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Jake Gyllenhaal

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.


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Born:
Dec 19, 1980 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
43
First Appeared:
In the movie City Slickers 1991-06-07
Latest Project:
Movie Morbius 2020-07-30
Known For

Jake Gyllenhaal Movies Filmography

Movie
Morbius
Quentin Beck / Mysterio (rumored) 2020-07-30
Movie
John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch
Mr. Music 2019-12-24
Movie
Spider-Man: Far from Home
Quentin Beck / Mysterio 2019-06-28
Movie
Velvet Buzzsaw
Morf Vandewalt 2019-02-01
Movie
Wildlife
Jerry Brinson 2018-09-23
Movie
The Sisters Brothers
John Morris 2018-09-19
Movie
Horror Show
The Damned 2017-12-07
Movie
Stronger
Jeff Bauman 2017-09-22
Movie
Okja
Dr. Johnny Wilcox 2017-06-28
Movie
Life
Dr. David Jordan 2017-03-22
Movie
Nocturnal Animals
Edward Sheffield / Tony Hastings 2016-11-04
Movie
Demolition
Davis Mitchell 2016-04-06
Movie
Everest
Scott Fischer 2015-09-10
Movie
Southpaw
Billy 'The Great' Hope 2015-03-24
Movie
Accidental Love
Howard Birdwell 2015-02-10
Movie
Nightcrawler
Louis Bloom 2014-10-23
Movie
Enemy
Adam Bell / Anthony Claire 2013-12-31
Movie
Prisoners
Detective Loki 2013-09-18
Movie
End of Watch
Brian Taylor 2012-09-20
Movie
Source Code
Colter Stevens 2011-03-30
Movie
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Prince Dastan 2010-05-19
Movie
Love & Other Drugs
Jamie Randall 2010-11-22
Movie
Brothers
Tommy Cahill 2009-01-27
Movie
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Amy Poehler
Frank O'Connor (archive footage) 2009-04-18
Movie
Rendition
Douglas Freeman 2007-09-07
Movie
Zodiac
Robert Graysmith 2007-03-02
Movie
Jarhead
Anthony Swofford 2005-11-04
Movie
Brokeback Mountain
Jack Twist 2005-09-10
Movie
Proof
Harold 'Hal' Dobbs 2005-09-05
Movie
Jiminy Glick in Lalawood
Himself 2004-09-18
Movie
The Day After Tomorrow
Sam Hall 2004-05-26
Movie
Abby Singer
Himself 2003-10-28
Movie
The Good Girl
Holden Worther 2002-01-12
Movie
Moonlight Mile
Joe Nast 2002-09-09
Movie
Highway
Pilot Kelson 2002-03-26
Movie
Lovely & Amazing
Jordan 2001-08-31
Movie
Bubble Boy
Jimmy Livingston 2001-08-24
Movie
Donnie Darko
Donnie Darko 2001-01-18
Movie
October Sky
Homer Hickam 1999-02-19
Movie
Homegrown
Jake 1998-04-17
Movie
Josh and S.A.M.
Leon Coleman 1993-11-24
Movie
A Dangerous Woman
1993-09-10
Movie
City Slickers
Danny Robbins 1991-06-07