Jake Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard are bros, literally. These two famous friends are also brothers-in-law as Sarsgaard is married to Gyllenhaal's sister Maggie.
John Peter Sarsgaard is an American actor, best known for his role in the 2004 comedy-drama Garden State. He landed his first feature role in the movie Dead Man Walking in 1995. He then appeared in the 1998 independent films Another Day in Paradise and Desert Blue. That same year, Sarsgaard received a substantial role in The Man in the Iron Mask, playing Raoul, the ill-fated son of Athos. Sarsgaard later achieved critical recognition when he was cast in Boys Don't Cry as John Lotter. He landed his first leading role in the 2001 film The Center of the World. The following year, he played supporting roles in Empire, The Salton Sea, and K-19: The Widowmaker. For his portrayal of Charles Lane in ...more
Birthplace: Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, United States of America
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Michael Peña and Jake Gyllenhaal became good friends on the set of the 2012 film End of Watch.
Michael Anthony Peña is an American actor and musician. He is best known for his roles in the films Crash, World Trade Center, Shooter, Observe and Report, 30 Minutes or Less, Tower Heist, End of Watch, Gangster Squad, American Hustle, Cesar Chavez and Fury. ...more
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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Jake Gyllenhaal and Rilo Kiley musician Jenny Lewis have been friends for decades. In 2011, Gyllenhaall brought Lewis as his date to the Golden Globes.
Jennifer Diane "Jenny" Lewis is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actress. She was the primary vocalist of the indie rock band Rilo Kiley, and has released three solo albums. She performs as part of the duo Jenny & Johnny with boyfriend Johnathan Rice. ...more
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Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal were such good buddies that Ledger asked Gyllenhaal to be Godfather to his daughter Matilda.
Heath Andrew Ledger was an Australian actor and director. After performing roles in Australian television and film during the 1990s, Ledger left for the United States in 1998 to develop his film career. His work comprised nineteen films, including 10 Things I Hate About You, The Patriot, A Knight's Tale, Monster's Ball, Ned Kelly, The Brothers Grimm, Lords of Dogtown, Brokeback Mountain, Casanova, Candy, I'm Not There, The Dark Knight, and The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. He also produced and directed music videos and aspired to be a film director. For his portrayal of Ennis Del Mar in Brokeback Mountain, Ledger won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor and Best ...more
Age: Died at 29 (1979-2008)
Birthplace: Perth, Australia
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