A remarkable actor, director, and scriptwriter Joseph Gordon-Levitt is Golden Globe Award winner known for such films as Inception (2010), The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Looper (2012), Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) and more. His personality and uniqueness bring a special atmosphere to any film he plays, so he continues to be in demand more and more.
Date of Birth: February 17, 1981
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
(500) Days of Summer star was born in Los Angeles in a Jewish but not very religious family. Joseph was interested in acting at a very young age. He played his first role in Robert Redford’s film A River Runs Through It in 1992. Although this work did not bring him instant fame and recognition, other producers noticed young talent.
Four years later, Joseph had a great deal with the role in the popular TV series 3rd Rock From the Sun for which he earned two Hollywood Reporter Young Star Awards and the show earned three SAG Award nominations for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. After 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), where he had the opportunity to play alongside Heath Ledger and Julia Stiles, Gordon-Levitt received a huge amount of admirers.
His most recent film credits include the 2017′ buddy cop series Comrade Detective and 2018′ celebrity roast specials The Comedy Central Roast.
Who are Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s parents?
Dennis Levitt (father)
Dennis Levitt was among the founders of a well-known ‘Progressive Jewish Alliance’. Moreover, he was a news director of the Pacifica radio station KPFK. Along with his family, he lived in Sherman Oaks neighborhood of Los Angeles. Today, father and son enjoy spending time together, they have repeatedly noticed in a good mood at the tribunes of fans during basketball games.
Jane Gordon (mother)
Jane was a political activist who ran for United States Congress in the 1970s with the Peace and Freedom Party. She also worked with her husband on the same radio station. In the past, they were hippies so she was of the opinion to leave her last name when they married. Therefore, their two sons got a double name. In addition, Jane is a daughter of Michael Gordon famous American actor and film director.
Michael Gordon (maternal grandfather)
Date of Birth: September 6, 1909
Date of Death: April 29, 1993 (aged 83)
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Maternal grandfather Michael Gordon was a fairly well-known filmmaker and stage actor. He directed the 1959 film Pillow Talk, among others. He died of natural causes in 1993. It is likely that Joseph inherited the acting gene from his grandfather.
Who are Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s siblings?
Daniel Douglas “Dan” Gordon-Levitt (brother born to same parents)
Date of Birth: July 27, 1974
Date of Death: October 04, 2010 (aged 36)
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Dan Gordon-Levitt was a fire spinning and flow arts teacher and performer. He studied at Oakwood Day School and the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). Besides, Dan owned the company Flow Arts in Hollywood, where he taught “flow” classes. For this reason, his friends called him “Burning Dan”. He embodied his profession in creating such films as Moon Shot (1994), Einstein Revealed (1996) and Love Cures Cancer: Take a Chance on Love II (2011). When he died of a drug overdose in 2010, Gordon-Levitt family was in great shock and frustration.
Tasha McCauley (wife)
Duration of marriage: December 20, 2014 – present
Tasha is far from show business and does not need great popularity. She is a robotic scientist and co-founder of the robotic company, Fellow Robots. In addition, she is director of business development at GeoSim Systems Limited. Just like other Gordon-Levitt family members, all other additional details about her life are under wraps and away from the hungry eyes of the public. Tasha and Joseph had a small and very discreet wedding on 20th December 2014, attended by just family and few friends. Spouses have two sons and prefer not to discuss their personal lives.
Who are Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s children?
Name Unknown (son born with Tasha McCauley)
Date of Birth: August 2015
Tasha and Joseph became parents in August 2015 with their child being kept away from the limelight to the point of no public confirmation of name for the little baby boy.
Name Unknown (son born with Tasha McCauley)
Date of Birth: June 2017
The name of the second Tasha and Joseph’s son is also not available to the public now.