10 landmark performances by Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio is one of Hollywood’s most respected actors. Here is a list of his 10 greatest performances.

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2 – WHAT’S EATING GILBERT GRAPE by Lasse Hallstrom (1993) – 1993 was a good ‘debut’ year for DiCaprio, who landed his first Academy Award nomination for playing the role of the mentally challenged young brother of the titular Gilbert Grape (Johnny Depp). Playing such a delicate role is always challenging and this film his presence may have seemed exaggerated and to some extent annoying. But DiCaprio is both convincing and likable, and his turn is vital in understanding many things about Gilbert Grape’s everyday life.

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