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Jake Gyllenhaal


Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal was born in Los Angeles, to producer/screenwriter Naomi Foner (née Achs) and director Stephen Gyllenhaal. He is 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 includes Swedish, ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 34 wins & 82 nominations. See more awards »

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

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8 Interviews | 18 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 16 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Jacob Gyllenhaal | Jake Gyllenhall

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5' 11" (1.8 m)
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We live in a sad time where actors are politicians & politicians are actors. See more »

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Campaigned for the Democrats in the 2004 US election. See more »

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