At 18, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Was Basically Woody Allen
His 1999 appearance on the Daily Show confirms it. Especially the part where the interview turns into a psychoanalysis session.
Here is JGL promoting 10 Things I Hate About You. As you will see, he is basically a bumbling, awkward, anxious old Jewish man.
He's got the schtick with the shoes.
And when Stewart is weirded out when JGL begins to remove his shoes, Joey's all:
On his old 3rd Rock From the Sun cast members:
Jon is now convinced that JGL is "the oldest 18-year-old" he's ever met. And, so naturally, Joseph is ready to talk about what this all means:
Take a trip down memory lane that’ll make you feel nostalgia AF