31 Reasons to Love Joseph Gordon-Levitt on His 31st Birthday
10. He’s a ’90s baby, too.
11. He got his start in a Cocoa Puffs commercial, talking to Toucan Sam. Everyone’s gotta start somewhere, but he hated it: “I didn’t really like doing commercials. You had to behave like you were on angel dust or something,” he told an interviewer in 2007.
12. Parlez vous Joseph Gordon-Levitt? JGL is a self-confessed Francophile and a fluent French speaker. ““For me,,” he said in 2007, “few things are more erotic than a woman speaking in a French accent.”
13. He’s also a director: In 2009, he directed the short film”Sparks,” which was screened at the Sundance Film Festival.