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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 23 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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Stage play: Thrilling Adventure Hour (Amelia Earhart: Fearless Flyer, "Brother vs. Brother vs. Nazi" (Podcast #108)) - Playing 'A Nazi', at Coronet Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA. 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) I wouldn't say I was a normal kid. I'd say I was a lucky little kid, because unfortunately it's not normal to have extraordinarily good parents who love and support you. I played baseball, did gymnastics, took piano lessons and started acting as just another one of the things I did. I wasn't pressured into it. But it was acting I loved. I had a really cool acting teacher who taught us how ... See more »

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Good friends with Channing Tatum and David Krumholtz. Also friends with Leonardo DiCaprio, Zooey Deschanel, Anne Hathaway, and Emily Blunt. See more »

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His hitRECord-catchphrase: "Are we recording?" See more »

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Star Sign:

Aquarius

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