Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt (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. He played the role of 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.
|Full name at birth||
Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt
|Claim to fame||
Third Rock From The Sun, 10 Things I Hate About You
|Date of birth||
17 February 1981
|Place of birth||
Los Angeles, California, USA
Actor, filmmaker, singer, entrepreneur
5' 9¼" (176 cm)
159 lbs (72.1 kg)
Van Nuys High School, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, United States
Columbia University, School Of General Studies , Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
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