Don't look now, but that nerdy kid with the bad '90s hair from 3rd Rock from the Sun is all grown up. Joseph Gordon-Levitt-- who rose to popularity on the strength of the prominent comedy-- went from dorky kid actor to smoldering leading man in what feels like a heartbeat. After beating indiedom with films like Mysterious Skin and Brick. More
Success for Joseph Gordon-Levitt came fast and hard, when the then 15 year old landed the function of boy alien Tommy on NBC's smash comedy 3rd Rock from the Sun. But rather then succumb to the risky cliches of kid stardom, Gordon-Levitt has gracefully developed into one of Hollywood's best young stars. After offering the entire "teen idol" thing a whirl with roles in Halloween H20: 20 Years Later and 10 Things I Hate About You, Gordon-Levitt decided to check out even more artful fare by starring in difficult movies like Mysterious Skin, Brick and The Lookout.