Jake Gyllenhaal Short Bio
Jacob Benjamin “Jake” Gyllenhaal is American actor who is the son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner. He was born in Los Angeles, California and has Sagittarius sun sign. He has a sister, an actress named Maggie Gyllenhaal. He was attended Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles and latter continued his study to Columbia University but dropped out after two years to pursue his interest in acting. His hobby is woodworking and cooking and spent his leisure time doing those activities.
Jake Gyllenhaal Body Measurement Table
|Date of birth||December 19, 1980|
|Age||33 years old|
|Biceps Size||18 Inches|
|Chest size||48 Inches|
|Waist in Inches||34 Inches|
|Height||6 Feet 0 Inches|
|Weight||167.5 lbs or 76 kg|
Jake Gyllenhaal Career
Jake Gyllenhaal was raised in the middle of family who really thick to acting. It was reported that he began his career in acting at the age of 10. He made his debut in 1991 by appeared in comedy film City Slickers. After that he was also appeared with supporting role in the films such as A Dangerous Woman, Homicide: Life on the Street; Homegrown and also Josh and S.A.M.Jake Gyllenhaal get the wider attention when he was portrayed a troubled teenager in 2001 American fantasy drama film Donnie Darko. Though the film is not box office, but his role is really received positive review. latter he also appeared in some films like Highway, The Good Girl, Lovely & Amazing, and Bubble Boy.
Jake Gyllenhaal almost replaced Tobey Maguire in Spiderman 2 but latter cancelled. He then get another film such as This Is Our Youth and box office movie, The Day After Tomorrow. Jake Gyllenhaal got international recognition when he was portrayed bisexual Jack Twist in the 2005 American epic romantic drama film, Brokeback Mountain. He was nominated for an Academy Award in the category of Best Supporting Actor. He won Best Supporting Actor BAFTA for the same role and also awarded with 2006 Young Artist Award for Artistic Excellence by The Americans for the Arts National Arts Awards.
Jake Gyllenhaal latter appeared in another films like Zodiac, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, and also Love and Other Drugs. In last 2014, Jake Gyllenhaal was appeared with dual role in the erotic thriller, Enemy.
Jake Gyllenhaal Controversies
The actor make a controversies while filming Brokeback Mountain because he was kissed with actor Heath Ledger. There is also sexual scene too in the film that lead the rumor he is a bisexual. But Jake Gyllenhaal denies the rumor and said it was for the acting only.
Jake Gyllenhaal Dating
From 2002 to 2004, Jake Gyllenhaal was dating an actress Kirsten Dunst. Latter from 2007 to 2009, he was dated actress Reese Witherspoon. In 2010, he made big commotion after revealed dating singer Taylor Swift. After break up for several time with Swift, he then dated actress Anna Kendrick for a short time in 2011. latter in 2012, he was rumored dated two other actress those are Léa Seydoux and Minka Kelly. Currently, Jake Gyllenhaal is dating American model, Alyssa Miller.