Jake Gyllenhaal
  • Jake Gyllenhaal

  • Birthday: 1980-12-19
  • Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Biography:

    Jacob Benjamin "Jake" Gyllenhaal (born December 19, 1980) is a Swedish-American actor. A member of the Gyllenhaal family and the son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner, Gyllenhaal began acting as a child with a screen debut in City Slickers (1991), followed by roles in A Dangerous Woman (1993) and Homegrown (1998). His breakthrough performance was as Homer Hickam in October Sky (1999) and he garnered an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Male Lead for playing the title character in the indie cult hit Donnie Darko (2001), in which he played a psychologically troubled teenager alongside his older sister, Maggie Gyllenhaal. He subsequently appeared in another indie film, The Good Girl (2002) and the climate fiction-disaster film The Day After Tomorrow (2004), portraying a student caught in a cataclysmic climate event. In 2005, Gyllenhaal portrayed Anthony "Swoff" Swofford in Jarhead, Gwyneth Paltrow's love interest in Proof, and Jack Twist in Ang Lee's Brokeback Mountain. For his performance in Brokeback Mountain, he received critical acclaim and won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role, the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Gyllenhaal received further recognition for roles in Zodiac (2007), Brothers (2009), Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010), Love & Other Drugs (2010), for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, Source Code (2011), End of Watch (2012), Prisoners, Enemy (both 2013), Nightcrawler (2014), Southpaw (2015) and Nocturnal Animals (2016). For Nightcrawler, his performance was widely acclaimed and received rave reviews from critics and he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama, the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, and the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jake Gyllenhaal, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Jake Gyllenhaal Movie List

Title Role Year
Spider-Man: Far from Home Quentin Beck / Mysterio 2019 Try Prime Free >
Velvet Buzzsaw Morf Vandewalt 2019 Try Prime Free >
Wildlife Jerry Brinson 2018 Try Prime Free >
The Sisters Brothers John Morris 2018 Try Prime Free >
Life Dr. David Jordan 2017 Free Watch now
Okja Dr. Johnny Wilcox 2017 Try Prime Free >
Stronger Jeff Bauman 2017 Free Watch now
Nocturnal Animals Edward Sheffield / Tony Hastings 2016 Free Watch now
Demolition Davis Mitchell 2016 Free Watch now
Accidental Love Howard Birdwell 2015 Free Watch now
Southpaw Billy 'The Great' Hope 2015 Free Watch now
Everest Scott Fischer 2015 Free Watch now
Nightcrawler Louis Bloom 2014 Free Watch now
Enemy Adam Bell / Anthony Claire 2013 Try Prime Free >
Prisoners Detective Loki 2013 Try Prime Free >
End of Watch Brian Taylor 2012 Try Prime Free >
Source Code Colter Stevens 2011 Try Prime Free >
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Prince Dastan 2010 Try Prime Free >
Love & Other Drugs Jamie Randall 2010 Free Watch now
Brothers Tommy Cahill 2009 Free Watch now
Rendition Douglas Freeman 2007 Free Watch now
Zodiac Robert Graysmith 2007 Free Watch now
Jarhead Anthony Swofford 2005 Free Watch now
Brokeback Mountain Jack Twist 2005 Free Watch now
Proof Harold 'Hal' Dobbs 2005 Try Prime Free >
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers 2005 Try Prime Free >
Jiminy Glick in Lalawood Himself 2004 Free Watch now
The Day After Tomorrow Sam Hall 2004 Free Watch now
The Good Girl Holden Worther 2002 Try Prime Free >
Moonlight Mile Joe Nast 2002 Free Watch now
Highway Pilot Kelson 2002 Try Prime Free >
Bubble Boy Jimmy Livingston 2001 Free Watch now
Donnie Darko Donnie Darko 2001 Free Watch now
October Sky Homer Hickam 1999 Free Watch now
Homegrown Jake 1998 Try Prime Free >
Josh and S.A.M. Leon Coleman 1993 Try Prime Free >
A Dangerous Woman 1993 Try Prime Free >
City Slickers Danny Robbins 1991 Try Prime Free >

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