Joseph Gordon-Levitt Says He Dances Every Day with His Two Sons: 'It's Pure Glory'
Joseph Gordon-Levitt can sing and bust a move just as well as he can act — and now, his kids are getting in on the action, too.
"I dance every day with my kids," the Project Power star, 39, says in this week's issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands now. "Right now they're really into Gene Kelly and Gregory Hines, two of the all-time greats."
"They think I'm just another one of those legends," he adds of his 3- and 4½-year-old sons, whom he shares with wife Tasha McCauley, a robotics expert and CEO at GeoSim Systems. "Soon enough, they'll learn the truth, but for now, it's pure glory."
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"A couple months ago, everyone started coming outside at 8 p.m. to thank the people on the front lines fighting this pandemic," he says. "In my family, we never stopped doing it. We do it every night. It's 'thank-you time.' "
"My boys whoop and clap out the window and yell, 'Thank you!' " adds the 10 Things I Hate About You actor. "I think this should become a permanent worldwide ritual. It never hurts to focus on gratitude."
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Like many new parents, the "naturally nocturnal" Gordon-Levitt's day-to-day schedule has changed to fit his kids' routines.
"I stay up too late pretty much every night," says The Art of Breaking Up author. "I'm naturally nocturnal; I've just always loved the wee hours."
"But now I wake up early with my kids, and it doesn't get better than those early morning times either," he adds. "Not enough hours in the day."
For more from Joseph Gordon-Levitt, pick up the latest issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands now.
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