The ac­tor, the ac­tivist, the Hol­ly­wood enigma… Leonardo Dicaprio’s life in pic­tures


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He’s com­ing up to his third decade in Hol­ly­wood, but Leonardo Dicaprio doesn’t be­lieve he’s changed all that much from his early act­ing days. ‘I think I’m not much dif­fer­ent from that boy. The ac­tor I wanted to be­come, and the movies I wanted to do are, for some rea­son, the same,’ he shares. ‘As an ac­tor, I’m al­ways try­ing to get bet­ter, be more free and take more chances.’

Turn­ing 43 on Novem­ber 11, the star has cer­tainly sur­passed the teenage girl-fu­elled frenzy days that sur­rounded his early fame. And Leo is glad he’s been able to with­stand the at­ten­tion. ‘You want to be re­mem­bered for your work rather than be­ing sort of the hunk of the month,’ he ex­plains. ‘There’s al­ways a new pretty face.’

And while he’s still man­aged to hang onto that cheeky young grin that we all fell in love with in the ’90s, there’s def­i­nitely more to the award-win­ning ac­tor than meets the eye…

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