In Dallas Buyers Club, Jared Leto plays Rayon, a transgender woman who is HIV-positive and struggling with a drug habit. "I always saw Rayon as someone who wanted to live ... life as a woman, not just someone who enjoyed putting on women's clothing," Leto says.
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Juan (played by Mahershala Ali) teaches Chiron (Jaden Piner) how to swim in Moonlight. The film is told with different actors playing Chiron at different stages of his life.
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