There is no denying that Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s career has gone in some pretty interesting directions over the last 30 years. After bursting onto the Hollywood scene so early, it’s amazing to think that the guy is still in his early 40s. He still looks so young! Let’s focus on some details you might not know about the evergreen actor.
He Has Become a Sci-Fi Legend
Joseph Gordon-Levitt has become something of sci-fi star over the years. Not only was he the lead of the time-travel epic “Looper,” but he also received critical acclaim in 2019 for his role as co-pilot Tobias Ellis in the action-thriller film ‘7500.’ He has also collaborated with Christopher Nolan on films like “The Dark Knight Rises” and “Inception.”
The Prince of Commercials
Gordon-Levitt appeared in several TV commercials as a child actor. He landed commercials for Cocoa Puffs cereal and Pop-Tarts. He’s come a long way since then, and currently has nominations for over 32 awards, including two Emmys and two Golden Globes.
Made a Name for Himself on a Sitcom
One of his most famous roles as a child star was Tommy in “3rd Rock from the Sun.” The iconic TV series ran for six seasons, and is considered an institution in itself within the TV and entertainment world.
He Likes Making Voice Cameos
Not too many people know that he had a voice cameo in the 2019 hit movie “Knives Out.” Gordon-Levitt voices Detective Hardrock in the film. Gordon-Levitt also has a voice cameo in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” as an alien named Slowen-Lo.
The Reason Behind His Mismatched Socks
He always wears mismatched socks as a way to remember his brother, Mike who passed away in 2010. Gordon-Levitt inherited his brother’s collection of mismatched and decided he would continue his brother’s fascination for the trend.