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Born in Los Angeles, California to Jewish parents who were among the founders of the Progressive Jewish Alliance, Joseph Gordon-Levitt started out as a child star appearing in “A River Runs Through It,” “10 Things I Hate About You” and the TV series “3rd Rock from the Sun.” He has since come a long way, adding director, screenwriter, producer and editor credits to his resume!