Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal (//; born December 19, 1980) is an American actor. A member o the Gyllenhaal family an the son o director Stephen Gyllenhaal an screenwriter Naomi Foner, Gyllenhaal begoud actin as a bairn wi a screen debut in City Slickers (1991), follaed bi roles in A Dangerous Woman (1993) an Homegrown (1998). His brakthrou performance wis as Homer Hickam in October Sky (1999) an he earnt an Independent Speerit Award nomination for Best Male Lead for playin the teetle chairacter in the indie cult hit Donnie Darko (2001), in that he played a psychologically tribbled teenager alangside his aulder sister, Maggie Gyllenhaal. He subsequently appeared in anither indie film, The Good Girl (2002) an the climate feection-disaster film The Day After Tomorrow (2004), portrayin a student catcht in a cataclysmic climate event.
Jake Gyllenhaal in Hollywood California - June 2019
Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal|
19 December 1980
Los Angeles, Californie, U.S.
|Alma mater||Columbia Varsity|
|Relatives||See Gyllenhaal faimily|
In 2005, Gyllenhaal portrayed Anthony "Swoff" Swofford in Jarhead, Harold Dobbs in Proof, an Jack Twist in Ang Lee's Brokeback Mountain. For his performance in Brokeback Mountain, he received creetical acclaim an wan the BAFTA Awaird for Best Actor in a Supportin Role an wis nominatit for the Screen Actors Guild Awaird for Ootstaundin Performance bi a Male Actor in a Supportin Role, the Satellite Awaird for Best Supportin Actor – Motion Pictur, an the Academy Awaird for Best Supportin Actor.
Gyllenhaal received forder recogneetion for roles in Zodiac (2007), Brothers (2009), Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010), Love & Other Drugs (2010), for that he wis nominatit for the Gowden Globe Awaird for Best Actor – Motion Pictur Muisical or Comedy, Source Code (2011), End of Watch (2012), Prisoners an Enemy (baith 2013), Nightcrawler (2014), Southpaw (2015), an Nocturnal Animals (2016), for that he wis nominatit for the BAFTA Awaird for Best Actor in a Leadin Role. For Nightcrawler, his performance wis widely acclaimed an received rave reviews frae creetics an he wis nominatit for the Gowden Globe Awaird for Best Actor – Motion Pictur Drama, the Screen Actors Guild Awaird for Ootstaundin Performance bi a Male Actor in a Leadin Role, an the BAFTA Awaird for Best Actor in a Leadin Role.