Jake Gyllenhaal

Actor | * 12/19/1980 (43) | Los Angeles, California (United States of America (USA))
Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal (Swedish: [ˈjʏ̂lːɛnˌhɑːl]; born December 19, 1980) is an American actor. Born into the Gyllenhaal family, he is the son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner, and his older sister is actress Maggie Gyllenhaal. He began acting as a child, making his acting debut in City Slickers (1991), followed by roles in his father's films A Dangerous Woman (1993) and Homegrown (1998). His breakthrough roles were as Homer Hickam in October Sky (1999) and as a psychologically troubled teenager in Donnie Darko (2001). Gyllenhaal starred in the 2004 science fiction disaster film The Day After Tomorrow. He played Jack Twist in Ang Lee's 2005 romantic drama Brokeback Mountain, for ... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Thriller

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Awards & Nominations for Jake Gyllenhaal

BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
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Movies with Jake Gyllenhaal as Actor(64)

as Elwood Dalton2024 Road House
as John Chapman2023 Combat Control
as Robert Evans2023 Francis and The Godfather
as Nathan Cole2023 Oblivion Song
as John Prophet2023 Prophet
as Sgt. John Kinley2023 The Covenant
as Self (archive footage)2022 Spider-Man: All Roads Lead to No Way Home
as Danny Sharp2022 Ambulance
as Searcher Clade (voice)2022 Strange World
as Jim Prescott (voice)2021 Spirit Untamed
as Joe Baylor2021 The Guilty
as Mysterio / Quentin Beck (archive footage) (uncredited)2021 Untitled Spider-Man 3
as Morf Vandewalt2019 Velvet Buzzsaw
as Quentin Beck / Mysterio2019 Spider-Man: Far From Home
as John Morris2018 The Sisters Brothers
as Jerry Brinson2018 Wildlife
as Dr. David Jordan2017 Life
as Jeff Bauman2017 Stronger
as Dr. Johnny Wilcox2017 Okja
as Edward Sheffield / Tony Hastings2016 Nocturnal Animals
as Howard Birdwell2015 Accidental Love
as Davis Mitchell2015 Demolition
as Billy 'The Great' Hope2015 Southpaw
as Scott Fischer2015 Everest
as Louis Bloom2014 Nightcrawler
as Detective Loki2013 Prisoners
as Adam Bell / Anthony Claire2013 Enemy
as Brian Taylor2012 End of Watch
as Colter Stevens2011 Source Code
as Jamie Randall2010 Love & Other Drugs
as Donnie Darko / Anthony Swafford (archive footage)2010 Jake Gyllenhaal Challenges the Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize
as Tommy Cahill2009 Brothers
as Frank O'Connor (archive footage)2009 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Amy Poehler
as Robert Graysmith2007 Zodiac
as Douglas Freeman2007 Rendition
as Harold 'Hal' Dobbs2005 Proof
as Anthony Swofford2005 Jarhead
as Jack Twist2005 Brokeback Mountain
as Sam Hall2004 The Day After Tomorrow
as himself2003 Abby Singer
as Holden Worther2002 The Good Girl
as Joe Nast2002 Moonlight Mile
as Pilot Kelson2002 Highway
as Jimmy Livingston2001 Bubble Boy
as Donnie Darko2001 Donnie Darko
as Jordan2001 Lovely & Amazing
as Homer Hickam1999 October Sky
as Jake1998 Homegrown
as Leon Coleman1993 Josh and S.A.M.
as Edward1993 A Dangerous Woman
as Danny Robbins1991 City Slickers

TV Shows/Series with Jake Gyllenhaal as Actor(32)

as Rusty Sabich2024 Presumed Innocent
as Barry Cohen2023 Lake Success
as Mysterio2019 The Daily Bugle
as Narrator (voice)2018 Explained
as himself2015 Hot Ones
as himself2010 Conan
as himself2009 Live from Studio Five
as himself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as himself2006 Man vs. Wild
as himself2003 Celebrities Uncensored
as himself2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!
as himself1999 The Early Show
as himself1996 The Daily Show
as Matt Ellison1993 Homicide: Life on the Street
as himself1993 GMTV
as Self - Guest1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien
as Self - Guest1988 LIVE with Kelly and Mark
as Self - Host??? Saturday Night Live
as Self - Cameo (uncredited)??? Saturday Night Live
as himself??? Today

Movies with Jake Gyllenhaal as Crew(23)

Production/Executive Producer2023 Combat Control
Production/Producer2023 Gilded Rage
Production/Producer2023 Cut and Run
Production/Producer2023 Theater of War
Production/Producer2023 Oblivion Song
Crew/Thanks2023 Reality
Production/Producer2023 Prophet
Production/Producer2023 Finding the Mother Tree
Production/Producer2023 The Last Ride of Cowboy Bob
Production/Executive Producer2021 Joe Bell
Production/Producer2021 The Guilty
Production/Producer2021 Breaking News in Yuba County
Production/Producer2020 The Devil All the Time
Production/Producer2020 Relic
Crew/Thanks2019 Running with Beto
Production/Executive Producer2018 Hondros
Production/Producer2018 Wildlife
Production/Producer2017 Stronger
Crew/Thanks2015 A Bigger Splash
Production/Producer2014 Nightcrawler
Crew/Thanks2014 Break Point
Production/Executive Producer2012 End of Watch
Crew/Thanks2004 Jiminy Glick in Lalawood

TV Shows/Series with Jake Gyllenhaal as Crew(2)

Production/Executive Producer2024 Presumed Innocent
Production/Executive Producer2023 Lake Success

Additional Information

Born: Friday, 12/19 1980 (December) in Los Angeles, California (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 43 years + 66 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN), American English
Educated at: Columbia University, Harvard-Westlake School, The Center for Early Education, Young Actors Space
Member of: SAG-AFTRA
Related to: Ramona Sarsgaard, Gloria Sarsgaard
Godparent: Jamie Lee Curtis
Other names for Jake Gyllenhaal (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Джейк Джилленхол"
"เจค จิลเลินฮาล"
"جيك جيلنهال"
"Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal"
"Τζέικ Τζίλενχαλ"
"Τζέικομπ Μπέντζαμιν "Τζέικ" Τζίλενχαλ"
"Джейк Джилленгол"
"제이크 질렌할"
"ჯეიკ ჯილენჰოლი"
Jake Gyllenhaal frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (40x, Actor)
Bill Hader (27x, Actor)
Will Ferrell (26x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (24x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (23x, Actress)
Kenan Thompson (23x, Actor)
Daniel Radcliffe (20x, Actor)
Seth Rogen (20x, Actor)
Mike Myers (19x, Actor)
Riva Marker (19x, Crew)
Cameron Diaz (18x, Actress)
Jennifer Garner (18x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:18, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 02/18/2024