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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 20 wins & 44 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The Snowden Files (pre-production)
Edward Snowden
 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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[on facing fame and the paparazzi] Look, I've met some nice guys who take pictures like that. I don't want to demonize anybody. But I do think that this notion that certain people are in a higher class than other people is unhealthy. We would be healthier as a people if we quit paying attention to that kind of bullshit and paid more attention to more pertinent things and more beautiful things. See more »

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Joseph had an older brother, Dan Gordon-Levitt, who passed away in October 2010. He was a photographer and a worldwide known fire spinner. See more »

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Frequently wears the hitRECord logo button during public appearences See more »

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Star Sign:

Aquarius

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