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Joseph Gordon-Levitt is a Actor, Director, Writer, Producer, Editor and Thanks American born on 17 february 1981 at Los Angeles (USA)

Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Joseph Gordon-Levitt
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Birth name Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt
Nationality USA
Birth 17 february 1981 (37 years) at Los Angeles (USA)
Creator of HitRecord

Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt (/ˌdʒoʊsəf ˈɡɔrdən ˈlɛvɨt/; born February 17, 1981) is an American actor and filmmaker. As a child star, he appeared in the films A River Runs Through It, Angels in the Outfield and 10 Things I Hate About You, and as 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, The Dark Knight Rises, Brick, Looper, The Lookout, Manic, Lincoln, Mysterious Skin and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra.
He also founded the online production company hitRECord in 2004 and has hosted his own TV series, HitRecord on TV, since January 2014. In 2013, Gordon-Levitt made his feature film directing and screenwriting debut with Don Jon, a comedy film in which he also stars. He previously directed and edited two short films, both of which were released in 2010: Morgan M. Morgansen's Date with Destiny and Morgan and Destiny's Eleventeenth Date: The Zeppelin Zoo. He starred as Philippe Petit in the Robert Zemeckis-directed film The Walk and will star as Edward Snowden in the Oliver Stone film Snowden, set for release in 2016.

Biography

Gordon-Levitt's older brother, Dan, who was a photographer and fire spinner, died in 2010 at age 36.

In October 2013, Gordon-Levitt identified himself as a feminist, giving credit to his mother: "My mom brought me up to be a feminist. She was active in the movement in the '60s and '70s. The Hollywood movie industry has come a long way since its past. It certainly has a bad history of sexism, but it ain't all the way yet."

In December 2014, Gordon-Levitt married Tasha McCauley. They welcomed a son in August 2015.

Best films

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
(Actor)
Inception (2010)
(Actor)
Django Unchained (2012)
(Thanks)
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)
(Actor)
Lincoln (2012)
(Actor)
Treasure Planet (2002)
(Actor)

Usually with

Rian Johnson
Rian Johnson
(4 films)
Seth Rogen
Seth Rogen
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Joseph Gordon-Levitt (52 films)

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Actor

Star Wars: Episode VIII, 2h32
Directed by Rian Johnson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, War, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Space adventure films, Monde imaginaire, Dans l'espace, Sur une planète fictive, Space opera, Children's films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Robot films
Actors Oscar Isaac, Benicio del Toro, Harrison Ford, Daisy Ridley, Carrie Fisher, John Boyega
Roles Slowen Lo (voice)
Rating71% 3.599133.599133.599133.599133.59913
L'univers de Star Wars est amorcé avec le conflit entre la République galactique et la Confédération des systèmes indépendants, alliance de planètes séparatistes. Cette confédération entraîne des dirigeants de la République dans des affaires ingérables à cause des manigances du Chancelier Suprême Palpatine, chef d'État de la République, qui dit servir la démocratie tout en visant secrètement à établir un empire. Pour rétablir la paix, les Jedi combattent les ennemis de la République, sans savoir que les deux camps sont manipulés par les Seigneurs Sith (Palpatine étant en réalité le Seigneur Sith Dark Sidious). Les Jedi, comme les Sith, sont sensibles à la Force, une capacité d'origine physiologique qui permet à leurs détenteurs d'acquérir certains pouvoirs surnaturels.
Snowden
Snowden (2016)
, 2h14
Directed by Oliver Stone
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Historical, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about computing, Sécurité informatique, Political films
Actors Shailene Woodley, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scott Eastwood, Nicolas Cage, Timothy Olyphant, Logan Marshall-Green
Roles Edward Snowden
Rating72% 3.648053.648053.648053.648053.64805
The true story follows Edward Snowden, an American computer professional who leaked classified information from the National Security Agency (NSA) to The Guardian in June 2013.
The Night Before, 1h41
Directed by Jonathan Levine
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Christmas films, Films about drugs, Films about religion, Buddy films
Actors Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Anthony Mackie, Seth Rogen, Lizzy Caplan, Jillian Bell, Lorraine Toussaint
Roles Ethan Miller
Rating63% 3.197763.197763.197763.197763.19776
Fourteen years prior, Ethan's (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) parents passed away on Christmas Eve. His two best friends, Isaac (Seth Rogen) and Chris (Anthony Mackie), have been with him in support on this night by having an annual tradition of going out on Christmas Eve. However, because Isaac is going to be a father and Chris has become famous, all three decide to have one last Christmas Eve out in New York City.
The Walk
The Walk (2015)
, 2h3
Directed by Robert Zemeckis
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Adventure
Actors Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ben Kingsley, James Badge Dale, Ben Schwartz, Steve Valentine, Charlotte Le Bon
Roles Philippe Petit
Rating72% 3.6467453.6467453.6467453.6467453.646745
In 1973, French street performer Philippe Petit (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is trying to make a living in Paris with juggling acts and wire walking, much to the chagrin of his father. During one performance, he eats a hard candy which was given to him by an audience member and hurts his tooth. He visits the dentist and, while in the waiting room, sees a picture in a magazine of the Twin Towers in New York City. He analyzes the photo and decides to make it his mission to walk a tightrope between the two buildings. Meanwhile, he is kicked out of his parents' house by his father, citing his lack of income and the fact that he's a street performer. Philippe returns to the circus that inspired him to wire walk as a child and practices in the big top after hours, but is caught by Papa Rudy (Ben Kingsley), whom he impresses with his juggling skills. While performing one day, Philippe meets a beautiful woman and fellow street performer named Annie (Charlotte Le Bon) and they begin a romantic relationship. He also explains that although he didn't know it at the time, she was his first "accomplice". He tells Annie about his dream to walk between the towers of the World Trade Center and she supports him and gives him a perfect place to practice at her music school. Philippe meets a photographer named Jean-Louis (Clément Sibomy) and befriends him, becoming Philippe's official photographer and second accomplice in his "coup".
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, 1h42
Directed by Robert Rodríguez, Frank Miller
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Noir, Crime
Themes Films about families, Feminist films, Films about suicide, Films about domestic violence, Superhero films, Gangster films
Actors Jamie Chung, Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin, Powers Boothe, Clive Owen, Rosario Dawson
Roles Johnny
Rating64% 3.2485653.2485653.2485653.2485653.248565
Marv (Mickey Rourke) regains consciousness on a highway overlooking the Projects, surrounded by several dead young men and a crashed police car, and with no memory of how he got there. He retraces his steps, recalling that since it's Saturday, he watched Nancy Callahan (Jessica Alba) dance at Kadie's Saloon. Stepping outside, he encounters four rich frat boys burning a homeless man alive. When Marv intervenes, the leader of the frat boys shoots him in the arm, calling him "Bernini Boy," which Marv mishears as "Bernie." They flee; Marv follows, stealing a Police car on the way, which he crashes into their car, leading to his blackout and memory loss. He follows the two surviving frat boys into The Projects, the neighborhood where he grew up. With the assistance of the deadly residents lurking in the shadows, he dispatches the frat boys. He questions the leader about being called "Bernini Boy" and learns that it is the brand of coat he is wearing. After slitting the boy's throat, he considers his coat and realizes he can't remember how he acquired it.
The Interview, 1h52
Directed by Seth Rogen, Zack Snyder, Evan Goldberg
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action
Themes Assassinat, Spy films, Political films, Buddy films
Actors James Franco, Lizzy Caplan, Seth Rogen, Randall Park, Timothy Simons, Diana Bang
Roles Joseph Gordon-Levitt (uncredited)
Rating65% 3.2977553.2977553.2977553.2977553.297755
Dave Skylark, host of the talk show Skylark Tonight, interviews celebrities about personal topics and gossip. After Dave and his crew celebrate their 1,000th episode, they discover that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is a fan of Skylark Tonight, prompting the show's producer Aaron Rapoport to arrange an interview. Aaron travels to rural China to receive instructions from Sook-yin Park, the North Korean chief propagandist, and Aaron accepts the task of interviewing Kim, on behalf of Dave.
Don Jon
Don Jon (2013)
, 1h30
Directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about pornography
Actors Scarlett Johansson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Julianne Moore, Brie Larson, Tony Danza, Glenne Headly
Roles Jon Martello, Jr.
Rating65% 3.296033.296033.296033.296033.29603
Jon Martello is a modern day Don Juan, with a short list of things he cares about: "my body, my pad, my ride, my family, my church, my boys, my girls, my porn". Though he has a very active sex life, he is more sexually satisfied by viewing pornography and masturbating, which enables him to "lose himself".
The Wind Rises, 2h6
Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
Origin Japon
Genres Drama, War, Biography, Adventure, Historical, Animation
Themes Feminist films, La fin du monde, Seafaring films, Peinture, Transport films, Aviation films, Political films, Children's films, Disaster films, Films about earthquakes
Actors Hideaki Anno, Jun Kunimura, Mirai Shida, Miori Takimoto, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Morio Kazama
Roles Jirô Horikoshi (voice)
Rating77% 3.8997353.8997353.8997353.8997353.899735
In 1918, the young Jiro Horikoshi longs to become a pilot, but his nearsightedness prevents it. He reads about the famous Italian aircraft designer Giovanni Battista Caproni, and dreams about him that night. In the dream, Caproni tells him that building planes is better than flying them.
Premium Rush, 1h31
Directed by David Koepp
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about immigration, Sports films, Transport films, Cycling films, Road movies, Chase films
Actors Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Shannon, Dania Ramírez, Jamie Chung, Aaron Tveit, Aasif Mandvi
Roles Wilee
Rating64% 3.248353.248353.248353.248353.24835
The film has a nonlinear narrative. It contains numerous flash-forward and flashback cuts, indicated with an overlaid digital clock showing the time advancing rapidly forward/backward to the next scene. In chronological order:
The Dark Knight Rises, 2h45
Directed by Christopher Nolan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Action, Crime
Themes Films about children, Films about terrorism, Batman films, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Arme nucléaire
Actors Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Anne Hathaway, Morgan Freeman, Tom Hardy, Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Roles John Blake
Rating77% 3.882263.882263.882263.882263.88226
Eight years after Harvey Dent's (Aaron Eckhart) death, the Dent Act grants the Gotham City Police Department powers which nearly eradicate organized crime. Feeling guilty for covering up Dent's crimes, Police Commissioner James Gordon (Gary Oldman) writes a resignation speech confessing the truth but decides not to use it. Batman has disappeared, and Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) has become a recluse. Cat burglar Selina Kyle (Anne Hathaway) obtains Bruce's fingerprints from his home, kidnaps a congressman, then disappears. Selina hands Bruce's fingerprints to Phillip Stryver (Burn Gorman), an assistant to Bruce's business rival John Daggett (Ben Mendelsohn), in hope of having her criminal record erased. Stryver double-crosses Selina, but she uses the congressman's stolen phone to alert the police to their location. Gordon and the police arrive to find the congressman, and then pursue Stryver's men into the sewers while Selina flees. A masked militant named Bane (Tom Hardy) captures Gordon. Gordon escapes and is found by John Blake (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a once-orphaned patrol officer who has deduced Batman's true identity from their similar backgrounds. Gordon promotes Blake to detective, with Blake reporting directly to him.
Lincoln
Lincoln (2012)
, 2h30
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Biography, Historical
Themes Films about slavery, Politique, Films about racism, Political films, White House in fiction
Actors Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader, Tim Blake Nelson
Roles Robert Lincoln
Rating73% 3.6972853.6972853.6972853.6972853.697285
In January 1865, President Abraham Lincoln expects the Civil War to end within a month. However, he is concerned that his 1863 Emancipation Proclamation may be discarded by the courts once the war has concluded and that the Thirteenth Amendment be defeated by the returning slave states. Lincoln feels it is imperative to pass the amendment by the end of the month, thus removing any possibility that slaves who have already been freed may be re-enslaved. The Radical Republicans fear the amendment will be defeated by some who merely wish to delay its passage; the support of the amendment by Republicans in the border states is not yet assured either, since they prioritize the issue of ending the war. Even if all of them are ultimately brought on board, the amendment will still require the support of several Democratic congressmen if it is to pass. With dozens of Democrats having just become lame ducks after losing their re-election campaigns in the fall of 1864, some of Lincoln's advisors believe that he should wait until the new Republican-heavy Congress is seated, presumably giving the amendment an easier road to passage. Lincoln, however, remains adamant about having the amendment in place and the issue of slavery settled before the war is concluded and the southern states readmitted into the Union.
Looper
Looper (2012)
, 1h58
Directed by Rian Johnson
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action
Themes Films about suicide, Time travel films, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films
Actors Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, Noah Segan, Piper Perabo
Roles Joe
Rating73% 3.696233.696233.696233.696233.69623
In 2044, 25-year-old Joe works for a Kansas City crime syndicate as a "looper." Since technology in the future has made it almost impossible to successfully dispose of murdered bodies, the syndicates use time travel which was invented in 2074 and subsequently outlawed. Managed by a man sent from the future named Abe, loopers kill and dispose of victims sent back in time whose faces are hidden by a bag. They are paid with bars of silver strapped to the target. To prevent connections to the use of illegal time travel, when a looper is retired, his future self is sent back to 2044 as a target for his younger self, but with gold bars as a payment. This event is referred to as "closing the loop" and signals the end of a looper's contract. Failing to close the loop is punishable by execution.
50/50
50/50 (2011)
, 1h40
Directed by Jonathan Levine
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about writers, Medical-themed films, Films about cancer
Actors Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick, Bryce Dallas Howard, Anjelica Huston, Philip Baker Hall
Roles Adam Lerner
Rating76% 3.8480653.8480653.8480653.8480653.848065
Adam Lerner is a 27-year-old public radio journalist in Seattle with an artist girlfriend Rachael, of whom his best friend and co-worker Kyle disapproves; where Kyle is brash and outspoken, Adam is more introverted and mild-mannered.
Inception
Inception (2010)
, 2h28
Directed by Christopher Nolan
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Films set in Africa, Seafaring films, Transport films, Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Ken Watanabe, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard, Ellen Page, Tom Hardy
Roles Arthur
Rating82% 4.1234454.1234454.1234454.1234454.123445
Dominick "Dom" Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Arthur (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) are "extractors", people who perform corporate espionage using an experimental military technology to infiltrate the subconscious of their targets and extract information while experiencing shared dreaming. Their latest target is Japanese businessman Saito (Ken Watanabe). The extraction from Saito fails when sabotaged by a memory of Cobb's deceased wife Mal (Marion Cotillard). Saito reveals that he was actually auditioning the team to perform the difficult act of "inception": planting an idea in a person's subconscious.
Elektra Luxx, 1h44
Directed by Sebastian Gutierrez
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, LGBT-related films, Films about pornography, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Carla Gugino, Timothy Olyphant, Adrianne Palicki, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Malin Åkerman
Roles Bert Rodriguez
Rating51% 2.5507352.5507352.5507352.5507352.550735
Pregnant porn star Elektra Luxx is trying to make a living teaching sex classes to housewives. But her life is thrown into disarray when a flight attendant with ties to Elektra's past approaches her for a favor. Chaos ensues as fiancées, private investigators, a twin sister and even the Virgin Mary force her to face up to an unexpected series of decisions and revelations in her life.