Popular British actress Joanna Lumley (66) shared an intimate kiss with Hollywood heartthrob Leonardo DiCaprio (38) in New York City on the set of their highly-anticipated upcoming film, "Wolf of Wall Street." It looks like the star of "Absolutely Fabulous" was having a fantastic time onset alongside DiCaprio as she was all-smiles in between smooch takes. Lumley has even more to be happy about, considering her recent auction event managed to raise an awesome 15,000 pounds (about $24,000 dollars) for Prince Charles' Trust charity.
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Lumley enjoyed a casual stroll with the "Titanic" actor in Brooklyn's Prospect Park before the celebrity duo sat down on a bench to embrace for their movie lip-lock. Lumley recently told Contact Music this about her "Wolf of Wall Street" co-star - "Leonardo DiCaprio is enchanting. He's professional and kind and courteous. Everyone loves him and he's not remotely a big starry star." While the stars shared some laughs in-between takes, Lumley also took some time-out for a quick ciggy break. For a collection of photos from the park shoot, click here. (Even with such intimate kissing, DiCaprio and Lumley are in no way romantically involved - "The New Avengers" actress has been married to conductor Stephen Barlow for 26 years).
"The Wolf of Wall Street" is a crime-drama film directed by Martin Scorsese and based on the memoir by Jordan Belfort. DiCaprio stars as a New York stockbroker (Jordan Belfort) who refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, the corporate banking world, and mob infiltration. Apparently Lumley stars as his potential love interest. The film is set to be released sometime in 2013.
Meanwhile, Lumley recently hosted a charity event which auctioned off a number of garments the actress wore in some of her most memorable roles (including outfits her characters Patsy flaunted in "Absolutely Fabulous" and Purdey in "The New Avengers"). Approximately 50 items were sold, and Lumley managed to raise about $24,000 for the Trust charity founded by Charles the Prince of Whales (a youth charity foundation). The veteran starlet said about the event, "I am giving up some of my greatest treasures and happiest memories. I am so thrilled to think the proceeds will all go to benefit young people through one of my all-time favorite charities, the Prince's Trust. I love each item and each garment with a passion."
The biggest sale of the day was an album cover owned by Lumley, which was signed by screen stars Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor from their 1963 film "The V.I.Ps." It was purchased by a buyer for approximately $2,070.