We didn't try and curtail it and stunt any of that kind of growth." He found minor roles on television shows but his first break came in 1994, after he was cast opposite Claire Danes as Jordan Catalano, her love interest, in the short-lived but well-reviewed ABC teen drama My So-Called Life.The same year, he made his television film debut starring alongside Alicia Silverstone in Cool and the Crazy, and landed his first film role in the 1995 drama How to Make an American Quilt.
Leto stated he "was raised around a lot of artists, musicians, photographers, painters and people that were in theater," adding that "Just having the art communal hippie experience as a child, there wasn't a clear line that was drawn.
We celebrated creative experience and creative expression.
The same year, he starred as heroin addict Harry Goldfarb in Requiem for a Dream, an adaptation of Hubert Selby, Jr.'s novel of the same name, directed by Darren Aronofsky and co-starring Ellen Burstyn, Jennifer Connelly, and Marlon Wayans.
To prepare for his role, Leto lived on the streets of New York City and refrained from having sex for two months prior to shooting.
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But was he referring to the supposed wedding, some fans wondered.
Jared Leto “secretly married” rumors have caused quite a stir among fans. That remains a mystery for now, as the actor’s rep hasn’t commented, nor the couple released an official statement yet.