The life and career of Leonardo DiCaprio

He stole our heart in movies like ‘Romeo + Juliet’ and ‘Titanic,’ and continues to show us why he’s one of Hollywood’s most eligible bachelors. Here’s a look back at the blond-haired, blue-eyed actor throughout the years …

LEONARDO DICAPRIO AND HIS STEPBROTHER, 1978

Happy Birthday, Leonardo DiCaprio! Born Nov. 11, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, this tiny tot has grown up before our eyes from a teenage hearthrob, to leading actor and philanthropist. In this adorable photo, DiCaprio poses with his stepbrother Adam Ferrer in the late 1970s.

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LEONARDO DICAPRIO, 1990

Getting his acting start on TV, Leonardo DiCaprio was cast in the series «Parenthood» running from 1990-1991. Although the show only lasted 12 episodes, Leonardo went on to do bigger and better things!

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‘GROWING PAIN,’ 1991

In 1991, a young 17-year-old Leonardo DiCaprio was cast as Luke Brower, a homeless student who was taken in by the loving Seaver family, in the hit TV show, «Growing Pains.» Catching our attention weekly as the blue-eyed, blond-haired boy on TV, it’s safe to say every girl had a crush.

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LEONARDO DICAPRIO AND DARLENE CATES, 1993

In 1993, Leonardo showed us that he’s more than just a pretty face. Captivating audiences as Arnie, a young boy with special needs in, «What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?» Leonardo won himself several awards and recognition. Here, Leo poses with Darlene Cates, who played his mother in the film.

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