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Jake Gyllenhaal

​American actor Jake Gyllenhaal was born in Los Angeles, CA on December 19, 1980.  Jake has been involved with acting from an early age, which is no surprise considering his family history of directors and screenwriters.  Throughout his childhood Jake worked in several films directed by his father Stephen, but was discouraged from accepting extensive roles that would impact his studies. After finishing high school Jake's breakthrough acting role was October Sky (1999), where he played an amateur rocket scientist eager to break away from his destiny of working in a coal mine.  Jake's most acclaimed performance to date was co-starring along side Heath Ledger in the popular 2005 film, Brokeback Mountain.  Jake has starred in more recent films such as Love an Other Drugs (2010), and Source Code (2011).

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Dec 19, 1980 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Oscar (The Academy Awards) 1929-05-16
Latest Project:
Movie The Son 2018-12-31
Known For
Poster of Nightcrawler
Poster of The Good Girl
Poster of Highway
Poster of Donnie Darko
Movie The Son Sonny Lofthus 2018-12-31
Movie Life (Vida) Dr. David Jordan 2017-03-23
Movie The Man Who Made It Snow Unknown 2017
Movie Stronger Jeff Bauman 2017-12-31
Movie Okja 2017-06-06
Movie Demolición Davis Mitchell 2016-04-06
Movie Animales nocturnos Tony Hastings 2016-11-04
Movie Un accidente llamado amor Howard Birdwell 2015-02-10
Movie Everest Scott Fischer 2015-09-18
Movie Revancha Billy Hope 2015-06-15
Movie El Hombre Duplicado Adam Bell/ Anthony St. Claire 2014-03-14
Movie Nightcrawler Louis Bloom 2014-10-23
Movie Prisioneros Detective Loki 2013-09-18
Movie Time To Dance Unknown 2012-03-12
Movie Sin tregua Brian Taylor 2012-09-20
Movie Código fuente Colter Stevens 2011-03-30
Movie Prince of Persia: Las arenas del tiempo Prince Dastan 2010-05-19
Movie Amor y otras drogas Jamie Reidy 2010-11-22
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Amy Poehler Frank O'Connor (archive footage) 2009-04-18
Movie Brothers Tommy Cahill 2009-01-27
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown 2009-09-14
Movie Zodiac Robert Graysmith 2007-03-02
Movie Expediente Anwar Douglas Freeman 2007-09-07
Movie The Man Who Walked Between the Towers Narrator (voice) 2005-04-23
Movie Brokeback Mountain Jack Twist 2005-09-02
Movie Jarhead, el infierno espera Anthony Swofford 2005-11-04
Movie La verdad oculta Hal 2005-09-05
Movie El día de mañana Sam Hall 2004-05-26
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Celebrities Uncensored Unknown 2003-06-04
Movie Highway Pilot Kelson 2002-01-01
Movie El compromiso Joe Nast 2002-09-09
Movie The Good Girl Holden Worther 2002-01-12
Movie Donnie Darko Donnie Darko 2001-01-18
Movie El chico de la burbuja Jimmy Livingston 2001-08-24
Movie Lovely & Amazing Jordan 2001-08-31
Series Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Unknown 2001-11-02
Movie Cielo de Octubre Homer Hickam 1999-02-19
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Cosecha propia Jake 1998-01-01
Series Las noticias de Jon Stewart Himself 1996-07-22
Series Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 1995-02-25
Series GMTV Unknown 1993-01-01
Series Homicide: Life on the Street Unknown 1993-01-31
Movie Una mujer peligrosa Edward 1993-09-10
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Cowboys de ciudad Danny Robbins 1991-06-07
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14
Series Oscar (The Academy Awards) Jake Gyllenhaal 1929-05-16