October 7th, 2010
09:20 AM ET
Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt suffered a loss this week. The “Inception” star’s older brother Dan has passed away. According to People, the 36-year-old was found unresponsive in his Hollywood home Monday. The cause of death is unknown.
Gordon-Levitt tweeted about the death Tuesday, writing, “My super hero brother @burningdan 1974-2010,” adding that followers could help “celebrate” his life on Gordon-Levitt’s website, hitRECord.org, on which he also posted a message.
“BURNING dAN brightly embodied that bold beastly bliss sometimes referred to as ‘the creative spirit.’ He was my chief collaborator on the foundational incarnations of hitRECord.org over the years and continues to inspire us ever the more,” Gordon-Levitt wrote. “He would absolutely positively insist that we not let this bad news deter us on our collective mission. That said, I might not feel up to it for a little while.”
Gordon-Levitt added, "Let's celebrate him, he's [expletive] awesome."
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