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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 22 wins & 55 nominations. See more awards »

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 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
 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)
Rounder (as Joseph Gordon Levitt)
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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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Joey Gordon-Levitt | Joe Gordon-Levitt | Joseph Gordon Levitt | Joseph Leonard Levitt | RegularJOE


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To me, a sex scene in a movie generally means a gratuitous scene that doesn't serve the story but gives a kind of excuse; we've got these two actors, we want to see them naked, so let's bring in the music and the soft light. See more »


Began acting at the age of six with auditioning and landing small roles in commercials and television until he landed his breakout role in 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996). See more »


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