Gyllenhaal Has Promoted Various Political And Social Causes

Jake Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal


He has appeared in diverse roles since his first lead role in 1999′s October Sky, followed by the 2001 indie cult hit Donnie Darko, in which he played a psychologically troubled teen and onscreen brother to his real-life sister, actress Maggie Gyllenhaal. in the 2004 science-fiction film The Day After Tomorrow he portrayed a student caught in a cataclysmic global cooling event, alongside Dennis Quaid as his father. The same year, he garnered critical acclaim and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor nomination as Jack Twist in the film Brokeback Mountain opposite Heath Ledger. Gyllenhaal has promoted various political and social causes. His last native Swedish ancestor was his great-great-grandfather, Anders Leonard Gyllenhaal.

Jake Gyllenhaal Eats Worms Jake Gyllenhaal Proved He Is Not Afraid Of

Jake Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal


Jacob Benjamin “Jake” Gyllenhaal (pronounced /’d??l?nh?:l/ jil-?n-hawl; born December 19, 1980) is an American actor. The son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner, Gyllenhaal began acting at age ten. He then played against type as a frustrated Marine in Jarhead (2005). The same year, he garnered critical acclaim and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor nomination as Jack Twist in the film Brokeback Mountain opposite Heath Ledger.

Jake Gyllenhaal Eats Worms Jake Gyllenhaal proved he is not afraid of a meaty challenge on survival expert Bear Grylls’ upcoming TV special by eating a worm on camera.  … [link]