Jake Gyllenhaal

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During childhood, Gyllenhaal had regular exposure to filmmaking due to his family's deep ties to the industry. As an 11-year-old he made his acting debut as Billy Crystal's son in the 1991 comedy film City Slickers.
During childhood, Gyllenhaal had regular exposure to filmmaking due to his family's deep ties to the industry. As an 11-year-old he made his acting debut as Billy Crystal's son in the 1991 comedy film City Slickers.

During childhood, Gyllenhaal had regular exposure to filmmaking due to his family's deep ties to the industry. As an 11-year-old he made his acting debut as Billy Crystal's son in the 1991 comedy film .

Jacob Benjamin “Jake” Gyllenhaal ( born December 19, 1980) is an American actor.

The son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner, Gyllenhaal began acting at age ten. He has appeared in diverse roles since his first in 1999's , followed by the 2001 indie cult hit , in which he played a psychologically troubled teen and onscreen brother to his real-life sister, actress Maggie Gyllenhaal.

In January 2015 Gyllenhaal made his Broadway debut in Nick Payne's “Constellations”, which opened to rave reviews. The actor made his New York stage debut in 2012 starring in “If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet”, for the Roundabout Theatre Company, which earned him nominations from the Drama League and Lucille Lortel Awards. It was his first stage performance since 2002, when he starred in Kenneth Lonergan's revival of “This is Our Youth” on London's West End, for which he won an Evening Standard Theater Award for “Outstanding Newcomer.”

Gyllenhaal has promoted various political and social causes. He appeared in Rock the Vote advertising, campaigned for the Democratic Party in the 2004 election, promoted environmental causes, and campaigned on behalf of the American Civil Liberties Union.

Jake Gyllenhaal Filmography

2017 The Man Who Made It Snow
2016
Nocturnal Animals
2015 Demolition
2015 Everest
2015 Accidental Love
2014 Nightcrawler
2014 Lucid Dreams: The Making of Enemy
2013 Enemy
2013 Prisoners
2012 End of Watch
2012 The Shoes: Time to Dance
2010 Love & Other Drugs
2010 Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
2009 Brothers
2007 Rendition
2007 Zodiac
2005 Jarhead
2005 Proof
2005 Brokeback Mountain
2005 The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
2004 The Day After Tomorrow
2002 Moonlight Mile
2002 Highway
2002 The Good Girl
2001 Lovely & Amazing
2001 Bubble Boy
2001 Donnie Darko
1999 October Sky
1998 Homegrown
1993 Josh and S.A.M.
1993 A Dangerous Woman
1991 City Slickers

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