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Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Birth Name: 
Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt
Birthday: 
Tuesday, February 17, 1981
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Birth Place: 
Los Angeles, California, USA
Height: 
5'10"

Joseph Gordon-Levitt has distinguished himself as an actor with a wide range of performances in both film and television. He was born in Los Angeles, to Jane Gordon and Michael Levitt, who worked together at a Pacifica Radio station. He comes from a Jewish family that was not strictly religious. His maternal grandfather, Michael Gordon, had been a known movie director. After working as a child actor, Gordon-Levitt became better known for starring on the hit television series "3rd Rock from the Sun" (1996), for which he earned two Hollywood Reporter Young Star Awards and the show earned three SAG Award nominations for "Outstanding Peformance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series". Prior to his success on television, he was already working steadily in feature films, debuting in the 'Robert Redford film "A River Runs Through It"

Following "3rdRock", Gordon-Levitt took time off from acting to attend Columbia University. His most recent film credits include the 2009 Sundance film "(500) Days of Summer", "Inception" (2010), "50/50 (2011).

Gordon-Levitt will next appear in Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises," Rian Johnson's "Looper," and Spielberg's "Lincoln", all in 2012. He will also write, direct, produce and star in his first feature film, as yet untitled.

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt joins cast of Sin City: A Dame To Kill For

Dimension Films announced today that Joseph Gordon-Levitt (LOOPER, THE DARK KNIGHT RISES) is joining the all-star cast as one of the lead characters in the highly anticipated SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR.... Read more
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The Dark Knight Tumbler Tour comes to Atlanta and other major cities

In anticipation of Christoper Nolan's conclusion to his Batman trilogy, fans will have the opportunity to see both the Tumbler and the Bat-Pod up close and personal when The Dark Knight Tumbler Tour comes to Atlanta on Saturday, June 23.... Read more
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Developing 'Little Shop of Horrors' as Acting Vehicle

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is developing with an eye to star in Warner Bros.’ remake of Little Shop of Horrors.... Read more
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Tommy Lee Jones, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Join Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln'

Steven Spielberg is rounding out the large cast of his Abraham Lincoln biopic, DreamWorks' Lincoln. Tommy Lee Jones and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, along with Hal Holbrook, James Spader, John Hawkes, Tim Blake Nelson, Bruce McGill and Joseph Cross are in negotiations to join the pic.... Read more
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Gordon-Levitt On For Dark Knight Rises

He’s been pinging the rumour radar for a while now, but Joseph Gordon-Levitt is finally officially on board Chris Nolan’s third (and likely final) Bat-outing, The Dark Knight Rises.... Read more
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Reviews

Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln is considered one of the greatest presidents of the United States so it’s fitting that one of the greatest actors of our time should play him on screen.... Read more
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Looper

The year is 2044. The world has become poverty stricken, with the majority of people living in tents and even some on curbsides. The only people capable of living a good life are the Loopers, hitmen hired to terminate the lives of whoever they're assigned to.... Read more
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The Dark Knight Rises

For the past seven years Christopher Nolan has given fans a much darker and realistic version of the Batman. In Batman Begins he introduced us to the hallucinogenic toxins of the Scarecrow and followed it up with the psychotic Joker in The Dark Knight.... Read more
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50/50

Adam (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is a fairly normal guy. He has a beautiful girlfriend, Rachael (Bryce Dallas Howard), a stable job at a radio station and the closest companionship with Kyle (Seth Rogen), a ladie's man with an incredibly goofy personality.... Read more
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Inception

There's no question that Inception is one of the best movies to come out of 2010. Director Christopher Nolan puts together a spectacular psychological thriller that will both amaze and confuse you.... Read more
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Videos

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For (Comic-Con Red Band Trailer)

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For (Comic-Con Red Band Trailer)

Co-directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller reunite to bring Miller's visually stunning "Sin City" graphic novels back to the screen in SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR.... Read more
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Lincoln: Unite TV SPOT

Lincoln: Unite TV SPOT

 Missed it during the debates? Check out a special look at Lincoln ... Read more
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Lincoln TRAILER

Lincoln TRAILER

 During President Lincoln’s tumultuous final months in office, he pursues a course of action to end the Civil War, unite the country and abolish slavery. ... Read more
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Looper: Joseph Gordon-Levitt INTERVIEW

Looper: Joseph Gordon-Levitt INTERVIEW

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