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Joseph Gordon Levitt

Joseph Gordon Levitt
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Birth Date

February 17, 1981


40 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color

Dark Brown


5 ft 9 in | 176 cm

Net Worth

$35 Million


70 kg | 154 pounds


40 in | 102 cm

Shoe size

9 US | 42 EU


32 in | 81 cm

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt was born in Los Angeles, California, United States, on February 17, 1981, is an American actor and filmmaker.

Young Joseph Gordon Levitt first started performing with musical theater group in a production of "The Wizard of Oz", in role as Scarecrow, at the age of four.

He began his professional acting career in commercials and television, at the age of 6.

He got his television debut in western movie Stranger on My Land (1988) in role as Rounder.

He made his big screen debut in comedy movie Beethoven (1992) in role as Student.

Joseph's breakthrough performance came as Tommy Solomon in NBC sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996-2001).

He made his directorial debut with short drama film Sparks (2009).

He landed his feature movie directorial debut with romantic comedy drama Don Jon (2013) which he also wrote and starred in lead role as Jon Martello Jr.

New Movies

The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) drama in role as Richard H. Shultz, opposite Eddie Redmayne, Alex Sharp and Sacha Baron Cohen

Project Power (2020) superhero in role as Frank, with Jamie Foxx and Dominique Fishback

7500 (2019) action thriller in role as Tobias Ellis, opposite Omid Memar and Aylin Tezel

He voiced Detective Hardrock in mystery comedy movie Knives Out (2019).

Best Movies

He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his roles in films:

500 Days of Summer (2009) romantic comedy drama in role as Tom Hansen

50/50 (2011) comedy drama in role as Adam Lerner

He won a Young Artist Award for Best Young Actor Under 10 in a Motion Picture for his role as Young Norman Maclean in drama film A River Runs Through It (1992), directed by Robert Redford.

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) science fiction action with Channing Tatum and Sienna Miller

10 Things I Hate About You (1999) drama romance opposite Heath Ledger and Julia Stiles

Brick (2005) neo-noir mystery in role as Brendan Frye

Hesher (2010) dark comedy drama with Natalie Portman

Inception (2010) science fiction action with Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy and Cillian Murphy

The Dark Knight Rises (2012) superhero in role as Sgt. John Blake

Looper (2012) science fiction thriller opposite Bruce Willis and Emily Blunt

Lincoln (2012) epic historical drama directed by Steven Spielberg

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) drama crime in role as Johnny

The Night Before (2015) comedy opposite Seth Rogen and Anthony Mackie

The Walk (2015) drama thriller with Ben Kingsley and Charlotte Le Bon

The Lookout (2007) thriller drama with Jeff Daniels and Isla Fisher

Snowden (2016) biographical thriller in role as Edward Snowden

TV Shows

He hosted, created, and directed variety show HitRecord on TV (2014-2015), for which he won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media – Social TV Experience.

Dark Shadows (1991) NBC series in role as Daniel Collins / David Collins

The Powers That Be (1992) NBC sitcom in role as Pierce Van Horne

Roseanne (1993-1995) ABC sitcom in role as George

He played Tommy Solomon in NBC sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996-2001) in 131 episodes.

He hosted Saturday Night Live in 2009 and 2012.

He voiced Iosif Baciu in buddy cop series Comrade Detective (2017).

He hosted The Comedy Central Roast (2018) in episode "Bruce Willis".


Graduated from Van Nuys High School in 1999.

Has Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry.

Had an older brother, Dan, who died in 2010.

Big fan of Batman.

He sings, plays the drums and the guitar.

Good friends with Channing Tatum, Leonardo DiCaprio, Zooey Deschanel, Emily Blunt and Anne Hathaway.

He voiced Jim Hawkins in animated science fiction action adventure film Treasure Planet (2002) and Slowen Lo in epic space-opera movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017).

He considers himself a feminist.

Founded online production company hitRECord in 2004.


He married Tasha McCauley in 2014, they have two sons.

He dated Meighan Bennett (2012-2013), Alexandra Hulme (2010), Devon Aoki (2010), Meagan Good (2004), Julia Stiles (1999) and Larisa Oleynik (1998-2002).

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