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Leonardo DiCaprio            

Award-Winning Actor & Environmentalist

Leonardo DiCaprio is an actor, film producer, and environmentalist who often takes on unconventional roles, particularly in biopics and period films. His prolific career spans several decades, beginning with television commercials in the late 1980s. DiCaprio has demonstrated his acting prowess in a variety of television series, including the sitcom "Parenthood." His film debut in This Boy's Life paved the way for his first major accolade, an Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nomination for his role as a developmentally disabled boy, Arnie Grape, in What's Eating Gilbert Grape.

Achieving international stardom with the epic romance Titanic, DiCaprio continued to build his impressive filmography with standout performances in the biographical crime drama Catch Me If You Can and the historical drama Gangs of New York. This marked the first of many successful collaborations with esteemed director Martin Scorsese. DiCaprio's portrayal of Howard Hughes in The Aviator further solidified his reputation as a versatile actor, and he has continued to receive acclaim for his performances in films such as the political thriller Blood Diamond, the crime drama The Departed, and the romantic drama Revolutionary Road.

DiCaprio's career in the 2010s was equally stellar, featuring roles in the science fiction thriller Inception, the western Django Unchained, the biopic The Wolf of Wall Street, the survival drama The Revenant, and the comedy-drama Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. His role in The Revenant earned him an Academy Award, a BAFTA, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Golden Globe Award, adding to his previous Golden Globe wins for The Aviator and The Wolf of Wall Street.

Off-screen, Leonardo DiCaprio is the founder of Appian Way Productions, a production company involved in producing some of his films and the documentary series "Greensburg." He also established the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, a nonprofit organization devoted to promoting environmental awareness. As part of his dedication to environmental causes, DiCaprio has produced several documentaries on the subject and regularly supports related charitable causes. In 2005, he was named the commander of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres for his contributions to the arts, and in 2016, Time magazine included him among the 100 most influential people in the world.

DiCaprio's recent projects include the Netflix comedy film Don't Look Up, directed by Adam McKay, where he starred alongside Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, and others. He also co-starred in Martin Scorsese’s film Killers of the Flower Moon in 2023, which received several nominations in the award season, including the Academy Award for Best Picture and the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture. DiCaprio has signed on for a yet-to-be-titled film with director Paul Thomas Anderson, co-starring Sean Penn and Regina Hall. As his varied and illustrious career continues, DiCaprio's films have grossed over $7.2 billion worldwide, and he has repeatedly been recognized as one of the world's highest-paid actors.


Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Raises $45 Million At Annual Gala
The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation held its third annual gala this week in Saint-Tropez, and raised $45 million to go towards its aim of protecting vulnerable wildlife and stopping climate change...
Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Makes Historic Grant Announcement
The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation announces its largest-ever portfolio of environmental grants, increasing the organization’s total direct financial giving to over $59 million since 1998...
Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation And R20 Partner To Accelerate Climate Change Solutions
Following the April signing of the Paris Agreement, R20 (Regions of Climate Action) and the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation announced the formation of a new partnership to accelerate climate change solutions...
Leonardo DiCaprio Visits Indonesia’s Leuser Ecosystem
Leonardo DiCaprio has been in Indonesia lately, visiting Leuser Ecosystem – one of the most important areas of intact rainforests left in Southeast Asia and home to critically endangered Sumatran orangutans.
Leonardo DiCaprio Finally Wins An Oscar For Best Actor - Forbes
Leonardo DiCaprio won an Oscar for 'The Revenant' (Photo credit: VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images) With his fifth nomination, Leonardo DiCaprio has finally ...
Leonardo DiCaprio Joins Movement To Divest From Fossil Fuels
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Leonardo DiCaprio Gala Raises Over $40 Million for Environment
Leonardo DiCaprio raised over $40 million to help save the planet at an auction in Saint-Tropez, France, on Wednesday night...
Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Awards $15 Million To Environmental Projects
Leonardo DiCaprio, Netflix Partner on 'Virunga' Release | Variety
Leonardo DiCaprio and his Appian Way Productions shingle have partnered with Netflix on the release of “Virunga,” the documentary about endangered gorillas ...
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