Award Name : Golden Globe Award
Year of Award : 2014
Award for : Film
Location : Hollywood, California, United States
Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio(born November 11, 1974) is an American actor and film producer. He has been nominated for ten Golden Globe Awards, winning two, and five Academy Awards.DiCaprio began his career by appearing in television commercials, after which he had recurring roles in TV series such as the soap opera Santa Barbara and the sitcom Growing Pains in the early 1990s. His first major film release was opposite Robert De Niro in This Boy's Life (1993). DiCaprio was praised for his supporting role in What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), which earned him a Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor nomination. He gained public recognition with leading roles in The Basketball Diaries (1995) and Romeo + Juliet (1996), before achieving international fame with James Cameron's epic romance Titanic (1997), which became the highest grossing movie to that point.
Since the 2000s, DiCaprio has received critical acclaim for his work in a wide range of film genres. Some of his notable films include Catch Me If You Can (2002), Gangs of New York (2002), Blood Diamond (2006), The Departed (2006), Revolutionary Road (2008), Shutter Island (2010), Inception (2010), and Django Unchained (2012). His portrayal of Howard Hughes in The Aviator (2004) and Jordan Belfort in The Wolf of Wall Street won him the Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor in a Drama and Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy in 2014, respectively. In addition to acting, DiCaprio owns a production company named Appian Way Productions. He is also a committed environmentalist.