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Although his parents made their living in showbiz, his director father and screenwriter mother were cautious when a young Gyllenhaal expressed an interest in acting, forbidding him to take a role in 1992's The Mighty Ducks because it required a long locati… (more)

Birth Name: Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal

Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States

Birthday: December 19, 1980, Sagittarius

Profession: Actor

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Wed Apr 1 9:00am
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time TBS

The story is about a young prince and princess, who must stop the criminal, who unknowingly threatens to ruin the world with a special kind of a sword that allows the magic sand inside to reverse time.

Wed Apr 1 3:10pm
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A young man following in his father's footsteps signs up for the Marines just in time to fight in the Gulf War. His journey is followed from boot camp to battlefield as he fights as a sniper beside his brothers in arms.

Thu Apr 2 12:15am
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