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Joseph Gordon-Levitt

1981-02-17 Los Angeles, California, USA

Image of Joseph Gordon-Levitt


Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt (born February 17, 1981) is an American actor and filmmaker. 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). 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. 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. He played the role of Tommy Solomon in the TV series 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996–2001) for which he received three nominations at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. 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. Since returning to acting, Gordon-Levitt has starred in Manic (2001), Mysterious Skin (2004), Brick (2005), The Lookout (2007), The Brothers Bloom (2008), Miracle at St. Anna (2008), G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009), Inception (2010), Hesher (2010), Premium Rush (2012), The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Looper (2012), and Lincoln (2012). He portrayed Philippe Petit in the Robert Zemeckis-directed film The Walk (2015) and whistleblower Edward Snowden in the Oliver Stone film Snowden (2016). In 2020, he starred in the legal drama The Trial of the Chicago 7, for which he won the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. In 2013, he wrote and directed Don Jon, a comedy-drama film that was released to critical acclaim, earning him an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best First Screenplay. 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. In 2021, he wrote, directed and starred in a comedy drama series Mr. Corman on Apple TV+.


The puritan II Mark 2027-03-20
Greedy People 2024-10-10
Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F Detective Bobby Abbott 2024-06-20
Once Upon a Studio Jim Hawkins (voice) (archive footage) 2023-09-24
Flora and Son Jeff 2023-09-21
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery Hourly Dong (voice) 2022-11-12
Pinocchio Jiminy Cricket (voice) 2022-09-07
A Forest Haunt Narrator (voice) 2022-04-28
The Trial of the Chicago 7 Richard Schultz 2020-09-25
Project Power Frank 2020-08-14
Dear Class of 2020 Self 2020-06-07
Knives Out Detective Hardrock (voice) 2019-11-27
Sesame Street: 50th Anniversary Celebration! Self - Host 2019-11-09
Band Together with Logic Self 2019-03-15
7500 Tobias Ellis 2019-12-26
Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis Self - Host 2018-07-29
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Slowen Lo (voice) 2017-12-13
Straight Outta OZ 2016-06-23
Snowden Edward Snowden 2016-09-15
The Night Before Ethan 2015-11-20
The Walk Philippe Petit 2015-09-30
The Interview Joseph Gordon-Levitt (uncredited) 2014-12-25
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Johnny 2014-08-20
Lincoln: An American Journey Self 2013-01-16
Vinegar Vinny 2013-12-31
Don Jon Jon Martello, Jr. 2013-09-12
Lady Gaga & the Muppets Holiday Spectacular Self 2013-11-29
Ending the Knight Self 2012-12-04
Looper Joe 2012-09-26
The Dark Knight Rises John Blake 2012-07-17
Lincoln Robert Lincoln 2012-11-09
Premium Rush Wilee 2012-08-24
Elektra Luxx Bert Rodriguez 2011-03-11
50/50 Adam Lerner 2011-09-30
Inception: The Cobol Job Arthur 2010-12-07
Inception Arthur 2010-07-15
Hesher Hesher 2010-01-22
Dreams: Cinema of the Subconscious Self 2010-12-07
Morgan M. Morgansen's Date with Destiny Morgan M. Morgensen / Narrator 2010-01-24
Morgan and Destiny's Eleventeenth Date: The Zeppelin Zoo Morgan M. Morgensen / Narrator 2010-03-16
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra The Doctor / Rex 2009-08-03
Uncertainty Bobby 2009-11-15
(500) Days of Summer Tom 2009-07-17
Women in Trouble Bert Rodriguez 2009-11-13
Miracle at St. Anna Tim Boyle 2008-09-15
Stop-Loss Tommy Burgess 2008-03-28
Big Breaks Todd Sterling 2008-12-31
Killshot Richie Nix 2008-11-13
The Brothers Bloom Bar Patron 2008-09-09
The Lookout Chris Pratt 2007-03-09
Escargots 2006-03-31
Shadowboxer Dr. Don 2006-07-14
Building Brick 2006-09-21
Brick Brendan 2006-03-31
Mysterious Skin Neil 2005-03-30
Havoc Sam 2005-10-16
Latter Days Elder Paul Ryder 2004-01-30
Treasure Planet Jim Hawkins (voice) 2002-11-26
Manic Lyle 2001-01-27
Picking Up the Pieces Flaco 2000-05-26
Forever Lulu Martin Ellsworth 2000-07-07
10 Things I Hate About You Cameron James 1999-03-30
Sweet Jane Tony 1998-02-01
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later Jimmy Howell 1998-08-05
The Juror Oliver Laird 1996-02-02
The Great Elephant Escape Matthew „Matt“ Cunningham 1995-03-25
Holy Matrimony Zeke 1994-04-08
The Road Killers Rich 1994-05-07
Angels in the Outfield Roger 1994-07-15
Gregory K Gregory Kingsley / Shawn Russ 1993-02-08
A River Runs Through It Young Norman 1992-10-09
Beethoven Student #1 1992-04-03
Changes Matt Hallam 1991-04-01
Plymouth Simon 1991-05-26
Hi Honey - I'm Dead Josh Stadler 1991-04-22
Stranger on My Land Rounder 1988-01-17
Nobody Nothing Nowhere
White Night James Jones
Killer Heat Nick Bali