Leonardo DiCaprio Hopes You Don't Recognize Him in J. Edgar

11/04/2011 at 07:25 AM EDT

J. Edgar Premieres - Leonardo DiCaprio on Playing Infamous FBI Director
Leonardo DiCaprio at the Audi AFI Fest premiere of J. Edgar (left) and on the set of the film
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"I hope I don't look anything like that! ... They were very meticulous in trying to create a very overweight version of myself but with [J. Edgar] Hoover's attributes. So I think it was a combination of both things."

J. Edgar star Leonardo DiCaprio, who looked dashing at the Audi AFI Fest premiere, reacts to seeing himself transformed after five or six hours of makeup every day to play the infamous FBI director in Clint Eastwood's new biopic.

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