Jake Gyllenhaal Celebrity Watchlist

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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Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Jeff Bauman and Jake Gyllenhaal Throw Out First Pitch at Red Sox Game

On April 15, 2013, terror attacks during the Boston Marathon left three people dead, and over 200 people injured. Three years later, to commemorate the anniversaries and celebrate the city's perseverance, the Boston Red Sox brought bombing survivor… Read more

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Unqualified Advice: Paul Reubens
01:46 — Paul Reubens gives Tumblr users advice on conversation starters and what to wear to an office Halloween party.
Jason Clarke Fights for Survival in Intense 'Everest' Trailer
02:38 — Jason Clarke and Jake Gyllenhaal struggle to survive during an intense storm in 'Everest' -- out Sep. 18.
My Worst Summer Job: Norm Macdonald
02:10 — Norm Macdonald explains the ups and downs of teen hedge fund management.
Anatomy of a Scene: 'Nightcrawler'
02:41 — The writer and director Dan Gilroy narrates a sequence from "Nightcrawler," featuring Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo. Produced by: Mekado Murphy

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Tue Aug 30 7:20pm
Zodiac SHO2e

Fact-based film about a relentless serial killer stalking the streets of the San Francisco Bay Area in the 1970s, leaving citizens locked into a constant state of panic and baffled authorities scrambling for clues. As two detectives remain steadfast in the (more…)

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Wed Aug 31 5:45am
Bubble Boy SHO

An immunodeficient lad (Jake Gyllenhaal) living in a hermetically sealed environment hits the road to try to stop the wedding of his beloved next-door neighbor. Chloe: Marley Shelton. Mrs. Livingston: Swoosie Kurtz. Slim: Danny Trejo. Dr. Phreak: Verne Tro (more…)

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Wed Aug 31 2:30pm
End of Watch IFC

In this found-footage crime drama, two young LAPD officers tangle with a Latino street gang and a Mexican drug cartel after they are reassigned to an inner-city beat following a fatal shooting.

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Jake Gyllenhaal: Heath Ledger's Death "Affected Me in Ways I Can't Put Into Words"

In a new interview, the actor talks about how his friend's death changed his perspective

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Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Nicki Minaj and More Get the Ellen Scare Treatment

Guess who screamed the loudest

Jennifer Aniston
Oscar Surprises and Snubs: Sniper Hits the Mark, Everything Is Not Awesome for Lego, Selma and Aniston

Plus: Dick Poop!

Jake Gyllenhaal
Box Office: Nightcrawler, Ouija Lead Quiet Halloween Weekend

Jake Gyllenhaal's pulse-pounding thriller Nightcrawler and the supernatural horror film Ouija essent…

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Jake Gyllenhaal Goes to the ER After Punching a Mirror on Set

Talk about really getting into character. While filming a scene for his new movie Nightcrawler, in w…

Hugh Jackman
Box Office: Prisoners Debuts at No. 1

The Hugh Jackman/Jake Gyllenhaal thriller Prisoners won the box office in its debut weekend, bringin…

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  • Birth Name: Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Birthday: December 19, 1980, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Actor

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