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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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  K Troop (announced)
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 2015 The Muppets. (TV Series)
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- Going, Going, Gonzo (2015) ... Joseph Gordon-Levitt
 2015 The Night Before
 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: The Cobol Job (Video short)
 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 (Video Game)
Jim Hawkins (voice)
 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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[About the violence in Mysterious Skin (2004)] All that violence is there to tell a story that comes from an honest and genuine place, and that's what's important. See more »


Beijing, China: Promoting his upcoming movie, Looper (2012). See more »


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