Welcome to Jared-Leto.org - a website for american actor/musician Jared Leto whom you might know from movies such as "Requiem for a Dream", "Alexander", "Lord of War", "Lonely Hearts", "Chapter 27", from the band 30 Seconds to Mars and from the upcoming "Mr. Nobody". Here we aim to bring the latest on Jared and his upcoming projects. Thanks for your visit and enjoy your stay.


Quoting Jared

"Years ago, there was a rumor going around that I was dead because I was working in Ireland. Once I got back, people who seemed very upset would come up to me and say, "We thought you were dead!"
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Projects

Chapter 27 (2007)
As Mark Chapman
Director: Jarrett Chaeffer
Now on DVD.

Mr Nobody (2008)
As Nemo Nobody
Director: Jaco van Dormael
Status: Post-Production

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  JARED-LETO.ORG/JARED/MEANING OF THE NAME
the meaning of his entire name
0Name: Jared
Usage: English, Biblical
Pronounced: JER-ed
About: From the Hebrew name Yared which meant "descent". This was the name of a close descendent of Adam in the Old Testament. >
Name: Joseph
Usage: English, French, Biblical
Pronounced: JO-sef (English), zho-ZEF (French)
About: From the Latin Josephus, which was from the Greek ??????? (Iosephos), which was from the Hebrew name Yoseph meaning "he will add". In the Old Testament Joseph was the eleventh son of Jacob. Because he was the favourite of his father, his older brothers sent him to Egypt and told their father that he had died. In Egypt, Joseph became an advisor to the pharaoh, and was eventually reconciled with his brothers when they came to Egypt during a famine. This is the name of two characters in the New Testament: Joseph the husband of Mary and Joseph of Arimathea. Also, rulers of the Holy Roman Empire have had this name.
Name: Leto
Usage: Greek Mythology
Pronounced: LET-o
About: Meaning unknown. In Greek mythology she was the mother of Apollo and Artemis by Zeus.
Source: Behindthename.com
Info sent by Emanuela:
"...the surname is Italian: here it's quite widespread. It existed alredy in the XV century, so I'm sure it's Italian, not foreign. As for the meaning, often Italian surname don't have a clear meaning, but since many of them come from Latin, I looked up in the Latin dictionary. The word "leto" is the ablative form of "letum", which means "death, ruin". Hence the word "letale" (lethal). "Leto" is also the first person of the verb "to kill" (so "leto" means "I kill")... I don't think the surname it's Greek. Even though the word exists in this language, it's not a surname, but a mythological proper noun and usually these names are not used as surnames."
Info sent by Jackles:
"In Greek mythology: Le-to-' (Lato in Dorian Greek, the "hidden one") is a daughter of Coeus and Phoebe (both Titans), and in the Olympian scheme of things, Zeus is the father of her twins, Apollo and Artemis. Leto is hardly ever mentioned, apart from being pregnant and finding a suitable place to be delivered of Apollo, the second of her twins. This is her one active mythic role: once Apollo and Artemis are grown, Leto withdraws, to remain a dim, benevolent matronly figure upon Olympus, dark and mild, her part already played."
Info sent by Nina:
"The surname origin is latin, but NOT from the word "letum". It's from LAETUS (glad), like the XV's century humanist Julius Pomponius Laetus (Giulio Pomponio LETO)."