By InStyle Staff
Updated May 09, 2013 @ 10:50 am
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Leonardo Dicaprio has been in the spotlight so long, it’s like we’ve grown up with him. And, we have, from seeing him in 1989’s The New Lassie to his heartthrob-cementing turn as Jack in 1997’s Titanic to his current role as an award-winning actor, producer and environmentalist. Click through to see his transformation and relive your childhood DiCaprio crush all over again, then be sure to check out his new film with Baz Luhrmann, The Great Gatsby, in theaters this weekend.

— Jennifer Merritt