| Share
 

Jared Leto

actor
Born: 12/26/1971
Birthplace: Bossier City, Louisiana

After a nomadic childhood that included stays in Haiti, Louisiana, Wyoming, Colorado, and Virginia, Jared Leto moved to Los Angeles in 1991 to pursue an acting career. In 1994, he landed a part on ABC's My So-Called Life, playing opposite Claire Danes. His performance led to small parts in movies, most notably in the Winona Ryder film How to Make an American Quilt (1995). His first feature starring role was in the biopic Prefontaine (1997), in which Leto played the title role, that of legendary American distance runner Steve Prefontaine. Leto can also be seen in 1998's World War II battle of Guadalcanal movie The Thin Red Line and the 1999 Brad Pitt film Fight Club. Other performances include Girl, Interrupted (1999), American Psycho (2000) and Requiem for a Dream (2000)


Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

Alan Jay LernerLDavid Letterman

More on Jared Leto from Infoplease:

  • Jared Leto - Biography of Jared Leto, Star of Prefontaine and singer for 30 Seconds to Mars
  • Requiem for a Dream - Requiem for a Dream Director: Darron Aronofsky Writers: Hubert Selby Jr. and Darron Aronofsky ...
  • Fight Club - Fight Club Director: David Fincher Writer: Jim Uhls Fox 2000; R; 135 minutes Release: 10/99 Cast: ...
  • Panic Room - Starring Jodie Foster, Forest Whitaker, Dwight Yoakam, Hayden Panettiere, Jared Leto
  • Mr. Nobody - Starring Jared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger, Linh-Dan Pham, Rhys Ifans

Warning: fsockopen(): php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known in /site/html/include/amazon.php on line 71 Warning: fsockopen(): unable to connect to :3128 (php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known) in /site/html/include/amazon.php on line 71
Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring