Jake Gyllenhaal

Jake Gyllenhaal

actor, producer, camera and electrical department

Jake Gyllenhaal was born on Dec 19, 1980 in USA. Jake Gyllenhaal's big-screen debut came with City Slickers directed by Ron Underwood in 1991, strarring Danny Robbins. Jake Gyllenhaal is known for The Covenant directed by Guy Ritchie, Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Master Sergeant John Kinley and Dar Salim as Ahmed. Jake Gyllenhaal has got 36 awards and 105 nominations so far. The most recent award Jake Gyllenhaal achieved is Hollywood Film Awards. The upcoming new movie Jake Gyllenhaal plays is The Covenant which will be released on Apr 21, 2023.

Jake Gyllenhaal was born on December 19, 1980 in Los Angeles, California as Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal. His parents are producer/screenwriter Naomi Foner & director Stephen Gyllenhaal. His older sister's Maggie Gyllenhaal. He is of Swedish, English, and German (father) and Ashkenazi Jewish (mother) descent.He made his movie debut at 11 in La vie, l'amour... les vaches (1991). From the late 1990s through the early 2000s, he starred in Ciel d'octobre (1999) & Donnie Darko (2001), receiving an Independent Spirit Award Best Actor nomination for the latter. He followed up w/ roles in Bubble Boy (2001), The Good Girl (2002), Moonlight Mile (2002) & Le jour d'après (2004).He made his theater debut in a revival of This Is Our Youth in London. The play was well-received & played for 8 weeks on West End. He then starred in Jarhead - La fin de l'innocence (2005) & Proof (2005). However, it was his performance in Le secret de Brokeback Mountain (2005) that won him critical acclaim. He won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role while also being nominated for the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role SAG Award, the Best Supporting Actor-Motion Picture Satellite Award & the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award. Afterwards, he starred in Zodiac (2007), Brothers (2009), Prince of Persia: Les sables du temps (2010) & Love, et autres drogues (2010). For Love, et autres drogues (2010), he was nominated for the Best Actor-Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Golden Globe Award.In the 2010s, he starred in Source Code (2011), End of Watch (2012), Prisoners (2013), Night Call (2014), La rage au ventre (2015) & Demolition (2015). For Night Call (2014), he was nominated for the Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama Golden Globe, the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role SAG & the Best Actor in a Leading Role BAFTA Award. Leading Role BAFTA Award.

  • Birthday

    Dec 19, 1980
  • Place of Birth

    Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Also known

    Джейк Джилленхол, ジェイク・ジレンホール, Τζέικ Τζίλενχαλ, ჯეიკ ჯილენჰოლი, Τζέικομπ Μπέντζαμιν "Τζέικ" Τζίλενχαλ, Джейк Джилленгол, 제이크 질렌할, 杰克·吉林哈尔, เจค จิลเลินฮาล, جيك جيلنهال, Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal

Known For


36 wins & 105 nominations

Hollywood Film Awards
Actor of the Year
Winner - Hollywood Film Award
Supporting Actor of the Year
Winner - Hollywood Film Award
Breakthrough Actor
Winner - Hollywood Breakthrough Award
Central Ohio Film Critics Association
Actor of the Year
Winner - COFCA Award
Best Actor
Winner - COFCA Award
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