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  • Jared Leto

    Born on December 26, 1971 in Bossier City, Louisiana

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Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Jared Leto as "Rayon"

In mid-1980s Texas, electrician Ron Woodroof (Matthew McConaughey) is stunned to learn that he has AIDS. Though told that he has just 30 days left to live, Woodroof refuses to give in to despair. He seeks out alternative therapies and smuggles unapproved drugs into the U.S. from wherever he can find them. Woodroof joins forces with a fellow AIDS patient (Jared Leto) and begins selling the treatments to the growing number of people who can't wait for the medical establishment to save them.

Academy Award (2013) Won Best Supporting Actor
Golden Globe (2013) Won Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013) Won Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

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See 'Suicide Squad' Star Margot Robbie's Awesome Harley Quinn Birthday Cake

Posted by
Gina Carbone on Jul 6th 2015, 5:00AM

Jul 6th 2015, 5:00AM

David Ayer Hired an On-Set Therapist for the 'Suicide Squad' Cast

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Jun 30th 2015, 10:15AM

Jun 30th 2015, 10:15AM

Jared Leto Sent Creepy Gifts to His 'Suicide Squad' Co-Stars

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Jun 26th 2015, 8:45AM

Jun 26th 2015, 8:45AM

Jared Leto's Joker Looks Demonic in New 'Suicide Squad' Set Photos

Posted by
Gina Carbone on Jun 12th 2015, 11:35AM

Jun 12th 2015, 11:35AM

'Suicide Squad' Director Says 'Surprises Are Intact' After Set Leaks

Posted by
Gina Carbone on Jun 1st 2015, 5:50AM

Jun 1st 2015, 5:50AM

See Joker, Harley Quinn Photo Leaked From 'Suicide Squad' Set

Posted by
Gina Carbone on May 20th 2015, 5:20AM

May 20th 2015, 5:20AM

New 'Suicide Squad' Photos Showcase Deadshot and Harley Quinn, Skip Joker

Posted by
Gina Carbone on May 4th 2015, 5:30AM

May 4th 2015, 5:30AM

Jared Leto's New Selfie Suggests Joker Will Be Jacked Like Superman

Posted by
Gina Carbone on Apr 29th 2015, 7:52AM

Apr 29th 2015, 7:52AM

Jack Nicholson's Reaction to Jared Leto's Joker Is Pretty Much Perfect

Posted by
Tim Hayne on Apr 27th 2015, 1:00PM

Apr 27th 2015, 1:00PM

Fans React (Hilariously) to Jared Leto's 'Damaged' Joker

Posted by
Gina Carbone on Apr 27th 2015, 5:25AM

Apr 27th 2015, 5:25AM

Jared Leto Gets a Shave and a Haircut for 'Suicide Squad' (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Mar 3rd 2015, 9:00AM

Mar 3rd 2015, 9:00AM

Jared Leto, Tom Hardy Set to Join DC Comics' 'Suicide Squad'

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Dec 2nd 2014, 5:30AM

Dec 2nd 2014, 5:30AM

Report: Margot Robbie to Play Harley Quinn in 'Suicide Squad'

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Nov 10th 2014, 9:45AM

Nov 10th 2014, 9:45AM

Benedict Cumberbatch Is Doctor Strange

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Oct 27th 2014, 10:47AM

Oct 27th 2014, 10:47AM

Rumor Alert: Ewan McGregor, Matthew McConaughey Could Get 'Doctor Strange'

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Oct 15th 2014, 5:50AM

Oct 15th 2014, 5:50AM

Best of Late Night TV: Lindsay Lohan Takes the Ice Bucket Challenge, Jared Leto Gets Shaved (VIDEO)

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Aug 21st 2014, 3:27AM

Aug 21st 2014, 3:27AM

Marvel's 'Doctor Strange' Adds a Writer and an Oscar-Winner to Its List of Potential Leads

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Jun 19th 2014, 9:00AM

Jun 19th 2014, 9:00AM

Marvel's 'Doctor Strange' Short List Includes Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hardy, and Jared Leto

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Jun 9th 2014, 1:30PM

Jun 9th 2014, 1:30PM

The Heartbreaking Story Behind Jared Leto's Oscar Acceptance Speech

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Mar 4th 2014, 9:00AM

Mar 4th 2014, 9:00AM

Oscars 2014 Recap: The 22 Best and Worst Moments

Posted by
Gary Susman on Mar 3rd 2014, 5:00AM

Mar 3rd 2014, 5:00AM

Oscars 2014: Best Supporting Actor Goes to Jared Leto

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Mar 2nd 2014, 3:43PM

Mar 2nd 2014, 3:43PM

Oscar Predictions 2014: Who Will Win Best Supporting Actor?

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Feb 27th 2014, 6:00AM

Feb 27th 2014, 6:00AM

Oscars 2014: The Omens Are Everywhere

Posted by
Gary Susman on Feb 7th 2014, 5:00AM

Feb 7th 2014, 5:00AM

Oscars 2014: Who Are The Best Supporting Actor Nominees?

Posted by
Jonny Black on Jan 28th 2014, 6:00AM

Jan 28th 2014, 6:00AM

Jared Leto on His Award-Winning 'Dallas Buyers Club' Role and Dropping Major Weight

Posted by
Sean Plummer on Jan 16th 2014, 11:15AM

Jan 16th 2014, 11:15AM

Oscars 2014: It's Almost a Real Race

Posted by
Gary Susman on Dec 20th 2013, 6:00AM

Dec 20th 2013, 6:00AM

Jared Leto's Transgender Character in 'Dallas Buyers Club' Was 'the Role of a Lifetime'

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Oct 29th 2013, 6:00AM

Oct 29th 2013, 6:00AM

'Dallas Buyers Club': Jared Leto Dropped to 114 Pounds to Play Transsexual With AIDS

Posted by
Laura Larson on Sep 9th 2013, 8:30AM

Sep 9th 2013, 8:30AM

'Dallas Buyers Club' Trailer: Super-Skinny Matthew McConaughey Learns He Has 30 Days to Live (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Aug 27th 2013, 7:30AM

Aug 27th 2013, 7:30AM

Can Celebrities Get Their "Cool" Back?

Posted by
on Mar 22nd 2012, 12:17PM

Mar 22nd 2012, 12:17PM

Criss, Pattinson, Franco, Leto: Who Should Play Jeff Buckley in a New Biopic?

Posted by
Jordan Zakarin on Apr 11th 2011, 10:15AM

Apr 11th 2011, 10:15AM

The Transformers: Stars Who've Altered Their Bodies for Roles

Posted by
Anna Dimond on May 28th 2010, 3:30PM

May 28th 2010, 3:30PM

The Worst Celebrities to Meet in Person

Posted by
Erik Davis on Feb 22nd 2010, 9:15AM

Feb 22nd 2010, 9:15AM

Sundance in 60 Seconds: January 24, 2010

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Jan 25th 2010, 4:02AM

Jan 25th 2010, 4:02AM

The Jeff Buckley Showdown: Pattinson v. Franco v. Marsden v. Leto

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Jun 15th 2009, 8:32AM

Jun 15th 2009, 8:32AM

'Chapter 27' Is Finally Here

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Mar 24th 2008, 4:32PM

Mar 24th 2008, 4:32PM

Cinematical's Seven Sexy Sporting Studs

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Feb 1st 2008, 5:02PM

Feb 1st 2008, 5:02PM

David Benioff Writing Kurt Cobain Biopic

Posted by
Patrick Walsh on Oct 18th 2007, 2:32PM

Oct 18th 2007, 2:32PM

Jared Leto and Sarah Polley Are Nobodies

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Jul 17th 2007, 7:02AM

Jul 17th 2007, 7:02AM

Jared Leto and Salma Hayek's 'Lonely Hearts' Gets Release Date

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Mar 5th 2007, 7:32AM

Mar 5th 2007, 7:32AM

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