This Titanic boy is born to German mother and Italian father. He grew up in Los Angeles and started his career at the age of five, through appearing in his favorite TV series Romper Room. Till fourteen, Leonardo struggled to get into quality films. During that time, he did many TV commercials and educational films and small characters in TV series. The big break came in 1991 with the movie titled Growing Pains. Finally, his acting talent was revealed in This Boy’s Life where he worked with Robert DeNiro. For his brilliant performance in that movie, he received some awards. In 2005, his movie Aviator received five Academy Awards.