catch Me If You Can, based on the life of Frank Abagnale Jr., who, before his 19th birthday, used his charm, confidence, and several different personas, to make millions in the 1960s writing bad checks. … Read More


2005 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005, DiCaprio was made a commander of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Minister of Culture for his contributions to the arts. … Read More
2006 31 Years Old The same year, both the Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild nominated DiCaprio twice in the Best Actor category for both of his 2006 features, and in addition, DiCaprio earned his third Academy Award nomination for Blood Diamond.
2007 32 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007 he had a major role in The 11th Hour, a documentary about people's relationship to nature and global warming. … Read More
2008 33 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008, DiCaprio starred in Body of Lies, a spy film based on the novel of the same name by David Ignatius, set in context of the Middle East and the War on Terror, telling the story of three men battling a terrorist organization, and each other.
DiCaprio continued his collaborative streak with Scorsese in the 2010 psychological thriller film Shutter Island (2010), based on the 2003 novel of the same name by Dennis Lehane. … Read More
2011 36 Years Old In 2011, DiCaprio starred alongside Armie Hammer and Naomi Watts in Clint Eastwood's J. … Read More
2012 37 Years Old In 2012, DiCaprio starred as villainous Calvin Candie in Quentin Tarantino's spaghetti western, Django Unchained. … Read More
2013 38 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In January 2013, DiCaprio said he was going to take a long break from acting and would "fly around the world doing good for the environment." … Read More


2015 40 Years Old In October 2015, Appian Way acquired the movie rights for a book about the Volkswagen emissions scandal.
…  He has been nominated for six Academy Awards—five for acting and one for producing—and in 2016, he won the Academy Award for Best Actor for The Revenant. … Read More
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