After the death of “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape” actress Darlene Cates her on-screen son is speaking out.
Leonardo DiCaprio played Arnie Grape, the role of the developmentally disabled character would earn the actor his first Academy Award nomination. Darlene Cates acted as the Mother.
The actor wrote, “Darlene was the best acting mom I ever had the privilege of working alongside. Her endearing personality and incredible talent will live on in the memories of those who knew her, and those who loved her work. My thoughts and prayers are with her family during this difficult time.”