Maggie Gyllenhaal Short Bio
Margalit Ruth “Maggie” Gyllenhaalis an American actress, the older sister of actor Jake Gyllenhaal and she is the daughter of film director Stephen Gyllenhaal and film producer and screenwriter Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal. She was born in New York City under the Scorpio sun sign. She was born in the middle of Swedish noble Gyllenhaal family and in last 2008, her parents decide to divorce. She grew up in Los Angeles with her brother and there she attending at the Harvard–Westlake prep school. After graduated from school in 1995, she then continued study to Columbia University, where she studied literature and Eastern religions and graduated in 1999. She latter attending the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.
Maggie Gyllenhaal Body Measurement Table
|Date of birth||November 16, 1977|
|Age||37 years old|
|Height||5 feet 9 inches|
|Hip Size||33 inches|
|Waist Size||23 inches|
|Weight||59 kg 130 pounds|
Maggie Gyllenhaal Career
Though her family is quite rich and prominent name in Holywood, Maggie Gyllenhaal didnt get her job as actress anyway. At first she worked as a waitress in a Massachusetts restaurant.She played her first roles in films directed by her father: Waterland (1992), A Dangerous Woman (1993) and The Legacy of Malcolm (1998). Subsequently, she takes a few supporting roles, including alongside his brother in Donnie Darko in 2001.
Her performance in The Secretary earned her critical acclaim and a Golden Globe nomination. It connects the roles in Adaptation, Casa de los Babys by John Sayles and Mona Lisa Smile, alongside Julia Roberts.In 2005, she is the poster of Happy Endings, in which she plays an adventurer singer who seduces a young gay musician (Jason Ritter) and his wealthy father (Tom Arnold). She also recorded songs for the soundtrack of the film.The following year, she appeared in successful films: Trust the Man, Stranger than Fiction, Monster House, World Trade Center and SherryBaby. She also plays in the French film Paris, I love you.
In 2008, she played the role of Rachel Dawes in The Dark Knight by Christopher Nolan alongside Heath Ledger and Christian Bale.In 2010, she is the poster of Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang, the sequel Nanny McPhee released in 2005.In 2011, she holds one of the main roles of Oh My God! alongside Hugh Dancy and Rupert Everett.In 2014, she portrayed an Anglo-Israeli business-woman in the BBC Television series, The Honourable Woman.
Maggie Gyllenhaal Controversy
On April 24, 2003, she made the first speech committed to the University of North Carolina, during which she openly criticized the film industry.She reiterated, on 22 April 2005 during an interview on an American cable network, in which it expresses the opinion that the United States has some responsibility in the attacks of September 11, 2001.
Maggie Gyllenhaal Dating
Maggie Gyllenhaal was dated the close friend of her brother actor Peter Sarsgaard in 2002. After long term relationship, the couple then engaging in April 2006,and married on May 2, 2009, in a small chapel in Brindisi, Italy. Their first kid was born in 2006 and the second one was born in 2012.
Maggie Gyllenhaal Net Worth
Maggie Gyllenhaal was also modeled for Miu Miu, Prada subsidiary of the Group, as well as for Reebok and Agent Provocateur.And with her main job as an actress, no wonder then Maggie Gyllenhaal net worth is about $15 million.