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Maggie Gyllenhaal


Academy Award-nominated actress Maggie Gyllenhaal was born on November 16, 1977, on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in New York City. Her parents, Stephen Gyllenhaal and Naomi Foner, are both filmmakers, and Maggie made her film debut in Stephen's film Waterland (1992). She had sporadic roles throughout her teenage years, though she stepped away ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 21 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 River of Fundament
Hathfertiti
 2014/II Frank
Clara
 2012 The Corrections (TV Movie)
Denise
 2009 Away We Go
LN
 2007 High Falls (Short)
April
 2006 Monster House
Zee (voice)
 2006 Paris, je t'aime
Liz (segment "Quartier des Enfants Rouges")
 2005 Trust the Man
Elaine
 2005 The Great New Wonderful
Emme Keeler (segment "Emme's Story")
 2004 Criminal
Valerie
 2004 Strip Search (TV Movie)
Linda Sykes
 2003 Casa de los babys
Jennifer
 2000 Cecil B. DeMented
Raven
 2000 The Photographer
Mira
 1999 Resurrection (TV Movie)
Mary
 1998 Homegrown
Christina the Babysitter
 1998 The Patron Saint of Liars (TV Movie)
Lorraine Thomas
 1996 Shattered Mind (TV Movie)
Clothes Clerk
 1993 A Dangerous Woman
Patsy
 1992 Waterland
Maggie Ruth
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Other Works:

Starred as "Yelena" in Anton Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya", with Peter Sarsgaard at the Classic Stage Company, New York City. See more »

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3 Interviews | 10 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Once you're a mom, there are secret things you know - like in your pocket, you'll find a bag of Cheerios. See more »

Trivia:

Maggie's father has English, Swedish, and distant Swiss-German and French, ancestry. Maggie's mother's family is Ashkenazi Jewish (from Poland and Latvia). See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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