Jared Leto

Biography

Jared Leto (born 26.12.1971)

Jared Leto is an American actor, as well as a musician.

Jared Leto: Childhood

Jared Leto was born in Bossier City in Louisiana. His family relocated often whilst he was a child and he has lived in Wyoming, Colorado, Haiti and Virginia.

When he graduated from school, Jared Leto attended the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He later transferred to the School of Visual Arts in New York.

Jared Leto: Acting Career

Jared Leto moved to Los Angeles in 1992 in order that he could follow his dream to become an actor. After landing a number of small-time acting parts, he eventually got a part in the TV series My So-Called Life, which also starred Clare Danes. The show ended in 1995 and Leto went on to appear in a number of high profile films.

Leto featured in films such as How to Make an American Quilt, Girl, Interrupted (which also starred Winona Ryder) and Fight Club.

In 2000, Leto starred as Harry Goldfarb, a heroin addict, in Darren Aronofsky's Requiem for a Dream. His performance won him a great deal of critical acclaim. Following on from this performance, Leto also appeared in Mary Harron's American Psycho, alongside Christian Bale. Leto then went on to appear in Panic Room, with Jodie Foster, Highway, with Jake Gyllenhaal and he also starred in Oliver Stone's Alexander, alongside Colin Farrell.

In Chapter 27, Leto played Mark Chapman, the man that killed John Lennon.

Jared Leto: Music Career

Jared Leto is the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the band that he shares with his brother, Shannon Leto. The band is called 30 Seconds To Mars and has released two albums. The first is called 30 Seconds to Mars and the second is A Beautiful Lie. In May 2007, 30 Seconds to Mars were the opening act for Linkin Park's European tour.

30 Seconds to Mars became embroiled in a lawsuit with Virgin Records, who claim that the band has failed to deliver three albums, as was agreed in their contract.

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26th April 2014 -

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Jared Leto was the first person to walk and collect an Oscar back in March. So the golden statuette has more time than any other to get scuffed and scraped, although it doesn’t help that...

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26th April 2014 -

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Jared Leto won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor at the 86th annual Academy-Awards earlier this year for his role as transgender drug addict Rayon in 'Dallas Buyers Club.'Since then, the 42 year-old entertainer admits...

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20th March 2014 -

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Cameron Diaz feels ''very fortune'' to count Drew Barrymore, Reese Witherspoon and Gwyneth Paltrow among her closest friends.The 41-year-old actress, who previously dated Justin Timberlake and Jared Leto, is embracing her current single status, as...

Jared Leto Wanted To Attend The Oscars In Drag

20th March 2014 -

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Actor Jared Leto came close to picking up his Oscar in drag as he considered attending the Academy Awards as his character from Dallas Buyers Club.The movie star picked up the Best Supporting Actor trophy...

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12th March 2014 -

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7th March 2014 -

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Jared Leto has caused shock after he suggested that the typically goofy personality of actress Jennifer Lawrence might all be an act designed to create publicity and warm the public to her. The 42 year-old...

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7th March 2014 -

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The Academy Awards drew its biggest TV audience in more than a decade on Sunday night, as the Oscars were shared by a variety of hit films and performances. Ellen Degeneres hosted the ceremony, giving...

Jared Leto: Got My Oscar, Now I'm Going on Tour With Linkin Park - Thanks

5th March 2014 -

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Jared Leto isn’t like most Oscar winners. He’s been criticised for his role as the transgender character Rayon, and not 48 hours after his Best Supporting Actor win for the role, it has been announced...

Jared Leto Has Already Damaged His Best Supporting Actor Oscar

5th March 2014 -

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It was only days ago that Jared Leto was honored at the 86th annual Academy-Awards.The 43 year-old was prized with the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role as an HIV-positive transgender woman, Rayon, in...

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4th March 2014 -

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Jared Leto Wins Oscar for Transgender Role, Gets Criticized by Transgender Community

4th March 2014 -

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4th March 2014 -

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Jared Leto may have won an Oscar for his role in ‘Dallas Buyers Club’, but he still hasn’t even seen the film.The 43 year-old actor/singer was prized with Best Supporting Actor at Sunday’s award ceremony...

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3rd March 2014 -

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3rd March 2014 -

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Oscars 2014: Jared Leto Elaborates On Acceptance Speech While Backstage

3rd March 2014 -

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Jared Leto is fresh off receiving the very first award at this year's Academy-Award's as he was prized with Best Supporting Actor.The 42 year-old won the award for his role as a transgender person dying...

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2nd March 2014 -

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Jared Leto often thinks about death.The 30 Seconds to Mars frontman and his older brother Shannon, 43, were involved in drugs when they were younger and Jared often wonders if they would still be alive...

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30 seconds to mars is an INCREDIBLE band. until i googled them i had absolutely no idea jared leto was the same jared leto in all of the great movies i have seen starring him. OMG......he is cute in the movies but he is HOT as the lead singer for 30sec. i will forever be a fan and jared,,,,,,,,,,your band needs to visit virginia......specifically "The Norva" venue in Norfolk, Va.................you will love it as well as your fans!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Hey OMG i love 30 seconds to mars, they are like my favorite band ever!!!!! Jared is so hot!!! especially with red and black hair. I wish i could meet him, it would be a dream come true. Anyways hope you do really well in your career, and have fun with it, just party as much as you can lol.lots of love xx xx

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Will i only saw Jared once in person here at starbucks toledo ohio and hes is so humble person and shy as well like me... i was so shy to ask hes autograph or picture because i dont want to make him nervouse or feel wierd about me im am kindna respectful to anybody and so ITS MY BIGGEST MISTAKE that im so respectful and yet SHY but Jared if your thinking of coming back here in cold Ohio toledo your welcome... i was that lady next to your table wearing red outfit. I just dont know that time it was you while im putting cream on my coffe but soon i saw your amazing eyes i known you from tv...I LOVE YOUR MOVIE ALEXANDER YOUR DOING A GREAT JOB YOUR AWESOME GOOD LUCK ON YOUR CARRIER AND TAKE CARE OF YOUR SELF!tes

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