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Birthday: December 19, 1980
Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
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| As the offspring of producer/writer Naomi Foner and director Stephen Gyllenhaal, it is not surprising that Jake Gyllenhaal has been acting since childhood. Raised in Los Angeles, Gyllenhaal acted in school plays and made his winsome screen debut when he was in the fifth grade, playing Billy Crystal's son in the blockbuster summer comedy City Slickers (1991). Keeping it in the family, while acting with some of the industry's most notable talents, Gyllenhaal subsequently appeared in his parents' 1993 adaptation of the novel A Dangerous Woman with Debra Winger, and played Robin Williams' son in a 1994 episode of TV's Homicide that was directed by his father. Poised to make the transition from child to adult actor, Gyllenhaal earned rave reviews heralding him as a star-in-the-making for his emotionally sincere performance as real life rocket builder Homer Hickam in the warmly received drama October Sky (1999). Though he opted to stay in school and attend college at Columbia University, Gyllenhaal continued his creative pursuits, playing in a rock band and starring as the oddball title character alongside Drew Barrymore in the Barrymore-produced Sundance Film Festival entrant Donnie Darko (2001). Gyllenhaal could be seen later that same year in multiplexes everywhere as the titular character in the ill-fated Bubble Boy.After co-starring on the London stage in This Is Our Youth in spring 2002, Gyllenhaal was declared one half of Entertainment Weekly
- Dropped out of Columbia University after two years (2002).
- Son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner.
- Graduated Harvard-Westlake (private) high school 
- Younger brother of Maggie Gyllenhaal
- Is of Swedish (noble) and Russian-Jewish descent.
- Played brother to real life sister Maggie Gyllenhaal in their movie Donnie Darko (2001).
- Received his first driving lesson from Paul Newman.
- His fans refer to themselves as "Gyllenhaalics".
- His last name is pronounced Jill-en-hall.
- Sister Maggie Gyllenhaal introduced him to Kirsten Dunst. Jake and Kirsten dated, but broke up in July 2004. (Both Kirsten and Maggie appeared in Mona Lisa Smile (2003)).
- He was awarded the 2002 London Evening Standard Theate Award for Outstanding Newcomer for his performance in This is Our Youth at the Garrick Theatre in London, England.
- Was set to play Spiderman in Spider-Man 2 (2004) due to complications with Tobey Maguire. While he was preparing for the role, Maguire was back as Spiderman.
- Attended high school with "Freaks and Geeks" (1999) star Jason Segel.
- Was named one of People Magazine's 50 Hottest Bachelors .
- Is close friends with Natalie Portman and Bryce Dallas Howard.
- Went to elementary school with band members of Maroon 5.
- On Phantom Planet's album "The Guest", lead singer Alex Greenwald lists him in his thank yous. Alex appeared with Jake in Donnie Darko (2001).
- His favorite book is To Kill a Mockingbird, and he has two dogs, Atticus and Boo named after the novel's main characters.
- Auditioned for and what was one of the top 8 contenders for the role of Batman/ Bruce Wayne in Batman Begins (2005).
- Shares his birthday with Marla Sokoloff, Alyssa Milano, Jennifer Beals and Édith Piaf.
- Before success as an actor, Jake Gyllenhaal worked as a lifeguard. He never had any life-saving incidents, but did perform one lesser rescue. A swimmer had been stung on the leg by a jellyfish, and Gyllenhaal helped relieve the pain of the stings -- by urinating on the swimmer's leg.
- Godmother is Jamie Lee Curtis.
- Although they broke up in July 2004, he and Kirsten Dunst still have an on and off relationship.
- Gained five pounds of muscle for his role in Jarhead (2005).
- When asked who his idols are he said Anthony Quinn, Paul Newman, Sean Penn, Bruce Springsteen and Bono.
- Spent two years at Columbia University, where one of his professors was Robert Thurman, Uma Thurman's father.
- Godfather of Matilda Rose Ledger, born October 28, 2005 (daughter of actor Heath Ledger and actress Michelle Williams.
- Was among the guests at Jessica Simpson's 25th birthday party.
- He gave Kirsten Dunst a gray and white kitten for her birthday. She named the cat Sophie.
- Ranked #48 on Premiere's 2006 "Power 50" list. It is his first appearance on the list.
- His first four big roles were in movies with alliterated titles: Bubble Boy (2001), Donnie Darko (2001), Moonlight Mile (2002), The Good Girl (2002).
- Invited to join AMPAS in 2006.
- Studied acting with Ivana Chubbuck.
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