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Jake Gyllenhaal

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Birthday
19, 1980
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
19, 1980 (age 37)
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA

About

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. 

Trivia

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. 

Associated With

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