Leonardo’s last place of education was John Marshall High School. Despite the fact that his parents got divorced so early, Leonardo has always received support from his father, who was a comic illustrator. The parents encouraged and developed their son’s artistic skills and welcomed his early interest in acting.
Whether the explosive mix of Italian (on the father’s side), German and Russian (on the mother’s side) blood or the future actor’s participation in a children’s TV-show at the age of 2 influenced his choice of profession, at the age of 14 he already knew he would be an actor.
«I loved imitating people... I enjoyed making jokes with my parents and creating different characters.»