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
- Canuck films starring Gyllenhaal, Radcliffe make TIFF's Top 10 picks - CTV News
- 'Prisoners': Jake Gyllenhaal on his 'strange instincts' - Los Angeles Times
- Jake Gyllenhaal, Going After What's Real - NPR
- How Did Jake Gyllenhaal React to Taylor Swift's Revenge Songs? - Yahoo Music (blog)
- Injured Jake Gyllenhaal protects his stitched-up hand from the rain during a ... - Daily Mail
- Grinning Jake Gyllenhaal displays bandaged hand at Prisoners screening after ... - Daily Mail
- Variety Screening Series Q&A: Jake Gyllenhaal and Denis Villeneuve On the ... - Variety
- Jake Gyllenhaal beats Eddie Cibrian and LeAnn Rimes with prime seats at LA ... - Daily Mail
- Jake Gyllenhaal Hits the Red Carpet Wearing Hand Bandage After On-Set ... - E! Online
- Celebrity Week In Review: Jennifer Lawrence Wows, Jake Gyllenhaal ... - Huffington Post
Jake Gyllenhaal Blog Posts
- Jake Gyllenhaal hams it up with ET on the set of the Prince of ...
- Usmagazine.com | News - Jake Gyllenhaal: After Movie Wraps, I'm ...
- 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
- Hottie Poll: Jake Gyllenhaal « A View of the C: Learn, laugh, love ...
- LOGOonline.com: NewNowNext Blog: Jake Gyllenhaal's Five Pounds of ...
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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
- Jake Gyllenhaal So Funny
- 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
- DP/30: End of Watch, actor Jake Gyllenhaal
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