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Di Caprio continued to pursue interesting and diverse film projects: He starred in the 1995 coming-of-age drama about the sinking of the titular ocean liner.In the film he plays Jack, a poor artist who falls for the rich and beautiful Rose (Winslet) on board.With his parents' urging, Leonardo explored his creative side, developing an early interest in acting. I loved joking around with my parents and creating different characters.I liked doing my own little homemade skits," Di Caprio told For years, Di Caprio had trouble landing an agent.
The following year, he re-teamed with Luhrmann to play one of literature's most intriguing characters, starring as Jay Gatsby in the adaptation of the F.
It was the first film to reach the billion dollar mark in international sales.
The success of the film also showed that Di Caprio could handle traditional Hollywood leading man roles.
One agent even recommended Di Caprio change his name to Lenny Williams to improve his appeal.
By the early 1990s, however, the burgeoning actor began landing regular television work.
He quickly became a world-famous celebrity with a growing following of admirers, his charm and youthful good looks landing him on (2000) proved to be disappointments both financially and artistically. He demonstrated his range as an actor in two noteworthy features from 2002, Steven Spielberg's (2004), Di Caprio took on the challenge of playing one of America's most famous businessmen, receiving another Academy Award nomination for his portrayal of the eccentric and reclusive Howard Hughes.