Jake Gyllenhaal

Movie Actor

Birthday December 19, 1980

Birth Sign Sagittarius

Birthplace Los Angeles, CA

Age 42 years old

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Actor who had his breakthrough role in October Sky and won a BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Brokeback Mountain. He also had memorable roles in The Day After TomorrowZodiacNightcrawler, and Love and Other Drugs

Before Fame

He worked as a lifeguard and busboy as a teenager. In 1991, he debuted as Danny Robbins in City Slickers. 


He starred in the cult classic film Donnie Darko, for which he won the 2003 Chlotrudis Award for Best Actor. 

Family Life

He is the brother of actress Maggie Gyllenhaal. His parents worked in Hollywood as directors and screenwriters. French model Jeanne Cadieu has been his girlfriend since late 2018.

Associated With

He is the godfather of Heath Ledger's daughter, Matilda.  


Jake Gyllenhaal Highlights
Jake Gyllenhaal Highlights