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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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[on training for the police movie, End of Watch (2012)] We were all Tased. The whole cast. We decided that we thought it would be a sort of semi-bonding experience. When we had a choice between between pepper spray and being Tased, we were told by the professionals that Tasing was probably the preference because pepper spray lasts for a long time after. And a Tase is done in moments. Se we ... See more »

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Auditioned for and was one of the top contenders for the role of Batman/Bruce Wayne in Batman Begins (2005). See more »

Star Sign:

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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