Tag Archives: Leonardo di Caprio

10 “Italians” that are Household Names

10 “Italians” that are Household Names These are people of Italian decent that would have been or are recognized pretty much anywhere on earth. * Sophia Loren Sophia Loren born Sofia Villani Scicolone is quite possibly the most recognizable Italian of all time   Aside from an Academy Award, she has won a Grammy Award, five special […]

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Leonardo DiCaprio Speaks Italian in Meet With Pope Francis

DiCaprio in Rome Italian-American actor Leonardo DiCaprio met Pope Francis at the Vatican recently. The two discussed their shared concern over the environment and DiCaprio gave the pontiff a check from his charitable foundation. DiCaprio arrived in the Apostolic Palace and kissed the pope’s ring, saying in Italian, “Your Holiness, thank you for granting me […]

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Leonardo DiCaprio “The Revenant” Best Actor

Leonardo DiCaprio “The Revenant” * Leonardo DiCaprio is Italian on his father’s side. Here he is starring in the new film “The Revenant”. In the 1820’s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling. * Movie Trailer – “The Revenant” – […]

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Martin Scorsese presented the Cecil DeMille Award by Robert DeNiro & Leonard DiCaprio

Martin Scorsese presented the Cecil DeMille Award by Robert De Niro & Leonardo Di Caprio – Scorsese was born in Queens, New York. His family moved to the Little Italy section of Manhattan before he started school. His father, Charles Scorsese (1913–93), and mother, Catherine Scorsese (born Cappa; 1912–97), both worked in New York’s Garment […]

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