Leonardo dicaprio dating history
He starred in the film adaptation of the memoir This Boy's Life (1993), and received acclaim and his first Academy Award nomination for his supporting role in What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993).He gained public recognition with leading roles in The Basketball Diaries (1995) and the romantic drama Romeo Juliet (1996).That same year, Di Caprio got a break on television when he was cast in Parenthood, a series based on a successful comedy film by the same name.His works that year earned him two nomination at the Young Artist Award in Best Young Actor in a Daytime Series (Santa Barbara) and Best Young Actor Starring in a New Television Series (Parenthood).Di Caprio was also a celebrity contestant on the children's game show Fun House.One of the stunts he performed on the show was going fishing in a small pool of water by catching the fish only with his teeth.His performance as Jordan Belfort in The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) won him the Golden Globe award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.
He debuted in his film career by starring as Josh in Critters 3 (1991).
The film was directed by Michael Caton-Jones and released in 1993.
In 1993, Di Caprio 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.
The performance has a sharp, desperate intensity from beginning to end." Di Caprio's first effort of 1995 was Sam Raimi's The Quick and the Dead, a western film.
Sony Pictures was dubious over Di Caprio's casting, and as a result, co-star Sharon Stone decided to pay the actor's salary herself.He achieved international fame as a star in James Cameron's epic romance Titanic (1997), which became the highest-grossing film of all time to that point.