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LEONARDO DICAPRIO (Brandon Darrow) at twenty-three, has achieved the kind of success that most actors strive their entire career for. In addition to receiving an Academy Award and Golden Globe nomination for his work in "What's Eating Gilbert Grape," DiCaprio was voted Best Supporting Actor by the National Board of Review for "What's Eating Gilbert Grape," Most Promising Actor from Chicago Film Critics for "What's Eating Gilbert Grape and "This Boy's Life," and was given the New Generation Award for both films by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. Additionally, he was voted runner-up for Best Supporting Actor of the year by the New York Film Critics Association and the National Society of Film Critics. DiCaprio also received a Golden Globe nomination for "Titanic," Blockbuster nominations for his work in both "Romeo and Juliet" and "Titanic" and MTV nominations for "Romeo and Juliet" and "Titanic."

DiCaprio mos recently starred in James Cameron's epic drama, "Titanic" and MGM's "The Man in the Iron Mask." Last year his work in Baz Luhrmannn's "Romeo and Juliet" playing Romeo opposite Claire Danes as Juliet, and in Miramax's "Marvin's Room," with Diane Keaton, Meryl Streep and Robert De Niro won him critical recognition.

A native of Los Angeles, DiCaprio has been acting since he was fourteen. Beginning with commercial and educational film work, he was soon working on episodic television. His last work on television was as a series regular in the last season of the popular ABC series, "Growing Pains" portraying the homeless boy Luke.

In addition to his work in "This Boy's Life" and "What's Eating Gilbert Grape," DiCaprio received critical acclaim for his stunning portrayal of Jim Carrol in New Line's "The Basketball Diaries." He also co-starred with Sharon Stone in SamRaimi's off-center western, "The Quick and the Dead," had a starring role in Touchstone's twenty-minute short entitled "The Foot Shooting Party" and costarred with David Thewlis in Anesjka Holland's "Total Eclipse."

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