Dec. 26th, 1971
Bossier City, Louisiana, USA
5' 9 1/2"
Jared Leto's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2009 - Mr. Nobody
2007 - Chapter 27
2006 - Lonely Hearts
2005 - Lord of War
2004 - Alexander
2002 - Panic Room
2000 - Requiem for a Dream
2000 - American Psycho
1999 - Girl, Interrupted
1999 - Fight Club
1998 - Basil
1998 - The Thin Red Line
1998 - Urban Legend
1997 - Prefontaine
1997 - Switchback
1995 - How To Make An American Quilt
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Guest
- (August 2006) Has been diagnosed with gout after undergoing dramatic weight loss. He packed on 62 pounds for his role in _Chapter 27 (2007)_ (qv)
- He turned down a key role in _Flags of Our Fathers (2006)_ (qv) in order to commit his time to his band, '30 Seconds to Mars' (qv).
- In many of his movies, he is disfigured in some way. In _Requiem for a Dream (2000)_ (qv), his arm becomes infected and is amputated. In _Fight Club (1999)_ (qv), his face is beaten beyond recognition. In _Panic Room (2002)_ (qv), he is badly burned. In _American Psycho (2000)_ (qv), he is brutally murdered with an ax, and in Lord of War (2005)_, he is shot several times in the chest.
- Had a part in _Phone Booth (2002)_ (qv) which was deleted from the final cut.
- Was writer/director Joby Harold's first choice to play Clayton Beresford, the male lead in 2007's "Awake". He later backed out due to scheduling conflicts with his band, 30 Seconds To Mars, and was replaced by Hayden Christensen.
- He has two younger half-brothers from his father's second marriage.
- His hobbies include snowboarding, skateboarding, hiking, writing songs, reading, and painting.
- (1997) Chosen by "People" magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World.