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Joseph Gordon-Levitt 
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Born on February 17, 1981, Joseph (Joey) Gordon-Levitt is the best old alien playing a kid on TV. 
Joey's News

 - Tues, Mar 16 - Joseph Gordon Levitt on Live with Regis and Kathie Lee 
Joey's Background
Background - A native of Southern California, Joey was singing in a Children's Choir when he was discovered.  He had an agent and professional career by the time he was six. 

First Role - After landing his first job at the age of six in a peanut butter commercial, Joey made his acting debut on the TV movie "Stranger on My Land" playing the son of Tommy Lee Jones. 

TV Series - Joey's first TV series was the remake of "Dark Shadows" in which he played the roles of David/Daniel Collins.  His next series was "The Powers That Be".  He played Pierce Van Horne the son of Congressman Van Horne, played by John Forsythe. 

"3rd Rock From The Sun" the popular sitcom about four aliens who come to earth and take over human bodies for research.  Joey plays Tommy Solomon the teenager who is actually the oldest alien of the group. 

Screen Debut - Joey played the young Norman in "A River Runs Through It".  However, his starring role as Roger in "Angels in the Outfield: brought him honors and respect as a talented young actor. 

Hobbies - Gymnastics, flag football, rollerblading.  Reading - favorite book - "The Catcher in the Rye".  Playing guitar and Dungeons and Dragons. 

Family - Joey lives with his parents, Jane and Dennis and an older brother in the Los Angeles area. 


Joseph Gordon-Levitt 
Nickname - Joey 
February 17, 1981 
Los Angeles, CA 
Height 5'4"
1999 - SAG Award - Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - with cast of "3rd Rock from the Sun"
1998 - SAG Award - Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - with cast of "3rd Rock from the Sun"
1995 - Young Star Award - Hollywood Reporter - Best Actor in a Feature Film - "Angels in the Outfield"
1998 - Halloween: H20 ------------ Jimmy
1997 - Sweet Jane ------------------- Tony 
1996 - The Juror --------------------- Oliver 
1994 - Angels in the Outfield ------- Roger 
1994 - The Road Killers ------------- Rich 
1994 - Holy Matrimony -------------- Zeke 
1992 - Beethoven --------------------- Student 
1992 - A River Runs Through It -----Young Norman
TV Projects 
1996 - 3rd Rock From The Sun (ongoing) --- Tommy Solomon 
1996 - Christmas In Washington ------------- Himself 
1995 - The Great Elephant Escape ---------- Matthew 
1994 - Partners 
1993 - Gregory K ------------------------------ Gregory Kingsley 
1993 - Roseanne ------------------------------- George 
1992 - The Powers That Be ------------------ Pierce Van Horne 
1991 - Plymouth -------------------------------- Simon 
1991 - Hi Honey - I'm Dead ------------------ Josh 
1991 - Danielle Steel's 'Changes' 
1991 - Dark Shadows ------------------------- David Collins/Daniel Collins 
1989 - Settle the Score ------------------------ Justin 
1988 - Stranger on My Land ----------------- Rounder
Joey's Fan Mail
Send business-sized, self-addressed, stamped envelope to: 
Joseph Gordon-Levitt 
c/o NBC 
3000 W. Alameda Ave. 
Burbank, CA 91523
Joey's Projects

"10 Things I Hate About You" - 1999 release from Touchstone Pictures.  Teen comedy which is a remake of "The Taming of the Shrew" taking place in a modern day high school.  Among the large cast are:  Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Larisa Oleynik, David Krumholtz, Andrew Keegan, Susan May Pratt, Gabrielle Union. Larry Miller, Don Reo, Kyle Cease, Terrence Houston, Cameron Fraser. 
Movies Future - Upcoming movies, release dates, and official links to their web sites. 

Movies Past - Links to the official movie web sites for past movies. 

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