Jake Gyllenhaal

Born: 19 December 1981, Los Angeles, Ca.

Highlighted works

  • Donnie Darko

    Donnie Darko

    Made when writer-director Richard Kelly was only 25, this foray into the disturbed mind of a schizophrenic teenager (Jake Gyllenhaal) became a cult favourite.

  • Brokeback Mountain

    Brokeback Mountain

    A landmark in changing attitudes to homosexuality on screen, Ang Lee’s frank tale of thwarted love between two cowboys was an international box-office hit.

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