Academy Award for Leonardo DiCaprio, Internet Surveys Reveal

Academy Award, Leonardo DiCaprio
The 2014 Oscars will be held on Sunday night, March 2, 2014. The trending internet surveys reveal that the four-time Oscar nominee, Leonardo DiCaprio, deserves the 2014 Best Actor Academy Award for his dynamic performance as Jordan Belfort in Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street. The trending analysis done by Google globally indicate the people’s favorite that deserve the Oscar.

The internet surveys’ favorite for Academy Award, Leonardo DiCaprio, 39, previously was nominated in 1994 for his supporting role in What’s Eating Gilbert Grape. Moreover, DiCaprio was nominated in 2005 for his best actor performance in The Aviator, and in 2007, for Blood Diamond. Every time Leonardo faced disappointment at the Oscars despite receiving tremendous accolades for his acting. Going with what the internet surveys reveal, Leonard DiCaprio this year is emerging as the Academy Award winner for The Wolf of Wall Street. He has wooed the movie-goers around the globe, and is leading the search engines. DiCaprio is still loved by millions for his impeccable performances from popular movies of the 90s, Romeo Juliet, Marvin’s Room, and Titanic, where he played Jack, the drowned lover opposite Kate Winslet.

Additionally, Leonardo’s top competitors this year are, Mathew McConaughey of Dallas Buyer’s Club, Chiwetel Ejior of 12 Years a Slave, Christian Bale of American Hustle, and Bruce Dern of Nebraska. Mathew already won the 2014 Screen Guild Award for the leading male actor and is critics’ favorite for his role as Ron Woodroof.  Leo’s major rival is Mathew, who also holds popular internet support; however, Leo has surpassed his fellow contenders, according to the internet search engines done just right before the Oscars.

Furthermore, DiCaprio started his collaboration with the director Martin Scorsese from 2002, and has worked in Scorsese’s Gangs of New York, then, The Aviator, The Departed, Shutter Island and the recent highly acclaimed movie The Wolf of Wall Street.

The journey to Oscars for Leonardo was not an easy one. He had a tough childhood in Los Angeles, California. His parents were divorced when Leo was a toddler, and he grew up in poverty with his mother. According to the sources, Leo spent his early childhood with his mother’s parents in Germany. Later on he returned to California, USA. Leonardo started acting at the very young age in TV and in advertisement. Moreover, Leo’s breakthrough in Hollywood movies came in the year 1992, with the movie This Boy’s Life. Sources indicate that Robert Di Niro selected DiCaprio and worked in the movie as well.

In the following year, Leo received his first nomination at the Oscars for his portrayal of Arnie in the movie What’s Eating Gilbert Grape. The actor was here to stay in Hollywood cinema, and his career allowed him to climb out of poverty through work. According to the reports, Leo has worked hard to achieve success, and he has never used any drugs. Few days back, upon a visit to his father, Leo recalls how the neighborhood of Hollywood Boulevard, near Western Avenue, was infested with violence, prostitution and drugs. He witnessed it all at the very young age, but remained detached from such things; he would go to school and come straight home. Furthermore, in school, Leo tells he was bullied, and to escape the public school system, he went on to audition for acting roles because acting was something he wanted to pursue. His mother drove him to Westwood; Leo was enrolled at University Elementary School where he won scholarships to attend the institution.

Leonardo’s movie is nominated for five Oscars. Every nominee at the Oscars is a winner for their audience, and popular trending internet surveys reveal Leonardo DiCaprio deserves the leading man Academy Award for his role in The Wolf of Wall Street.

By Iqra Amjad

L.A. Times

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