Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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  • Name: Joseph Gordon-Levitt ( Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt )
  • Date of birth: 17 February 1981
  • Age: 35 years
  • Place of birth: Los Angeles, USA
  • Height: 176
  • Activities: actor, Director
  • Marital status: married to Tasha McCauley

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt: biography

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt was born February 17, 1981. His hometown was Los Angeles. The boy grew up in a Jewish family, which had never been strictly religious.» His father Dennis Levitt and mother Jane Gordon worked together at a radio station. When Joseph’s parents were hippies and were of the opinion that the wife should not leave his name when you are married, that is why their son received a double surname.

    The boy’s grandfather on his mother, Michael Gordon, was a famous film Director. It is not surprising that from an early age Joseph Gordon-Levitt also began to join the world of film and television. At the age of four he began attending a group musical theatre, where she first took part in a theatrical production of «the Wizard of Oz» in the role of the Scarecrow. During the performance the little talent of the artist was marked by the casting agent, thanks to which he soon appeared in ads for peanut butter and in several commercials. Simultaneously, the boy continued to participate in Amateur musicals.

    In the early 2000s, Joseph studied at Columbia University, by then he was already a famous actor.


    His career in the movie Joseph Gordon-Levitt started early enough. At the age of seven he made his debut in the film «not one step back». In feature films, he first appeared in 1992 – it was the movie «Beethoven»: the role of the young actor lasted only a few seconds. Then there was work in the film Robert Redfort «where the river flows», and in 1996 he starred in a TV Comedy «Third rock from the sun» — this work brought fame to the actor and several awards.

    After removal from the air «the Third planet from the Sun» Joseph Gordon-Levitt stopped acting for a short time, but after graduating from University, is back in a big movie. Since then, the actor worked mainly with independent Directors. In 2005 came the movie «Mysterious skin», in which he played a street hustler. In the same year Joseph appeared in the film «Brick». In 2006, the actor was busy in filming «War of compulsion» and «Killer».

    Released in 2009, the Comedy drama «500 days of summer» brought Gordon-Levitt was nominated for the award «Golden globe». The following year he appeared in the films «Inception» and «Herscher».

    In 2012, the audience was able to see Joseph’s four paintings – «the Dark knight: the legend», «special delivery,» «looper» and «Lincoln.» In 2013, the screens out the picture «the Passion of don Juan», which became the directorial debut of actor. Among his recent works — roles in films «sin City 2: a Woman worth to kill» (2014) and «Walk» (2015).

    Personal life

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt never really shared information about his personal life: in spite of this, some facts do become known. In 1999, during filming, the actor began a relationship with colleague Julia Stiles. The affair lasted 7 months, after which he began to meet with Larisa Oleynik — actress, whom he knew from the time of the filming of «the Third planet». Their relationship lasted three years.

    Over the years, the interest in the person of Joseph grew, and that was the cause of a number of rumors about his personal life. Actively discussed his relationship with actress Evan Rachel wood and Lucy Liu, model Devon Aoki, a dancer Lexy Hulme. After the shooting, Gordon-Levitt was thought to have an affair with Scarlett Johansson.

    One time in the tabloids spread rumors of homosexual actor. This information, like the rumors about these novels, was not confirmed.

    In December 2014, Joseph Gordon-Levitt married Tasha McCauley age. The wedding was magnificent – the lovers got married in a circle of close relatives and friends. The actor’s wife is the main Director of a company engaged in the production of robotics in Silicon valley. In 2015, the wife gave Thomas the son.


    • «Family ties»
    • «Changes»
    • Beethoven
    • «Partners»
    • «Show 70-x»
    • «Juror»
    • «10 things I hate about you»
    • «Brick»
    • «Killer»
    • Cobra


    Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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