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Jacob Benjamin "Jake" Gyllenhaal is an American actor. The son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner, Gyllenhaal began acting at the age of ten. Following his first lead role in October Sky, he starred in the indie cult hit Donnie Darko, in which he played a psychologically troubled teenager alongside his older sister, Maggie Gyllenhaal. In 2002, he starred in another indie film, The Good Girl. In 2004, he appeared in the science-fiction film The Day After Tomorrow, portraying a student caught in a cataclysmic global cooling event. Gyllenhaal played a frustrated Marine in Jarhead, and the same year, his role as Jack Twist in Brokeback Mountain earned him critical ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 37

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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Margalit Ruth "Maggie" Gyllenhaal is an American actress. She started out appearing in films directed by her father, Stephen Gyllenhaal, and achieved recognition in a supporting role in the indie cult film Donnie Darko, which starred her younger brother, Jake Gyllenhaal. Her breakthrough role was in the sadomasochistic romance, Secretary, for which she received critical acclaim and a Golden Globe nomination. Gyllenhaal has appeared in a range of eclectic films, including Sherrybaby, for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe; the romantic comedy, Trust The Man; and numerous big-budget films such as World Trade Center and The Dark Knight. She next starred in the musical-drama, Crazy ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 38

Birthplace: Lower East Side, New York City, New York, USA

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Stephen Roark Gyllenhaal is an American film director and poet. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 68

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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Lars Gyllenhaal


Lars Herman Folke Gyllenhaal is a Swedish author. He writes about military history and in particular, about Swedish involvement in wars of the 20th century. In 2011, Gyllenhaal was awarded "Citizen of the Year" of Piteå for his contribution to military history. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 49