Joseph Gordon-Levitt: The making of a movie star

Some actors crash and tumble into <a href='http://www.cnn.com/2013/06/04/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/child-star-transformations-gallery/index.html'>adult celebrity</a>, but Joseph Gordon-Levitt took the quiet route. Gordon-Levitt's been acting since he was about six, but it wasn't until his mid-20s that his incredible work ethic grew into bona fide "star" status. He's also turned into quite the heartthrob, if we do say so ourselves. As he makes his directorial debut with this weekend's "Don Jon," we retrace the steps Gordon-Levitt took to arrive here.

Some actors crash and tumble into adult celebrity, but Joseph Gordon-Levitt took the quiet route. Gordon-Levitt's been acting since he was about six, but it wasn't until his mid-20s that his incredible work ethic grew into bona fide "star" status. He's also turned into quite the heartthrob, if we do say so ourselves. As he makes his directorial debut with this weekend's "Don Jon," we retrace the steps Gordon-Levitt took to arrive here.