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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 & 38 nominations. See more awards »

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Release of Jamie Foxx's music video for "Blame It," which premiered on 106 & Park Top 10 Live (2000); and was directed by Hype Williams; with appearances by Ron Howard; Forest Whitaker; Jake Gyllenhaal; Samuel L. Jackson; Quincy Jones; Cedric the Entertainer; Morris Chestnut; Clifton Powell; Alex Thomas; DeRay Davis; Joe; ... See more »

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8 Interviews | 12 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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We live in a sad time where actors are politicians & politicians are actors. See more »

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Very good friends with actress Jennifer Aniston. See more »

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Sagittarius

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Jake's Transformation for Southpaw. StellaDriver
Should at least have more than one oscar nom mando-morales35
Change his profile picture! Angel_Pop
In which movie he is more hot chiara-usa
I think Jake need his profile picture change. luckyasian7
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