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Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Transformation From Alien to Hot Heartthrob

Jun 13 2014 - 2:33am

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is one of Hollywood's hottest guys, but he wasn't always this way. Back in the '90s, when he started his career as an alien on 3rd Rock From the Sun, no one would have guessed that he would later transform into one of the most swoon-worthy celebs ever. Through the years, JGL has donned many looks for roles and in real life, including a bulked-up New Jersey sex addict [1] and a goofy-faced lip-syncer [2], and we're rounding them all up below. We'll just forget that he has a girlfriend [3] for now . . .

Source: Getty [4]

3rd Rock From the Sun Wasn't His Best Look, but He Was Still Young in the '90s!

Back in 2001, He and Zooey Deschanel Looked Completely Different

At the Treasure Planet Premiere in 2002, This Outfit Happened

In 2003, This Almost-Bowl-Cut Look Was Not a Favorite

The "Long Hair, Don't Care" Mentality Returned in 2004

And He Brought Along Hot-Pink, Patterned Outfits in 2005

In 2006, He Shaved Off All His Hair

Then, Without Warning, in 2007, He Was Completely Clean Cut

But It Was Followed by This Sexy, Scruffy Face For the Film Uncertainty

Then in 2008, He Was Smoldering in Every Way

He Brought Clean-Shaven Smirks in 2008, Too

When (500) Days of Summer Happened in 2009, We Had 500 Reasons to Love Joseph

Then This Bow Tie Wowed Us in 2010

He Looked So Nice, He Wore Them Twice (Actually, All the Time)

Through the Years, His Goofy Faces Have Always Been Hot

And When He Sang in 2010, We Nearly Died

He Even Looks Great in Uniform, as Seen in The Dark Knight Rises

When He Got New Frames in 2012, He Made Glasses Sexy

OK, Just Look at This Smirk. Who Can Deny That?

In 2013, He Displayed His Goofy Charm Yet Again

His Lip-Sync Battle on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Was a Win

Slow-Motion Running, Anyone?

In 2013's Don Jon, His Bulked-Up Sex Addict Character Even Did It For Us

Source: Relativity Media [5]

When He Got Goofy With Don Jon Costar Tony Danza in 2013, Our Hearts Stopped

And to Bring It Full Circle, Here He Is With 3rd Rock Costar John Lithgow, 13 Years Later


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