Oscars 2016

Then and Now: See How the Nominees Have Changed Since Their First Oscars

It's been a long journey for these actors since their Academy Award debuts

LEONARDO DICAPRIO

The Best Actor favorite started his Oscars journey in 1994 when he earned his first nomination for What's Eating Gilbert Grape?. "I'm excited, I really am," the baby faced actor told Jay Leno on The Tonight Show ahead of his debut at the ceremony. "I'm ready, I want to go – It's going to be cool."