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Jake Gyllenhaal

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Jake Gyllenhaal

American actor add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1980.

Countries: United States (72%), (6%), United Kingdom (5%)

Main connections: The Day After Tomorrow, Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon

Linked to: Democratic Party, American Civil Liberties Union, Americans for the Arts, Broadcast Film Critics Association

 

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Jake Gyllenhaal was born in 1980 add something


1988

The film, directed by Richard Kelly, is set in 1988 and stars Gyllenhaal as a troubled teenager who, after narrowly escaping death, experiences visions of a 6 foot tall rabbit named Frank who tells him that the world is coming to an end add something


1991

He made his acting debut as Billy Crystal's son in the 1991 comedy film "City Slickers" add something


1992

His parents did not allow him to appear in the 1992 film "The Mighty Ducks" because it would have required his leaving home for two months add something


1993

Prior to his senior year in high school, the only other film not directed by his father, in which Gyllenhaal was allowed to perform, was the 1993 film "Josh and S.A.M.", a little-known children's adventure add something

 

Mary McGarry Morris - The novel was the basis for a 1993 movie of the same name which starred among others Debra Winger, Gabriel Byrne, David Strathairn, Barbara Hershey, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Jake Gyllenhaal


1994

Jared Leto - Set in 1994, Leto is caught with the wife of his employer, a Vegas thug, and flee to Seattle with his best friend Jake Gyllenhaal in the week preceding Kurt Cobain's suicide


1998

Gyllenhaal graduated from the Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles in 1998, attended Columbia University, where his sister was a senior and from which his mother had graduated, to study Eastern religions and philosophy add something


1999

Following his first lead role in 1999's "October Sky", he starred in the indie cult hit "Donnie Darko" , in which he played a psychologically troubled teenager alongside his older sister, actress Maggie Gyllenhaal add something

 

Gyllenhaal's first lead role was in "October Sky", Joe Johnston's 1999 adaptation of the Homer Hickam autobiography "Rocket Boys", in which he portrayed a young man from West Virginia striving to win a science scholarship to avoid becoming a coal miner add something


2001

"Donnie Darko", Gyllenhaal's second major film, was not a box office success upon its initial 2001 release, but eventually became a cult favorite add something

 

Jena Malone - After working on various TV projects, and as a supporting actress in films such as "Contact" and "Stepmom", Malone had her first cinematic leading role in the 2001 cult hit "Donnie Darko" as Gretchen Ross, the new girl in town who becomes the girlfriend of Jake Gyllenhaal's title character

 

Brianne Davis - She made her television debut with small part on the episode of "Dawson's Creek" in 2001, and in 2005 appeared in film "Jarhead" as Jake Gyllenhaal's character's girlfriend


2002

Sundance Film Festival - Gyllenhaal had more success starring opposite Jennifer Aniston in "The Good Girl", which premiered at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival; he starred in "Lovely & Amazing" with Catherine Keener add something

 

Gyllenhaal dated actress Kirsten Dunst for nearly two years, starting in 2002 add something

 

In 2002, he starred in another indie film, "The Good Girl", alongside actress Jennifer Aniston add something

 

Ellen Pompeo - A turning point came in 2002 when she was selected by director Brad Silberling for a lead role in his film "Moonlight Mile" playing Jake Gyllenhaal's sympathetic love interest

 

Hayden Christensen - In 2002, Christensen made his London theater debut co-starring with Jake Gyllenhaal and Anna Paquin in "This Is Our Youth"

 

Selma Blair - In early 2002, Blair appeared in Pirelli Calendar alongside Rachael Leigh Cook and co-starred the indie film "Highway" featuring Jared Leto and Jake Gyllenhaal

 

The Good Girl - "'The Good Girl"' is a 2002 black comedy film directed by Miguel Arteta from a script by Mike White, and stars Jennifer Aniston, Jake Gyllenhaal and John C. Reilly


2003

Raised in a family concerned with social issues, in 2003 Gyllenhaal participated in an advertising campaign by the American Civil Liberties Union, an organization his entire family strongly supports add something


2004

He has appeared in Rock the Vote advertising, campaigned for the Democratic Party in the 2004 U.S. presidential election, promoted environmental causes, and campaigned on behalf of the American Civil Liberties Union add something

 

He shot a commercial for Rock the Vote, and along with his sister, visited the University of Southern California to encourage students to vote during the 2004 U.S. Election add something

 

In 2004, he appeared in the science-fiction film "The Day After Tomorrow", portraying a student caught in a cataclysmic global cooling event add something

 

Instead, Gyllenhaal starred in the blockbuster "The Day After Tomorrow" in 2004, co-starring Dennis Quaid as his father add something

 

Austin Nichols - In 2004, Nichols was cast as J.D., an intelligent rich kid and romantic rival to Jake Gyllenhaal's main character in the environmental blockbuster, "The Day After Tomorrow"

 

Austin Nichols - Nichols has been friends with fellow actor Jake Gyllenhaal since the two met on the set of "The Day After Tomorrow" in 2004

 

The Day After Tomorrow - "'The Day After Tomorrow"' is a 2004 American climate fiction-disaster film co-written, directed, and produced by Roland Emmerich and starring Dennis Quaid, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ian_Holm, Emmy Rossum, and Sela Ward


2005

Gyllenhaal narrated the 2005 short animated film "The Man Who Walked Between the Towers", based on Mordicai Gerstein's book of the same name about Philippe Petit's famous stunt add something

 

Heath Ledger - Ledger received "Best Actor of 2005" *awards from both the New York Film Critics Circle and the San Francisco Film Critics Circle for his performance in "Brokeback Mountain", in which he plays Wyoming ranch hand Ennis Del Mar, who has a love affair with aspiring rodeo rider Jack Twist, played by Jake Gyllenhaal

 

Jarhead (film) - "'Jarhead"' is a 2005 biographical drama war film based on U.S. Marine Anthony Swofford's 2003 memoir of the same name, directed by Sam Mendes, starring Jake Gyllenhaal as Swofford with Jamie Foxx, Peter Sarsgaard and Chris Cooper


 

Also for "Brokeback Mountain", he and Ledger won an MTV Movie award for "Best Kiss" in 2006 add something

 

Gyllenhaal was awarded the 2006 Young Artist award for Artistic Excellence by The Americans for the Arts National Arts awards for his role add something

 

Gyllenhaal was named one of "People" magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People" in 2006 add something

 

He was listed in "People's" "Hottest Bachelors of 2006" add something

 

Shortly after the 2006 Academy awards, Gyllenhaal was invited to join the Academy in recognition of his acting career add something

 

At the Directors Guild of America awards on January 28, 2006, Gyllenhaal praised Lee for "his humbleness and his respect for everyone around him add something

 

Gyllenhaal's niece, Ramona Sarsgaard, was born on October 3, 2006 add something

 

In December 2006, Jake and his sister escaped a fire that destroyed Manka's, a famed lodge and restaurant in Inverness, California, at which they were vacationing add something

 

Christopher Meloni - In 2006, Meloni was given the Human Rights Campaign's Equality *award, along with actor Jake Gyllenhaal and director Ang Lee, for his work on behalf of LGBT issues


2007

He later dated his "Rendition" co-star Reese Witherspoon from about 2007 to 2009 add something

 

In 2007, Gyllenhaal starred in David Fincher's "Zodiac", which was based on a true story add something

 

In response to mainstream press lists like these, thousands of gay and bisexual men were polled for the 2007 and 2008 "AfterElton.com Hot 100 List" add something

 

Gyllenhaal starred opposite Meryl Streep, Alan Arkin, and Reese Witherspoon in the October 2007 release "Rendition", a Gavin Hood-directed political thriller about the U.S. policy of extraordinary rendition add something

 

Adam Levine - During 2007, he appeared on the 33rd season premiere of Saturday Night Live in an SNL Digital Short called Iran So Far with Andy Samberg, Fred Armisen and Jake Gyllenhaal.

 

Reese Witherspoon - Throughout 2007, there was persistent speculation in the mass media about a romantic relationship between Witherspoon and her "Rendition" co-star Jake Gyllenhaal

 

Emile Hirsch - Hirsch appeared in "Esquire" in November 2007, being called one of the "Actors of the Year", along with Denzel Washington, Cate Blanchett, Javier Bardem, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Robert Downey, Jr., for his role in Sean Penn's "Into the Wild"


2008

Jessica Biel - In April 2008, Biel began working on the political satire "Nailed", with Jake Gyllenhaal

 

Natalie Portman - Cannes Film Festival - In May 2008, Portman served as the youngest member of the 61st Annual Cannes Film Festival jury, and in 2009, she starred opposite Tobey Maguire and Jake Gyllenhaal in the drama film "Brothers", a remake of the 2004 Danish film of the same name


2009

In 2009, he appeared with Tobey Maguire in Jim Sheridan's remake of Susanne Bier's 2004 Danish language film "Brothers" add something

 

Tobey Maguire - In 2009, he starred alongside Jake Gyllenhaal and Natalie Portman in the Jim Sheridan-directed war drama "Brothers" as Sam Cahill, a prisoner of war who returns from Afghanistan and starts believing that his wife has become romantically involved with his brother

 

Ron Howard - Ron Howard made a cameo appearance in the 2009 music video for Jamie Foxx's song "Blame It" alongside Forrest Whittaker, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Samuel L. Jackson


2010

He dated singer-songwriter Taylor Swift from October 2010 until January 2011 add something

 

Joe Jonas - In February 2010, Jonas made a cameo appearance in Vampire Weekend's music video for "Giving Up the Gun" along with Jake Gyllenhaal, Lil Jon, and RZA


2011

On December 19, 2011, he was announced as a jury member for the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival that was held in February 2012 add something

 

Michael Arden - Arden's more recent work included the 2011 movie "Source Code", starring Jake Gyllenhaal

 

We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together - The song is reportedly about Swift's ex, Jake Gyllenhaal, as the two had broken up in January 2011 but had been seen on a date a few days later


2012

In 2012, Gyllenhaal starred alongside Michael Peña in David Ayer's film "End of Watch" about two Los Angeles street cops add something

 

In April 2012, "Shalom Life" ranked him Number 6 on its list of the 50 most talented, intelligent, funny, and gorgeous Jewish men in the world add something

 

Michael Pena - In 2012, he co-starred with Jake Gyllenhaal as a Los Angeles police officer, in "End of Watch"

 

Mississippi Grind - On August 15, 2012 Jake Gyllenhaal was in talks to join Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck on their gambling project; the duo will direct the film "Mississippi Grind" penned by themselves


2013

In March 2013, it became public that he's in a relationship with model Emily DiDonato add something

 

In July 2013, he began dating swimsuit model Alyssa Miller add something

 

Gyllenhaal dated model Alyssa Miller from July to December 2013 add something

 

Isabella Rossellini - Toronto Film Festival - Since the completion of her "Green Porno" productions, Rossellini acted in the film "Enemy", alongside Jake Gyllenhaal, which was shown at the 2013 Toronto Film Festival

 

Emily DiDonato - DiDonato was rumored to have briefly dated Jake Gyllenhaal in 2013, although she didn't directly address those rumors

 

Julius R. Nasso - Nasso has produced multiple films premiering in 2013, including Nailed , starring Academy *award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica_Biel; Squatters , starring Academy *award winner Richard Dreyfus and Thomas Dekker; Split Decision , starring Brendan Fraser and Dominic_Purcell; Pride of Lions starring Louis Gossett Jr. and Bo_Svenson; and Getaway , inspired by the Steve McQueen hit of the same name, starring Ethan Hawke, Selena Gomez and Jon Voight


2014

In 2014, Gyllenhaal starred in a dual role in the erotic thriller, Enemy add something

 

Southpaw (film) - On March 6, 2014, Antoine Fuqua signed on to direct the film, with Jake Gyllenhaal replacing Eminem in the lead role

 

Demolition (film) - On June 6, 2014, Jake Gyllenhaal was in early talks to star in the film


2015

He will follow these up with "Everest", an account of the 1996 Mount Everest disaster, and Antoine Fuqua's sports drama "Southpaw" add something

 

Scott Fischer - In the 2015 movie "Everest", Fischer is played by Jake Gyllenhaal

 

Joaquin Phoenix - On 25 March 2015, it was reported that Phoenix is in talks to join Tom Ford's upcoming film "Nocturnal Animals", with Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal and Aaron Taylor-Johnson

 

Columbia College of Columbia University - Additionally, highly visible former Columbia College students in recent years include President Barack Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder New York Governor David Paterson, New Hampshire Senator Judd Gregg, New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg, former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey, Los Angeles May 2015 or Eric Garcetti, Estonian president Toomas Hendrik Ilves, political advisor and commentator George Stephanopoulos, actors Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jake Gyllenhaal, Anna_Paquin, Casey Affleck, Amanda Peet, Matthew Fox, Julia Stiles, and C

 

Tatiana Maslany - As of October 10, 2015, Maslany is in talks to play the second female lead in "Star Wars Episode VIII", alongside Gugu_Mbatha-Raw; as well as the character of Erin Hurley, the female lead in the film "Stronger", alongside Jake Gyllenhaal who will play Jeff Bauman, a victim of the Boston Marathon bombing and Erin's boyfriend


2016

His film for Tom Ford "Nocturnal Animals" is scheduled for release in late 2016 add something

 

It was announced on October 16, 2016 that the production has been postponed until the 2017-18 Season, because of scheduling conflicts with Gyllenhaal add something

 

Carey Mulligan - In September 2016, it was announced that she would star oppostite Jake Gyllenhaal in the independent film "Wildlife", the adaptation of a Richard Ford novel of the same name


2017

He had been scheduled to appear in Lanford Wilson's "Burn This" on Broadway at the re-opened Hudson Theatre under the direction of Michael Mayer in 2017 add something

 

Previews will begin on February 11 through April 23, 2017, with opening night set on February 23 add something

 

However, in December 2017, a new production of "Burn" "This" was scheduled for 2019 with Adam Driver in the role of Pale add something

 

Cary Fukunaga - In February 2017 Fukunaga released a short promotional video he directed for the 2017 Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim's "Sunday in the Park with George", starring Foner's son Jake Gyllenhaal in the lead role


2018

In 2018, he starred in Paul Dano's drama "Wildlife" and the western "The Sisters Brothers" add something

 

Paul Dano - Dano made his directorial debut with the 2018 drama film "Wildlife", based on the novel by Richard Ford and starring Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal

 

Carey Mulligan - In 2018, she starred in Paul Dano's directorial debut film "Wildlife" with Jake Gyllenhaal

 

Ansel Elgort - On February 9, 2018, it was reported that Elgort would costar alongside Jake Gyllenhaal and Zendaya in crime thriller "Finest Kind", in which two brothers, portrayed by Elgort and Gyllenhaal, "strike a dangerous deal with a crime syndicate that draws them into the Boston underworld