Austin Butler used to look up to this Hollywood star!
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Austin Butler (31) emulated him! With his Oscar-nominated performance as Elvis in the film of the same name, the American actor has risen to Hollywood Olympus. Today’s Golden Globes winner got his start in television as a teenager. There he was seen in various roles on the Disney Channel or on Nickelodeon. Today Austin looks back and reveals: His dream career should be like that of Leonardo DiCaprio (48)!

Austin Butler used to look up to this Hollywood star!
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“I started looking at a lot of different people’s careers. Then when I was about 15, Leo became my role model because he made that transition from being a child actor,” the 31-year-old tells Vanity Fair. Austin was particularly fascinated by the passion that the Titanic actor had for each of his films. But the comparisons with the brilliant career of the Oscar winner also made him doubt a lot. “I was like, ‘Oh no, my dreams will never come true the same way,'” the California native said.

Austin Butler used to look up to this Hollywood star!
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In any case, Austin’s dream had come true with “Once Upon a Timeā€¦ in Hollywood”, because there he had worked with his acting idol Leo. In a previous interview with Entertainment Weekly, Austin revealed he asked the 48-year-old for advice on working with director Baz Luhrmann, 60! “Leo told me, ‘ Baz will keep throwing you off balance and bringing out things you didn’t even know you had inside you,'” the Oscar nominee said.