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Jake Gyllenhaal is a Actor, Producer and Thanks American born on 19 december 1980 at Los Angeles (USA)

Jake Gyllenhaal

Jake Gyllenhaal
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Birth name Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal
Nationality USA
Birth 19 december 1980 (39 years) at Los Angeles (USA)

Jacob Benjamin "Jake" Gyllenhaal (/ˈdʒɪlənhɔːl/ JIL-ən-hawl; born December 19, 1980) is an American actor. The son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner, Gyllenhaal began acting at the age of ten. Following his first lead role in October Sky (1999), he starred in the indie cult hit Donnie Darko (2001), in which he played a psychologically troubled teenager alongside his older sister, Maggie Gyllenhaal. In 2002, he starred in another indie film, The Good Girl. In 2004, he appeared in the climate fiction-disaster film The Day After Tomorrow, portraying a student caught in a cataclysmic climate event.

Gyllenhaal played a frustrated Marine in Jarhead (2005), and the same year, his role as Jack Twist in Brokeback Mountain earned him critical acclaim. For his Brokeback Mountain performance, he won the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor and was nominated for the Academy Award in the same category. He has since played lead roles in many films, including Zodiac (2007), Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010), Love & Other Drugs (2010), Source Code (2011), End of Watch (2012), Prisoners (2013), Nightcrawler (2014), and Southpaw (2015).

Biography

Family and relationships
For more on Gyllenhaal's paternal ancestors, see Gyllenhaal family.
The son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner, Gyllenhaal's immediate family includes his sister, actress Maggie, who is married to actor Peter Sarsgaard, Gyllenhaal's co-star in Jarhead and Rendition. In December 2006, Gyllenhaal and his sister escaped a fire that destroyed Manka's Inverness Lodge, a famed lodge and restaurant in Inverness, California, at which they were vacationing. The Gyllenhaals were among a dozen or so guests who fled after the fire, sparked by a falling tree, broke out at about 3 a.m. Co-owner and celebrity chef Daniel DeLong said the pair were supportive despite having to brave the wind and cold. "Jake was helping me pull things out of the fire," DeLong said

Gyllenhaal's niece, Ramona Sarsgaard, was born on October 3, 2006. Gyllenhaal has both literal godparents and what he describes as "celebrity godparents". The late actor and director Paul Newman was his celebrity godfather, and actress Jamie Lee Curtis is both his literal and celebrity godmother. Other godparents of unknown status include a gay couple and cinematographer Robert Elswit.
Gyllenhaal himself is the godfather of Matilda Rose Ledger (born October 28, 2005), daughter of Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams, both of whom co-starred with him in Brokeback Mountain.

Gyllenhaal dated actress Kirsten Dunst for nearly two years, starting in 2002. He later dated his Rendition co-star Reese Witherspoon from about 2007 to 2009. He dated singer-songwriter Taylor Swift from October 2010 until January 2011, and model Alyssa Miller from July to December 2013. In 2013 he was also briefly linked to American model Emily DiDonato although it was never directly addressed by either one of them.


Politics and other interests
Gyllenhaal is politically active. 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. He also campaigned for Democratic Presidential candidate John Kerry. He has said, however, that "it frustrates me when actors talk politics; I'm political and I make choices in my movies that I think are political. I try and say things with what I do. Rightly or wrongly, young actors have all the power." In an interview for Rendition, he remarked that "it's a sad time when actors are politicians and politicians are actors".

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. Environmentally conscious, he recycles regularly, and said in an interview that he spends $400 a year to have trees planted in a Mozambique forest, partly to promote the Future Forests program. After filming The Day After Tomorrow, he flew to the Arctic to promote awareness of climate change. Gyllenhaal is the Honorary Chair of the New Eyes For The Needy Advisory Board, and has signed on to help the TV fundraiser Stand Up to Cancer. Gyllenhaal is on the board of directors for the Anti-Recidivism Coalition and volunteered in California juvenile detention centers with Scott Budnick.

In his spare time, Gyllenhaal enjoys woodworking and cooking. When asked about being a Buddhist, he has said, "I am not a card-carrying Buddhist, but I do try to practice mindfulness" and that it is his goal to meditate every day.

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

Best films

Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)
(Actor)
The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
(Actor)
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
(Actor)
Everest (2015)
(Actor)
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
(Actor)
Source Code (2011)
(Actor)

Usually with

Paul Dano
Paul Dano
(3 films)
Dan Gilroy
Dan Gilroy
(2 films)
Stan Lee
Stan Lee
(2 films)
Tom Ford
Tom Ford
(2 films)
Martin Short
Martin Short
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Jake Gyllenhaal (46 films)

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Actor

Morbius
Morbius (2021)

Directed by Daniel Espinosa
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Action, Horror
Themes Vampires in film
Actors Jared Leto, Adria Arjona, Matthew Smith, Jared Harris, Tyrese Gibson, Al Madrigal
Roles Quentin Beck / Mysterio (rumored)

Atteint d'une maladie du sang rare, le biochimiste Michael Morbius tente de se soigner. Il s'infecte par inadvertance avec une forme de vampirisme.
Avengers: Endgame, 3h1
Directed by Anthony Russo et Joe Russo
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Monde imaginaire, Time travel films, Sur une planète fictive, Films set in the future, Hulk (comics) films, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Children's films
Actors Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Hugh Jackman, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Tom Holland
Roles Quentin Beck / Mysterio (uncredited)
Rating83% 4.1990854.1990854.1990854.1990854.199085
Le Titan Thanos ayant réussi à s'approprier les six Pierres d'Infinité et à les réunir sur le Gantelet doré, a pu réaliser son objectif de pulvériser la moitié de la population de l'Univers d'un claquement de doigts. Les quelques Avengers et Gardiens de la Galaxie ayant survécu, Captain America, Thor, Natasha Romanoff, Bruce Banner, War Machine, Nébula et Rocket, espèrent réparer le méfait de Thanos. Ils le retrouvent mais il s'avère que ce dernier a détruit les pierres et Thor le décapite. Cinq ans plus tard, alors que chacun essaie de continuer sa vie et d'oublier les nombreuses pertes dramatiques, Scott Lang, alias Ant-Man, parvient à s'échapper de la dimension subatomique où il était coincé depuis la disparition du Docteur Hank Pym, de sa femme Janet Van Dyne et de sa fille Hope Van Dyne. Lang propose aux Avengers une solution pour faire revenir à la vie tous les êtres disparus, dont leurs alliés et coéquipiers : récupérer les Pierres d'Infinité dans le passé grâce à l'univers quantique.
Velvet Buzzsaw, 1h52
Directed by Dan Gilroy
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, John Malkovich, Toni Collette, Zawe Ashton, Tom Sturridge
Roles Morf Vandewalt
Rating56% 2.845452.845452.845452.845452.84545
À Miami Beach, Morf Vandewalt (Jake Gyllenhaal), un critique d'art, visite une exposition avec son amie Josephina (Zawe Ashton), qui travaille pour Rhodora Haze (Rene Russo), propriétaire d'une galerie d'art et ancienne membre d'un groupe de rock nommé Velvet Buzzsaw.
Spider-Man: Far from Home, 2h9
Directed by Jon Watts
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films set in the future, Films about spiders, Spider-Man films, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Children's films
Actors Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya, Jacob Batalon, Jake Gyllenhaal, Cobie Smulders
Roles Quentin Beck / Mysterio
Rating74% 3.7499553.7499553.7499553.7499553.749955
Dévasté par la disparition d'Iron Man, son mentor, Peter Parker a pour projet de laisser son costume de super-héros derrière lui pendant quelques semaines afin de partir en vacances en Europe avec ses camarades lycéens, mais cette escapade est rapidement compromise quand il accepte à contrecœur d'aider Nick Fury à découvrir le mystère de plusieurs attaques de créatures, qui ravagent le continent.
The Sisters Brothers, 2h1
Directed by Jacques Audiard
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy, Adventure, Crime, Western
Actors John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal, Riz Ahmed, Rutger Hauer, Carol Kane
Roles John Morris
Rating69% 3.498753.498753.498753.498753.49875
En 1851, dans l'Oregon, les frères Eli et Charlie Sisters sont deux tueurs à gages sans aucun état d'âme engagés par le Commodore pour récupérer la formule du chimiste Hermann Kermit Warm permettant de détecter l'or dans les rivières. Ils sont aidés par le détective John Morris qui suit la trace de Warm, de l'Oregon à la Californie, afin de leur indiquer sa localisation.
Wildlife
Wildlife (2018)
, 1h44
Directed by Paul Dano
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about families
Actors Jake Gyllenhaal, Carey Mulligan, Ed Oxenbould, Bill Camp, Mollie Milligan, Darryl Cox
Roles Jerry Brinson
Rating67% 3.399713.399713.399713.399713.39971
Dans les années 1960, Joe, un garçon solitaire et renfermé, est témoin de l'éclatement du mariage de ses parents, après un déménagement dans le Montana. Sa mère Jeanette, 34 ans, tombe sous le charme d'un autre homme, un homme d'affaires quinquagénaire…
Okja
Okja (2017)
, 2h
Directed by Bong Joon-ho
Origin Coree du sud
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Films about pigs, Giant monster films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Eco-terrorism in fiction
Actors Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Byun Hee-bong, Lily Collins, Giancarlo Esposito, Yoon Je-moon
Roles Dr. Johnny Wilcox
Rating73% 3.652813.652813.652813.652813.65281
La société agro-alimentaire Mirando Corporation a mis au point une race de cochons génétiquement modifiés géants, ressemblant à des hippopotames et se comportant comme des chiens. Lucy Mirando (Tilda Swinton) qui dirige l’entreprise, s'étend surtout, lors d'une conférence de presse, sur les 26 premiers spécimens qui seront élevés dans la nature selon les traditions locales des différentes régions du monde où ils seront envoyés. Et dans dix ans, annonce-t-elle, une élection du plus beau cochon sera organisée.
Life
Life (2017)
, 1h44
Directed by Daniel Espinosa
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Themes Space adventure films, Dans l'espace, Mars in film
Actors Ryan Reynolds, Rebecca Ferguson, Jake Gyllenhaal, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ariyon Bakare, Naoko Mori
Roles Dr. David Jordan
Rating65% 3.2975553.2975553.2975553.2975553.297555
Six membres de l'équipage de la Station spatiale internationale (ISS) réceptionnent une sonde revenant de Mars et contenant un échantillon de sol, qui pourrait contenir des signes de vie extraterrestre. L’exobiologiste Hugh Derry relance une cellule dormante de l'échantillon, et il se développe rapidement en un organisme multi-cellulaire. La mission est suivie sur Terre par la population. Un concours est même lancé pour donner un nom à l'organisme. Des écoliers américains le nomment Calvin.
Stronger
Stronger (2017)

Directed by David Gordon Green
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about terrorism, Films about disabilities
Actors Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, Miranda Richardson, Clancy Brown, Frankie Shaw, Carlos Sanz
Roles Jeff Bauman
Rating69% 3.451013.451013.451013.451013.45101
Après avoir perdu ses jambes lors du double attentat du Marathon 2013 de Boston, Jeff Bauman tente de remarcher et d'accepter les nouvelles conditions de sa vie.
Demolition
Demolition (2016)
, 1h40
Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Children's films
Actors Naomi Watts, Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Brendan Dooling, Heather Lind, Judah Lewis
Roles Davis Mitchell
Rating69% 3.4976953.4976953.4976953.4976953.497695
Davis (Jake Gyllenhaal), a successful investment banker, struggles after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. Despite pressure from his father-in-law Phil (Chris Cooper) to pull it together, Davis continues to unravel. What starts as a complaint letter to a vending machine company turns into a series of letters revealing startling personal admissions. Davis’ letters catch the attention of customer service rep Karen (Naomi Watts) and, amidst emotional and financial burdens of her own, the two form an unlikely connection. With the help of Karen and her son Chris (Judah Lewis), Davis starts to rebuild, beginning with the demolition of the life he once knew.
Nocturnal Animals, 2h7
Directed by Tom Ford
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Isla Fisher, Ellie Bamber
Roles Edward Sheffield / Tony Hastings
Rating74% 3.748843.748843.748843.748843.74884
Contexte général Galeriste en vue à Los Angeles, Susan Morrow, la quarantaine, travaille sans passion dans un milieu artistique à l'originalité convenue. Son époux Hutton Morrow s'éloigne d'elle pour plonger dans le lit d'autres femmes. Tandis que Susan se désespère, elle reçoit un livre de son ex-mari, Edward Sheffield, qu'elle n'a pas revu depuis des années, intitulé : Nocturnal Animals, qu'il lui dédie.
Accidental Love, 1h41
Directed by David O. Russell
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Themes Political films
Actors Jake Gyllenhaal, Jessica Biel, James Marsden, Catherine Keener, Paul Reubens, Kirstie Alley
Roles Howard Birdwell
Rating41% 2.0514652.0514652.0514652.0514652.051465
Alice Eckle est serveuse dans un restaurant. Un jour, elle reçoit un clou dans la tête. Elle n’a cependant pas les moyens de payer l’assurance maladie pour soigner ses séquelles. Elle part donc à Washington et se lie avec Howard, un jeune politicien qui souhaite l'aider.
Everest
Everest (2015)
, 2h1
Directed by Baltasar Kormákur
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Sports films, Alpinisme, Disaster films, American disaster films
Actors Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Brolin, Christian Bale, Jason Clarke, John Hawkes, Sam Worthington
Roles Scott Fischer
Rating70% 3.547423.547423.547423.547423.54742
In March 1996, several commercial expeditions arrive at Mount Everest base camp to prepare for a climb to the summit. Rob Hall, who first popularized guided Everest climbs, is the leader of Adventure Consultants, whose clients include Beck Weathers, an experienced climber; Doug Hansen, a former mailman pursuing his dream; and climbing veteran Yasuko Namba, who is hoping to complete her last of the Seven Summits. Scott Fischer is the chief guide for competitor Mountain Madness. Helen Wilton is Rob's base camp manager.
Southpaw
Southpaw (2015)
, 2h3
Directed by Antoine Fuqua
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Sports films, Martial arts films, Boxing films, Le boxe anglaise
Actors Rachel McAdams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Lupita Nyong’o, Forest Whitaker, Naomie Harris, Rita Ora
Roles Billy 'The Great' Hope
Rating73% 3.6999453.6999453.6999453.6999453.699945
Billy Hope (Jake Gyllenhaal) is a boxer who lives in New York City with his wife Maureen (Rachel McAdams) and their daughter Leila (Oona Laurence). During a match in which he defends his World Light Heavyweight title, Billy sustains an eye injury and is convinced by Maureen to retire while he's at the top. At a charity event for the orphanage where he and his wife both grew up, Billy is taunted by an up-and-coming boxer, Miguel "Magic" Escobar, leading to a brawl in which Maureen is accidentally shot and killed by Miguel's brother Hector, who flees.
Nightcrawler, 1h57
Directed by Dan Gilroy
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about television, Films about psychiatry
Actors Jake Gyllenhaal, Bill Paxton, Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed, Eric Lange, Kevin Rahm
Roles Louis Bloom
Rating78% 3.94843.94843.94843.94843.9484
Caught stealing from a Los Angeles construction site, Louis Bloom is confronted by a security guard for trespassing. He attacks the security guard, steals his watch and leaves with the stolen material. After negotiating a price for the material at a scrap yard, Bloom asks for a job, but the foreman says he does not hire thieves.