Joseph Gordon Levitt
Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt was born on February 17, 1981 in Los Angeles, California. Joseph - of the cinematic family, his brother, Daniel - the producer, and his grandfather - the famous director Michael Gordon, author of the film "Cyrano de Bergerac" (1950) and "The Pillow Talk" (1959).
His acting career began Joseph at an early age: in 1992, he played Robert Redford in the movie "Where the river flows." And in 1996 he played in the popular television series "Third Rock from the Sun," which received two awards from the publication The Hollywood Reporter and Screen Actors Guild Award USA. In addition, Joseph has played a leading role in the comedy "10 Things I Hate".
In 2001, Gordon-Levitt graduated from Columbia University. In the same year the series "Third Rock from the Sun" was taken off the air, and the actor is almost completely switched to shooting from independent directors. He directed the film "Manic," "The Last Days," announced Jim Hopkinska character in "Treasure Planet" and has participated in the series "Numbers".
In 2005, the actor has received wide public acclaim and positive reviews from critics for her role as a street hustler in the film directed by Gregg Araki's "Mysterious Skin". A little later released in a limited rolling out the film Ryan Johnson's "Brick" - Detective university in which Joseph played a student investigating the mysterious death of his former girlfriend. In addition, Joseph can be seen in the role of an assassin in the thriller "Killer" in 2008 with the participation of Diane Lane and Mickey Rourke.
In 2009, Joseph starred in the romantic comedy "500 Days of Summer" paired with Zooey Deschanel. For the role of romantic love Thomas Hanson, he was nominated for the "Golden Globe" award and the Independent Spirit Award. In 2010 he published several films with the participation of Joseph: "The eleventh meeting of Morgan and Destiny Zoo Zeppelin", where Joseph acts as a narrator, "Elektra Luxx" and "I have cancer". The big event was the premiere of Christopher Nolan's blockbuster "Inception", which, in addition to Joseph, played by Leonardo DiCaprio, Marion Cotillard, Ellen Page, Michael Caine and other great actors.
In 2011, expected to premiere "Excellent pursuit" and "King of the frogs".