Gordon-Levitt's film credits include roles in the following: Kimberly Peirce's war drama Stop-Loss opposite Ryan Phillippe, Channing Tatum and Abbie Cornish; Spike Lee's World War II drama Miracle at St. Anna; The Lookout, Scott Frank's directorial debut, also starring Jeff Daniels, Matthew Goode and Isla Fisher; Mysterious Skin, Gregg Araki's critically-acclaimed drama, for which Gordon-Levitt was named as one of the Best Performances of the Year in 2005 by The New York Times; Brick, the 2005 Sundance Film Festival Originality of Vision Award-winning film from Rian Johnson; Manic, the 2001 Sundance Film Festival entry, opposite Don Cheadle and Zooey Deschanel; 10 Things I Hate About You with Heath Ledger and Julia Stiles; Halloween: H20 starring Jamie Lee Curtis; The Juror with Demi Moore and Alec Baldwin; the animated film Treasure Planet; the hit family comedy Angels in the Outfield with Danny Glover; and his feature film debut, Robert Redford's A River Runs Through It, a performance that earned him a Young Artist Award for Best Actor Under Ten.
Prior to attending Columbia University, he starred on the award-winning NBC comedy 3rd Rock from the Sun, for which he received two Hollywood Reporter Young Star Awards and three Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.
Gordon-Levitt made his directorial debut with the short film Sparks starring Carla Gugino and Eric Stoltz, which premiered in the 2009 Sundance Film Festival Shorts Competition and is the first official production to bear the hitRECord.org brand – a website he created as an outlet for filmmaking and to further a community for creativity.
Gordon-Levitt resides in both New York and Los Angeles.
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Facts
|Birthday||February 17, 1981 (42)|
|Birthplace||Los Angeles, California, USA|
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