Leonardo DiCaprio Biography (1974?-)

Full name, Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio; born November 11, 1974 (some sources cite 1975), in Los Angeles, CA; son of George (a producer and a creator and distributor of underground comic books) and Irmalin (a legal secretary; maiden name, Idenbirkin) DiCaprio; stepbrother of Adam Farrar (an actor). Addresses: Manager: Rick Yorn, The Firm, 9465 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 212, BeverlyHills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
November 11, 1974?
Los Angeles, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Josh, Critters 3 (also known as Critters 3: You Are What They Eat), New Line Home Video, 1991
  • First guy, Poison Ivy, New Line Cinema, 1992
  • Tobias "Toby" Wolff, This Boy's Life, Warner Bros., 1993
  • Arnie Grape, What's Eating Gilbert Grape?, Paramount, 1993
  • The Foot Shooting Party (short film), Buena Vista, 1994
  • Fee "the kid" Herod, The Quick and the Dead, TriStar, 1995
  • Jim Carroll, The Basketball Diaries, New Line Cinema, 1995
  • Furtive and friendly appearance, A Hundred and One Nights (also known as One Hundred and One Nights of Simon Cinema, Les cent et unenuits, and Les cent et une nuits de Simon Cinema), Mercure Distribution, 1995
  • Arthur Rimbaud, Total Eclipse (also known as Eclipse totaleand Rimbaud Verlaine), Fine Line, 1995
  • Romeo, Romeo and Juliet (also known as William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996
  • Hank, Marvin's Room, Miramax, 1996
  • Jack Dawson, Titanic, Paramount, 1997
  • Brandon Darrow, Celebrity, Miramax, 1998
  • King Louis XIV/Philippe, The Man in the Iron Mask, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1998
  • Richard, The Beach, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2000
  • Derek, Don's Plum, Polo Pics Entertainment, 2001
  • Amsterdam Vallon, Gangs of New York, Miramax, 2002
  • Frank W. Abagnale, Jr., Catch Me If You Can, DreamWorks, 2002
  • Appeared in educational films, including How to Deal with a Parent WhoTakes Drugs and Mickey's Safety Club.
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Garry Buckman, Parenthood, NBC, 1990
  • Luke Brower, Growing Pains, ABC, 1991-1992
  • Specials
  • Total Eclipse (documentary), 1995
  • David Blaine: Street Magic, ABC, 1997
  • Titanic: Breaking New Ground, Fox, 1998
  • Titanic Mania, E! Entertainment Television, 1998
  • Himself (in archive footage), Leo Mania, E! Entertainment Television, 1998
  • Beyond Titanic, Arts and Entertainment, 1998
  • Planet Earth 2000, ABC, 2000
  • Concert for New York City, VH1, 2001
  • Himself (in archive footage), Shirtless: Hollywood's Sexiest Men,2002
  • Episodic
  • Mason Capwell as a teenager, Santa Barbara, 1990
  • Kid Fighting Scout, The Outsiders, Fox, 1990
  • Darlene's classmate, "Home-Ec," Roseanne, ABC, 1991
  • Late Show with David Letterman, 1995
  • The Entertainment Business, Bravo, 1998
  • The Priory, 2000
  • "Cannes Festival 2000," Leute heute, 2002
  • 20/20, ABC, 2002
  • Appeared on Romper Room, prior to 1980; also appeared in episodesof Movie House and The New Lassie.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Directors: James Cameron (also known as AFI the Directors: James Cameron), 1997
  • Appeared in the music video "Open Your Heart" by Madonna.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Bego, Mark, Leonardo DiCaprio: Romantic Hero, Andrews & McMeel, 1998
    • Catalano, Grace, Leonardo DiCaprio: Modern-day Romeo, Bantam Books(New York City), 1997
    • ------, Leonardo: A Scrapbook in Words and Pictures, Dell Publishing (New York City), 1998
    • Krulik, Nancy, Leonardo DiCaprio: A Biography, Archway, 1998
    • Newsmakers 1997, Cumulative, Issue 4, Gale, 1997
    • Robb, Brian J., and John Berry, The Leonardo DiCaprio Album, Plexus Publishing, 1997
    Periodicals
    • Cosmopolitan, February, 1998, p. 238
    • Detroit Free Press, April 21, 1995, p. C1
    • Empire, October, 1997, p. 199
    • Entertainment Weekly, March 24, 1995; April 24, 1998, pp. 34-37; June 5, 1998, p. 17; December 25, 1998, p. 17
    • Esquire, November, 1999, pp. 129-31
    • Film Review, March, 2000, pp. 60-65
    • Harper's Bazaar, November, 1995, pp. 220-23
    • Interview, June, 1994, p. 59
    • Movieline, March, 1995, p. 42; March, 1999, pp. 61-62
    • Newsweek, April 5, 1993, p. 56
    • New York Post, November 2, 1995
    • New York Times, December 12, 1993
    • People Weekly, December 9, 1996, p. 119; December 29, 1997, p. 58;January 26, 1998, p. 98; April 20, 1998, p. 94; August 17, 1998, p. 101; April 12, 1999, pp. 104-08; November 29, 1999, March 12, 2001, p. 15
    • Premiere, January, 1994; February, 1998, pp. 33-34; August, 1998,pp. 44-45
    • Rolling Stone, May 19, 1994; March 2, 2000, pp. 70-79
    • Seventeen, May, 1998, pp. 115-18
    • Teen, March, 1997, pp. 34-36
    • Teen People, May, 1998, pp. 38-44; November, 1998, pp. 72-77
    • Time, March 1, 1999, pp. 64-67
    • Total Film, April, 1997, p. 60
    • US, January, 1994
    • USA Today, January 19, 2000
    Electronic
    • Leonardo DiCaprio Charitable Foundation, http://www.leonardodicaprio.org, December 23, 2002
    Other
    • Leonardo: King of the World (video), 1998

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