Oscars 2016: Leonardo DiCaprio brings his mom as his date

Sure, he's known for dating young, blonde swimsuit models, but Leonardo DiCaprio defied expectations on Oscars night when he revealed his date: his mom, Irmelin Indenbirken.

The actor's mother turned out to be his good luck charm: After six Oscar nominations, 2016 ended up being DiCaprio's year, finally, as he took home the prize for Best Actor.

The "Revenant" star told ABC News that he brought his mother to the show because she supported his career even when he was a child. He explained that his parents took him to auditions every day after school and that his parents "listened to a young child's dreams."

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