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Jake Gyllenhaal

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 1999's October Sky, he starred in the indie cult hit Donnie Darko (2001), in which he played a psychologically troubled teenager alongside his older sister, actress Maggie Gyllenhaal. In 2002, he starred in another indie film named The Good Girl alongside actress Jennifer Aniston. In 2004, he appeared in the science-fiction film The Day After Tomorrow, portraying a student caught in a cataclysmic global cooling event. He then played against type as a frustrated Marine in Jarhead (2005). The same year, his role as Jack Twist in Brokeback Mountain earned him critical acclaim and an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. He has since played the lead roles in many notable films, including Zodiac (2007), Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010), Love and Other Drugs (2010), Source Code (2011), and End of Watch (2012). Gyllenhaal has promoted various political and social causes. He has appeared in Rock the Vote advertising,

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Jake Gyllenhaal -- Check Out My New Bandages

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Check Out My New Bandages

Jake Gyllenhaal trotted out his bandage-wrapped hand in Hollywood yesterday ... just days after he was rushed to an ER for slicing his mitt on a mirror.Jake attended a screening of "Prisoners"… READ MORE >

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Jake Gyllenhaal Brings Out the Big Guns

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- 993 days ago
Jake Gyllenhaal -- Wet & Shirtless

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Wet & Shirtless

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Jake Gyllenhaal -- Gang Violence Witness

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Jake Gyllenhaal -- Bathroom Run-in at SXSW

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Jake Gyllenhaal -- Driving Miss Swift

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Jake Gyllenhaal -- Return of the Phantom Phallus

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