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Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Current age: 34

Career at 20: Although JGL had already made a name for himself with his work on 3rd Rock From the Sun, he made a pivotal transition to film at this time by snagging a role in Manic alongside Zooey Deschanel.

Relationship status at 20: Joseph dated Larisa Oleynik for almost three years. Yep, that's the girl who starred in The Secret Life of Alex Mack.

Quoted at 20: At the time of Manic's release, Joseph participated in an interview with Zooey Deschanel. When asked what gives his life meaning, he said, "Obviously, I love my family and I love my friends, but I've been acting for 15 years, and it's gone in and out of how meaningful it is. I've gone through periods where I'm like, 'It doesn't mean that much, the work that I'm doing.' Doing Manic has been more meaningful to me than any acting I've ever done for the last 15 years."

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