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Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Joseph Gordon-Levitt born in Los Angeles

17 Feb, 1981

jgl kidJoseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt is born in Los Angeles to a Jewish family. His parents are radio news director Dennis Levitt and US Congressional candidate Jane Gordon. He has a brother named Dan, who is seven years older than him. His maternal grandfather is director Michael Gordon. At the age of four, he plays the Scarecrow in a local children’s theater production of The Wizard of Oz. About getting into acting:

I was never pressured into acting. I just genuinely liked it, like I liked gymnastics and football and Little League.