Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt is an American actor who is also known for his work on television, theater, and online media. Born in 1981 in Los Angeles, California, he started doing film and TV roles at a very young age, but it was his work in the sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun that made him a household name. He proceeded to take on a diverse variety of roles in such films as 10 Things I Hate About You, Manic, (500) Days of Summer, Inception, and Don Jon. He is also co-creator and founder of the online collaborative production company, hitRECord Productions.

17 Feb, 1981

Joseph Gordon-Levitt born in Los Angeles


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.

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