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Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt was born February 17, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, to Jane Gordon and Dennis Levitt. Joseph was raised in a Jewish family with his late older brother, Dan Gordon-Levitt, who passed away in October 2010. His parents worked for the Pacifica Radio station KPFK-FM and his maternal grandfather, Michael Gordon, had been a... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 21 wins & 54 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015/II The Night Before (completed)
 2015 The Mindy Project (TV Series)
Matt Sherman
- While I Was Sleeping (2015) ... Matt Sherman
 2014/II The Interview
Joseph Gordon-Levitt (uncredited)
 2014 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series)
 2013 The Wind Rises
Jirô Horikoshi (English version, voice)
 2013 Don Jon
 2012 Looper
 2011 50/50
 2010 Inception
 2010 Hesher
 2009 Big Breaks (Short)
Todd Sterling
 2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (Video Game)
Cobra Commander (voice)
 2008 The Brothers Bloom
Bar Patron (uncredited)
 2005 Havoc
 2005 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Scott Reynolds
- Sacrifice (2005) ... Scott Reynolds
 2005 Brick
 2002 Treasure Planet
Jim Hawkins (voice)
 2001 Manic
 2000 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Zach Henniger
- Something About Harry (2000) ... Zach Henniger
 1998 That '70s Show (TV Series)
Buddy Morgan
- Eric's Buddy (1998) ... Buddy Morgan
 1998 Sweet Jane
 1996 The Juror
 1993 Partners (TV Short)
 1993 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV Series)
Zack Lawson
- The Secret (1993) ... Zack Lawson
 1993 Gregory K (TV Movie)
Gregory Kingsley
 1992 Beethoven
Student #1
 1991 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Ricky Berg
- Lose the Boss (1991) ... Ricky Berg
 1991 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
- Permanent Wave - June 2, 1983 (1991) ... Kyle
 1991 Plymouth (TV Movie)
 1991 Hi Honey - I'm Dead (TV Movie)
Josh Stadler
 1991 Changes (TV Movie)
Matt Hallam
 1990 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Boy #1
- Shear Madness (1990) ... Boy #1
 1989 Settle the Score (TV Movie)
 1988 Family Ties (TV Series)
- Sign of the Times (1988) ... Dougie
 1988 Stranger on My Land (TV Movie)
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Producer of the Broadway production "Slava's Snowshow", which had a limited run at the Helen Hayes Theatre from December 7, 2008, to January 4, 2009. The show was created and staged by Slava Polunin, a clown/performance artist from Russia. He shared a 2009 Tony Award nomination for Best Special Theatrical Event with his fellow ... See more »

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Joey Gordon-Levitt | Joe Gordon-Levitt | Joseph Gordon Levitt | Joseph Leonard Levitt | RegularJOE


5' 9¼" (1.76 m)

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(2012, working with Christian Bale on Dark Knight Rises) We had a fucking great time every day working on that movie. I felt as though I'd transferred in for senior year and had a graduation celebration. You felt a huge sense of accomplishment and closure. Everyone on that movie did such good, dignified work. No one came to phone it in or just cash a check. See more »


Auditioned for the role of Elder Aaron Davis in Latter Days (2003) before winning the role of Elder Paul Ryder. See more »


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