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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 15 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

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{2010} 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:

"I fooled around with Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams got pregnant." Interview about filming Brokeback Mountain (2005), 2006. See more »

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Spent two years at Columbia University, where one of his professors was Robert Thurman, Uma Thurman's father. See more »

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Sagittarius

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