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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 18 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

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Appeared in music video for Vampire Weekend's "Giving Up the Gun". 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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Personal Quote:

"Being a star doesn't last. That's not what life should be about. It's a complete illusion that really has nothing to do with you. For me, finding out about life is the most important thing." (1999, Raygun) See more »

Trivia:

Godfather of Matilda Ledger, born October 28, 2005 (daughter of actor Heath Ledger and actress Michelle Williams. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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