Leonardo DiCaprio - is an actor who could achieve fame and glory, only because of its attractive appearance. However, putting aside even thinking about it, Leo decided to take a fundamentally different way, again and again proving themselves and many connoisseurs of cinema that fate gave him not only a charming smile, but also a remarkable talent. Perhaps someone will say that this guy was destined to become a celebrity. And, for sure, will be right. But to gain a foothold in the Hollywood Olympus is much more complicated than just one day to climb up to it. Examples are thousands. Stars flare and fade. But the star of Leonardo every year burns only brighter. He never was beaten track, always choosing difficult and thorny path. After many years, you can say exactly what it was for him the only true.

Childhood and adolescence of Leonardo DiCaprio
The future famous actor was born in sunny California. His father was a comic book artist. Profession mother did not known. Instead, the most frequently observed in various editions of the fact that it was half Russian (DiCaprio's grandmother moved to Germany from the Soviet Union). Thus, in the blood of well-known actor has Russian, German, Italian and American blood. Perhaps it is this explosive mixture of predetermined character DiCaprio, who, according to the assurances of his friends, can be infinitely varied.

But let us first things first ... the first time to appear before the chamber Leonardo DiCaprio has already happened in 2.5 years. Then the little Leo played a cameo role in a little-known children's TV show. It is difficult to say whether she remembered the role young talent. However, in 14 years, DiCaprio began in earnest to work on his acting skills by attending numerous courses and creative studios. Around the same time, Leonardo appeared and the home agent. On the assurances of the stars, his pass to the world of cinema was a beautiful name ... and an unusual hairstyle.

In the late 80's - early 90's, Leo began to receive the first proposals to participate in the filming. Even as a boy, he starred in more than thirty commercials and managed to light up in the cult TV series such as "rose" and "Santa Barbara." In 1991, the actor starred in his first feature film - fiction film "Critters 3".

POPULARITY of Leonardo DiCaprio
From the very beginning of his career, DiCaprio more drawn to deep dramatic film, but, as he himself pointed out more than once, often received as a "sugary Krasavchikov." The turning point for Leo was the role in the film "This Boy's Life," in which his co-star was Robert De Niro. But the real triumph of the young Leonardo was the film "What's Eating Gilbert Grape," in which he played a mentally retarded brother of the protagonist. This role brought nineteen (!) Leo's first nomination for "Oscar". This fact could not go unnoticed by leading Hollywood director and playwright. In 1994, DiCaprio was noted in the popular Western "Quick and the Dead," and a year later - in the dramatic film "Total Eclipse", in which he got the role of the French poet Arthur Rimbaud prodigy. In 1996, the actor appeared before the audience as a new incarnation of Romeo in "Romeo + Juliet." After this role, the actor talked about as a new sex symbol. Like adding a similar way in the press rumors of a romance with Leo former "Miss Universe" Danish Helena Christensen.

I play the romantic hero stuck for Leonardo after the movie "Titanic", released a year later. The picture has collected a wealth of "crop" of awards and earned the actor a nomination for the "Golden Globe". In 1997, Leonardo confirmed in the rank of Hollywood stars and was one of the highest paid actors in the world. Following the role in Titanic, and was followed by other roles. Most notable films in the filmography of the actor began a long film "The Beach", "Gangs of New York", "Catch Me If You Can," "The Aviator," "The Departed" and "Shutter Island." Each of these paintings was awarded numerous awards. Cherished statues avoided by just Leonardo himself. Despite three nominations for "Oscar" and a great many positive reviews of his works are currently cherished statuette in the personal collection of the actor is still no. This fact does not just become a topic of discussion in various newspapers and magazines. May be able to remedy the situation a major role in the film "The Great Gatsby"? Among other awards Leonardo listed Silver Bear Berlinale (for the film "Romeo + Juliet"), two awards channel MTV (Ā«Titanic," The Aviator ") and Golden Globe (" The Aviator ") and the award of the National Board of Review USA (" Django liberated").

PERSONAL LIFE of Leonardo DiCaprio
All in the same significant for the actor in 1997, Leo was on the list of most beautiful people in the world, annually compiled by the magazine People. After that, rumors of various novels, the artist began to appear in the media with enviable regularity. Apart from Helena Christensen in different years, DiCaprio also met with other famous actresses and models. Among the mysterious handsome girlfriends were registered Gisele Bundchen, Anne Vyalitsyna and Bar Rafaeli (the sexiest girl in 2012 by the magazine Maxim). Last almost became the wife of DiCaprio (at least, the rumors about the engagement of the two celebrities flashed in the American and Israeli media almost constantly). Even called the tentative wedding date - summer 2010. However, in May 2011, a couple officially announced their separation.

Another girl, the actor became a star of the series "Gossip Girl" Blake Lively, but this romance lasted only a few months. In the winter of 2011 it became known novel, Leonardo DiCaprio with model Erin Heatherton - "angelĀ» Victoria's Secret. But even she could not keep the actor for a long time. At the end of 2012, the couple broke up. Today, Leonardo DiCaprio also all young, handsome and charming. His heart is free, which means that girls in all parts of the world should not lose hope.

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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. DiCaprio initially refused to portray the character but was eventually encouraged to pursue the role by Cameron, who strongly believed in his acting ability. Against expectations, the film went on to become the highest-grossing film to date (it was surpassed in 2010 by Cameron's film Avatar), grossing more than $1. 843 billion in box-office receipts worldwide, and transformed DiCaprio into a commercial movie superstar, resulting in fan worship among teenage girls and young women in general that became known as "Leo-Mania". 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. More than 200 fans contacted the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to protest his not being nominated for the 70th Academy Awards. He was nominated for other high-profile awards, including a second Golden Globe nomination. 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. It's not something I'm going to try to achieve either. "