Caption: Still of Jake Gyllenhaal in Demolition (2015)
Actor, Producer, Soundtrack
Born: December 19, 1980
Star sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5' 11¾" (1.82 m)
Known for: Donnie Darko (2001), Nightcrawler (2014), Zodiac (2007), Source Code (2011)
Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal was born in Los Angeles, to producer/screenwriter Naomi Foner (née Achs) and director Stephen Gyllenhaal. He is the brother of actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, who played his sister in Donnie Darko (2001). His godmother is actress Jamie Lee Curtis. His mother is from a Jewish family and his father's ancestry includes Swedish, ...