Before They Were Stars: 6-Year Old Joseph Gordon-Levitt in “Stranger on My Land”

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is obviously one of the most successful examples of a child actor transitioning to adulthood and it’s hard to believe that he’s acting non-stop since he was six years old. Well, this clip showcases where it all started for him in Hollywood. In January 1988, six-year old Joseph had a supporting role in a made-for-TV movie called Stranger on My Land, starring Tommy Lee Jones as a Vietnam veteran-turned-rancher who fights back against an air force base attempting to take over his land.

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