Jake Gyllenhaal

 

 

Jake Gyllenhaal

Los Angeles, California, USA

Jacob Benjamin "Jake" Gyllenhaal (born December 19, 1980) is a Swedish-American actor. A member of the Gyllenhaal family and the son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner, Gyllenhaal began acting as a child with a screen debut in City Slickers (1991), followed by roles in A Dangerous Woman (1993) and Homegrown (1998). His breakthrough performance was as Homer Hickam in October Sky (1999) and he garnered an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Male Lead for playing the title character in the indie cult hit Donnie Darko (2001), in which he played a psychologically troubled teenager alongside his older sister, Maggie Gyllenhaal. He subsequently appeared in another indie film, The Good Girl (2002) and the climate fiction-disaster film The Day After Tomorrow (2004), portraying a student caught in a cataclysmic climate event. In 2005, Gyllenhaal portrayed Anthony "Swoff" Swofford in Jarhead, Gwyneth Paltrow's love interest in Proof, and Jack Twist in Ang Lee's Brokeback Mountain. For his performance in Brokeback Mountain, he received critical acclaim and won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role, the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Gyllenhaal received further recognition for roles in Zodiac (2007), Brothers (2009), Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010), Love & Other Drugs (2010), for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, Source Code (2011), End of Watch (2012), Prisoners, Enemy (both 2013), Nightcrawler (2014), Southpaw (2015) and Nocturnal Animals (2016). For Nightcrawler, his performance was widely acclaimed and received rave reviews from critics and he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama, the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, and the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jake Gyllenhaal, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Movies

Jarhead
Anthony Swofford
Donnie Darko
Donnie Darko
Brokeback Mountain
Jack Twist
The Day After Tomorrow
Sam Hall
City Slickers
Danny Robbins
Zodiac
Robert Graysmith
Rendition
Douglas Freeman
Moonlight Mile
Joe Nast
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Prince Dastan
Bubble Boy
Jimmy Livingston
Brothers
Tommy Cahill
The Good Girl
Holden Worther
October Sky
Homer Hickam
Love & Other Drugs
Jamie Randall
Source Code
Colter Stevens
Highway
Pilot Kelson
Lovely & Amazing
Jordan
End of Watch
Brian Taylor
Prisoners
Detective Loki
Enemy
Adam Bell / Anthony Claire
Accidental Love
Howard Birdwell
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Amy Poehler
Frank O'Connor (archive footage)
Everest
Scott Fischer
Nightcrawler
Louis Bloom
Demolition
Davis Mitchell
Stronger
Jeff Bauman
The Division
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Life
Dr. David Jordan
Wildlife
Jerry Brinson
Nocturnal Animals
Edward Sheffield / Tony Hastings
Jake Gyllenhaal Challenges the Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize
Donnie Darko, Anthony Swafford
Southpaw
Billy 'The Great' Hope
The Anarchists vs ISIS
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Okja
Dr. Johnny Wilcox
The Sisters Brothers
Hermann Kermit Warm
Proof
Harold 'Hal' Dobbs
Rio
(rumored)
Untitled Dan Gilroy Project
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A Dangerous Woman
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Homegrown
Jake
The Son
Sonny Lofthus
The Man Who Made It Snow
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Josh and S.A.M.
Leon Coleman
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
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Jiminy Glick in Lalawood
Himself
Horror Show
The Damned
Abby Singer
Jake Gyllenhaal

Tv

The Ellen DeGeneres Show
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Friday Night with Jonathan Ross
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Live with Regis and Kathie Lee
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The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
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The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
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Homicide: Life on the Street
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Late Night with Conan O'Brien
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The Academy Awards
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Screen Actors Guild Awards
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Today
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The Early Show
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Celebrities Uncensored
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GMTV
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Live from Studio Five
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Saturday Night Live
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The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Himself
The Academy Awards
Jake Gyllenhaal