Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt 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 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, and whistleblower Edward Snowden in the Oliver Stone film Snowden. For his leading performances in Days of Summer and 50/50, he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.
|Born:||Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt, February 17, 1981, Los Angeles, California|
|Occupation:||Actor, filmmaker, singer, entrepreneur|
|Relatives:||Michael Gordon (grandfather)|
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About Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Golden Globe-nominated actor who gained recognition for his role in Angels in the Outfield and received 10 Award nominations for his role in Inception. His other noteworthy films include 500 Days of Summer, Beethoven, 10 Things I Hate About You, and The Dark Knight Rises.
He played the Scarecrow in a production of The Wizard of Oz at age 4. He attended Columbia University, where he learned French.
He played the character Tommy Solomon on the TV series 3rd Rock From the Sun.
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.
He starred with Leonardo DiCaprio in the 2010 film Inception.
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