Today is Joseph Gordon-Levitt‘s 35th birthday, and he has accomplished quite a lot in those three and a half decades. The slightly-younger Paul Dano is also an accomplished actor who has also created an impressive body of work. V
ariety brought Gordon-Levitt and Dano together to talk to each other about their careers, and in particular their recent performances as real-life figures in biopics — Gordon-Levitt as Philippe Petit in The Walk and Dano as Brian Wilson in Love & Mercy.
Gordon-Levitt and Dano speak about the challenges of portraying real-life figures in their work and how they feel about their work as actors.
Check out the full conversation above!