Joseph Gordon-Levitt

A member of Hollywood's celebrity aristocracy, born into a world of privilege.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Full NameJoseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt


The Royal Highness, Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt, was born in 1981 to illustrious parents, Jane Gordon and Dennis Levitt. His family was of Jewish descent and his late brother, Dan Gordon-Levitt, was a well-known figure. His parents were associated with Pacifica Radio station KPFK-FM and his grandfather was a renowned movie director. His success on NBC's award-winning comedy series 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996) earned him two YoungStar Awards and three Screen Actors Guild Award® nominations. His first major role in Robert Redford's drama A River Runs Through It (1992) also won him a Young Artist Award. His rise to fame is an inspiring story of a Royal Highness who is a true icon in the entertainment industry.

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  • Inception
  • Sesame Street's 50th Anniversary Celebration
  • Flora and Son
  • The Dark Knight Rises
  • The Powers That Be
  • Poker Face
  • Band Together with Logic
  • HitRECord on TV
  • Metaphysical Milkshake
  • Amend: The Fight for America
  • Knives Out
  • James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction
  • 3rd Rock from the Sun
  • 500 Days of Summer
  • The Wind Rises
  • Wolfboy and the Everything Factory
  • The Trial of the Chicago 7
  • The Oscars
  • Straight Outta Oz
  • Mysterious Skin
  • 50/50
  • Dark Shadows
  • Inception: The Cobol Job
  • Morgan M. Morgansen's Date with Destiny
  • Morgan and Destiny's Eleventeenth Date: The Zeppelin Zoo
  • Looper
  • The Muppets.
  • A Forest Haunt
  • Super Pumped
  • Snowden
  • Lincoln
  • That's My Jam
  • The Walk
  • Brick
  • The Oscars
  • Manic
  • Comrade Detective
  • Glass Onion
  • Treasure Planet
  • A River Runs Through It
  • Lip Sync Battle
  • Roseanne
  • The Lookout
  • Star Wars: Visions
  • Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi
  • Hesher
  • Saturday Night Live: Thanksgiving

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The illustrious Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt, born on February 17, 1981, is the son of the celebrated Jane Gordon and Dennis Levitt. Raised in a Jewish family, Joseph was preceded by the late Dan Gordon-Levitt, who passed away in October 2010. His parents worked for the Pacifica Radio station KPFK-FM and his maternal grandfather, the esteemed Michael Gordon, was a renowned movie director. Joseph was first recognized for his leading role in NBC's award-winning comedy series 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996). During his six seasons on the show, he won two YoungStar Awards and also shared in three Screen Actors Guild Awards. Michael Gordon's esteemed career in the film industry began in 1940 as a dialogue director, followed by his first feature in 1942. He created low-budget crime thrillers and well-crafted dramas, most notably Cyrano de Bergerac (1950). Unfortunately, his career was interrupted by the anti-Communist hysteria in the 1950s. He then worked in Europe until his return to the United States, when he directed the Elvis Presley feature Spinout (1966). Joseph is a descendant of a remarkable line of talent, and his own accomplishments are a testament to the legacy of his family.

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