Lily Gladstone it’s exactly the same We – She was a big fan of Leonardo Dicaprio growing up.
flower moon killer The 37-year-old actress grew up watching DiCaprio, 49, in films like Romeo + Juliet And What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, “I’ve been a fan of Leo’s for a long time [Titanic],” He said People In an interview published Tuesday, December 26. “The first movie I saw was them, I don’t remember which one came first, but it was either What’s Eating Gilbert Grape Or this boy’s life,
As a child of the 90s, Gladstone was also a big fan titanicwho inspired dicaprio and Kate Winslet Into Hollywood stardom. She was so interested in the three-hour epic that she spent her hard-earned money on a copy of the film to watch at home. Gladstone recalled, “It was one of the first things I spent my allowance on.” “I pre-ordered the double VHS set from Toys ‘R’ Us when it was still around.”
Gladstone recalled advertisements advertising the film’s availability on home video. “I remember the Blockbuster ad, [with store employees] Heard a crowd of young women coming,” said Gladstone. ,[The workers] Correct titanic On the shelf, and then you hear all the young women, and they’re like, ‘Uh-oh, here they come.'”
Seeing DiCaprio as Jack Dawson had a great impact on Gladstone, not because she had a crush on the actor but because she respected DiCaprio’s work. He told that in the decade of 1998 he had played two characters the man in the Iron Mask Inspired him. She recalled, “I already knew at that time that I wanted to be an actress and it was really cool to see an actor playing that kind of duality.”
Gladstone, who stars with DiCaprio Martin Scorsese‘S flower moon killeris near shutter Island Actors are also praising him. But Diversity DiCaprio introduced his costar at the Power of Women event in November 2023 and told the audience that Gladstone had considered quitting acting before taking the plunge Killers of the Flower Moon.
DiCaprio said, “An actor of such profound talent faced a long and difficult road to receive this recognition, which reflects the injustices that still exist in our industry today.” “I have full hope that we are entering a new era in which actors like Lilly, who embrace this authenticity and undeniable truth in their storytelling, take center stage. Because Lily is not just an actor, she is also an activist.
Gladstone is receiving critical praise for her role as Molly Burkhart in the Scorsese film. Gladstone is also earning plenty of Oscar buzz, having received Golden Globe and Critics’ Choice Movie Awards nominations for her performance. If she wins the Academy Award for Best Actress, she will be the first Native American woman to win the trophy.
Gladstone, who grew up on the Blackfeet Nation reservation, has used her platform to highlight Indigenous women’s rights issues and work with the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center.