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.
Leonardo DiCaprio, an only child, was born in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, to mother Irmelin, a legal secretary, and father George DiCaprio, an underground comics artist and producer and distributor of comic books. DiCaprio’s father is of half Italian (from the Naples area) and half German (from Bavaria) descent.DiCaprio’s maternal grandfather, Wilhelm Indenbirken, was German. His maternal grandmother, Helene Indenbirken (1915–2008), a German citizen, was born as Yelena Smirnova in Russia. In an interview in Russia, Di Caprio referred to himself as “half Russian” and said that two of his late grandparents were Russians.
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