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Leonardo DiCaprio's film history is filled with outstanding performances that have been well received by critics, making it hard to pick only 10 that stand out. Before his film career, DiCaprio appeared in television commercials, and then appeared in the soap opera Santa Barbara and the sitcom Growing Pains.
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DiCaprio's first big screen appearance was in the comedic sci-fi horror film Critters 3 (1991). DiCaprio then starred in notable roles including This Boy's Life (1993), What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), and Romeo + Juliet (1996). He achieved international fame with his performance in James Cameron's Titanic in 1997.
Although he has never won an Oscar in his acting career so far, DiCaprio has been nominated for three Academy Awards and nine Golden Globe Awards. He received a Golden Globe for Best Actor in 2004 for his performance in The Aviator. DiCaprio also received nominations by the Screen Actors Guild, Satellite Awards, and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. DiCaprio's most notable films include his roles in The Departed, Django Unchained, and Inception.
DiCaprio is currently nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role in The Wolf of Wall Street where he plays a stock broker who runs a firm that engages in security fraud and corruption on Wall Street in the 1990s. The Golden Globe Awards will air Sunday, Jan. 12 at 8 p.m. on NBC.
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