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Joseph Gordon-Levitt


Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt was born on February 17, 1981 in Los Angeles, California to parents 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,... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 22 wins & 46 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 The Wind Rises
Jirô Horikoshi (English version, voice)
 2013 Don Jon
Jon
 2012 Looper
Joe
 2011 50/50
Adam
 2010 Inception
Arthur
 2010 Hesher
Hesher
 2009 Big Breaks (Short)
Todd Sterling
 2008 The Brothers Bloom
Bar Patron (uncredited)
 2005 Havoc
Sam
 2005 Brick
Brendan
 2002 Treasure Planet
Jim Hawkins (voice)
 2001 Manic
Lyle
 1998 Sweet Jane
Tony
 1996 The Juror
Oliver
 1992 Beethoven
Student #1
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In 2001 he made his impressive New York City Stage debut in the critically lauded Off-Broadway premiere of Austin Pendleton's play, "Uncle Bob," opposite theatre veteran George Morfogen (HBO's "OZ") at the SoHo Playhouse. The production was produced by Rebellion Productions, LLC. See more »

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6 Interviews | 8 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

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

Height:

5' 9¼" (1.76 m)
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(2012) As a teenager in the 1990s I loved the spike of indie films coming through Sundance, and films like Pulp Fiction, Big Night, Sling Blade, Trees Lounge and Swingers. Had I said to my agents at the time that I wanted to do that stuff, they would have said, "You're making a ton of money doing TV, and that's what you're going to do." I went to school, quit acting for a while, and when I came ... See more »

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Joseph's parents, Jane Gordon and Dennis Levitt, met as activists in California. Gordon ran for Congress, in 1970, with the Peace and Freedom Party. See more »

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Dimples and youthful, boyish looks See more »

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Star Sign:

Aquarius

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