Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Actor, Celebrity

1981 –

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Who is Joseph Gordon-Levitt?

Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt is an American actor, director, screenwriter, producer, and editor. As a child star, he appeared in the films A River Runs Through It, Angels in the Outfield, and 10 Things I Hate About You, and as Tommy Solomon in the TV series 3rd Rock from the Sun.

He took a break from acting to study at Columbia University, but dropped out in 2004 to pursue acting again. He has since starred in Days of Summer, Inception, Hesher, 50/50, Premium Rush, The Dark Knight Rises, Brick, Looper, The Lookout, Manic, Lincoln, Mysterious Skin, and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. He also founded the online production company hitRECord in 2004 and has hosted his own TV series, HitRecord on TV, since January 2014.

In 2013, Gordon-Levitt made his feature film directing and screenwriting debut with Don Jon, a comedy film in which he also stars. He previously directed and edited two short films, both of which were released in 2010: Morgan M. Morgansen's Date with Destiny and Morgan and Destiny's Eleventeenth Date: The Zeppelin Zoo.

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Feb 17, 1981
Los Angeles
Also known as
  • Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt
  • Joey
  • Joe
  • JGL
  • Joseph Leonard Levitt
  • Joe Gordon-Levitt
  • Joey Gordon-Levitt
  • Joseph Gordon Levitt
  • Regular Joe
  • Ashkenazi Jews
  • Jewish American
  • United States of America
  • Columbia University
    (2000 - 2004)
  • Van Nuys High School
    ( - 1999/06)
Lived in
  • Sherman Oaks
  • Los Angeles
  • New York City

on July 23, 2013


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