Jared Leto, an American actor, singer-songwriter, and director. first achieved recognition for his role as Jordan Catalano on the television series My So-Called Life (1994). He made his film debut in How to Make an American Quilt (1995), He received critical praise for his performance in Prefontaine (1997). And earned critical acclaim after portraying heroin addict Harry Goldfarb in Requiem for a Dream (2000).
Some of his other films include, The Thin Red Line, Fight Club, Girl, Interrupted, American Psycho, Panic Room, Lord of War, Mr. Nobody and Dallas Buyers Club, portraying Rayon, a transgender woman dying of AIDS, for which he received over 30 Best Supporting Actor Awards, including The Oscar, The Golden Globe, The Screen Actors Guild, and The Independent Spirit Award. Leto directed the documentary film Artifact, which had its world premiere at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival where it received the People's Choice Award for Best Documentary. Artifact also won the Gotham Independent Film Audience Award. In 2016, Leto played The Joker in the DC Extended Universe film Suicide Squad. Upcoming films include: The Outsider and Blade Runner 2049.
Leto is also the lead vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and main songwriter for Thirty Seconds to Mars, a band he formed in 1998 in Los Angeles, California, with his older brother Shannon Leto (drummer). Their debut album, 30 Seconds to Mars was released in 2002. In 2003, Tomo Miličević (guitar, keboards, percussion). joined the band. The band achieved worldwide fame with the release of their second album A Beautiful Lie (2005). Their following releases, This Is War (2009) and Love, Lust, Faith + Dreams (2013), received further critical and commercial success. Leto, under the pseudonym Bartholomew Cubbins, has directed most of the band's music videos, including the MTV Video Music Award–winning "The Kill" (2006), "Kings and Queens" (2009), and "Up in the Air" (2013). Thirty Seconds to Mars are due to release their fifth album early 2017.
We, the undersigned, call on Lorne Michaels, NBC, and Saturday Night Live, to have Actor and front man of Thirty Seconds to Mars, Jared Leto, host SNL.
The Jared Leto to host SNL petition to Lorne Michaels, NBC, Saturday Night Live was written by Michele Lail and is in the category Television at GoPetition.