Trivia: What's Eating Gilbert Grape
- Dyeing for Your Art: Leonardo DiCaprio really did not bathe during the period in filming when Arnie refused to go near water.
- Hey, It's That Guy!:
- Mean Character, Nice Actor: Johnny Depp did not like the fat jokes directed at Darlene Cates, and apologized to her after scenes.
- One-Book Author: Darlene Cates' only theatricality-released acting role.