Belfast Telegraph

DiCaprio: Inside I’m a teen

Leonardo DiCaprio hasn't changed since he was 16.

The actor rose to fame playing the heartthrob leads in Titanic and Romeo + Juliet in the '90s.

He's still busy making films such as The Great Gatsby and The Wolf of Wall Street and doesn't feel anything has changed, despite reaching a landmark age this year.

"Turning 40 isn't an issue for me," he shrugged to the British edition of OK! magazine.

"I haven't really changed in any significant way as an individual or as an actor since I was 16 when my career was beginning to take off. I had a vision of what I wanted to do with my life and I've pretty much stuck to that ever since."

Leonardo proves that, even at 39, he's still got it by showing a great deal of flesh as Jordan Belfort in The Wolf of Wall Street.

The actor didn't have any extra help when it came to the raunchy scenes.

"I didn't hold anything back. There were no stunt doubles for me either - it's all me," he grinned.

"That's all me flopping around naked! We added an orgy scene on an aeroplane which was a full day of filming. It was insane."

As well as appearing nude, Leonardo had to film scenes of extreme partying and drug taking.

It was exciting to play, but the star didn't have any interest in recreating Jordan's wild ways in real life.

"I felt like a rock star making this film, especially when we were shooting scenes in front of all the extras and spraying champagne," he admitted.

"I had a lot of fun doing it, but I didn't get so wrapped up that I wanted to indulge myself away from the set."

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