Plays the guitar.
Was ranked #6 on Entertainment Weekly's '30 Under 30' the actors list. (2008).
Chosen as one of Teen People Magazine's
Attended Columbia University (2000)
Auditioned for the role of "Elder Aaron Davis" in Latter Days (2003) before winning the role of "Elder Paul Ryder."
His maternal grandfather was Michael Gordon, who directed such films as Cyrano de Bergerac (1950) and Pillow Talk (1959). Gordon's career was crippled when he was blacklisted during the Red Scare of the mid-Twentieth Century.
Attended, but did not graduate from, Columbia University in New York, where he studied French. Columbia was the only school to which he applied.
His parents are Jane Gordon and Dennis Levitt, who met as activists in California. Gordon ran for Congress in 1970.
Among his favorite actors are Gena Rowlands and Warren Oates.
Appeared in a preschool production of "Wizard of Oz".
Among his favorite movies are Dumbo (1941) and Vérités et mensonges (1974).
Grandson of Michael Gordon.
Is good friends with his 'Mysterious Skin' (2004) co-star Michelle Trachtenberg.
Has an older brother, Daniel (1974).
Chosen as one of Teen People Magazine's "21 Hottest Stars Under 21" (1999)
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