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Who won the Oscar for best supporting actor in 2014?

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Jared Leto won the Oscar for best supporting actor in 2014 for his portrayal of a transgender woman in the 2013 movie, ���Dallas Buyers Club.��� The movie also starred Matthew McConaughey, who won the Oscar for best actor, making it only the fifth film to win both awards.

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Leto is a singer, songwriter, actor and director. He first found fame for appearing on the TV series, ���My So-Called Life.��� The 1995 film, ���How to Make an American Quilt,��� marked his film debut. He has appeared in numerous films, including ���Prefontaine,��� ���Urban Legend,��� ���Requiem for a Dream,��� ���Panic Room��� and ���Mr. Nobody.���

Leto is also the lead vocalist and songwriter of the band, ���Thirty Seconds to Mars,��� which he founded with his brother Shannon Leto in Los Angeles, California, in 1998. As of September 2015, the band has four albums to their credit: ���30 Seconds to Mars,��� ���A Beautiful Lie, ���This is War��� and ���Love, Lust, Faith and Dreams.���

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