Leonardo DiCaprio's charity turned b'day bash

New York: Actor Leonardo DiCaprio played good samaritan on his 38th birthday. He asked his guests for donations to raise money for the American Red Cross.

DiCaprio used the occasion on Sunday to raise money for the Red Cross to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy, by adding a fee to every bottle sold to be donated for charity, reports contactmusic.com.

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The 38-year-old raised a total of $500,000 for American Red Cross, and all other donations went to charities supported by the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation.

Guests including Beyonce Knowles and her husband Jay-Z, Robert De Niro, Cameron Diaz, Mark Ruffalo, Emma Watson, Chris Rock, and Miranda Kerr were entertained by live performances from Django Reinhardt, Gary Clark Jr. and Eric Lewis.

The celebrations took place at a club named The Darby.

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