Maggie Gyllenhaal

Maggie Gyllenhaal

actress, producer, director

Maggie Gyllenhaal was born on Nov 16, 1977 in USA. Maggie Gyllenhaal's big-screen debut came with Waterland directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal in 1992. Maggie Gyllenhaal is known for The Deuce directed by Alex Hall, James Franco stars as Vincent Martino and Maggie Gyllenhaal as Eileen 'Candy' Merrell. Maggie Gyllenhaal has got 43 awards and 92 nominations so far. The most recent award Maggie Gyllenhaal achieved is Chlotrudis Awards. The upcoming new movie Maggie Gyllenhaal plays is The Lost Daughter which will be released on Dec 31, 2021.

Maggie Gyllenhaal was born on November 16, 1977 in New York City, New York as Margalit Ruth Gyllenhaal. Her parents are producer/screenwriter Naomi Foner & director Stephen Gyllenhaal. Her younger brother's Jake Gyllenhaal.She made her film debut in Waterland (1992). She had sporadic roles throughout her teenage years though she took a break to attend Columbia University where she graduated w/ a degree in literature in 1999. In addition, she briefly studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, which helped w/ her post-graduation transition back into acting.Soon after graduating, she had supporting roles in Cecil B. Demented (2000) & Donnie Darko (2001). Her breakout role came later when she starred in La secrétaire (2002), which earned her a Golden Globe nomination. She followed that up w/ supporting roles in 40 jours et 40 nuits (2002), Confessions d'un homme dangereux (2002), Adaptation. (2002), & Le sourire de Mona Lisa (2003) among other movies. She received her 2nd Golden Globe nomination for playing a recent prison parolee in Sherrybaby (2006). She followed that up w/ roles in World Trade Center (2006), L'incroyable destin de Harold Crick (2006) & The Dark Knight : Le Chevalier noir (2008).In 2009, she received great acclaim for her role in Crazy Heart (2009), which earned her 1st Oscar nomination. Since then, she has been seen in Nanny McPhee et le Big Bang (2010), Oh My God! (2011) & Won't Back Down (2012).

  • Birthday

    Nov 16, 1977
  • Place of Birth

    New York City, New York, USA
  • Also known

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Known For


43 wins & 92 nominations

Chlotrudis Awards
Best Adapted Screenplay
Winner - Chlotrudis Award
Best Director
Winner - Chlotrudis Award
Directors Guild of America, USA
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in First-Time Feature Film
Winner - DGA Award
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