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Full Name Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Date of Birth February 17, 1981
Age 43 years, 0 months, 27 days
Birthplace Los Angeles
Birth City California
Country United States
Horoscope Aquarius

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Biography

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is one of the most popular and richest Movie Actor who was born on February 17, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Golden Globe-nominated actor who earned fame for his performance as a character in Angels in the Outfield and was given 10 Award nominations for his part in the film Inception. Other notable movies comprise 500 Days of Summer, Beethoven, 10 Things I Hate About You as well as The Dark Knight Rises.

He co-starred alongside He starred with Leonardo DiCaprio in the 2010 film Inception. in the film in 2010 Inception.

Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt (/ˈ l ɛ v ɪ t / ; born February 17, 1981) is an American actor, filmmaker, singer, and entrepreneur. As a child, Gordon-Levitt appeared in the films A River Runs Through It, Angels in the Outfield, Holy Matrimony and 10 Things I Hate About You, and as Tommy Solomon in the TV series 3rd Rock from the Sun. He took a break from acting to study at Columbia University, but dropped out in 2004 to pursue acting again. He has since starred in (500) Days of Summer, Inception, Hesher, 50/50, Premium Rush, Miracle at St. Anna, The Brothers Bloom, The Dark Knight Rises, Brick, Looper, The Lookout, Manic, Lincoln, Mysterious Skin, and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. He portrayed Philippe Petit in the Robert Zemeckis-directed film The Walk (2015), and whistleblower Edward Snowden in the Oliver Stone film Snowden (2016). For his leading performances in (500) Days of Summer and 50/50, he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.

At age six, he starred in several made-for-television films. In 1991, he played both David Collins and Daniel Collins in the Dark Shadows 1991 television series, and appeared in the movie A River Runs Through It . During 1992–93, he played in The Powers That Be, a sitcom starring John Forsythe, as a clever young boy named Pierce Van Horne. Also in 1992, he portrayed Gregory Kingsley in the made-for-TV film Switching Parents, based on Kingsley’s real life case of “divorcing” his parents. In 1994, he starred in the Disney film Angels in the Outfield as an orphan who sees angels. In 1996, he began playing Tommy Solomon on the sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun. The series ran for six seasons. The San Francisco Chronicle noted that Gordon-Levitt was a “Jewish kid playing an extraterrestrial pretending to be a Jewish kid”. During the 1990s, he was frequently featured in teenage magazines. He also made an appearance on That ’70s Show in 1998 as Buddy, a gay teenager who assumes his friend (main character Eric Forman) is gay as well, in the episode “Eric’s Buddy”.

It was his maternal grandpa His maternal grandfather was Michael Gordon, a notable Hollywood film director from the 1940s to the 1970s. He married Tasha McCauley in December of 2014. He and Tasha have two sons., known as a prominent Hollywood movie director in the 40s until the 1970s. He got married to Tasha McCauley in December 2014. He and Tasha have two sons.

NameJoseph Gordon-Levitt
First NameJoseph
Last NameGordon-Levitt
OccupationMovie Actor
BirthdayFebruary 17
Birth Year1981
Place of BirthLos Angeles
Home TownCalifornia
Birth CountryUnited States
Birth SignAquarius
Full/Birth Name
FatherDennis Levitt
MotherJane Gordon
Brother(s)Daniel Gordon-Levitt (July 27, 1974 - October 4, 2010)
SiblingsNot Available
SpouseNot Known
Children(s)Not Available

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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Gordon-Levitt has said that he made a conscious decision to “be in good movies” after returning to acting. His films include 2001’s drama Manic, which was set in a mental institution, Mysterious Skin (2004), in which he played a gay prostitute and child sexual abuse victim, and Brick (2005), a modern-day film noir set at a high school, in which he had the lead role of Brendan Frye, a teen who becomes involved in an underground drug ring while investigating a murder. Brick received positive reviews, with The Minnesota Daily’s critic commenting that Gordon-Levitt played the character “beautifully”, “true to film’s style”, “unfeeling but not disenchanted”, and “sexy in the most ambiguous way.” Another reviewer described the performance as “astounding”. He also starred opposite Steve Sandvoss as a young judgmental missionary in Latter Days (2003), a film that centers on a sexually repressed Mormon missionary (Sandvoss) who falls for his gay neighbor. He had roles in Havoc and Shadowboxer.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Net Worth

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is one of the richest Movie Actor from United States. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Joseph Gordon-Levitt's net worth $35 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)

He was the role of Scarecrow in a stage production in The Wizard of Oz at age four. He was a student at Columbia University, where he was taught French.

He played the role of Tommy Solomon on the TV show 3rd Rock From the Sun.

Net Worth (2024)$35 Million
Net Worth in 2023$35 Million
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeMovie Actor
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HouseLiving in own house.
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Gordon-Levitt also founded the online production company HitRecord in 2004 and has hosted his own TV series, HitRecord on TV, since January 2014, winning the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media – Social TV Experience in the same year. In 2013, Gordon-Levitt made his feature film directing and screenwriting debut with Don Jon, in which he also stars. He previously directed and edited two short films, both of which were released in 2010: Morgan M. Morgansen’s Date with Destiny and Morgan and Destiny’s Eleventeenth Date: The Zeppelin Zoo.

His next role was in 2007’s The Lookout, in which he played Chris Pratt, a janitor involved in a bank heist. In reviewing the film, The Philadelphia Inquirer described Gordon-Levitt as a “surprisingly formidable, and formidably surprising, leading man”, while New York magazine stated that he is a “major tabula rasa actor … a minimalist”, and that his character worked because he “doesn’t seize the space … by what he takes away from the character.” The San Francisco Chronicle specified that he “embodies, more than performs, a character’s inner life.” His 2008 and 2009 films include Stop-Loss, directed by Kimberly Peirce and revolving around American soldiers returning from the Iraq War, and Killshot, in which he played a hoodlum partnered with a hired killer played by Mickey Rourke.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Height & Physical Stats

Joseph Gordon-Levitt height 5 ft 9 in Joseph weight Not Known & body measurements will update soon.

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Gordon-Levitt had a supporting role in 1998’s Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, the 1999 film 10 Things I Hate About You, a modern-day adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew and voiced Jim Hawkins in Treasure Planet (2002), a Disney adaptation of the novel Treasure Island. In 2000, he began attending Columbia University School of General Studies. He studied history, literature, and French poetry. He became an avid Francophile and a French speaker. He said that moving to New York City from his hometown forced him to grow as a person. He dropped out in 2004 to concentrate on acting again.

He later played villain Cobra Commander in G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. On November 21, 2009, he hosted Saturday Night Live. In 2010, he replaced James Franco to star alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in Christopher Nolan’s science fiction thriller Inception, which received favorable reviews.

Who is Joseph Gordon-Levitt Dating?

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Gordon-Levitt’s first film as director, the 24-minute-long Sparks, an adaptation of a short story by Elmore Leonard starring Carla Gugino and Eric Stoltz, was selected for the 2009 Sundance Film Festival as part of a new program for short films. In 2010, he directed another short film, Morgan and Destiny’s Eleventeenth Date: The Zeppelin Zoo. It premiered at two houses during the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.

Interesting Facts about Joseph Gordon-Levitt

  1. Born February 17, 1981 in Los Angeles, California.
  2. Began acting at age six and made TV debut at seven.
  3. Breakout role in “Third Rock from the Sun” (1996-2001).
  4. Co-founder of online production company hitRECord.
  5. Married to Tasha McCauley since December 2014.
  6. Has starred in over 50 films and TV shows.
  7. Nominated for Golden Globe for “50/50” (2011).
  8. Directed and starred in “Don Jon” (2013).
  9. Fluent in French and has lived in France.
  10. Supports various charities including ACLU and Doctors Without Borders.

Facts & Trivia

Joseph Ranked on the list of most popular Movie Actor. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in United States. Joseph Gordon-Levitt celebrates birthday on February 17 of every year.

Gordon-Levitt played a lead role opposite to friend Zooey Deschanel in 500 Days of Summer, a well-received 2009 release about the deconstruction of a relationship. His performance, described as “the real key” to what makes the film work, credits him with using “his usual spell in subtle gradations.” Variety’ s Todd McCarthy praised his performance, saying he “expressively alternates between enthusiasm and forlorn disappointment in the manner Jack Lemmon could”. Peter Travers of Rolling Stone said the movie “hits you like a blast of pure romantic oxygen” and credited both lead actors for playing “it for real, with a grasp of subtlety and feeling that goes beyond the call of breezy duty.” He was subsequently nominated for a Golden Globe Award.

Why did Joseph Gordon-Levitt stop acting?

He went on to explain why he took such a lengthy break from filming, and it’s a pretty relatable reason. He wrote, “Took some time off when I had kids, and for my first acting job back, I really wanted to find a unique creative challenge.” If creativity is Gordon-Levitt’s goal, it appears that he nailed it.

What religion is Joseph Gordon-Levitt?

Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt was born on February 17, 1981, in Los Angeles, California, and was raised in the Sherman Oaks neighborhood. He is Ashkenazi Jewish, from a family that is “not strictly religious” and his parents were among the founders of the Progressive Jewish Alliance.

Did Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt ever date?

Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel may have shared great chemistry in 2009’s (500) Days of Summer, but their romance only exists on-screen. Despite fans’ wishes for the two to become an item, the costars are just friends, Gordon-Levitt, 31, insists in the September issue of Playboy.

Why is Joseph Gordon-Levitt not Batman?

According to Zack Snyder, the Dark Knight connection was dropped partly because Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s age didn’t align with the grizzled Batman the director had in mind, but this is just one of many contradictions and complications that would’ve arisen.

Will Joseph Gordon-Levitt be Robin?

Gordon-Levitt says chances of Robin or Nightwing movie are slim. Warner Bros. According to the “500 Days of Summer” star, the only way he would ever consider doing a Robin or Nightwing movie is if someone approached him with a dynamite script and production plan. But he doesn’t ever see this happening.

Key Events

  1. Gordon-Levitt's maternal grandfather, Michael Gordon (1909–1993), was a Hollywood film director..

  2. She was active in the movement in the 1960s and 1970s..

  3. His mother, Jane Gordon, ran for the United States Congress in California during the 1970s for the Peace and Freedom Party; she met Dennis Levitt while she was working as the program guide editor for KPFK-FM..

  4. Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt (; born February 17, 1981) is an American actor, writer, and director..

  5. Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt was born on February 17, 1981, in Los Angeles, California, and was raised in the Sherman Oaks neighborhood..

  6. During the 1990s, he was frequently featured in teenage magazines..

  7. In 1991, he played both David Collins and Daniel Collins in the Dark Shadows television series and appeared in the film A River Runs Through It ..

  8. Born in Los Angeles to a Jewish family, Gordon-Levitt began his acting career as a child, appearing in the films A River Runs Through It (1992), Holy Matrimony (1994), and Angels in the Outfield (1994), which earned him a Young Artist Award and a Saturn Award nomination..

  9. Also in 1992, he portrayed Gregory Kingsley in the made-for-TV film Switching Parents, based on Kingsley's real life case of "divorcing" his parents..

  10. In the same year, he made an appearance as a boy who witnesses a murder in an episode of Quantum Leap. During 1992–93, he played in The Powers That Be, a sitcom starring John Forsythe, as a clever young boy named Pierce Van Horne..

  11. In 1994, he starred in the Disney film Angels in the Outfield as an orphan who sees angels..

  12. In 1996, he got the role of Tommy Solomon on the sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun..

  13. He played the role of Tommy Solomon in the TV series 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996–2001)..

  14. He also made an appearance on That '70s Show in 1998 as Buddy, a gay teenager who assumes his friend (main character Eric Forman) is gay as well, in the episode "Eric's Buddy"..

  15. Gordon-Levitt had a supporting role in 1998's Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, the 1999 film 10 Things I Hate About You, a modern-day adaptation of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew, and voiced Jim Hawkins in Treasure Planet (2002), a Disney adaptation of the novel Treasure Island..

  16. Gordon-Levitt attended Van Nuys High School and graduated in 1999..

  17. He had a supporting role in 10 Things I Hate About You (1999) and voiced Jim Hawkins in the Disney animated Treasure Planet (2002) before taking a break from acting to study at Columbia University, but dropped out in 2004 to resume his acting career..

  18. In 2000, he began attending Columbia University..

  19. His films include 2001's drama Manic which was set in a mental institution, Mysterious Skin (2004) in which he played a gay prostitute and child sexual abuse victim, and Brick (2005), a modern-day film noir set at a high school..

  20. In 2001 Gordon-Levitt made his debut on the New York stage to excellent reviews in the Off-Broadway premiere of Austin Pendleton's "Uncle Bob" at The SoHo Playhouse..

  21. Since returning to acting, Gordon-Levitt has starred in Manic (2001), Mysterious Skin (2004), Brick (2005), G..

  22. He starred opposite Steve Sandvoss as a young judgmental missionary in Latter Days (2003), a film that centers on a sexually repressed Mormon missionary (Sandvoss) who falls for his gay neighbor..

  23. He dropped out in 2004 to concentrate on acting again..

  24. His next role was in 2007's The Lookout in which he played Chris Pratt, a janitor involved in a bank heist..

  25. In reviewing the film, The Philadelphia Inquirer described Gordon-Levitt as a "surprisingly formidable, and formidably surprising, leading man", while New York magazine stated that he is a "major tabula rasa actor ... a minimalist", and his character is effective because he "doesn't seize the space ... by what he takes away from the character." The San Francisco Chronicle specified that he "embodies, more than performs, a character's inner life." His 2008 and 2009 films include Stop-Loss, directed by Kimberly Peirce and revolving around American soldiers returning from the Iraq War, and Killshot in which he played a hoodlum partnered with a hired killer played by Mickey Rourke..

  26. On November 21, 2009, he hosted Saturday Night Live..

  27. Sparks was selected for the 2009 Sundance Film Festival to be shown as part of a new program for short films..

  28. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009), Inception (2010), The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Looper (2012), and Lincoln (2012)..

  29. He has received various accolades, including nominations for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his leading performances in 500 Days of Summer (2009) and 50/50 (2011)..

  30. Gordon-Levitt played a lead role opposite to friend Zooey Deschanel in 500 Days of Summer, a well-received 2009 release about the deconstruction of a relationship..

  31. Gordon-Levitt had an older brother, Dan, a photographer and fire spinner who died in 2010 at the age of 36..

  32. Gordon-Levitt created the platform in 2010 after a period of stagnation in his acting career. "I wanted to be creative, and no one was letting me [so I said] OK, I have to figure out something to do on my own." The company has $6.4 million in venture capital..

  33. On October 4, 2010, Gordon-Levitt's older brother, Daniel Gordon-Levitt, was found dead in Hollywood, California, at the age of 36..

  34. In 2010, he replaced James Franco and starred alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in Christopher Nolan's science fiction thriller Inception, which received favorable reviews..

  35. In 2010, he directed another short film, Morgan and Destiny's Eleventeenth Date: The Zeppelin Zoo..

  36. He previously directed and edited two short films, both of which were released in 2010: Morgan M..

  37. In 2011, Gordon-Levitt began filming Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises in which he played John Blake, a police officer who emerges as a key ally of Batman..

  38. All three films were released in 2012..

  39. In 2013, Gordon-Levitt wrote, directed, and starred in his screenwriting and directorial debut, Don Jon..

  40. In October 2013, it was reported that he was one of the frontrunners to play Scott Lang / Ant-Man II for Marvel Studios' superhero film Ant-Man which eventually went to Paul Rudd..

  41. In October 2013, Gordon-Levitt identified himself as a feminist, giving credit to his mother: "My mom brought me up to be a feminist..

  42. In 2013, he wrote and directed Don Jon, a comedy-drama film that was released to positive reviews and earned him an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best First Screenplay..

  43. The film also stars Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore, and Tony Danza and it premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2013..

  44. In December 2014, Gordon-Levitt married Tasha McCauley, the founder and CEO of technology company Fellow Robots..

  45. He is the founder of the online media platform HitRecord whose projects such as HitRecord on TV (2014–15) and Create Together (2020) won him two Primetime Emmy Awards in the category of Outstanding Interactive Program. .

  46. Gordon-Levitt played a new character, Johnny, in the sequel Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014), described by the filmmakers as "a cocky gambler who disguises a darker mission to destroy his most foul enemy at his best game"..

  47. He portrayed Philippe Petit in the Robert Zemeckis-directed film The Walk (2015) and whistleblower Edward Snowden in the Oliver Stone film Snowden (2016)..

  48. In 2015, Gordon-Levitt starred as Philippe Petit in the biographical drama The Walk, directed by Academy Award-winning director Robert Zemeckis..

  49. Their first child, a son, was born in August 2015..

  50. The film was released in North America on September 16, 2016, and also starred Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Tom Wilkinson, and Nicolas Cage..

  51. Their second son was born in June 2017..

  52. In 2017, he spoke at the Effective Altruism Global conference in San Francisco..

  53. In 2017, Gordon-Levitt had a voice cameo in Star Wars: The Last Jedi..

  54. In 2019, Gordon-Levitt starred in 7500 directed by Patrick Vollrath, which had its world premiere at the Locarno Film Festival on August 9, 2019..

  55. In September 2019, it was announced Gordon-Levitt would write, direct, star, and executive produce Mr..

  56. On 6 November 2020, Gordon-Levitt released Hong Kong Never Sleeps, a collaborative short film paying homage to Hong Kong created on hitRECord, on his Facebook page..

  57. It features photos and videos he collected from Hong Kongers since August 2020, which some themed around the Hong Kong protests starting in 2019, and voice by actors he recruited in October 2020..

  58. The film was written and directed by Aaron Sorkin, and released September 25, 2020..

  59. It was released on June 19, 2020, by Amazon Studios..

  60. In 2020, he had a supporting role in the legal drama The Trial of the Chicago 7. .

  61. He has been living with his family in Wellington since October 2020, after moving his new TV production to New Zealand in response to the COVID-19 pandemic..

  62. Gordon-Levitt starred in Project Power, directed by Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost, opposite Jamie Foxx and Dominique Fishback; it was released on August 14, 2020, by Netflix..

  63. In March 2021, it was announced that Gordon-Levitt would voice Jiminy Cricket in Robert Zemeckis' live-action film adaptation of Pinocchio..

  64. In 2021, he wrote, directed and starred in a comedy drama series Mr..

  65. In 2022, he starred as Travis Kalanick, former CEO of Uber, in Showtime's anthology series Super Pumped, based on the bestselling book Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber by Mike Isaac..