Joseph Gordon-Levitt Net Worth

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Joseph Gordon-Levitt net worth is
$35 Million

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Wiki Biography

Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt was born on the 17th February 1981, in Los Angeles, California USA of Jewish descent. He is an actor, filmmaker and singer which are the sources of Joseph Gordon-Levitt net worth, although he is perhaps best known for currently hosting his own TV show, “HitRecord on TV”. He has been active in show business since 1988.

How much is Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s net worth? Reportedly, the sum of his wealth is equal to $35 million, accumulated form all sources previously mentioned during a career spanning nearly 30 years.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Net Worth $35 Million

Joseph was born into the family of Dennis and Jane Gordon Levitt. He had an older brother Daniel (1974-2010). Being six years old he sang in the children’s ensemble, then a little later he appeared in school plays followed by television commercials. At the age of seven he starred in the western film “Stranger on My Land”(1988) alongside Tommy Lee Jones and Terry O’Quinn. He was seen in two episodes of the NBC sitcom “Family Ties”(1988) with Michael J. Fox and Meredith Baxter. Later, he appeared in the television drama “Settle the Score”(1989) alongside Jaclyn Smith and in another television film “Changes”(1991) directed by Charles Jarrott.

On the cinema screen Joseph appeared as a student in the family comedy “Beethoven”(1992) directed by Brian Levant. Later, he landed a role alongside Brad Pitt, Craig Sheffer and Tom Skerritt in the biographical drama directed by Robert Redford “A River Runs Through”(1992). For his portrayal of Roger Bommana in the comedy-fantasy family drama “Angels in the Outfield” (1994) he was nominated for the Saturn Award. The role of Tommy Solomon in the sitcom NBC sci-fi “Third Rock from the Sun”(1996-2001) Joseph Gordon–Levitt won the Hollywood Award twice in the category of Young Star. In 1999, he was listed as the most promising star below the age of twenty-one by the magazine Teen People. In 2000, he began at Columbia University studying history, literature and French poetry, however, he dropped out with a view to continuing his career in acting.

The role of Neil in the drama film “The Woodsman” (2004) won the Golden Space Spire Award in the film festival held in Seattle. Since then he has landed main roles in a number of films including “Mysterious Skin” (2004) directed, produced and written by Gregg Araki, “Brick” (2005) directed and written by Rian Johnson, “The Lookout” (2007) directed and written by Scott Frank, “500 Days of Summer” (2009) directed by Marc Webb, “Hesher” (2010) directed by Spencer Susser, “50/50” (2011) directed by Jonathan Levine, “Premium Rush” (2012) directed by David Koepp and many others. It is worth mentioning the fact that he starred in the film “Don Jon” (2013) which was written and directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt himself. He stars in the upcoming films “The Walk”, “The Night Before” and “Snowden” which will be released in the near future and it is believed will add significant sums to the outright size of Joseph Gordon–Levitt’s net worth.

Another source of Joseph Gordon-Levitt net worth is the production company HitRecord which was founded by the actor. The company focuses on the production of DVD’s, books and short films.

Finally, in his personal life, Joseph Gordon-Levitt recently married Tasha McCauley.

Full NameSolomon Lew
Net Worth$35 Million
Date Of BirthFebruary 17, 1981
DiedOctober 4, 2010, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place Of BirthLos Angeles, California, United States
Height5 ft 9 in (1.76 m)
ProfessionActor, Film director, Theatrical producer, Screenwriter, Film Producer, Entrepreneur, Film Editor
EducationMount Scopus Memorial College, Columbia University, Van Nuys High School, Columbia University, Van Nuys High School, Columbia University, Van Nuys High School
SpouseTasha McCauley (m. 2014)
ChildrenPeter Lew, Jacqueline Lew
ParentsDennis Levitt, Jane Gordon, Dennis Levitt, Jane Gordon, Dennis Levitt, Jane Gordon
SiblingsDaniel Gordon-Levitt
NicknamesJoseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt , JGL , Joey , Joe , Joey Gordon-Levitt , Joseph Leonard Levitt , Joe Gordon-Levitt , Joseph Gordon Levitt , Regular Joe
AwardsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media – Social TV Experience (2014), Young Artist Awards - Best Young Actor Under 10 in a Motion Picture (1992)
Music GroupsHitRecord, HitRecord
NominationsGolden Globe Awards - Best Actor(2009, 2011),Independent Spirit Awards - Best Male Lead (2009), Best First Screenplay (2013), MTV Movie Awards, People's Choice Awards, Saturn Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards,Teen Choice Awards,
Movies"500 Days of Summer" (2009), "Inception" (2010), "50/50" (2011), "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" (2009), "Premium Rush" (2012), :"The Dark Knight Rises" (2012), "Brick" (2005), "Looper", "The Lookout" (2007), "Manic" (2001), "Lincoln", "Mysterious Skin" (2004), "The Walk" (2015), "Snowden" (2016)
TV Shows"3rd Rock from the Sun" (1996-2001), "Roseanne" (1993), "Dark Shadows" (1991), "The Powers That Be" (1992), "Family Ties" (1988)
1His hitRECord-catchphrase: "Are we recording?"
2Frequently wears the hitRECord logo button during public appearences
3Dimples and youthful, boyish looks
1[on the conclusion of The Dark Knight trilogy] I know we're all used to the sort of Marvel movies, which are just kind of endless series they don't really have a beginning, middle, and end. But I think Christopher Nolan very much thought of The Dark Knight Rises as a conclusion, and there's a theme that runs through all three of those movies that begins in the first movie, runs through the second movie, and it concludes in that moment where he says that Batman is more than a man, Batman is a symbol and so to have another man other than Bruce Wayne kind of becoming Batman at the end of that trilogy, I think that's the perfect ending to that story.
2[in 2015] To me, having worked in both low-budget films and bigger-budget studio films, the important thing is actually not the budget. The important thing is the motivation of the filmmaker, and everyone who is working for the filmmaker. You can find indie movies that are just sort of being derivative and trying to make a name for themselves, and you can also find studio movies with a real sincere heart. It's really more about the individual people than the budget or the corporate infrastructure.
3The thing Chris [Christopher Nolan] has in common with all the filmmakers I've loved--Rian Johnson, Steven Spielberg, Marc Webb--is that they have a thorough plan, but are also open to spontaneity. That happens all day as a director. Someone tells you things have changed, and you have to answer it. Spielberg is one of the great imitated filmmakers.
4If you want to talk about an immoral movie, those are the movies that are just blindly reinforcing these clichés of love at first sight, first kiss . . . get married and ride off together into the sunset. It's systematically ruining people's lives.
5T0 me what's important is not the budget of the movie or where the money came from, whether it came from Warner Brothers or Voltage Pictures. What's important for me is the intention of the filmmaker and the spirit on set and what the movie's about and why we are all making it.
6I find that humor is often times the best way to get at substantial themes and questions--but to do so in a really entertaining and engaging way. Something everybody can connect to. Take Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964), one of my favorite movies of all time. And it's dealing with very serious issues. But it's hilarious.
7[in 2012] I remember on Beethoven (1992) we weren't allowed to pet the dog because it would have distracted him. For a dog lover that was disappointing and weird.
8[in 2012] I wouldn't say I was a normal kid. I'd say I was a lucky little kid, because unfortunately it's not normal to have extraordinarily good parents who love and support you. I played baseball, did gymnastics, took piano lessons and started acting as just another one of the things I did. I wasn't pressured into it. But it was acting I loved. I had a really cool acting teacher who taught us how to become a character, to be realistic and feel those feelings, so I hated being expected to behave like an idiot in TV commercials because they seem to think that's what sells toys or whatever.
9[in (2012] Being on TV when I was a teenager in high school was way harder than anything I've experienced since. It prepared me for what it is to work in pop culture. I've learned I have basically two different interactions with people. I love when someone approaches me and tells me they've seen me in something that made them feel something and that they connected to it. That's part of why I do it. The other interaction is with people who really don't care about the movies or anything like that. They just sort of buy into the fame thing, and that feels icky to me.
10[in 2012] As a teenager in the 1990s I loved the spike of indie films coming through Sundance, and films like Pulp Fiction (1994), Big Night (1996), Sling Blade (1996), Trees Lounge (1996) and Swingers (1996). Had I said to my agents at the time that I wanted to do that stuff, they would have said, "You're making a ton of money doing TV, and that's what you're going to do." I went to school, quit acting for a while, and when I came back everyone wanted me to do another TV show and make more money. I didn't want to. I made a decision that I was going to do only work that inspired me creatively, not what was supposed to be good for my career.
11[in 2012, on working with Christian Bale on The Dark Knight Rises (2012)] We had a fucking great time every day working on that movie. I felt as though I'd transferred in for senior year and had a graduation celebration. You felt a huge sense of accomplishment and closure. Everyone on that movie did such good, dignified work. No one came to phone it in or just cash a check.
12[on Don Jon (2013)] Actors in our culture do get stigmatized and treated like objects on a shelf sometimes. But I don't think it's just actors. I think everybody experiences this. You are talking to someone and you can tell they are not listening. You can tell they have already decided what you are and put you in a box with a label on it. This is what I was trying to make fun of. And I do think that the media contributes to this. That's where I came to the idea of a relationship of a young man who watches too much pornography and a young woman ho watches too many romantic Hollywood movies They've both got these unrealistic expectations that they've learned from these kinds of media they consume, and it leads them to objectify people or not to connect.
13I'v always loved watching. I spent my whole life on sets. I started working when I was six. I always paid a lot of attention to what directors have done and what everyone else has done: what they are doing over here in the camera department or how they put together the set or what the script supervisor is up to, all these notes that they take, how is it, what is that. I really like being part of that team, being a part of something larger.
14There is a quote that I think is attributed to Nelson Mandela. He said that our light is more frightening than our darkness because if you look at the darkness within yourself, you can make excuses and shirk the responsibility of having to do anything, and say, 'Well, I'm not capable'. But if you recognize the powerful light that is in yourself, that we all have within ourselves, that's scary because with that light comes a certain responsibility to live up to it and do something. I love that quote. I think about it a lot.
15[on his transition from television to film work] I'm sure luck has a lot to do with it, I wouldn't deny that. For a while, after [3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)] no one wanted to hire me to do anything but a TV show, and I didn't really want to do that again. I'm grateful to a few filmmakers who took a chance on me, like Gregg Araki, who made Mysterious Skin (2004), or Rian Johnson, who made Brick (2005). These are guys who were able to see that I could play these other roles. I really owe them all my subsequent opportunities.
16I spent a lot of time--most of my days--thinking about what it would be like to be facing death while I was shooting 50/50 (2011). But to be honest, I think about that all the time anyway.
17[on facing fame and the paparazzi] Look, I've met some nice guys who take pictures like that. I don't want to demonize anybody. But I do think that this notion that certain people are in a higher class than other people is unhealthy. We would be healthier as a people if we quit paying attention to that kind of bullshit and paid more attention to more pertinent things and more beautiful things.
18The most valiant thing you can do as an artist is inspire someone else to be creative.
19To be honest, I sort of feel like "movie actor" isn't of this time. I love it. But it's a 20th-century art form.
20Acting's really difficult to talk about. If you could talk about it so easily then you wouldn't have to act.
21I just love to act. It's my favorite thing to do in the world, and what keeps it interesting to me is the creative challenge. So different kinds of characters, that's what I just love to do.
22My favorite kinds of actors are the chameleons, like Daniel Day-Lewis or Peter Sellers, people like that. To me, the highest compliment you can pay to an actor is, "Man, I didn't recognize you". So yeah, Hesher (2010) is really different from "Tom" in (500) Days of Summer (2009) and you know, that's what keeps it spicy for me.
23I'm lucky enough, I made money on television when I was young, so I don't have to do parts to support myself. I just do stuff because it'll be fun and challenge me.
24Hesher (2010) is easily one of the most fun parts I've ever gotten to play, because he is really liberated from a lot of the anxieties and stresses that we all carry around. So to play the part right, I have to do that, and it was liberating.
25I take that as a big compliment for you to say that that you thought of me as an indie guy just because it took a long time to get anybody to think of me that way 'cause I was on a TV show for so long [laughs]. But yeah, I mean, to me, I don't really make such a distinction based on indie or studio or any of that. What's important to me is the work itself, the script, the other people I'm collaborating, and I think that kind of could happen to me in the big studio world and it could happen in the indie world. I got just done working for [Christopher Nolan], which was a real honor. He brings as much artistic integrity to what he's doing as anybody and he's making these enormous, enormous studio movies. Then there's Uncertainty (2008), where they bring the same artistic integrity to it. There's the other way on both sides. There's plenty of low-budget indie movies that are kinda doing it for the wrong reasons just like there's some great, huge studio movies.
26I just feel really lucky to get to do what I do and I love it. I love acting, I love making movies and that's why I do it. This is a job which I try to get involved with as much as I can. The movies I watch are being made by film lovers. That's the thing about Uncertainty (2008). All that "Uncertainty" has going for it is the film itself. We don't have an advertisement budget or something; it's really just made by people who love movies for people who love movies . . . I'm happy to get to talk to someone like you who obviously really loves movies for the movies themselves because some of the other ways that tend to putting audiences into a movie have less to do with an actual movie and more to do with all sort of other marketing.
27I've had a select set of really beautiful, powerful, psychedelic experiences on certain drugs but I never got into just doing it at a party: "Oh let's get fucked up and drop acid". That's so retarded and disrespectful to your body and the drug itself. Mushrooms, acid and ecstasy can offer you a new perspective. They can also offer you nothing.
28Most love stories that are told in Hollywood are just bullshit, and everyone knows it. You go there expecting to be sold a bill of goods that you know is wrong. And sometimes you go anyway, like if a girl drags you or something.
29The traditional Hollywood sentiment is contempt for the audience. I've heard executives say, "Audiences are stupid, kids are stupid", but that's not going to fly anymore. I think [Barack Obama] is great evidence of that. This is maybe a sort of pretentious parallel to draw, but it's the same with how love stories are told in movies. (500) Days of Summer (2009) wouldn't have made sense in our parents' generation. It reminds me so much of 2009.
30That's what life is: repetitive routines. It's a matter of finding the balance between deviating from those patterns and knowing when to repeat them.
31It's a very ritualized practice: First they say "Rolling" and then they say "Speed" and then they say "Marker" they clap the marker, then the camera says "Set", then the director says "Action". I've heard that sequence of words ever since I was six years old. It's powerful. I need that.
32I've played the smart kid, the funny one, the nice sweet one, even the angry one, but never the sexy one.
33[About the violence in Mysterious Skin (2004)] All that violence is there to tell a story that comes from an honest and genuine place, and that's what's important.
34The Lookout (2007) was by far the hardest thing I've ever done. Partially because both Brick (2005) and Mysterious Skin (2004) were four- to five-week shoots, and "The Lookout" was nine or ten. 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. You know, waking up in the morning is difficult for him. Putting a sentence together is difficult for him. Getting dressed properly, driving a car, all these things. 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. So it was challenging.
35One of the hardest things about playing a soldier is kinda acknowledging that I've never done, and might never do anything that brave.
36My advantage is that I know the system. Big budgets don't impress me. They might've done [that] when I was 13, but I've been working since I was six.
37Success is not important to me, nor are power or money. If the script feels good, then I'm in. It's that simple.
38I don't blame the people for the fact that so many movies are bad. I think there's a corrupt, perverted, lazy and sloppy attitude that's pervasive in the movie business. The whole entertainment business is kind of crumbling around us.
39[on his parents' political activism as youths] My dad never blew anything up, but he probably had friends who did. He and my mom have always preached that the pen is mightier than a Molotov cocktail.
40[in 2004, about Mysterious Skin (2004)] At the heart of the movie, to me, is there's these two characters that can have one horrible, traumatic experience but react to it in opposite ways and it shows how different people see things differently. Well, today, there's a president in my country that doesn't understand that and he thinks that if you don't see it exactly his way, you're wrong and evil. And that's not the way the world works. There can be one event but everybody who sees it sees it a little different or sees it a lot different and that's what the movies about and that's what damn "Dubya" [President George W. Bush] needs to understand. Or let him not understand it and go about his ways and go back to his ranch and never bother us again.
41Actors didn't use to be celebrities. A hundred years ago, they put the theaters next to the brothels. Actors were poor. Celebrities used to be kings and queens. Then the United States abolished monarchy, and now there's this coming together of show business and celebrity. I don't think it's healthy. I don't want to sound self-important, but all these celebrity shows and magazines--it comes from us, from Hollywood, from our country. We're the ones creating it. And I think it works in close step with a lot of other bad things that are happening in the world. It promotes greed, it promotes being selfish and it promotes this ladder, where you're a better person if you have more money. It's not at all about the work itself. Don't get me wrong. I love movies. But this myth of celebrity has nothing to do with movies.
42To 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.
43Most scripts are bad. I read a lot of them. Brick (2005) was a good script just to read. 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. In Brick (2005), the world is born from the words.
44The whole concept of celebrity pisses me off. While I'm not a celebrity, it's such a weird concept that society has cooked up for us. Astronauts and teachers are much more amazing than actors.
1He and his good friend Zooey Deschanel starred in two films together: Manic (2011) and (500) Days of Summer (2009).
2Has starred in three films with good friends Channing Tatum and Anne Hathaway. He and Tatum starred in Stop-Loss (2008) and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009). He and Hathaway starred in Havoc (2000) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012) and all three of them starred together in Don Jon (2013) (which Levitt wrote and directed).
3He has appeared in five projects that featured a number in the titles: Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998), 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996), (500) Days of Summer (2009) and 50/50 (2011).
4Grew up with Beverley Mitchell. They attended the same acting class for many years as aspiring child actors.
5When Marion Cotillard was honored at Hollywood Film Festival in 2012, he presented the tribute to her in French, Cotillard's native language. Levitt and Cotillard were co-stars in Inception (2010) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012).
6London, England, United Kingdom: Filming The Dark Knight Rises (2012). [May 2011]
7Beijing, China: Promoting his upcoming movie, Looper (2012). [April 2011]
8He is entirely of Ashkenazi Jewish descent.
9Speaks French.
10He has said that he has been told many times by producers that he needed to pack on some weight because he appeared "too skinny" on screen. He did bulk up recently, but only to more greatly resemble a young Bruce Willis in their film Looper (2012).
11Joseph is often said to bear a striking resemblance to his 10 Things I Hate About You (1999) co-star, Heath Ledger. Both actors also played significant roles in Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy with Heath as Batman's nemesis, The Joker, in The Dark Knight (2008) and Joseph as Batman's ally, Officer John Blake, in The Dark Knight Rises (2012).
12Good friends with Channing Tatum and David Krumholtz. Also friends with Leonardo DiCaprio, Zooey Deschanel, Anne Hathaway, and Emily Blunt.
13Enjoys playing the drums and the guitar.
14Originally, James Franco was set to play the role of Arthur in Inception (2010); however, due to scheduling conflicts, James was forced to drop out of the film and the director of the film, Christopher Nolan, later gave the role to Joseph.
15Joseph was nominated for a Tony Award in 2009 for Best Special Theatrical Event with his fellow producers of the Broadway show "Slava's Snowshow".
16Had an older brother, Dan Gordon-Levitt, who passed away in October 2010. He was a photographer and a world-renowned fire spinner.
17Was ranked #6 on Entertainment Weekly's '30 Under 30' the actors list (2008).
18Good friends with Mysterious Skin (2004) co-star, Michelle Trachtenberg.
19Was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, but moved to New York City after attending college at Columbia University.
20He appeared in a preschool production of "The Wizard of Oz" before he began acting professionally.
21His favorite actors include Daniel Day-Lewis, Warren Oates, Gary Oldman, and Gena Rowlands.
22Auditioned for the role of Elder Aaron Davis in Latter Days (2003) before winning the role of Elder Paul Ryder.
23After spending six seasons on 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996), he attended Columbia University in New York City. He studied history, literature and French poetry.
24Joseph's paternal grandfather, Milton Levitt, was born Milton Levitz in Ohio; Milton's father, Louis Levitz, was a Russian Jewish immigrant, and Milton's mother, Fraudel "Fannie" Isaacson, was born in 1894, in then-Ottoman Palestine, to a Russian Jewish family (that wave of movement to the area was known as the "First Aliyah"). Joseph's paternal grandmother, Celia Roth, was born in Pennsylvania, to Polish Jewish parents. Joseph's maternal grandfather, Michael Gordon, was born Irving Kunin Gordon in Maryland, to a Jewish family from Lithuania and Russia, while Joseph's maternal grandmother, Elizabeth A. Cohn, was born in Ohio, to a Romanian Jewish father and a Russian Jewish mother. Joseph's grandfather Michael Gordon was a prominent Hollywood film director, who directed such classic films as Cyrano de Bergerac (1950), Pillow Talk (1959), Portrait in Black (1960), and many others. His career was crippled when he was blacklisted during the McCarthy-era "Red Scare" panic that swept the US in the 1950s.
25Began acting at the age of six with auditioning and landing small roles in commercials and television until he landed his breakout role in 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996).
26Graduated from Van Nuys High School with honors in June 1999.
27Joseph's parents, Jane Gordon and Dennis Levitt, met as activists in California. Gordon ran for Congress, in 1970, with the Peace and Freedom Party.


Stranger on My Land1988TV MovieRounder (as Joseph Gordon Levitt)
K TroopannouncedMajor Lewis Merrill (rumored)
Untitled Musical Comedyannounced
Straight Outta Oz2016The Wizard
Snowden2016Edward Snowden
The Muppets.2015TV SeriesJoseph Gordon-Levitt
The Night Before2015Ethan
The Walk2015/IIPhilippe Petit
The Mindy Project2015TV SeriesMatt Sherman
The Interview2014/IIJoseph Gordon-Levitt (uncredited)
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For2014Johnny
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2014TV SeriesDavid
Kaze tachinu2013Jirô Horikoshi (English version, voice)
Don Jon2013Jon
Lincoln2012Robert Lincoln
Premium Rush2012Wilee
The Dark Knight Rises2012Blake
Inception: The Cobol Job2010Video shortArthur
Morgan and Destiny's Eleventeenth Date: The Zeppelin Zoo2010ShortMorgan M. Morgensen / Narrator
Elektra Luxx2010Bert Rodriguez
Morgan M. Morgansen's Date with Destiny2010ShortMorgan M. Morgensen / Narrator
Big Breaks2009ShortTodd Sterling
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra2009Video GameCobra Commander (voice)
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra2009The Doctor Rex
Women in Trouble2009Bert Rodriguez
(500) Days of Summer2009Tom
CineMash: Sid and Nancy2009ShortSid Vicious
Killshot2008Richie Nix
The Brothers Bloom2008Bar Patron (uncredited)
Miracle at St. Anna2008Tim Boyle
Stop-Loss2008Tommy Burgess
The Lookout2007Chris Pratt
Shadowboxer2005Dr. Don
Numb3rs2005TV SeriesScott Reynolds
Mysterious Skin2004Neil
Latter Days2003Elder Paul Ryder
Treasure Planet2002Video GameJim Hawkins (voice)
Treasure Planet2002Jim Hawkins (voice)
3rd Rock from the Sun1996-2001TV SeriesTommy Solomon
The Outer Limits2000TV SeriesZach Henniger
Forever Lulu2000Martin Ellsworth
Picking Up the Pieces2000Flaco
10 Things I Hate About You1999Cameron James (as Joseph-Gordon Levitt)
That '70s Show1998TV SeriesBuddy Morgan
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later1998Jimmy
Sweet Jane1998Tony
The Juror1996Oliver
The Great Elephant Escape1995TV MovieMatthew
Roseanne1993-1995TV SeriesGeorge
Angels in the Outfield1994Roger Bomman
The Road Killers1994Rich
Holy Matrimony1994Ezekiel
Partners1993TV Short
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman1993TV SeriesZack Lawson
Gregory K1993TV MovieGregory Kingsley
The Powers That Be1992-1993TV SeriesPierce Van Horne
A River Runs Through It1992Young Norman
Beethoven1992Student #1
L.A. Law1991TV SeriesRicky Berg
Quantum Leap1991TV SeriesKyle
China Beach1991TV SeriesArchie Winslow, Age 9
Plymouth1991TV MovieSimon
Hi Honey - I'm Dead1991TV MovieJosh Stadler
Changes1991TV MovieMatt Hallam
Dark Shadows1991TV SeriesDavid Collins Daniel Collins
Murder, She Wrote1990TV SeriesBoy #1
Settle the Score1989TV MovieJustin
Family Ties1988TV SeriesDougie


K Troopproducer announced
Untitled Musical Comedyproducer announced
HitRECord on TV2014-2015TV Series executive producer - 16 episodes
Looper2012executive producer
Sparks2009/IShort producer


The Muppets.2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Night Before2015performer: "Wrecking Ball" - as Joseph Gordon Levitt
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Lady Gaga & the Muppets' Holiday Spectacular2013TV Movie performer: "Baby, It's Cold Outside" - uncredited
The 85th Annual Academy Awards2013TV Special performer: "High Hopes", "Be Our Guest"
Saturday Night Live2009-2012TV Series performer - 2 episodes
(500) Days of Summer2009performer: "Here Comes Your Man"
3rd Rock from the SunTV Series 1 episode, 1998 performer - 7 episodes, 1996 - 1998


Untitled Musical Comedystory announced
HitRECord on TV2014TV Series 6 episodes
Don Jon2013written by
Sparks2009/IShort adapted for the screen by


HitRECord on TV2014TV Series 1 episode
Don Jon2013
Strawberry Bootlaces2012Short
They Can't Turn the Lights Off Now: Episode #22012Short
Morgan and Destiny's Eleventeenth Date: The Zeppelin Zoo2010Short
Morgan M. Morgansen's Date with Destiny2010Short

Music Department

HitRECord on TVTV Series musician - 1 episode, 2014 lead musician - 1 episode, 2014
Sparks2009/IShort musician: all score instruments
The Brothers Bloom2008musician: bar singer


HitRECord on TV2014TV Series


Morgan and Destiny's Eleventeenth Date: The Zeppelin Zoo2010Short
Morgan M. Morgansen's Date with Destiny2010Short

Assistant Director

Dreams: Cinema of the Subconscious2010Video documentary director: hitRECord

Camera Department

Building 'Brick'2006Video documentary camera operator


Django Unchained2012special thanks
The Outsider: A Looper's Story2012Short thanks
Triple Rush2012TV Series the producers wish to thank - 4 episodes
Margin Call2011thanks - as Joseph Gordon Levitt
Dreams: Cinema of the Subconscious2010Video documentary special thanks


The Graham Norton Show2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Cinema 32016TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee
Hilarity for Charity 20162016TV MovieHimself
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2016TV SeriesHimself
Made in Hollywood2012-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Young Hollywood2016TV SeriesHimself
WGN Morning News2016TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2014-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - The Dark Knight
Late Night with Seth Meyers2016TV SeriesHimself
Snowden Live2016Video shortHimself
The View2010-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Live with Kelly and Michael2013-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Today2015-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
The Insider2015-2016TV SeriesHimself
IMDb at San Diego Comic-Con2016TV SeriesHimself
First Steps: Learning to Walk the Wire2016Video documentary shortHimself
The Amazing Walk2016Video documentary shortHimself
The Walk: Pillars of Support2016Video documentary shortHimself
Variety Studio: Actors on Actors2016TV SeriesHimself
Film '722015TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee
Off Camera with Sam Jones2015TV SeriesHimself
SportsCenter2015TV SeriesHimself
Lip Sync Battle2015TV SeriesHimself - Competitor
The Late Late Show with James Corden2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Unscripted2015TV SeriesHimself
Le grand journal de Canal+2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Weekend Ticket2015TV Series shortHimself
Conan2011-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Good Morning America2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest / The Ragtime Gals
HitRECord on TV2014-2015TV SeriesHimself
Guys Choice Awards 20152015TV MovieHimself - Presenter
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2011-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Comedy Bang! Bang!2015TV SeriesHimself
Seth Rogen's Hilarity for Charity2014TV MovieHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2010-2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
2014 MTV Movie Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Nominee
The 86th Annual Academy Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Co-Presenter: Best Visual Effects
The 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Nominee / Presenter
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2013-2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
TakePart Live2013-2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Tavis Smiley2011-2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Looper: The Future from the Beginning2013Video shortHimself
Looper: The Science of Time Travel2013Video shortHimself
Lady Gaga & the Muppets' Holiday Spectacular2013TV MovieHimself
Staying in with Greg and Russell2013TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2011-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Sidewalks Entertainment2012-2013TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself - Guest
The Colbert Report2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2009-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Hour2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Good Day L.A.2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Guys Choice Awards 20132013TV SpecialHimself
SXSW Flashback 20132013TV MovieHimself
The Nerdist2013TV SeriesHimself
Revealed2013TV SeriesHimself
E! Live from the Red Carpet2013TV SeriesHimself
The 85th Annual Academy Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - Performer: High Hopes & Be Our Guest
The Oscars Red Carpet Live2013TV MovieHimself - Interviewee
Sesame Street2013TV SeriesHimself
18th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
Premium Rush: Behind the Wheels2012Video documentary shortHimself
Premium Rush: The Starting Line2012Video documentary shortHimself
Ending the Knight2012Video documentaryHimself
Rotten Tomatoes2012TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night Live2009-2012TV SeriesHimself - Host / Various / Jason Mraz
Big Morning Buzz Live2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Metaphysical Milkshake2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Comic Con 2012 Live2012TV MovieHimself
2012 MTV Movie Awards2012TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards2012TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
MSN Exclusives2012TV SeriesHimself
The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards2012TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Scream Awards 20112011TV SpecialHimself
Anderson Live2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Cubed2011TV SeriesHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2008-2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards2011TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Inception: Jump Right Into the Action2010Video documentaryHimself
Dreams: Cinema of the Subconscious2010Video documentaryHimself - Presenter
Last Call with Carson Daly2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Janela Indiscreta2010TV SeriesHimself
Mark at the Movies2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Breakfast2009-2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
HBO First Look2010TV Series documentaryHimself
Guys Choice2010TV MovieHimself
Sundance Skippy2010DocumentaryHimself
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards2010TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
15th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
Not a Love Story: Making (500) Days of Summer2009Video documentary shortHimself
Summer at Sundance2009Video documentary shortHimself
The Big Bang Theory: The Making of 'G.I. Joe'2009Video shortHimself
In Character With...2009TV SeriesHimself
The Making of 'Stop-Loss'2008Video shortHimself
Building 'Brick'2006Video documentaryHimself
Cartaz Cultural2003TV SeriesHimself (2008)
Dear Santa2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
The List2000TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 21 Hottest Stars Under 211999TV MovieHimself - #18
The Daily Show1998-1999TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1998TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Jeopardy!1997TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Contestant
The 54th Annual Golden Globe Awards1997TV SpecialHimself
Christmas in Washington1996TV SpecialHimself
The More You Know1989TV SeriesHimself

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Film Hawk2016Documentary
Welcome to the Basement2015-2016TV SeriesWilee
Extra2015TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHimself
Ok! TV2015TV SeriesHimself
Lennon or McCartney2014Documentary shortHimself
Saturday Night Live: Thanksgiving Special2014TV SpecialStephen
Saturday Night Live: Thanksgiving2013TV SpecialSteven (uncredited)
Movie Guide2013TV SeriesDon Jon
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness2011TV Series documentaryJimmy Howell

Won Awards

2014Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media - Social TV ExperienceHitRECord on TV (2014)
2013CinemaCon AwardCinemaCon, USABreakthrough Performer of the Year
2012Special Honorary AwardAustin Film Critics AssociationThe Dark Knight Rises (2012)
2012BFCC AwardBlack Film Critics Circle AwardsBest EnsembleLincoln (2012)
2012Golden SchmoesGolden Schmoes AwardsFavorite Celebrity of the Year
2012Golden SchmoesGolden Schmoes AwardsFavorite Celebrity of the Year
2012NFCS AwardNevada Film Critics SocietyBest Ensemble CastLincoln (2012)
2012OFCC AwardOklahoma Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Body of WorkThe Dark Knight Rises (2012)
2012SEFCA AwardSoutheastern Film Critics Association AwardsBest EnsembleLincoln (2012)
2011Hollywood Breakthrough AwardHollywood Film AwardsActor of the YearInception (2010)
2011UFCA AwardUtah Film Critics Association AwardsBest Actor50/50 (2011)
2010Scream AwardScream AwardsBest Supporting ActorInception (2010)
2010SLFCA AwardSt. Louis Film Critics Association, USSpecial Merit (for best scene, cinematic technique or other memorable aspect or moment)Inception (2010)
2008Young Hollywood AwardYoung Hollywood AwardsHottest, Coolest Young Veteran - Male
2005Golden Space Needle AwardSeattle International Film FestivalBest ActorMysterious Skin (2004)
1999Film AwardBurbank International Children's Film FestivalBest Child Actor PerformanceSweet Jane (1998)
1999Family Television AwardFamily Television AwardsActor3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
1998YoungStar AwardYoungStar AwardsBest Performance by a Young Actor in a Comedy TV Series3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
1997YoungStar AwardYoungStar AwardsBest Performance by a Young Actor in a Comedy TV Series3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
1995YoungStar AwardYoungStar AwardsBest Performance by a Young Actor in a Comedy FilmAngels in the Outfield (1994)
1993Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Actor Under Ten in a Motion PictureA River Runs Through It (1992)

Nominated Awards

2015BTVA Anime Dub Movies/Special Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Vocal Ensemble in an Anime Feature Film/SpecialKaze tachinu (2013)
2014Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest First ScreenplayDon Jon (2013)
2014Jupiter AwardJupiter AwardBest International ActorDon Jon (2013)
2014MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest KissDon Jon (2013)
2014Prism AwardPrism AwardsPerformance in a Feature FilmDon Jon (2013)
2013Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest ActorLooper (2012)
2013Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Supporting ActorThe Dark Knight Rises (2012)
2013Golden GatewayBombay International Film FestivalDon Jon (2013)
2013Critics Choice AwardBroadcast Film Critics Association AwardsBest Actor in an Action MovieLooper (2012)
2013COFCA AwardCentral Ohio Film Critics AssociationActor of the YearLincoln (2012)
2013CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsMost Promising FilmmakerDon Jon (2013)
2013CinEuphoriaCinEuphoria AwardsBest Supporting Actor - International CompetitionThe Dark Knight Rises (2012)
2013Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble CastLincoln (2012)
2013ICP AwardIndiewire Critics' PollBest First FeatureDon Jon (2013)
2013People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Movie Actor
2013PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBreakthrough Performance Behind the CameraDon Jon (2013)
2013ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureLincoln (2012)
2013Audience AwardSXSW Film FestivalFestival FavoritesDon Jon (2013)
2013Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie: Scene StealerThe Dark Knight Rises (2012)
2013WFCC AwardWomen Film Critics Circle AwardsBest ActorDon Jon (2013)
2013WFCC AwardWomen Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Male Images in a MovieDon Jon (2013)
2012Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical50/50 (2011)
2012ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Cast EnsembleLincoln (2012)
2012MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest Male Performance50/50 (2011)
2011COFCA AwardCentral Ohio Film Critics AssociationBest EnsembleInception (2010)
2011Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble CastInception (2010)
2011Golden SchmoesGolden Schmoes AwardsBest Actor of the Year50/50 (2011)
2011IGN AwardIGN Summer Movie AwardsBest Movie Actor50/50 (2011)
2011MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest KissInception (2010)
2011MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest FightInception (2010)
2011MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBiggest Badass Star
2011People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite On-Screen TeamInception (2010)
2010Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical(500) Days of Summer (2009)
2010Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsLead Actor(500) Days of Summer (2009)
2010Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest Male Lead(500) Days of Summer (2009)
2010People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Breakout Movie Actor
2010PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest Ensemble ActingInception (2010)
2010Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie: VillainG.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)
2010Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Actor: Romantic Comedy(500) Days of Summer (2009)
2010WAFCA AwardWashington DC Area Film Critics Association AwardsBest Acting EnsembleInception (2010)
2009ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Actor in a Leading Role(500) Days of Summer (2009)
2009DFCS AwardDetroit Film Critic Society, USBest Actor(500) Days of Summer (2009)
2009Golden SchmoesGolden Schmoes AwardsBest Actor of the Year(500) Days of Summer (2009)
2005Gotham Independent Film AwardGotham AwardsBreakthrough ActorMysterious Skin (2004)
2005VVFP AwardVillage Voice Film PollBest PerformanceMysterious Skin (2004)
2001TV Guide AwardTV Guide AwardsSupporting Actor of the Year in a Comedy Series3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
1999ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
1999Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsTV - Choice Actor3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
1999Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsFilm - Choice Sleazebag10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
1999Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsFilm - Choice Hissy Fit10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
1999Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young ActorHalloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
1999YoungStar AwardYoungStar AwardsBest Performance by a Young Actor in a Comedy Film10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
1998ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
1998Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Comedy Series - Supporting Young Actor3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
1997ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
1997Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Comedy - Supporting Young Actor3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
1997YoungStar AwardYoungStar AwardsBest Performance by a Young Actor in a Drama FilmThe Juror (1996)
1995Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Performance by a Younger ActorAngels in the Outfield (1994)
1993Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actor in a New Television SeriesThe Powers That Be (1992)
1993Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actor Guest Starring in a Television SeriesQuantum Leap (1989)

2nd Place Awards

2013COFCA AwardCentral Ohio Film Critics AssociationBest EnsembleLincoln (2012)
2010Golden SchmoesGolden Schmoes AwardsBest Supporting Actor of the YearInception (2010)

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