Leonardo DiCaprio and his Once Upon A Time In Hollywood costar Emile Hirsch were spotted hanging out with some of Leo's other friends and family at a beach in Malibu last week.  Django Unchained grossed $424 million worldwide on a production budget of $100 million. Leonardo’s popularity skyrocketed and he entered the People magazine’s list of “50 Most Beautiful People” in 1997 and 1998.  That October, he was cast in Scorsese's Killers of the Flower Moon based on the book of the same name by David Grann. " John Hiscock of The Daily Telegraph compared DiCaprio's popularity during that time to that of the Beatles' in the 1960s. In late May 2020, it was announced that Apple is joining Paramount in financing the film.  Highly anticipated, the film was released to positive reviews and became one of the highest-rated wide release films of 2006.  In an interview in Russia, DiCaprio referred to himself as "half-Russian" and said that two of his late grandparents were Russian. I just wanted to do a street war,” he. Although the film received mixed reviews, it was a commercial success. We know our viewers will connect deeply with these biographies, and we're thrilled to partner with Appian Way Productions and Stephen David Entertainment to bring impactful stories of the human experience to CuriosityStream.".  He established the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation in 1998, a non-profit organization devoted to promoting environmental awareness. Leonardo DiCaprio had to fight for script changes … The director also said he stopped “caring” about winning awards at the time.  However, DiCaprio and his mother later moved around to multiple Los Angeles neighborhoods, such as Echo Park and Los Feliz, while the latter worked several jobs. , DiCaprio has said his career choice as a child was to become a marine biologist or an actor, but he eventually favored the latter, as he was fond of impersonating characters and imitating people. Director Lasse Hallström admitted he was initially looking for a less good-looking actor, but cast DiCaprio when he contacted Caton-Jones and he had emerged as "the most observant actor" among all who auditioned. Leo is the franchise. " Caryn James, also writing for The New York Times, said of his performances in This Boy's Life and What's Eating Gilbert Grape: "He made the raw, emotional neediness of those boys completely natural and powerful. ", DiCaprio's first effort of 1995 was in Sam Raimi's western film The Quick and the Dead. The project grossed $147 million worldwide, and earned DiCaprio a Silver Bear for Best Actor at the 1997 Berlin International Film Festival. Jennifer Davisson and Phillip Watson from Appian Way are also executive producers. This page was last changed on 1 November 2020, at 17:31. Our documentary series and features cover every topic from space exploration to adventure to the secret life of pets, empowering viewers of all ages to fuel their passions and explore new ones. The film, based in part on Michael Punke's novel with the same title is inspired by the experiences of frontiersman Hugh Glass, portrayed by DiCaprio.  Roger Ebert praised his performance, and found his departure from dark and troubled characters "breezy and charming", while two Entertainment Weekly critics in 2018 called it DiCaprio's best role, labeling him "delightfully persuasive, deceptive, flirtatious, and sometimes tragic—and we dare you to find a better role, if you can". Before being cast in the role of Garry Buckman, a troubled teenager, he analyzed Joaquin Phoenix's performance in the original film.  Bilge Ebiri of Rolling Stone found it "an evocative, touching little movie, defined by the powerful bond between Barkin and DiCaprio", praising his complex growth from "a wide-eyed son to a rebellious greaser to an independent, sensitive young man". , DiCaprio continued to collaborate with Scorsese in the 2010 psychological thriller film Shutter Island, based on the 2003 novel of the same name by Dennis Lehane. By Mona Thomas 10 Nov, 2020 8:27 PM Tags In 2016, he was an executive producer for The Ivory Game, which examines the ivory trade; produced, hosted, and narrated the documentary Before the Flood about climate change; and produced the crime drama Live by Night.  To prepare, he spent six months in Africa, learned about camouflage from people in South African military and interviewed and recorded people in the country to improve his South African accent.  In 2016, DiCaprio took part in an annual fundraising gala event of Children of Armenia Fund, as a special guest of his close friend and gala's honorary chair Tony Shafrazi. Leonardo DiCaprio attends the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 05, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. The official website for Leonardo DiCaprio, featuring archived film photos, trailers, and information; biography; and related news both for Leonardo's acting and producing projects as well as the work of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation.  The film received mixed reviews from critics, but DiCaprio's performance was praised, and earned him an AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. A major turning point in his career came in 1991 when he participated in the family comedy ‘Growing Pains’ and made his film debut with the horror movie ‘Critters 3’. To help the film's financing, DiCaprio and Pitt agreed to take a pay cut, and they each received $10 million. Stephen David and Tim W. Kelly are executive producers for Stephen David Entertainment. They mostly keep their relationship private, which can be difficult since it still receives plenty of media attention. , DiCaprio was cast in American Psycho (2000) in 1998 for a reported salary of $20 million, but left the project soon after when he failed to agree with Oliver Stone on the film's direction and took the lead role in The Beach instead. Bündchen was 23 years old when the couple split. DiCaprio's father is of Italian and German descent, and DiCaprio is conversant in Italian. The film received mixed to negative response, but became a box office success, grossing $180 million internationally. DiCaprio and Scorsese quickly became interested in the project in 2007, and the former co-produced the film under Appian Way with Phoenix Pictures. 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He gave $2,300 to Barack Obama's presidential campaign in the 2008 election, the maximum contribution an individual could give in that election cycle, and $5,000 to Obama's 2012 campaign.  DiCaprio was also a celebrity contestant on the children's game show Fun House, on which he performed several stunts, including catching the fish inside a small pool using only his teeth. Powered by. One agent suggested he change his name to Lenny Williams to appeal to the American audience, which he declined to do.  DiCaprio was awarded a Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screen Couple for both incarnations the following year. It is incredibly eye-opening. , "DiCaprio" redirects here. Leonardo DiCaprio is almost as well-known for his love life as his movies and activism. 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In July, a charity auction and celebrity concert put on by DiCaprio's foundation had raised over $30 million in its opening days. He performed in a biographical drama ‘J.  In preparation, DiCaprio visited Boston to interact with people associated with the Irish Mob and gained 15 pounds (6.8 kg) of muscle.  He was romantically involved with Israeli model Bar Refaeli from 2005 to 2011, during which time he met with Israeli president Shimon Peres and visited Refaeli's hometown of Hod HaSharon. Vanessa GillonVanessa.Gillon@CuriosityStream.com, View original content to download multimedia:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/executive-producers-leonardo-dicaprio-and-stephen-david-team-for-curiositystreams-powerful-original-biography-series-beyond-the-spotlight-301172243.html, Thank you for subscribing! His link ups and break ups with models like Gisele Bundchen, Bar Refaeli and Toni Garrn have made headlines in gossip magazines.  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Marshall Sella of GQ called it the "most mature and memorable performance of his lifetime"; DiCaprio earned his seventh Golden Globes nomination for the film.  Once DiCaprio agreed to the film, it went almost immediately into production. 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Few actors in the world have had a career quite as diverse as Leonardo DiCaprio's. Nominated for Best Actor at 2005 Academy Awards; won a Golden Globe.  Peter Travers of Rolling Stone praised DiCaprio's and costar Matt Damon's "explosive, emotionally complex performances", but felt that Nicholson overshadowed the two.  The film grossed only about $340,000 against its €6-million budget, but has been included in the catalogue of Warner Archive Collection. Other SDE series include: THE MAKING OF THE MOB (AMC), THE AMERICAN WEST (AMC), ROMAN EMPIRE (Netflix), SUGARTOWN for ID Films, and JONESTOWN: TERROR IN THE JUNGLE. “I had had it with 'The Aviator,' in a good way, because I made a spectacle.  Todd McCarthy of Variety noted that his character is "too much the American Everyman" and "DiCaprio, while perfectly watchable," failed to give the character the unique marks to make him dimensional.  Both the Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild nominated DiCaprio in the Best Actor category for each of his 2006 features, and DiCaprio earned his third Academy Award nomination for Blood Diamond.  DiCaprio was fascinated with the film's homage to Hollywood and focus on the friendship between his and Pitt's characters. Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio (/dɪˈkæprioʊ/, Italian: [diˈkaːprjo]; born November 11, 1974) is an American actor, producer and environmentalist. It tells the story of three men battling a terrorist organization in the Middle East. The three are so full-bodied and so powerfully affecting that you're carried along on the pleasure of being in the presence of their extraordinary talent. Lively is now married to Ryan Reynolds, who she started dating after breaking it off with DiCaprio. His role as mentally disabled child in ‘What’s Eating Gilbert Grape’ was credited with an Academy Award nomination for best supporting actor. [c] DiCaprio traveled to Indonesia in early 2016 where he criticized the government's palm oil industry's slash-and-burn forest clearing methods. It won the Earthwatch Environmental Film Award through the National Geographic Channel in March 2008.  DiCaprio endorsed Hillary Clinton for the 2016 presidential election. Leonardo owns a house in Los Angeles and an apartment in Battery Park City, Lower Manhattan. He played the role of Hugh Glass, an American frontiersman and explorer in the film ‘The Revenant’, a survival western thriller film. Leonardo DiCaprio was born on November 11, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, as the only child to Irmelin, a legal secretary by profession and George DiCaprio who was a comic artist, producer and distributor of comic books. He credits the Boys & Girls Club with turning his life around and has spent the past thirty years giving back to America's kids. Ethnicity: *Italian, German (father) *German, Russian (mother) Leonardo DiCaprio is an American actor, producer, and environmentalist. For our children's children, and for those people out there whose voices have been drowned out by the politics of greed. The film was made in partnership with the Studio City Macau Resort in China. Later on, he made appearances in shows such as ‘The New Lassie’ and ‘Roseanne’. , In June 2017, when The Wolf of Wall Street producer Red Granite Pictures was involved in a money laundering scandal, DiCaprio turned over the gifts he received from business associates at the production company to the US government. There's nothing as transformative as what a film, a documentary, can do to get people to care about something else besides their own lives. It has not seen a commercial release. " He is drawn to roles based on real-life people, and stories told in specific periods. GettyUS actor Leonardo Di Caprio (C) reacts as his partner Argentinian and US model Camilla Morrone (R) adjusted his coat’s collar while attending the UEFA Champions League Group C football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Liverpool FC at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, on November 28, 2018. Publicly, a relationship with the star is filled with trips to the Cannes Film Festival, time spent on the beach, and bike rides throughout New York City, where the star spends a lot of time.  DiCaprio's maternal grandfather, Wilhelm Indenbirken, was German, and his maternal grandmother, Helene Indenbirken, was a Russian-born German citizen. He said, "A lot of times, I'd gone through the process of getting a great book or finding a great story, and then too many people get their hands on it and it turns into something entirely different. DiCaprio portrayed Howard Hughes in The Aviator (2004) and continued to receive acclaim for his performances in the political thriller Blood Diamond (2006), the crime drama The Departed (2006), and the romantic drama Revolutionary Road (2008). ", 2010–2013: Collaboration with Martin Scorsese. Specifically, there have been many actor-director duos that have won the world over with their incredible work. Leonardo’s personal life has always been in media limelight due to the number of affairs he has had. Cinema has seen some iconic duos throughout history. It also worked with Netflix on the Academy Award®-nominated Virunga, directed by Orlando von Einsiedel, and Kip Anderson's Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret. Getty Create one. Instead, he uses his social media profiles to promote his passion for the environment and the campaign to save the elephants. Since its inception, SDE has established itself as an industry leader in both non-fiction and scripted entertainment.  He made his film debut later that year as the stepson of an evil landlord in the low-budget horror direct-to-video film Critters 3, a role he described as "your average, no-depth, standard kid with blond hair.  He was also an executive producer for George Clooney's political drama The Ides of March, an adaptation of Beau Willimon's 2008 play Farragut North.  Against expectations, Titanic went on to become the highest-grossing film to that point, eventually grossing more than $2.1 billion in box-office receipts worldwide,[b] and transformed DiCaprio into a superstar, resulting in intense adoration among teenage girls and young women in general that became known as "Leo-Mania".  DiCaprio presented at the 2007 American leg of Live Earth, and in 2010 earned a nomination for the VH1 Do Something Award for his environmental work. At age 19, on a missionary trip in Brazil, Kristen Bell helped to deliver two babies. , DiCaprio turned down the role of Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002).  He saw his character as "unheroic" and "slightly cowardly" and someone "willing to be just a product of his environment". He replaced River Phoenix, who died before filming began. Beyond the Spotlight episodes four through six will premiere exclusively on CuriosityStream in early 2021, featuring sports legend Joe Namath, MrBeast, wo is the intriguing influencer taking YouTube and TikTok by storm, and more.  On his performance, Lisa Schwarzbaum of Entertainment Weekly commented: "The deeply gifted DiCaprio [...] keeps right up with these older pros [Keaton and Streep]. Beyond the Spotlight is from Executive Producer Leonardo DiCaprio and Appian Way Productions. Dream Experts Say 'Inception's' Conception of the Subconscious Isn't Far From Science", "Christopher Nolan's Inception: too good to be true? The 2006 film is about an undercover policeman (played by DiCaprio), who tries to outsmart a member of the Irish Mob (played by Matt Damon). “It’s about the American dream and the corruption of that dream [...] Putting this culture up on screen is something I’ve wanted to do for a long time,” DiCaprio, DiCaprio and Scorsese scaled things down for their next collab: the 2015 short film 'The Audition.'.