History Creator / JosephGordonLevitt

8th Aug '17 10:26:55 AM dlchen145
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt (sometimes abbreviated to JGL), born February 17, 1981, started his acting career in commercials as a child, getting his big break starring in the 1994 Disney remake of Film/AngelsInTheOutfield, before starring in the show ''Series/ThirdRockFromTheSun''. Since then, he has broken out of the role that ''3rd Rock'' put him in, first starring in a string of indie films, receiving acclaim from critics for his performances in such movies as ''Film/MysteriousSkin'' and ''{{Film/Brick}}''. After such movies brought him to the attention of major Hollywood producers, he began to work his way into big budget productions, with prominent supporting roles in ''{{Film/Inception}}'' and ''Film/TheDarkKnightRises'' and leading roles in ''Film/FiftyFifty'' and ''{{Film/Looper}}''. He has been acclaimed by critics on many occasions, and increased public interest in his movies has made him a star on the rise.

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Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt (sometimes abbreviated to JGL), born February 17, 1981, started his acting career in commercials as a child, getting his big break starring in the 1994 Disney remake of Film/AngelsInTheOutfield, before starring in the show ''Series/ThirdRockFromTheSun''. Since then, he has broken out of the role that ''3rd Rock'' put him in, first starring in a string of indie films, receiving acclaim from critics for his performances in such movies as ''Film/MysteriousSkin'' and ''{{Film/Brick}}''. After such movies brought him to the attention of major Hollywood producers, he began to work his way into big budget productions, with prominent supporting roles in ''{{Film/Inception}}'' and ''Film/TheDarkKnightRises'' and leading roles in ''Film/FiftyFifty'' and ''{{Film/Looper}}''. He has been acclaimed by critics on many occasions, and increased public interest in his movies has made him a star on the rise.
11th Jun '17 11:45:16 AM mouschilight
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* DirectedByCastMember: He wrote, directed and co-starred in ''Don Jon''.



* FormerChildStar: [[AvertedTrope Averted.]] He's more famous now than he was as a child actor.

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* FormerChildStar: [[AvertedTrope Averted.]] {{Averted|Trope}}. He's more famous now than he was as a child actor.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: He was one of the many actors cast in ''Film/DjangoUnchained'' before pulling out.
** He had been tapped to direct a movie based on Creator/NeilGaiman's ''Comicbook/TheSandman'', but backed out, citing creative differences.
26th Feb '17 11:40:55 AM jamespolk
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* ''Film/ARiverRunsThroughIt'' (1992) Norman (as a child)
16th Jan '17 4:30:48 PM eroock
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* ''Film/{{Snowden}}'' (2016) - Edward Snowden
12th Sep '16 6:49:18 AM fearlessnikki
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* ''Film/StopLoss'' (2008) as Private Tommy Burgess
* ''Film/{{Killshot}}'' (2008) as Richie Nix



* ''Film/{{Killshot}}'' (2008) as Richie Nix
21st Aug '16 8:31:10 AM eroock
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* ''Film/{{Killshot}}'' (2009) as Richie Nix

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* ''Film/{{Killshot}}'' (2009) (2008) as Richie Nix
7th Mar '16 11:15:42 PM Kirayoshi
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** He had been tapped to direct a movie based on Creator/NeilGaiman's ''Comicbook/TheSandman'', but backed out, citing creative differences.
8th Jan '16 12:31:35 PM pittsburghmuggle
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* ''The Walk'' (2015) - Philippe Petit

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* ''The Walk'' ''Film/TheWalk'' (2015) - Philippe Petit
2nd Dec '15 4:05:30 AM Morgenthaler
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt (sometimes abbreviated to JGL), born February 17, 1981, started his acting career in commercials as a child, getting his big break starring in the 1994 Disney remake of AngelsInTheOutfield, before starring in the show ''Series/ThirdRockFromTheSun''. Since then, he has broken out of the role that ''3rd Rock'' put him in, first starring in a string of indie films, receiving acclaim from critics for his performances in such movies as ''Film/MysteriousSkin'' and ''{{Film/Brick}}''. After such movies brought him to the attention of major Hollywood producers, he began to work his way into big budget productions, with prominent supporting roles in ''{{Film/Inception}}'' and ''Film/TheDarkKnightRises'' and leading roles in ''Film/FiftyFifty'' and ''{{Film/Looper}}''. He has been acclaimed by critics on many occasions, and increased public interest in his movies has made him a star on the rise.

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt (sometimes abbreviated to JGL), born February 17, 1981, started his acting career in commercials as a child, getting his big break starring in the 1994 Disney remake of AngelsInTheOutfield, Film/AngelsInTheOutfield, before starring in the show ''Series/ThirdRockFromTheSun''. Since then, he has broken out of the role that ''3rd Rock'' put him in, first starring in a string of indie films, receiving acclaim from critics for his performances in such movies as ''Film/MysteriousSkin'' and ''{{Film/Brick}}''. After such movies brought him to the attention of major Hollywood producers, he began to work his way into big budget productions, with prominent supporting roles in ''{{Film/Inception}}'' and ''Film/TheDarkKnightRises'' and leading roles in ''Film/FiftyFifty'' and ''{{Film/Looper}}''. He has been acclaimed by critics on many occasions, and increased public interest in his movies has made him a star on the rise.
1st Nov '15 3:02:31 AM MisterCPC
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* ''The Walk'' (2015) - Philippe Petit
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