Jared Leto

Actor and Musician
Born Dec 26, 1971

Jared Joseph Leto is an American actor, director, producer, occasional model and musician. Leto has appeared in both big budget Hollywood films and smaller projects from independent producers and art houses. He rose to prominence for playing Jordan Catalano in the teenage drama My So-Called Life (1994). He later made his film debut in How to Make an American Quilt (1995) and received first notable critical praise for his performance in Prefontaine (1997).… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jared Leto.


1971 Birth Jared Joseph Leto was born on December 26, 1971, in Bossier City, Louisiana, to Constance Leto (née Metrejon). … Read More


1992 - 1995 3 More Events
1997 25 Years Old In 1997, Leto starred in the biopic Prefontaine in which he played the role of Olympic hopeful Steve Prefontaine. … Read More
1998 26 Years Old 1 More Event
After landing the lead role of a British aristocrat in the 1998 drama Basil, Leto starred in the horror Urban Legend. … Read More
1999 27 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1999, Leto played a gay high school teacher who attracts the attentions of Robert Downey, Jr. in Black and White, and got a supporting role in the drama Girl, Interrupted, an adaptation of the memoir of the same name by Susanna Kaysen. … Read More


2002 30 Years Old 1 More Event
During this period Leto focused increasingly on his music career, working with producers Bob Ezrin and Brian Virtue on his band's debut album 30 Seconds to Mars, which was released on August 27, 2002, in the United States through Immortal and Virgin. … Read More
2003 - 2006 3 More Events
2007 35 Years Old In 2007, Leto starred in the biographical film Chapter 27. … Read More
2008 36 Years Old …  In the 2008 presidential election, Leto supported Senator Barack Obama of Illinois.
Leto's next film was the 2009 science fiction drama Mr. Nobody, directed by Jaco Van Dormael. … Read More
2010 38 Years Old …  In 2010, Leto launched The One and Only Golden Tickets, a full service company which operates worldwide and manages exclusive services for concerts, festivals, and events. … Read More
2011 39 Years Old In 2011, Leto launched the online platform VyRT. … Read More


In 2012, Leto made his directorial debut with the documentary film Artifact. … Read More
2014 42 Years Old On September 30, 2014, Leto hosted the event Haiti: The Journey Is the Destination in New York City, benefitting those affected by the 2010 earthquake in the Caribbean country.
2015 43 Years Old In February 2015, Leto was named a global ambassador for World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). … Read More
…  In 2016, he played the DC Comics supervillain Joker in the DC Extended Universe film Suicide Squad. … Read More
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