At the age of twenty-three, Leonardo DiCaprio has already achieved the kind of success for which most actors strive their entire career. His talent shines in his Golden Globe-nominated performance as Jack Dawson in the blockbuster film Titanic though his turn as a modern-day Romeo to Claire Danes' Juliet had already cemented his status as a romantic personality. But Leo isn't all glamour -- in addition to stealing the hearts of his female fans, he has gained the respect of his acting peers and cinema critics. By age nineteen, he had earned Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations for his supporting role in What's Eating Gilbert Grape? Critics have even compared Leo to such larger-than-life actors as James Dean and Brad Pitt. From his early days on the TV series Growing Pains through the long-awaited Titanic to The Man in the Iron Mask, and his new work with Woody Allen, read all about this young actor whose star is definitely on the rise!
Used availability for Nancy Krulik's Leonardo DiCaprio: A Biography
October 1999 : USA Library Binding
April 1998 : USA Paperback