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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 17 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

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Performed at NYC "Between My Legs", with Rufus Wainwright. 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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First, it's "Who is Jake Gyllenhaal?," then it's "Get me Jake Gyllenhaal," then "Get me someone who looks like Jake Gyllenhaal," and then "Who is Jake Gyllenhaal?"...Right now, I'm between "Who is Jake Gyllenhaal? and "Get me Jake Gyllenhaal."" [Gyllenhaal on the stages of fame in Hollywood] See more »

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Had his Bar Mitzvah party at a homeless shelter, something his parents encouraged to help him recognize how privileged his own childhood had been (a Bar Mitzvah is the coming-of-age service that Jewish boys celebrate at age 13). See more »

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Sagittarius

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Change his profile picture! Angel_Pop
In which movie he is more hot chiara-usa
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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