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Jake Gyllenhaal


Jake Gyllenhaal was born into a family of talent. His mother and father are producer/screenwriter Naomi Foner and director Stephen Gyllenhaal. He is also the brother of actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, who played his sister in Donnie Darko (2001). His godmother is actress Jamie Lee Curtis. His mother is from a Jewish family and his father's ancestry ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 16 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

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[2004] Did a public service announcement for Rock the Vote. See more »

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8 Interviews | 11 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 13 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Jacob Gyllenhaal | Jake Gyllenhall

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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In a perfect world, I would love to do one play for every three movies. See more »

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His uncle, Anders Gyllenhaal, is senior vice president and executive editor of The Miami Herald in Miami, Florida. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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In which movie he is more hot chiara-usa
Change his profile picture! Angel_Pop
One of those men who get better looking with age Jemma1908
Should at least have more than one oscar nom mando-morales35
a perfect Ezio for assassins creed lgruver13
I think Jake need his profile picture change. luckyasian7
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