Jacob Benjamin "Jake" Gyllenhaal is an Academy Award-nominated American actor. The son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner, Gyllenhaal began acting at 10 years old. He has appeared in diverse roles since his first lead role in 1999's October Sky, followed by the 2001 indie cult hit Donnie Darko, in which he played a psychologically troubled teen and onscreen brother to his real-life sister, actress Maggie Gyllenhaal. In the 2004 blockbuster The Day After Tomorrow he portrayed a student caught in a cataclysmic global cooling event, alongside Dennis Quaid as his father. He then played against type as a frustrated Marine in Jarhead. The same year, he won critical acclaim portraying a role in the controversial but highly lauded film Brokeback Mountain.
Gyllenhaal has taken an activist role in supporting various political and social causes. He appeared in Rock the Vote advertising, campaigned for the Democratic Party in the 2004 election, and promoted environmental causes and the American Civil Liberties Union.
Jake Gyllenhaal News
- Jake Gyllenhaal's 'Nightcrawler' Will Close Fantastic Fest - Indie Wire (blog)
- See Jake Gyllenhaal's Worm Turn in New 'Nightcrawler' Trailer - Mashable
- Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off' Inspired By Jake Gyllenhaal's 'Head Games' - Hollywood Life
- Director Naomi Foner Discusses Parenting Maggie and Jake Gyllenhaal And ... - ABC News
- Jake Gyllenhaal Chases Ambulances In 'Nightcrawler' - 2paragraphs.com
- Zac Efron vs. Jake Gyllenhaal: Who Looks Better All Banged Up and Bruised ... - E! Online
- Jake Gyllenhaal flexes his biceps as he demonstrates his boxing moves on a ... - Daily Mail
- A gaunt looking Jake Gyllenhaal stars in Nightcrawler trailer - Daily Mail
- Jake Gyllenhaal Isn't The Only One! Here Are 9 Actors Who Have Lost A Crazy ... - PerezHilton.com
- Jake Gyllenhaal nominated for Ice Bucket Challenge - azcentral.com
Jake Gyllenhaal Blog Posts
- Jake Gyllenhaal hams it up with ET on the set of the Prince of ...
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- battle royale with cheese: Jake Gyllenhaal; The Prince Of Persia
- Jake Gyllenhaal Shows Off His Prince Of Persia | TEN Gossip
- Jake Gyllenhaal?s fat plan - Monsters and Critics | CelebZaar
- Jake Gyllenhaal's Top American Actor ~ Sexy Man Wallpaper
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Jake Gyllenhaal Videos
- The Graham Norton Show Part 1 S12x06 Jake Gyllenhaal, Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Joan Rivers
- Jake Gyllenhaal - Max 60 Seconds (Cinemax)
- (HQ) Jake Gyllenhaal on Jonathan Ross 2010.05.07 (Part 1)
- Nobody Says Jake Gyllenhaal's Name Correctly - CONAN on TBS
- Moviefone Unscripted with Jake Gyllenhaal, Toby Maguire, Natalie Portman
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- Oprah Interview - Brokeback Mountain, Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger, PART 1/2
- The Graham Norton Show S12E06 Jake Gyllenhaal, Joan Rivers, Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Kesha
- Jake Gyllenhaal chats to Grimmy
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