Jared Joseph Leto (born December 26, 1971) is an American actor, director, producer, occasional model and musician. Leto played supporting roles in The Thin Red Line (1998) and Girl, Interrupted (1999), as well as the lead role in the horror film Urban Legend (1998), and earned critical acclaim after portraying heroin addict Harry Goldfarb in Darren Aronofsky’s Requiem for a Dream (2000). He has worked with director David Fincher in Fight Club (1999) and Panic Room (2002). This Is War, the band’s third album, arrived in December 2009. His parents divorced when he was a child, leaving him in the care of his mother, Constance. “My mom’s father was in the Air Force,” Leto explained, “so moving around a lot was a normal way of life.” His father remarried and died soon after. Leto has two younger half-brothers from his father’s second marriage. While he was a student there, he wrote and starred in his own short film, Crying Joy.