Why Joseph Gordon-Levitt Has Had An Awesome Career

He went from cute little kid to bona fide movie star. Gotta love JGL.

1. He was adorable in one of his first roles on “Family Ties”

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2. Then he posed like a pro with no shoes on

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3. A little older — but still cute — in “A River Runs Through It”

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4. Did you forget he was in “Angels in The Outfield!?”

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5. Then his hair was a bit longer

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6. And he was like, “Yeah, my hair is awesome.”

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7. Maybe he was growing it out for “3rd Rock From The Sun?”

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8. Or so he could have a crazy hair do like this one:

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9. Or do a weird photo shoot with little things all over him.

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10. And get a little funky.

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11. He was cute again in “10 Things I hate About You.”

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12. Then he grew up fast!

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13. Now he’s old enough to do things like perch up on stools…

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14. Stand on chairs…

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15. Close his eyes…

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16. And just be wise.

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17. He got adorkable with Zooey Deschanel in “500 Days of Summer.”


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18. And a little hodorky by himself.


Hodorky = Hot and Dorky

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19. He got all incepted and stuff.

From “Inception.”

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20. And shaved his head for the movie “50/50.”

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21. He became a man when he posed for GQ.

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22. And looked smokin’ with a cigarette in Esquire.

Pun intended.

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23. Now he’s all around awesome in “Batman.”


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24. Joseph Gordon-Levitt, you win!

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