Whats Eating Gilbert Grape

“He’s like, ‘Tiffany, you’re so funny.’ I’m like, ‘I’m serious.’”
Best known for playing Johnny Depp and Leonardo DiCaprio's mom, Cates was a force on screen.
When he was 19, Leonardo DiCaprio was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for What's Eating Gilbert Grape. His great dream was to make enough money as an actor so he could go to college and become a marine biologist.
"Leprechaun" "Addams Family Values" "Coneheads" "Surf Ninjas" "We’re Back! A Dinosaur's Story" "Super Mario Bros." "Cool
Stick to his guns he did. DiCaprio reveals he obsessed over a video of a child with similar mental disabilities as his potential
Johnny Depp made a name for himself by playing eccentric characters, each more interesting than the last. Lately he's exchanged that legacy for one that's saturated in populist fare and dull executions. What happened to the old Johnny Depp?
This Sunday the thoroughly original, impossibly talented Johnny Depp hits the milestone age of 50. Does this mean he's actually middle-aged? No, it can't be.
Written and directed by Alonso Mayo, The Story of Luke is certainly not the only film to feature an autistic character. However, unlike many previous examples, Luke (Lou Taylor Pucci) is neither hopeless, helpless, noncommunicative, nor a savant.
Darlene Cates' life really did mimic her art. The actress played Leonardo DiCaprio and Johnny Depp's morbidly obese mother
Well, the list is out. Thus beginning the exciting road to what is the biggest night for Hollywood. But much of my enthusiasm was lost when I realized who was missing -- begging one very obvious question: WHY DOES THE ACADEMY HATE LEO?!
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