Born in the town that would later make him famous, DiCaprio came into the world on November 11, 1974, in Hollywood, CA. The son of a German immigrant mother and an underground comic book artist father who separated shortly after his birth, DiCaprio was raised by both of his parents, who encouraged his early interest in acting. At the age of two and a half, the fledgling performer had his first brush with notoriety and workplace ethics when he was kicked off the set of Romper Room for what the show’s network deemed “uncontrollable behavior.” After this rather inauspicious start to his career, DiCaprio began to hone his skills — and, presumably, his professional behavior — with summer courses in performance art while he was in elementary school. He also joined the Mud People, an avant-garde theater group, with which he performed in Los Angeles, earning the title of “The Littlest Mud Person.”
In high school, DiCaprio acted in his first real play and began doing commercials… read more
“Don't think for a moment that I'm really like any of the characters I've played. I'm not. That's why it's called 'acting'.” Actually, Leo, I don't think for a moment that you're really like any of the characters you've played because you can't act.
call him a pussy all you want - inception? one of those first scenes, where hes breaking in & keeps shooting people with a silencer (catching the one dude before he even hits the ground?) - hard-fucking-core. plus, call ME a pussy all you want, titanic is a fantastic film.. whats eating gilbert grape was pretty good, too, but in recent years, johnny depp & juliette lewis' performances fuckin bother me now.