The Literary Roles of Leonardo DiCaprio

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Gangs of New York

Based on: The Gangs of New York by Herbert Asbury
Role: Amsterdam Vallon, the vengeance-seeking son of an Irish Catholic gang leader
Year Released: 2002 (Film)

The Aviator

Based on: Howard Hughes: The Secret Life by Charles Higham
Role: Howard Hughes, an American business tycoon, aerospace engineer and aviator
Year Released: 2004 (Film)

Body of Lies

Based on: Body of Lies by David Ignatius
Role: Roger Ferris, a field officer in the CIA's Near East Division
Year Released: 2008 (Film)

Revolutionary Road

Based on: Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
Role: Frank Wheeler, a husband who has a tumultuous relationship with his wife in 1950s suburbia
Year Released: 2008 (Film)

Shutter Island

Based on: Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane
Role: Edward "Teddy" Daniels, a U.S. Marshal who investigates Ashecliffe Hospital for the criminally insane
Year Released: 2010 (Film)

The Great Gatsby

Based on: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Role: Jay Gatsby, a mysterious millionaire who throws lavish parties
Year Released: 2013 (Film)

The Wolf of Wall Street

Based on: The Wolf of Wall Street by Jordan Belfort
Role: Jordan Belfort, a corrupt stockbroker who accumulates a massive fortune
Year Released: 2013 (Film)

The Revenant

Based on: The Revenant by Michael Punke
Role: Hugh Glass, a vengeful frontiersman who is mauled by a bear
Year Released: 2015 (Film)