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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 18 wins & 31 nominations. See more awards »

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Appeared in music video "Time To Dance" by The Shoes, filmed in the UK. 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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It's only appropriate as an indulgent actor to think about quitting 'cause it's such an intense job. See more »

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His favorite book is To Kill a Mockingbird, and he has two dogs, Atticus and Boo named after characters in the novel. See more »

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Sagittarius

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