Sunday, May 6, 2012

Leonardo DiCaprio - Jack

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Leonardo DiCaprio is one of the legend actors of USA. He was born in Los Angeles of California in November 11, 1974. His full name is Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio. He is famous in Bangladesh as the name of Jack which is used in the film of Titanic. Titanic is the best well known in South Asia. Leonardo is very much popular actor in America with good looks and edgy, unconventional roles. Since five years Leonardo’s presence in the big screen working as Martin Scorsese in The Departed and Ohters and Steven Spielberg in Catch Me if You Can is very much talented. He joined Seeds Elementary School and graduated from John Marshall High School, after attending the Los Angeles Centre for Enriched Studies for four years. 

Family Background
His father’s name George DiCaprio and mother name is Irmelin. He was his parents only one child but at the age of one his parents separated themselves. In spite of their separations, he was reared by his father and because of his father’s urging who was a comic book artist and distributor, he wanted to discover his creativity. Acting was his first attraction and at the age of five he landed on children’s TV program namely Romper Room.  Once he told to The New York Times in 1993:

“I knew I did not want to be one of the things they said I should be at school. Doctor, Lawyer, blah blah balh”

His Early Career
In early 1990, he began to work regularly in TV show. It was the programs like The New Lassie, Roseanne and Parenthood. In the age 1991 he took forward when he was merely regular on ABC comedy- Growing Paints. In the same year he acted in low budget horror flick- Critters 3. Two years later he proved that he was the more than beautiful looking young boy when he played against Robert De Nrio in the film This Boy’s Life, he gained it beating out 400 actors. He turned heads again and earned an Academy Award for his role as a mentally disabled child in What’s Eating Gilbert Grape? His skilled made him serious actor and a heartthrob. In the year of 1995 two film were released The Basketball Diaries and Total Eclipse. In 1997, the biggest history was happened in his life. This incident made his career higher. The legend history is the drown Titanic. It makes my super star in American film. His Titanic boxed on its way more than 1.843 billion US Dollars. Leonardo said to Rolling Stone in 2010, “I got to wild and nuts and do not care what anyone thought” He is known as a commercial superstar resulting in fan worship among the girls and women that became known as Leo-Mania.

Personal Life
 Leonardo is an intimate fellow of  Tobey Maguire and he met him for the series Parenthood in1990. and is the bosom friend of Lukas Hass, Kevin Connolly as well as Kate Winslet. Christopher Pettiet was his childhood friend. Media covered his romantic relationship, dated model star Kristen Zang on-and-off for several years, British socialite Emma Miller
Emma Miller
Gisele Bundchen, Bar Refaeli and Las Vegas were his girl friends. He met with Israeli president Shimon Peres and traveled Refaeli’s home in 2009. He owns a home in Los Angeles and Riverhouse as well as an apartment in the TriBeca. He planned to create Eco-friendly resort in his island in Belize. Once his face was terribly injured when Aretha Wilson hit a broken bottle on his face at a Hollywood party and she was prisoned for two year.  He is very much conscious about environment. His receiving praise from environmental groups his activities proved him as a committed environmentalist.   

His Works as Producer
Leonardo DiCaprio was nominated for many awards such as a second Golden Globe nomination. He said:

“I have no connection with me during that whole Titanic phenomenon and what my face became around the world............. I shall never reach that state of popularity again, and I would not expect to. It’s not something I am going to try to achieve either”.

Leonardo is not only an actor but also a producer. He produced some films. in the film, The Assassination of Richard Nixon, The Aviator and The Ides of March, he is an executive producer and in The 11th Hour, Gardener of Eden, Greenburg, Orphan and Red Riding Hood, these are produced by Leonardo. He awarded most for his casting in The Departed where he acted as Willam Billy Costigan Jr. He is a successful actor to us. 

  1. Golden Globe Award for Best Actor- Drama Film
  2. Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor – Drama/Romance
  3. Teen Choice Award for Film – Choice Liar
  4. Silver Bear for Best Actor
  5. MTV Movie Award for Best Male Performance
  6. Austin Film Critics – Best Actor
  7. Satellite Awards – Best supporting Actor
  8. Hollywood Foreign Press Association – Best Performance by an actor in a Motion Picture Drama
  9. Berlin International Film Festival – Silver Bear for Best Actor
  10. National Board of Review – Best Supporting Actor
  11. National Society of Film Critics – Best Supporting Actor(Runner-up)
  12. Los Angeles Film Critics Association – New Generation Award