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Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Joseph Gordon-Levitt in 2009
Born Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt
February 17, 1981 (1981-02-17) (age 28)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1988–present
.Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt[1] (born February 17, 1981) is an American actor, known for roles both as a child and as an adult.^ Joseph Gordon-Levitt truly is an awesome actor.
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^ Joseph Gordon-Levitt also known as: Gordon Levitt 42Blips .
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.His career has spanned more than 20 years, during which time he has worked in at least 24 feature films, as well as a number of television shows and theater productions.^ His career has spanned more than twenty years during which time he has worked in at least twenty-four feature films, as well as a number of television shows and theater productions.
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^ Music/Theater/Dance Updated: 5:30 am Chamber concert shows that less is more > > .

^ He's been to the Festival three times, making his first Park City visit for "Manic," a film which also featured his "500 Days of Summer" co-star Zoey Deschanel.
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.Beginning in commercials as a young child, he went on to appear in a number of television films and series, including a lead role in a television revival of Dark Shadows and a film debut in 1992's Beethoven.^ Played multiple roles, including Cobra Commander, in the live-action film, "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" .
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^ He had acted since he was four, first in commercials in TV shows and movies, mostly notably as the child lead in Disney's Angels in the Outfield.
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^ Winning his first major role at age seven in the TV movie Stranger on My Land (1988), Gordon-Levitt appeared in a number of TV movies and series during the late '80s and early '90s, including a...
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.An appearance in A River Runs Through It followed.^ He began appearing in films when he was just 7 years old, but attracted wide notice for his role in Robert Redford's "A River Runs Through It," released in 1992 when he was 11.
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^ A River Runs Through It .
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^ Pierce Van Horne       ( 7 more ) Partners (1993) (TV) A River Runs Through It (1992) ....
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.He gained a lead role in the television sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun as the young Tommy Solomon, had a strong supporting role in the 1999 film 10 Things I Hate About You and starred as Tom Hansen in (500) Days of Summer.^ Related Topix: (500) Days of Summer .
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^ It's hard to believe that 10 Things I Hate About You is 10 years old.
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^ Movie Trailers: 500 days of summer - Trailer 2 .
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.After a hiatus during which he attended Columbia University, Gordon-Levitt abandoned television but returned to film acting as an adult, appearing in myriad independent films, beginning with the 2001 film Manic.^ When he ventured back on the big screen, he showed a dedication to challenging independent films, beginning with his starring role as a young man committed to a mental institution in the bleak “Manic” (2001), and one playing a Mormon elder in the lightweight gay drama, “Latter Days” (2003).
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^ Columbia University, New York (took French poetry, history and literature, but dropped out in 2004 for acting) .
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^ So he enrolled at Columbia University in New York from 2001 to 2004, studying history, literature and French.
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Critically acclaimed roles in 2004's Mysterious Skin and 2006's Brick led to his being described as "one of the most interesting leading men in independent film, a thoughtful performer, simultaneously outspoken and introverted, who specializes in playing troubled characters at war with themselves and the world."[2]

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Early life and family

.Gordon-Levitt was born in Los Angeles, California, and grew up in Sherman Oaks.^ Born in Los Angeles, Joseph Gordon-Levitt grew up in front of the camera as a child and teen actor.
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^ Filmography Biography Awards Worked With Photos Born: February 17, 1981 in Los Angeles, CA Occupation: Actor Biography: Born in Los Angeles, Joseph Gordon-Levitt grew up in front of the camera as a child and teen actor.
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^ Joseph Leonard "Joe" Gordon-Levitt (born February 17, 1981) is an American actor, known for roles both as a child and as an adult.
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He was raised Jewish.[3][4] .His father, Dennis Levitt, was once the news director for the Pacifica Radio station, KPFK-FM.^ Gordon-Levitt was raised in L.A.’s San Fernando Valley by liberal parents who had met while working at a local progressive radio station.
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[5] .His mother, Jane Gordon (daughter of director Michael Gordon),[5] ran for the United States Congress in California during the 1970s for the Peace and Freedom Party.^ Gordon ran for Congress in 1970.
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^ Michael Gordon (actor, director; born on September 6, 1909; died on April 29, 1993) .
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^ MICHAEL ACUNA (Southern California United States) - See all my reviews (REAL NAME) .
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.She met Dennis Levitt while she was working as the program guide editor for KPFK-FM.[5] Gordon-Levitt has an older brother, Dan (born 1974).^ Gordon-Levitt was raised in L.A.’s San Fernando Valley by liberal parents who had met while working at a local progressive radio station.
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^ Filmography Biography Awards Worked With Photos Born: February 17, 1981 in Los Angeles, CA Occupation: Actor Biography: Born in Los Angeles, Joseph Gordon-Levitt grew up in front of the camera as a child and teen actor.
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^ Joseph Leonard "Joe" Gordon-Levitt (born February 17, 1981) is an American actor, known for roles both as a child and as an adult.
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[6]
.Gordon-Levitt joined a musical theater group at the age of four and played the Scarecrow in a production of The Wizard of Oz.^ Appeared in a preschool production of Wizard of Oz.
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^ Evidence pointed to Gordon-Levitt having inherited his grandfather’s acting gene when he hit the stage for the first time at age four.
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^ Gordon-Levitt doesn't play Neil as a victim or a casualty, but as a young man who doesn't yet know what he has to offer the world.
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[5] Subsequently, he was approached by an agent and began appearing on television and in commercials for Sunny Jim peanut butter, Cocoa Puffs, Pop-Tarts, and Kinney Shoes.[5]

Early career

.Gordon-Levitt began his acting career at the age of six, appearing in several late 1980s made-for-television films and two episodes of the series Family Ties.^ Essentially, Gordon-Levitt has had two different and almost diametrically opposed acting careers.
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^ Now the critically-acclaimed and serious leading man of the films Brick and The Lookout, Joseph Gordon-Levitt spent his teen years co-starring in six-seasons of the wacky TV sitcom 3rd Rock From the Sun (1996-2001).
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^ Winning his first major role at age seven in the TV movie Stranger on My Land (1988), Gordon-Levitt appeared in a number of TV movies and series during the late '80s and early '90s, including a...
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.After having a lead role on the short-lived 1991 revival of the television series Dark Shadows as David Collins, he made his feature-film debut with a background role in 1992's Beethoven.^ Played multiple roles, including Cobra Commander, in the live-action film, "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" .
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^ A pair of 1988 appearances on "Family Ties" (NBC, 1982-89) preceded his first turn as a series regular on ABC's ill-advised revival of "Dark Shadows" (1990).
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^ He began appearing in films when he was just 7 years old, but attracted wide notice for his role in Robert Redford's "A River Runs Through It," released in 1992 when he was 11.
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.Later that same year, he played a young version of Craig Sheffer's character in A River Runs Through It.^ He was next cast on the short-lived Normal Lear political comedy series, “The Powers That Be” (1992-93), and portrayed the boyhood version of Craig Sheffer’s character in Robert Redford’s classic fly-fishing tale, “A River Runs Through It” (1992).
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^ After making his feature film debut as the young version of Craig Sheffer in A River Runs Through It (1992), the young actor garnered further notice as the boy whose prayers are answered in the sleeper Angels in the Outfield (1994) and as Demi Moore's son in The Juror (1996).
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^ More television and TV features followed, including the short-lived Normal Lear political comedy series "The Powers That Be" (1992-93), before he was cast as the boyhood version of Craig Sheffer's character in Robert Redford's classic fly-fishing tale, "A River Runs Through It" (1992).
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.At the age of twelve, Gordon-Levitt took the lead role of Gregory in the film Switching Parents, which was based on the true story of Gregory Kingsley, a boy who won the right to legally divorce his parents.^ Aside from a vocal role in Disney's disastrous animated film "Treasure Planet" (2002), Gordon-Levitt remained a fixture of challenging independent films since then.
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^ Winning his first major role at age seven in the TV movie Stranger on My Land (1988), Gordon-Levitt appeared in a number of TV movies and series during the late '80s and early '90s, including a...
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^ For his performance, Gordon-Levitt was nominated three times for a Screen Actors Guild Award (for Outstanding Ensemble) and won two Young Star Awards in 1997 and 1998.
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.In 1994, he played a Hutterite boy in the comedy Holy Matrimony and appeared in the lead role of the successful Disney film Angels in the Outfield.^ Played multiple roles, including Cobra Commander, in the live-action film, "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" .
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^ He had acted since he was four, first in commercials in TV shows and movies, mostly notably as the child lead in Disney's Angels in the Outfield.
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^ More substantial roles followed, including that of a youthful husband betrothed to Patricia Arquette in Leonard Nimoy’s comedy “Holy Matrimony” (1994), and as a foster kid who calls on divine assistance for the Anaheim Angels in the treacle-heavy Disney film, “Angels in the Outfield” (1994).
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.From 1993 to 1995 he had a recurring role on the sitcom Roseanne.^ Winning his first major role at age seven in the TV movie Stranger on My Land (1988), Gordon-Levitt appeared in a number of TV movies and series during the late '80s and early '90s, including a recurring role on the hit sitcom Roseanne from 1993 to 1995.
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.In 1996, Gordon-Levitt began playing Tommy Solomon on the sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun, a role that put him on the map and for which he is most well-known.^ Joseph Gordon-Levitt also known as: Gordon Levitt 42Blips .
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^ Now the critically-acclaimed and serious leading man of the films Brick and The Lookout, Joseph Gordon-Levitt spent his teen years co-starring in six-seasons of the wacky TV sitcom 3rd Rock From the Sun (1996-2001).
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^ After enjoying a successful career as a child and teen actor in a string of lightweight features and on the popular NBC series "3rd Rock from the Sun" (1996-2001), Joseph Gordon-Levitt re-invented himself as a formidable adult actor in a string of critically acclaimed independent features.
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[5]. .The San Francisco Chronicle noted the irony that Gordon-Levitt was a "Jewish kid playing an extraterrestrial pretending to be a Jewish kid".[3] In 1998, he was a guest star in the first season of That '70s Show, appearing in the episode "Eric's Buddy" as a gay schoolmate of Eric Forman's.^ Gordon-Levitt was raised in L.A.’s San Fernando Valley by liberal parents who had met while working at a local progressive radio station.
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^ Evidence pointed to Gordon-Levitt having inherited his grandfather’s acting gene when he hit the stage for the first time at age four.
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^ Gordon-Levitt starred as a cynical greeting card writer transformed, for better and worse, by his love for his co-worker (Zooey Deschanel).
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.During the late 1990s, he also appeared in several films, including The Juror (1996), Sweet Jane (1998) opposite Samantha Mathis, and the Shakespeare-based teen comedy 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), in which he and Heath Ledger had the male leading roles.^ During the series run, Gordon-Levitt co-starred with Samantha Mathis as unlikely, terminally ill friends in the gritty indie “Sweet Jane” (1998), and turned up briefly as a victim in “Halloween H20: 20 Years Later” (1998).
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^ Played multiple roles, including Cobra Commander, in the live-action film, "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" .
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^ Winning his first major role at age seven in the TV movie Stranger on My Land (1988), Gordon-Levitt appeared in a number of TV movies and series during the late '80s and early '90s, including a...
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He performed the voice of the main character Jim Hawkins in the Disney animated feature Treasure Planet (2002), which he recorded in four years, from age 17 to 21.
.Gordon-Levitt was attending Van Nuys High School while acting on 3rd Rock from the Sun.^ Evidence pointed to Gordon-Levitt having inherited his grandfather’s acting gene when he hit the stage for the first time at age four.
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^ Synopsis: A former high-school hockey star handicapped in a tragic car accident becomes an unlikely ally to a crack team of determined bank robbers in this thriller starring Jeff Daniels and Joseph Gordon-Levitt .
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^ The popular fish-out-of-water sitcom “3rd Rock from the Sun” (1996-2001) brought Gordon-Levitt his initial fame, and over five years he earned multiple award nominations for his portrayal of an adult alien leader trapped in the body of a powerless suburban teen.
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During the 1990s, he was frequently featured in teenage magazines, something he resented.[5] .He has also said that during this time period, he did not enjoy being recognized in public, specifying that he "hates celebrity."^ For the first time, Neil recognizes what it's like to connect sensually and emotionally with another human being, and this newfound awareness registers on his face with barely a flicker.
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^ He laughed every time I did that, and we talked quite a lot during the performances.
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[3] .As part of starring in 3rd Rock, Levitt appeared in five of NBC's public service announcements, The More You Know.^ Starring: John Lithgow ,  Jane Curtin , ( more ) 3rd Rock From the Sun: Season 05 1999     Add 3rd Rock From the Sun: Season 05 to Queue Add 3rd Rock From the Sun: Season 05 to top of Queue The riotous conclusion of the fantasy sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun's fourth season has a big spillover effect at the beginning of Season Five.
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^ Gordon-Levitt achieved considerable TV fame, though, when he was cast in NBC's critical and popular hit Third Rock From the Sun (1996-present).
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^ Synopsis: The riotous conclusion of the fantasy sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun's fourth season has a big spillover effect at the beginning of Season Five.
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His topics covered drinking while driving, peer pressure, hate crimes, staying in school, and violence prevention. He also appeared in the annual White House television special Christmas in Washington during the Bill Clinton administration in 1996, the thirteenth season of Celebrity Jeopardy! in 1996, The Daily Show on March 18, 1999, and in the Fox Family television special Dear Santa in 2002.
.Gordon-Levitt left 3rd Rock from the Sun during its final season, becoming a recurring character and appearing in only half of the season's episodes.^ After enjoying a successful career as a child and teen actor in a string of lightweight features and on the popular NBC series "3rd Rock from the Sun" (1996-2001), Joseph Gordon-Levitt re-invented himself as a formidable adult actor in a string of critically acclaimed independent features.
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^ In 2001, “3rd Rock” entered its final season, and Gordon-Levitt asked to scale back his screen time to a few recurring appearances in order to focus his attention on his French Literature and French History studies at Columbia University in New York.
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^ Winning his first major role at age seven in the TV movie Stranger on My Land (1988), Gordon-Levitt appeared in a number of TV movies and series during the late '80s and early '90s, including a...
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.For the two years following, he quit acting[7] and attended Columbia University (the only university to which he had applied).^ Columbia was the only school to which he applied.
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^ Columbia University, New York (took French poetry, history and literature, but dropped out in 2004 for acting) .
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^ With a number of interesting acting challenges coming his way, Gordon-Levitt put aside his studies at Columbia in 2004, and early the following year, made a strong impression at the Sundance Film Festival in two very different roles.
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[5] .He entered in 2000 and attended from 2001 to 2004, studying history, literature, and French poetry in General Studies.^ Columbia University, New York (took French poetry, history and literature, but dropped out in 2004 for acting) .
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^ In 2001, “3rd Rock” entered its final season, and Gordon-Levitt asked to scale back his screen time to a few recurring appearances in order to focus his attention on his French Literature and French History studies at Columbia University in New York.
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^ Attended, but did not graduate from, Columbia University in New York, where he studied French.
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[5] .Since his study at Columbia, he has become an avid and self-confirmed Francophile, and a speaker of the French language.^ Attended, but did not graduate from, Columbia University in New York, where he studied French.
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[5] .He has said that moving to New York City (he currently resides in Manhattan's Lower East Side) from his hometown "forced" him to grow as a person.^ "Uncertainty" is now playing at the IFC Center in New York, with more cities to follow.
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^ In one sequence, after Neil has left Kansas for New York City, he's picked up and brought home by a man whose body is dotted with sores.
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^ Neil's introduction to sex inspires him to become a hustler when he grows into his teens, and after burning his bridges in his hometown, Neil (now played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt) and his close friend Wendy (Michelle Trachtenberg) move to New York, where he continues to cruise for a living but under significantly more risky circumstances.
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[3] .Gordon-Levitt dropped out of the university in 2004 to concentrate on acting again.^ Evidence pointed to Gordon-Levitt having inherited his grandfather’s acting gene when he hit the stage for the first time at age four.
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^ Columbia University, New York (took French poetry, history and literature, but dropped out in 2004 for acting) .
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^ I dropped out of Columbia University in 2000 after two years of studying Eastern religions and philosophy to concentrate on acting”, The ...
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[5]

Return to acting

.Gordon-Levitt has said that he made a conscious decision to "be in good movies" after returning to acting.^ Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Good question.

^ Evidence pointed to Gordon-Levitt having inherited his grandfather’s acting gene when he hit the stage for the first time at age four.
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^ Instead, Gordon-Levitt got method with a series of acclaimed performances in independent pictures that were unfortunately notable by their lack of support from movie goers.
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[7] Since the early 2000s, he has appeared in what has been described by the Boston Herald as a series of "acclaimed and underseen indies"[8] that "pegged him as a rising star on the indie film circuit."[3]
.His films include 2001's drama Manic, which was set in a mental institution, Mysterious Skin (2004), in which he played a gay prostitute and child sexual abuse victim, and Brick (2005), a modern-day film noir set at a high school (San Clemente High School), in which he had the lead role of Brendan Frye, a teen who becomes involved in an underground drug ring while investigating a murder.^ There was Manic which was set in a mental institution (and where he first met Deschanel).
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^ I still love it and I love 'Mysterious Skin' and 'Brick' and I love '500 Days of Summer.'"
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^ In the grim Mysterious Skin, he played a gay prostitute and a victim of child abuse.
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Brick received positive reviews,[7] with The Minnesota Daily's critic commenting that Gordon-Levitt played the character "beautifully," "true to film’s style," "unfeeling but not disenchanted," and "sexy in the most ambiguous way."[9] Another reviewer described the performance as "astounding."[10]
.Gordon-Levitt's next role was in The Lookout.^ Aside from a vocal role in Disney's disastrous animated film "Treasure Planet" (2002), Gordon-Levitt remained a fixture of challenging independent films since then.
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^ No Appearance Scheduled We're sorry, but we can't find any airings featuring Joseph Gordon-Levitt in the next 14 days.
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^ In this interview and podcast, Joseph Gordon-Levitt talks about his new film "The Lookout" -- and why movies should be as complex as people are.
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.He played Chris Pratt, a janitor involved in a bank heist.^ Played a disabled janitor who gets caught up with bank robbers in "The Lookout" .
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^ He was a teen detective in the post-modern noir movie Brick and in 2007's under-appreciated The Look Out he played a dysfunctional janitor tricked into becoming involved in a bank heist.
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^ When his promising career on the ice is suddenly cut short, former athlete Chris Pratt (Gordon-Levitt) goes to work as a janitor in a local bank.
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.The film was released on March 30, 2007. In reviewing the film, The Philadelphia Inquirer described Gordon-Levitt as a "surprisingly formidable, and formidably surprising, leading man,"[11] while New York magazine stated that he is a "major tabula rasa actor ...^ Joseph Gordon-Levitt on the news reel .
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^ Aside from a vocal role in Disney's disastrous animated film "Treasure Planet" (2002), Gordon-Levitt remained a fixture of challenging independent films since then.
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^ For his performance, Gordon-Levitt was nominated three times for a Screen Actors Guild Award (for Outstanding Ensemble) and won two Young Star Awards in 1997 and 1998.
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a minimalist," and that his character worked because he "doesn’t seize the space ... by what he takes away from the character."[12] The San Francisco Chronicle specified that he "embodies, more than performs, a character's inner life."[3] .Several critics suggested that his role in The Lookout would turn Gordon-Levitt into a mainstream actor.^ From his status as one of the strongest twenty-something actors on the indie film scene, Gordon-Levitt returned to mainstream theaters in 2010 with a leading role alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Ellen Page in the big budget sci-fi summer release, “Inception” (2010).
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^ Joseph Leonard "Joe" Gordon-Levitt (born February 17, 1981) is an American actor, known for roles both as a child and as an adult.
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^ The story turned out to be false , and Gordon-Levitt shared nothing but positive accolades about Sommers to MTV : .
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[3] .His 2008 films include Killshot, in which he played an assassin opposite Diane Lane and Mickey Rourke, and Stop-Loss, directed by Kimberly Peirce and revolving around American soldiers returning from the Iraq War.^ In last year's Stop-Loss he received great reviews as an emotionally crippled American soldier returning from the Iraq war.
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^ Featured in the Iraq war drama, "Stop-Loss"; directed by Kimberly Peirce .
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^ In "Killshot" I play a killer next to Mickey Rourke, and then in "Stop Loss" I play a soldier.
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[7]
.He played a lead role in (500) Days of Summer opposite Zooey Deschanel, a 2009 release about the deconstruction of a relationship.^ Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt play a couple in Days of Summer.
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^ Zooey Deschanel are an inspired pair in '(500) Days of Summer.'
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^ Bland love in (500) Days of Summer .
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The film received a 88% fresh aggregate rating at Rotten Tomatoes.[13] .His performance, described as "the real key" to what makes the film work, credits Gordon-Levitt with "work[ing] his usual spell in subtle gradations."^ John Gordon Levitt makes a major splash in this film.
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^ Gordon-Levitt was raised in L.A.’s San Fernando Valley by liberal parents who had met while working at a local progressive radio station.
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^ Instead, Gordon-Levitt got method with a series of acclaimed performances in independent pictures that were unfortunately notable by their lack of support from movie goers.
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[14] Todd McCarthy of Variety praised his performance, saying "Gordon-Levitt expressively alternates between enthusiasm and forlorn disappointment in the manner Jack Lemmon could".[15] Peter Travers of Rolling Stone gave the film 3½ of 4 stars, saying it "hits you like a blast of pure romantic oxygen", crediting Deschanel and Gordon-Levitt with playing "it for real, with a grasp of subtlety and feeling that goes beyond the call of breezy duty."[16] Gordon-Levitt was subsequently nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.[17] .The same year, he played a supporting character in Women in Trouble, of which Carla Gugino, his co-star from The Lookout, starred.^ I wanted him to ask the questioner why every single straight actor who ever plays a gay character has to be asked the same stupid thing, but he didn't.
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^ The latest poster levels the playing field, putting all the character in the same blue tint but changing their locations.
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.Gordon-Levitt played the role of Cobra Commander in G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra.^ Movie Clips from G.I. JOE: THE RISE OF COBRA .
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^ Gordon-Levitt doesn't play Neil as a victim or a casualty, but as a young man who doesn't yet know what he has to offer the world.
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^ Producer Lorenzo De Bonaventura On Set Interview G.I. JOE: THE RISE OF COBRA .
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[18] .He hosted Saturday Night Live on November 21, 2009, episode.^ Was hilarious on Saturday night live!!!
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^ Saturday Night Live 20 (USA: twentieth season title) ...
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^ Saturday Night Live 15 (USA: fifteenth season title) ...
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[19]
.Gordon-Levitt has received several praises and positive reviews for his performances.^ For his performance, Gordon-Levitt was nominated three times for a Screen Actors Guild Award (for Outstanding Ensemble) and won two Young Star Awards in 1997 and 1998.
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^ Instead, Gordon-Levitt got method with a series of acclaimed performances in independent pictures that were unfortunately notable by their lack of support from movie goers.
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^ The story turned out to be false , and Gordon-Levitt shared nothing but positive accolades about Sommers to MTV : .
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[20] Observing Gordon-Levitt's current acclaim from critics and audiences alike, Showbiz notes that Gordon-Levitt has "defied the cliched fates that befall most underage actors when they grow up,"[20] while The New York Times has described him as "one of the hottest young stars in the indie firmament."[5] Although he regularly researches his roles by exposing himself to real-life versions of the character before shooting, Gordon-Levitt does not label himself as a method actor.[21]

Stage

.In 2001, Gordon-Levitt made his stage acting debut in the critically-lauded off-Broadway premiere of Austin Pendleton's play, Uncle Bob opposite George Morfogen at the Soho Playhouse.^ In 2001 he made his impressive New York City Stage debut in the critically lauded Off- Broadway premiere of Austin Pendleton's play, "Uncle Bob," opposite theatre veteran George Morfogen (HBO's "OZ") at the SoHo Playhouse.
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^ Evidence pointed to Gordon-Levitt having inherited his grandfather’s acting gene when he hit the stage for the first time at age four.
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^ Gordon-Levitt doesn't play Neil as a victim or a casualty, but as a young man who doesn't yet know what he has to offer the world.
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.Gordon-Levitt is currently one of the producers of the Broadway show Slava's snowshow, a job he shares with, amongst others, Jared Geller who acted as the stage manager during the production of Uncle Bob[22].^ Gordon-Levitt was raised in L.A.’s San Fernando Valley by liberal parents who had met while working at a local progressive radio station.
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^ Evidence pointed to Gordon-Levitt having inherited his grandfather’s acting gene when he hit the stage for the first time at age four.
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^ Gordon-Levitt doesn't play Neil as a victim or a casualty, but as a young man who doesn't yet know what he has to offer the world.
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.In 2009, he was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Special Theatrical Event as one of the show's producers.^ Co-starred with Zooey Deschanel in the romantic comedy "(500) Days of Summer"; earned Independent Spirit Award and Golden Globe nominations for Best Actor .
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^ Academy Award nominations were received for Best Picture, Supporting Actor (Paul Scofield), Director, and Writing.
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^ Photos Video Awards News Screening Guide Special Reports events music News Reviews Special Reports Billboard Top 200 Showbiz 411 tech News Special Reports .

Filmmaking

.Gordon-Levitt has owned the website hitrecord.org since 2004, when it hosted six videos and short films.^ His second career began in earnest in 2001 with the little-seen indie film "Manic," in which Gordon-Levitt played a violent, institutionalized teenager.
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^ When his promising career on the ice is suddenly cut short, former athlete Chris Pratt ( Gordon-Levitt   Read More .
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^ Joseph Gordon Levitt E! Party Sundance Film Festival 1/25/2001 Jeff Vespa, Wireimage.com - Monday, September, 25, 2006, 12:25 PM .
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[23] Beginning in 2009, he opened the website to host films by others. .In a 2007 interview in Salon, he was attributed as describing his website as "[an] alternative outlet of where [he] get[s] to be a little less professional and just freak out a little bit."^ (He also has his own Web site, which he describes as his "alternative outlet of where I get to be a little less professional and just freak out a little bit."
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[2] .Gordon-Levitt's first published film, Sparks, an adaptation of a short story by Elmore Leonard, was selected for the 2009 Sundance Film Festival as part of a new program for short films.^ Now that the Sundance Film Festival line-up has been announced, a lot of promotional items are being released in support of the films.
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^ Evidence pointed to Gordon-Levitt having inherited his grandfather’s acting gene when he hit the stage for the first time at age four.
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^ With a number of interesting acting challenges coming his way, Gordon-Levitt put aside his studies at Columbia in 2004, and early the following year, made a strong impression at the Sundance Film Festival in two very different roles.
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Filmography

Year Film Role Notes
1992 Beethoven Student #1
A River Runs Through It Young Norman Young Artist Award for Best Actor Under Ten in a Motion Picture
1994 Roadflower Rich Lerolland
Holy Matrimony Ezekiel
Angels in the Outfield Roger Bomman Nominated — Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor
1996 The Juror Oliver Laird
1998 Halloween H20: 20 Years Later Jimmy Howell
Sweet Jane Tony
1999 10 Things I Hate About You Cameron James Nominated – YoungStar Award for Best Performance by a Young Actor in a Comedy Film
2000 Forever Lulu Martin Ellsworth straight-to-television
Picking Up the Pieces Flaco
2001 Manic Lyle Jensen released in 2003
2002 Treasure Planet Jim Hawkins Voice only
2003 Havoc Sam straight-to-video release in 2005
Latter Days Elder Paul Ryder
2004 Mysterious Skin Neil McCormick Golden Space Needle Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Gotham Breakthrough Award
2006 Brick Brendan Frye
Shadowboxer Dr. Don
2007 The Lookout Chris Pratt
2008 Stop-Loss Tommy Burgess
Miracle at St. Anna Tim Boyle
Uncertainty Bobby
2009 Killshot Richie Nix
(500) Days of Summer Tom Hanson Nominated — Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Nominated — Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead
Nominated — People's Choice Award for Favorite Breakout Movie Actor
Women in Trouble Bert Rodriguez
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Cobra Commander
2010 Elektra Luxx Bert Rodriguez (post-production)
Hesher Hesher (post-production)
Inception Arthur (post-production)

Television

Year Title Role Notes
1988 Stranger on My Land Rounder TV movie
Family Ties Dougie Episode: "Sign of the Times"
Episode: "Father, Can You Spare a Dime?"
1989 Settle the Score Justin TV movie
1990 Dark Shadows David Collins TV movie
Murder, She Wrote Boy #1 Episode: "Shear Madness"
1991 Changes Matthew 'Matt' Hallam TV movie
Hi Honey — I'm Dead Josh Stadler TV movie
Plymouth Simon TV movie
Dark Shadows Daniel/David Collins Series regular
Quantum Leap Kyle Episode: "Permanent Wave"
Nominated — Young Artist Award for Best Young Actor Guest Starring in a Television Series
L.A. Law Episode: Lose the Law
1992-1993 The Powers That Be Pierce Van Horne Series regular
Nominated — Young Artist Award for Best Young Actor in a New Television Series
1993 Partners television movie
Switching Parents Gregory Kingsley TV movie
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman Zack Lawson Episode: "The Secret"
1993-1995 Roseanne George Episode: "Daughters and Other Strangers"
Episode: "I Pray The Lord My Stove To Keep"
Episode: "Follow the Son"
Episode: "Single Married Female"
1995 The Great Elephant Escape Matthew TV movie
1996-2001 3rd Rock from the Sun Tommy Solomon Series regular
YoungStar Award for Best Performance by a Young Actor in a Comedy TV Series (1997, 1998)
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (1997, 1998, 1999)
Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actor (1999)
Nominated — Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Comedy – Supporting Young Actor (1997)
1998 That '70s Show Buddy Morgan Episode: "Eric's Buddy"
2000 The Outer Limits Zach Episode: "Something About Harry"
2005 Numb3rs Scott Reynolds Episode: "Sacrifice"
2009 "Saturday Night Live" Host

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.Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt (born February 17, 1981, in Los Angeles, California) is an American actor (The Lookout, Brick, Mysterious Skin, Manic, 10 Things I Hate About You, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Angels in the Outfield, A River Runs Through It).^ Celebrified 26th Dec 2009 by Screen3r In this story Joseph Gordon-Levitt , Barack Obama , Sundance Film Festival .
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^ Back ] Naked Photos of Joseph Gordon-Levitt are available at MaleStars.com .

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  • It's fascinating to watch a show develop from a script to a 22-minute comedy.^ "It's fascinating to watch a show develop from a script to a 22-minute comedy.
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    ^ It's fascinating to watch a show develop from a script to a 22-minute comedy.
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    .I try to learn as much, and ask as many questions, as I can without being annoying.^ I try to learn as much, and ask as many questions, as I can without being annoying."
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    ^ I try to learn as much, and ask as many questions, as I can without being annoying.
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    ^ I'd much rather have asked the question that day, than to think 'what I could've said' for the rest of my life.
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    • The Hollywood Reporter November 7, 1995.
  • Actors didn't use to be celebrities.^ Actors didn't use to be celebrities.
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    ^ The Hollywood Reporter November 7, 1995.
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    ^ Joseph Gordon-Levitt to The Hollywood Reporter , November 7, 1995.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.tcmdb.com [Source type: General]

    .A hundred years ago, they put the theaters next to the brothels.^ A hundred years ago, they put the theaters next to the brothels.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    Actors were poor. .Celebrities used to be kings and queens.^ Celebrities used to be kings and queens.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Then the United States abolished monarchy, and now there's this coming together of show business and celebrity.^ Then the United States abolished monarchy, and now there's this coming together of show business and celebrity.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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    ^ I don't want to sound self-important, but all these celebrity shows and magazines—it comes from us, from Hollywood, from our country.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Films now showing Cinema search Coming soon Reviews Box-office News Features Film websites Forums .
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.screenrush.co.uk [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .I don't think it's healthy.^ I don't think it's healthy.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .I don't want to sound self-important, but all these celebrity shows and magazines—it comes from us, from Hollywood, from our country.^ I don't want to sound self-important, but all these celebrity shows and magazines—it comes from us, from Hollywood, from our country.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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    ^ And so it’s really important to him that he gets to present it to his audience in exactly the way he wants to, and so he asked me, you know, “Don’t tell anybody anything about it.” .
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt « Nolan Fans 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.nolanfans.com [Source type: General]

    ^ He may not have been Mr. Right for manic pixie dream girl Summer Finn, but for the rest of us, Gordon-Levitt makes our dreams come true.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Salon.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]

    .We're the ones creating it.^ We're the ones creating it.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .And I think it works in close step with a lot of other bad things that are happening in the world.^ I think the whole thing's changing a lot.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ And I think it works in close step with a lot of other bad things that are happening in the world.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ That's, I think, where a lot of the most beautiful and telling parts of the movie are, in the juxtapositions between what's happening in one world and what's happening right at the same time in the other world.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Salon.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]

    .It promotes greed, it promotes being selfish and it promotes this ladder, where you're a better person if you have more money.^ It promotes greed, it promotes being selfish and it promotes this ladder, where you're a better person if you have more money.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Steve, you’re better than that.

    ^ Qué películas traerá el 2010 - SignOnSanDiego.com Looks Like You’re using an older version of Internet explorer, for a Better browsing experience upgrade to one of the following, or learn more : .
    • Qué películas traerá el 2010 - SignOnSanDiego.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.signonsandiego.com [Source type: General]

    .It's not at all about the work itself.^ It's not at all about the work itself.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I remember Rian Johnson talking about you preparing for his movie "Brick" and how you would try to do all this work to figure out the difficult dialogue in it.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Salon.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]

    Don't get me wrong. I love movies. .But this myth of celebrity has nothing to do with movies.^ But this myth of celebrity has nothing to do with movies.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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    .
    • Newsweek, March 31, 2006
  • Most scripts are bad.^ Newsweek , March 31, 2006 Most scripts are bad.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Newsweek , March 31, 2006 Traditionally there's this barrier between the people who make movies and the people who watch them, and I think it sucks.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ IGN , March 30, 2006 - about his role in Killshot I don't blame the people for the fact that so many movies are bad.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    I read a lot of them. .Brick was a good script just to read.^ Brick was a good script just to read.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .It was like, “Oh my God, these words feel so good in my mouth.” A lot of movies try to set up a world with cool sets, costumes, camera work.^ It was like, “Oh my God, these words feel so good in my mouth.” A lot of movies try to set up a world with cool sets, costumes, camera work.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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    ^ Oh my god.
    • Who's Writing G.I JOE 2?? -- Ain't It Cool News: The best in movie, TV, DVD, and comic book news. 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.aintitcool.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ "In fact, it's an explicit response to a culture we've grown up in where a bunch of movies sell us a false bill of goods about love, and my character Tom suffers the consequences of buying into it."
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt's the star of summer 25 September 2009 5:56 UTC www.canada.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt's the star of summer 25 September 2009 5:56 UTC www.timescolonist.com [Source type: General]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt's the star of summer 25 September 2009 5:56 UTC www.calgaryherald.com [Source type: General]

    .In Brick, the world is born from the words.^ In Brick , the world is born from the words.
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    • Newsweek, March 31, 2006
  • To me, a sex scene in a movie generally means a gratuitous scene that doesn't serve the story but gives a kind of excuse—we've got these two actors, we want to see them naked, so let's bring in the music and the soft light.^ Newsweek , March 31, 2006 To me, a sex scene in a movie generally means a gratuitous scene that doesn't serve the story but gives a kind of excuse—we've got these two actors, we want to see them naked, so let's bring in the music and the soft light.
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    ^ Newsweek , March 31, 2006 Most scripts are bad.
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    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The LA-born actor is 28, but looks so fresh-faced, he must have trouble getting in to see his own movies.
    • ohnotheydidnt: I come bearing Joseph Gordon-Levitt! 25 September 2009 5:56 UTC community.livejournal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .In Mysterious Skin, none of the sex scenes are like that.^ Gordon-Levitt: I didn't feel like Mysterious Skin was about the gay lifestyle, whereas Brokeback Mountain is very much about what it means to be gay in America.
    • Film Reviews & Movie Showtimes | Joseph Gordon-Levitt 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.metrosantacruz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ METRO: Your scene in Mysterious Skin with Billy Drago particularly astonished me.
    • Film Reviews & Movie Showtimes | Joseph Gordon-Levitt 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.metrosantacruz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Amber very amazing actor, i really liked manic, and mysterious skin.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt Photos | Who is Joseph Gordon-Levitt dating? Girlfriend, Wife 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.whosdatedwho.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .They all are about the process that this character is going through—and he grows from each of those scenes.^ They all are about the process that this character is going through—and he grows from each of those scenes.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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    ^ But the emails, posts, and comments I've been trading recently with people through those aforementioned sites cause me no nausea; they inspire me.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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    ^ It's definitely not one of those roles where you're thinking about the person's disability all the time.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Salon.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Salon.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]

    .You couldn't have told the story any other way.^ You couldn't have told the story any other way.
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    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ GETTING TO KNOW YOU Film festivals come chockablock with character studies and stories about people learning surprising things about other people.
    • Sundance 2010: Your Guide to the Buzz-Worthy Films - Film.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.film.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Sorry to be so predictable but would you really have wanted things to end any other way?
    • Year in Review: The Best Comedies of 2009 - Film School Rejects 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.filmschoolrejects.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .There's nothing to be embarrassed about.^ There's nothing to be embarrassed about.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Even though this release won't please everybody, there's nothing to hate about 10 Things I Hate About You .
    • DVD Verdict Review - 10 Things I Hate About You: 10th Anniversary Edition 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.dvdverdict.com [Source type: General]

    ^ There is nothing cynical about his guardedness; it comes from the possibly noble intuition that in an age of self-exposure, feelings might be something worth keeping to oneself.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt on the silver screen. - By Meghan O'Rourke - Slate Magazine 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC fray.slate.com [Source type: General]

    .I would be embarrassed if I was like, "Shit, everybody wants to look at my ass."^ I would be embarrassed if I was like, "Shit, everybody wants to look at my ass."
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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    ^ I just realized he looks like my cousin in this one!
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt MEGApost! - Other Pics - Pictures - theJJB.com - Message Board - Yuku 25 September 2009 5:56 UTC jjb.yuku.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Originally Posted by Keagan2387 This looks like it would be hard to watch but moving at the same time.
    • Decide what I should watch - AbsolutePunk.net 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.absolutepunk.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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    • Newsweek, March 31, 2006
  • Traditionally there's this barrier between the people who make movies and the people who watch them, and I think it sucks.^ Newsweek , March 31, 2006 Traditionally there's this barrier between the people who make movies and the people who watch them, and I think it sucks.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Newsweek , March 31, 2006 Most scripts are bad.
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    ^ There's this barrier that goes up between the people who make the movies and the people who watch the movies.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Making Hollywood this castle on a hill and crowning actors the "Stars" might have been exciting and even brought people together last century, but now it's grown kind of disgusting in its excesses and it's no longer bringing people together—it's keeping people apart.^ Making Hollywood this castle on a hill and crowning actors the "Stars" might have been exciting and even brought people together last century, but now it's grown kind of disgusting in its excesses and it's no longer bringing people together—it's keeping people apart.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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    ^ But he's 26, and has made the highly unusual transition from adorable child star to complicated and even dark adult actor.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Salon.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I think he's a fantastic actor and he's starred in some of my favorite movies of the last few years, but when you...
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt Story Page - USATODAY.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC content.usatoday.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .It always turns my stomach a little when, because I'm in movies and on TV, people sometimes treat me as if I'm somehow different from, even above, a normal person.^ It always turns my stomach a little when, because I'm in movies and on TV, people sometimes treat me as if I'm somehow different from, even above, a normal person.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Days of Summer is a very good movie about two people that shouldn't be together, and that's not the kind of romantic comedy we're often treated to.
    • DVD Verdict Review - (500) Days Of Summer (Blu-Ray) 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.dvdverdict.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ He can do them fine, but it's just much harder than it is for a normal person, so I had to try to make it hard for myself somehow.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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    .But the emails, posts, and comments I've been trading recently with people through those aforementioned sites cause me no nausea; they inspire me.^ Most recent comments site-wide .
    • Blu-ray Review: (500) Days of Summer - Blogcritics Video 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC blogcritics.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ But the emails, posts, and comments I've been trading recently with people through those aforementioned sites cause me no nausea; they inspire me.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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    ^ Post Comment There are no comments at this time.
    • Sundance 2010: Your Guide to the Buzz-Worthy Films - Film.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.film.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .There's no nasty status predicated on "Fame" or "Fortune."^ There's no nasty status predicated on "Fame" or "Fortune."
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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    .There's just that beautiful thing, the point of all art in the first place: a connection between one individual and another.^ There's just that beautiful thing, the point of all art in the first place: a connection between one individual and another.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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    ^ All of them with one crucial thing in common.
    • JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT | Shockya.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.shockya.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ But the point of art is to have a connection between people.
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  • Supermarket tabloids and celebrity gossip shows are not just innocently shallow entertainment, but a fundamental part of a much larger movement that involves apathy, greed and hierarchy.^ "Supermarket tabloids and celebrity gossip shows are not just innocently shallow entertainment, but a fundamental part of a much larger movement that involves apathy, greed and hierarchy.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.mahalo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ April 6, 2006 Supermarket tabloids and celebrity gossip shows are not just innocently shallow entertainment, but a fundamental part of a much larger movement that involves apathy, greed and hierarchy.
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    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ After describing the event on his site, he writes, "I do believe that the myth of 'Celebrity' is not just innocently shallow entertainment, but a powerful and fundamental part of a larger movement revolving around greed, apathy and hierarchy that is currently dragging us down, down, down, lower and scarier, and perhaps weaker than we've ever, ever been.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Salon.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]

    .Celebrity doesn’t have anything to do with art or craft.^ Celebrity doesn’t have anything to do with art or craft.
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    .It’s about being rich and thinking that you’re better than everybody else.^ It's about being rich and thinking that you're better than everybody else."
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.mahalo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ It’s about being rich and thinking that you’re better than everybody else.
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    ^ RICH PEOPLE PROBLEMS Oh, the problems of being wealthy -- you either need wealth and status, want it, or have too much to truly be happy.
    • Sundance 2010: Your Guide to the Buzz-Worthy Films - Film.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.film.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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    • The New York Times, March 25, 2007.
  • My dad never blew anything up, but he probably had friends who did.^ The New York Times , March 25, 2007.
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    ^ My dad never blew anything up, but he probably had friends who did.
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    ^ New York Post , March 25, 2007 [hitrecord.org is my] alternative outlet of where I get to be a little less professional and just freak out a little bit.
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    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .He and my mom have always preached that the pen is mightier than a Molotov cocktail.^ He and my mom have always preached that the pen is mightier than a Molotov cocktail.
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    • The New York Times, March 25, 2007.
  • I didn’t really like doing commercials.^ I didn’t really like doing commercials.
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    ^ The New York Times , March 25, 2007.
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    ^ New York Post , March 25, 2007 [hitrecord.org is my] alternative outlet of where I get to be a little less professional and just freak out a little bit.
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    .You had to behave like you were on angel dust or something.^ You had to behave like you were on angel dust or something.
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    ^ And sometimes you go anyway, like if a girl drags you or something .
    • Summer Guide 2009 - Joseph Gordon-Levitt Shows His Fierce Sensitivity in '500 Days of Summer' -- New York Magazine 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC nymag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ And, by the way, I love some of those movies, like Cassavetes, you know, "A Woman Under the Influence," something like that.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Salon.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]

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    • The New York Times, March 25, 2007.
  • There's this barrier that goes up between the people who make the movies and the people who watch the movies.^ Newsweek , March 31, 2006 Traditionally there's this barrier between the people who make movies and the people who watch them, and I think it sucks.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ There's this barrier that goes up between the people who make the movies and the people who watch the movies.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The New York Times , March 25, 2007.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .But the point of art is to have a connection between people.^ But the point of art is to have a connection between people.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ There's just that beautiful thing, the point of all art in the first place: a connection between one individual and another.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .I think it's going to become much more of a dialogue, where everybody will watch everybody's stuff, as opposed to how it is now, where the huge corporations produce everything.^ I think it's going to become much more of a dialogue, where everybody will watch everybody's stuff, as opposed to how it is now, where the huge corporations produce everything.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ It’s fascinating to see how times have changed so much that source material, toys, can inspire a movie, which itself spawns new merchandising like more toys.
    • Collider 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.collider.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ As the stories diverge and a "what if" scenario becomes reality, it soon becomes apparent how much one seemingly minor decision can ultimately affect the rest of our lives.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt Movies 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.blockbuster.com [Source type: General]

    .I'm looking forward to seeing that.^ I'm looking forward to seeing that.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Look forward to seeing him with a promising director like Nolan in his next picture.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt....... 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.empireonline.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt....... 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.empireonline.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
    • New York Post, March 25, 2007
  • [hitrecord.org is my] alternative outlet of where I get to be a little less professional and just freak out a little bit.^ (He also has his own Web site, which he describes as his "alternative outlet of where I get to be a little less professional and just freak out a little bit."
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Salon.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]

    ^ New York Post , March 25, 2007 [hitrecord.org is my] alternative outlet of where I get to be a little less professional and just freak out a little bit.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The New York Times , March 25, 2007.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
    • Salon, March 28, 2007.
  • The Lookout was by far the hardest thing I've ever done.^ Salon , March 28, 2007.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ AV Club , March 28, 2007.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The Lookout was by far the hardest thing I've ever done.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Partially because both Brick and Mysterious Skin were four to five week shoots, and The Lookout was nine or 10. So there's the marathon aspect, as well as the fact that Chris Pratt is having a harder go of it than either of the other two characters ever did.^ So there's the marathon aspect, as well as the fact that Chris Pratt is having a harder go of it than either of the other two characters ever did.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ In both Brick and Mysterious Skin , his characters break down and sob—really sob.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt on the silver screen. - By Meghan O'Rourke - Slate Magazine 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.slate.com [Source type: General]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt on the silver screen. - By Meghan O'Rourke - Slate Magazine 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC fray.slate.com [Source type: General]

    ^ The Lookout and Mysterious Skin are must sees!
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt MEGApost! - Other Pics - Pictures - theJJB.com - Message Board - Yuku 25 September 2009 5:56 UTC jjb.yuku.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .You know, waking up in the morning is difficult for him.^ You know, waking up in the morning is difficult for him.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ If you didn’t already know the guitar hero’s name, you won’t forget him and his sonic lovin’ after this record.
    • Joseph Gordon Levitt | The Frisky 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.thefrisky.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ And if you don't know him now, check him in GI Joe.
    • Tales From A Groupie: Joseph Gordon-Levitt 25 September 2009 5:56 UTC www.backstagepazz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Putting a sentence together is difficult for him.^ Putting a sentence together is difficult for him.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Getting dressed properly, driving a car, all these things.^ Getting dressed properly, driving a car, all these things.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I was looking forward, not behind me, so I didn't see all these dancers doing the same thing I was doing -- only better.
    • Q&A - Joseph Gordon-Levitt's (58) Days of Oscar Thoughts - AMC News - AMC 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC blogs.amctv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ After all, shouldn't these kids actually be in school, learning things?
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Filmography & Photos - VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.movieretriever.com [Source type: General]

    .He can do them fine, but it's just much harder than it is for a normal person, so I had to try to make it hard for myself somehow.^ "Like they say, 'We're just trying to make people laugh.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt's the star of summer 25 September 2009 5:56 UTC www.canada.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt's the star of summer 25 September 2009 5:56 UTC www.timescolonist.com [Source type: General]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt's the star of summer 25 September 2009 5:56 UTC www.calgaryherald.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Just because two young people fall in love doesn't mean it will work, no matter how hard one of the participants tries.
    • DVD Verdict Review - (500) Days Of Summer (Blu-Ray) 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.dvdverdict.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    So it was challenging. .
    • AV Club, March 28, 2007.
  • I think the whole thing's changing a lot.^ It's a movie about one person's subjective view of the whole thing, and I think that's a big part of why Summer ends up leaving Tom.

    ^ "I think that a lot of movies that get called comedies shirk the need to be emotionally honest," says the 28-year-old.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt's the star of summer 25 September 2009 5:56 UTC www.canada.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt's the star of summer 25 September 2009 5:56 UTC www.timescolonist.com [Source type: General]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt's the star of summer 25 September 2009 5:56 UTC www.calgaryherald.com [Source type: General]

    .The traditions of Hollywood are grand and great and are going to survive forever, in a way.^ The traditions of Hollywood are grand and great and are going to survive forever, in a way.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .But they're not going to be the only way for much longer.^ They just want to get where they're going.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Salon.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]

    ^ But they're not going to be the only way for much longer.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ "They're not going to pick someone the world doesn't recognize."

    .The technology is such now that you don't have to have millions of dollars to make a movie.^ The technology is such now that you don't have to have millions of dollars to make a movie.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I don't know if you know who that guy is, but at ZeFrank.com, he makes a couple-minute show every day.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Are you really going to be able to say that you don't want to do those kinds of movies?
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Salon.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Salon.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]

    .You can make one with a computer.^ How do you make a role in a contemporary romantic comedy a satisfying one for yourself as an actor?

    ^ But if you want one to hate, I suggest trying to make it through Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist .
    • josephgordonlevitt - Jezebel 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC jezebel.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Like the Ze Frank show.^ Like the Ze Frank show.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .I don't know if you know who that guy is, but at ZeFrank.com, he makes a couple-minute show every day.^ If you don't know who he is rent "The Lookout".
    • Tales From A Groupie: Joseph Gordon-Levitt 25 September 2009 5:56 UTC www.backstagepazz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Did you not know what to make of this guy or vice versa?
    • Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Are Thankful For The Past, The ‘Summer’ And The Future | Topsongs 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.topsongs.ismywebsite.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Do you know someone who fights for the good guys?
    • Joseph Gordon Levitt 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.reelzchannel.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon Levitt 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.reelzchannel.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .What he does is fucking great, and he does it all by himself.^ What he does is fucking great, and he does it all by himself.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .I think those lines between "behind the camera" and "in front of the camera," the lines between actor, writer, director, the lines between audience and performer… all those lines are kind of dissolving.^ Born: 2/17/1981 · Los Angeles, CA Biography: Born in Los Angeles, Joseph Gordon-Levitt grew up in front of the camera as a child and teen actor.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC television.aol.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ It's definitely not one of those roles where you're thinking about the person's disability all the time.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Salon.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Born in Los Angeles, Joseph Gordon-Levitt grew up in front of the camera as a child and teen actor.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt Movies 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.blockbuster.com [Source type: General]

    And I'm real curious where it's going to lead. .
    • AV Club, March 28, 2007
  • [It's a] really smart, faithful adaptation of the book.^ Salon , March 28, 2007.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ AV Club , March 28, 2007 [It's a] really smart, faithful adaptation of the book.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ AV Club , March 28, 2007.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .The book is such a tight page-turner… The character I play is an extreme guy… He's a killer.^ The book is such a tight page-turner… The character I play is an extreme guy… He's a killer.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .He wants to be Jesse James.^ He wants to be Jesse James.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .He grew up watching cowboy and Indian movies and wants to be that.^ He grew up watching cowboy and Indian movies and wants to be that.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I don't want anybody to ever, while they're watching the movie, to think of me as "Joseph Gordon-Levitt."
    • Q&A: Joseph Gordon-Levitt | Metromix Chicago 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC chicago.metromix.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ There's this barrier that goes up between the people who make the movies and the people who watch the movies.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Wikiquote 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Then he meets Mickey Rourke's character, who's named The Black Bird and he wants to partner up with him and be a criminal and kill people.^ If you're talking about his lack of self-love, isn't that what also makes him vulnerable to these people who want to take advantage of him?
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Salon.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]

    ^ From Tom listening to depressing UK music, for anyone who grew up listening to the Smiths or Depeche Mode can only laugh and be amused by Tom’s character.
    • (500) Days of Summer (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review) | J!-ENT entertainment news pop culture TV music DVD Blu-ray reviews fashion celebrity USA Asia UK 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.nt2099.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I wanted him to ask the questioner why every single straight actor who ever plays a gay character has to be asked the same stupid thing, but he didn't.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Salon.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]

    .He's a psychotic and very bad guy… The thing about him is, he's not the bad killer, the kind of guy that sits and stews and then has these rageful outbursts.^ If you're talking about his lack of self-love, isn't that what also makes him vulnerable to these people who want to take advantage of him?
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Salon.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Salon.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]

    ^ A lot of movies, every character is kind of this one-dimensional device: This is the good guy, this is the bad guy, this is the girl.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Salon.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Salon.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Very good actor, and I'm hearing terrific things about "(500) Days," but I haven't gotten to an advance screening yet.
    • Q&A: Joseph Gordon-Levitt | Metromix Chicago 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC chicago.metromix.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .He is this extreme extrovert who never shuts up and tells you ridiculously tall tales about himself and mythologizes everything… Hyperactive, hyper, hyper guy wearing cowboy boots.^ I love when you can tell the guy is loving it, and he was.
    • Tales From A Groupie: Joseph Gordon-Levitt 25 September 2009 5:56 UTC www.backstagepazz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Can't even tell you guys 'WHY'.
    • Joseph Gordon-levitt // BlogCatalog Topic // BlogCatalog 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.blogcatalog.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Joseph Gordon Levitt // BlogCatalog Topic // BlogCatalog 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.blogcatalog.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ "I thought what was great in 'The Dark Knight' was that Heath kept telling you different stories [about his past] so you never knew what it was, and they were all spooky and crazy.
    • joseph gordon-levitt » MTV Movies Blog (2) 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC moviesblog.mtv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
    • IGN, March 30, 2006 - about his role in Killshot
  • I don't blame the people for the fact that so many movies are bad.^ In this interview and podcast, Joseph Gordon-Levitt talks about his new film "The Lookout" -- and why movies should be as complex as people are.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Salon.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Salon.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]

    ^ The reason people don't talk about acting in comedies the way they talk about acting in dramas is because oftentimes the characters in comedies are not rendered as whole human beings.

    ^ Gordon-Levitt: Well that's the thing; it's not really a movie about two people.

    .I think there's a corrupt, perverted, lazy and sloppy attitude that's pervasive in the movie business.^ Sure, there have been plenty of straight-playing-gay movies by now, but I can't think of another one that strives to be so trashy and hot.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Salon.com 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]

    The whole entertainment business is kind of crumbling around us. .
    • Cinematcal, April 4, 2007.
  • The cool thing about my character was that it’s not that digital.^ "The cool thing about my character was that it's not that digital," exclaimed Gordon-Levitt, revealing that he underwent significant changes to adapt to the role.
    • joseph gordon-levitt » MTV Movies Blog (2) 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC moviesblog.mtv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .I get to put hours of prosthetic makeup on and see a different creature altogether.^ "I get to put hours of prosthetic makeup on and see a different creature altogether.
    • joseph gordon-levitt » MTV Movies Blog (2) 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC moviesblog.mtv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .I’ve seen how he looks and it’s really cool.^ LMAO! Look at how I've gushed about him!
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt MEGApost! - Other Pics - Pictures - theJJB.com - Message Board - Yuku 25 September 2009 5:56 UTC jjb.yuku.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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Contents

Overview

American actor, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Stop-Loss

Vita

  • Born: February 17, 1981
  • Married:
  • Died:
  • Buried:

Parents

  • Father: Dennis Levitt
  • Mother: Jane Gordon

Spouse(s)

Children

Ancestry

1st Generation
  • 1 Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt (1981-)
2nd Generation
  • 2 Dennis Richard Levitt (1948-) [1] [2]
  • 3 Jane Ellen Gordon (1943-) [3]
3rd Generation
  • 4 ? Levitt
  • 5 ? Roth
  • 6 Michael Gordon (1909-1993) [4]
  • 7 ? Cohn [4]

References

  1. ^ California Birth Index@Ancestry.com
  2. ^ Married 1975 per California Marriage Index@Ancestry.com
  3. ^ California Birth Index@Ancestry.com
  4. ^ a b http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0330456/bio

Contributors

24.141.150.255 03:30, 28 July 2008 (UTC)
.Use this input box to create a new article (for people listed above or anywhere) using the People Simple Template.^ Living in New York -- "a real city where people are on top of each other" -- made him "hyper aware of the world at large" and keyed up to create art with others.
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt falls in love again - Los Angeles Times 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC articles.latimes.com [Source type: General]

^ This list was compiled using one very simple guideline: The movie must provoke laughter consistently.
  • Year in Review: The Best Comedies of 2009 - Film School Rejects 11 January 2010 11:14 UTC www.filmschoolrejects.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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