Jared Leto Trivia: 17 Fun Facts About American Actor/Musician Jared Leto

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Tribute to American actor and singer of the band 30 Seconds to Mars Jared Leto. Includes information about his private and professional life.

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1) Jared Leto was born in 1971, in Louisiana, USA.

2) He stands at 5' 9½" (1.77 m)

3) In addition to being a leading and a supporting actor, he is also a musician. He sings and plays the guitar for the rock band 30 Seconds to Mars.

4) He refuses to state a preference between music and acting as he loves them both.

5) His most critically acclaimed film to date is Requiem for A Dream (2000). The movie was nominated for Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Ellen Burstyn). Ellen Burstyn played Jared Leto’s mother.

6) The movie was has 20 award wins & 34 nominations.

7) His Requiem for a Dream co-star Jennifer Connelly said that that her role in this film, is her most degrading role ever. They play drug-addict lovers.

8) He was engaged to Cameron Diaz for 2 years. According to IMDB, losing weight wasn’t the most drastic thing he has done for his part in Requiem for a Dream (he did lose 28 pounds!). He also didn’t sleep with Cameron Diaz so that he could carry out the frustrated state of his character. Talk about method acting.

9) Requiem for a Dream is rated at 8.5 on IMDB and it is on IMDB’s Top 250 films list. Currently, it is at number 62, voted by over 181.000 people.

10) In 2007, he gained 62 lb for his role in the movie Chapter 27. He plays Mark David Chapman, the assassin of John Lennon and is almost unrecognizable.

11) The video for his band 30 Seconds to Mars’ song “A Beautiful Lie” was shot in Greenland.

12) In 2009, he starred in the sci-fi/drama/romance film Mr. Nobody. He plays the adult and the 118-year-old versions of his character. The movie is rated at 7.6 on IMDB, voted by over 7,200 people.

13) He was once caught on camera while making out with Paris Hilton.

14) Guitar player of his band 30 Seconds to Mars is Shannon Leto, his brother. Shannon is barely year older than Jared.

15) His male co-stars include: John Travolta (Lonely Hearts), Christian Bale (American Psycho), Colin Farrell, Val Kimler and Anthony Hopkins (Alexander), Nicholas Cage and Ethan Hawke (Lord of War), Christian Slater (Basil), Brad Pitt and Edward Norton (Fight Club), Ed O’ Neill (Prefontaine), Sean Penn, Adrien Brody and James Caviezel (The Thin Red Line), and Jake Gyllenhaal (Highway).

16) Some of his female co-stars are Angelina Jolie (Alexander), Jennifer Connelly and Ellen Burstyn Requiem for a Dream), Claire Forlani (Basil), Selma Blair (Highway), Rebecca Gayheart and Alicia Witt (Urban Legend), Winona Ryder (How to Make an American Quilt) and Reese Witherspoon (American Psycho).

17) His roles have include a runner, assassin, drug addict, a young & wealthy man in love who gets conned by 2 lovers, murder victim, brother and partner to an arms dealer, a man who might have lived parallel lives, a willing member for a fight club for men and a man on a road trip running away from his boss


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