Jake Gyllenhaal is quite unique actor. He is handsome, charismatic and extraordinarily talented. During his career, he was able to express themselves well in a variety of cinematic genres, appeared before the audience in dozens of memorable images. Talk about the life and career of this interesting character for hours - because of his creative path can easily become subject to the envy of many other actors.

But what distinguishes our today's hero in a series of other Hollywood beauties? To find the answer to this question will help you a little biographical story below.

Our today's hero from early childhood has been inextricably linked with the great cinema. His father - Stefan Gyllenhaal - is a famous American director. Mom - Naomi Foner - often working as a screenwriter. A very famous actress currently is the sister of Jake - Maggie Gyllenhaal, who became widely known for his roles in the films "The Secretary" and "The Dark Knight." In short it is worth noting the fact that the godfather of our today's hero is an actor and director Paul Newman. Godmother - actress, star of the movie "True Lies," Jamie Lee Curtis. Born into a family, the actor could not stay away from the cinema. From an early age he began to play small roles in the films of his father. Thus, in particular, in the eleven years Jake starred in "City Slickers." Which was followed by shooting in the movie "A Dangerous Woman" and some other films.

But do not think that since childhood Jake Gyllenhaal was the darling of fortune. Trying to raise her son in rigor, his parents always insisted that he was earning a living. Thus, even before the coming of age the actor had to try himself as a lifeguard on the beach, as well as a dishwasher in a restaurant. But despite all acting career has always been for Jake in the first place. Thanks to successful roles in the paintings of his father, as well as some innate talent, our today's hero quickly attracted the attention of producers and writers who have been to overwhelm it with new proposals for the sets. Performing roles in several bright ribbons, even before his majority Jake Gyllenhaal has become quite well-known actor.

FURTHER film career of Jake Gyllenhaal, filmography
After school, in 1998, our today's hero entered the prestigious Columbia University, but two years later left him, in order to seriously pursue his acting career. In 1999, the year Jake Gyllenhaal got his first starring role in the film "October Sky." The picture has collected $ 32 million in worldwide box office, and suddenly made from budding actor a real star in Hollywood. Over the next few years, Jake has strengthened its popularity successful actor's work in the film "Donnie Darko," "Bubble Boy," "Highway", "Moonlight Mile", "Good girl." During this period, the actor has successfully proved that may be of interest to organic in motion pictures and a wide variety of genres and styles, from eccentric comedy and ending mystical thriller. Since then, the career of our today's hero is only just moved up. Handsome actor has gained a lot of personal fans (and then the fans) and became one of Hollywood's most popular characters. The real golden age for the actor began 2000s. During this period, on the screens of the United States of America and the world came films "The Day After Tomorrow," "Proof," "Jarhead," "Zodiac," "Brothers," "Brokeback Mountain" and several others. Each of these bands has become a successful and popular. However, homosexual film "Brokeback Mountain" stands out particularly in this list. The film received a cult status and brought career as an actor on a hitherto unknown height. In 2006, the year Jake Gyllenhaal won the BAFTA, as well as a prize MTV Movie Awards, and several other awards. For the role of bisexual cowboy actor was also nominated for an Oscar for the first time. During this period, the actor became a regular at the different ratings of the most attractive of Hollywood celebrities. It is noteworthy that the "most desirable" Jake Gyllenhaal called both girls and members of the homosexual community. But let's not dwell on this issue in great detail.

Jake Gyllenhaal NOW
In recent years, the actor starred in several new Hollywood blockbusters once again confirmed its reputation as a versatile actor. "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time," "Love and Other Drugs," "source code", "Patrol" - each of these bands has become a milestone in the career of an actor.

In 2013 there are at once two new pictures with Jake Gyllenhaal - the film "Enemy" and the dramatic film "Captive", in which the company has made the actor Hugh Jackman.

PERSONAL LIFE of Jake Gyllenhaal
With its bright appearance and innate charm of the actor readily marry girlfriend, who over the years has accumulated a decent amount.

So, among the lovers of today's star character in different years were listed singer Jenny Lewis and Taylor Swift, actress Kirsten Dunst and Reese Witherspoon. With the last-named actor tied the girls especially strong relationship. Some time in the press even actively exaggerated rumors about the marriage of the two celebrities. However, in November 2009, the couple still broke. According to friends and relatives actor, Gyllenhaal is very hard going through a break with the former lover, and even for some time retired. A kind of salvation for our today's hero was a new romance with Natalie Portman, with whom Jake has played in the film "Brothers", and later met for a while.

Since October 2010, Jake met with country singer Taylor Swift, but they broke up in December 2010.

To date, the actor does not advertise his personal life. In the summer of 2013 Gyllenhaal is often seen with a model Alyssa Miller. The pair even resting on the famous resort of Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts.

Jake Gyllenhaal


Wiki info

Gyllenhaal was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of film producer and screenwriter Naomi Foner (née Achs) and film director Stephen Gyllenhaal. Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, his older sister, appeared with him in the film Donnie Darko. Gyllenhaal's father, who was raised as a Swedenborgian, is of Swedish and English descent, and is a descendant of the Swedish noble Gyllenhaal family. Jake's last ancestor to be born in Sweden was his great-great-grandfather, Anders Leonard Gyllenhaal. Jake's mother is Jewish; she was born in New York City, to a family from Russia and Poland. Gyllenhaal has said that he considers himself Jewish. On his 13th birthday, Gyllenhaal performed a "barmitzvah-like act, without the typical trappings," volunteering at a homeless shelter because his parents wanted to give him a sense of gratitude for his privileged lifestyle. His parents insisted that he have summer jobs to support himself and he thus worked as a lifeguard and as a busboy at a restaurant operated by a family friend. Gyllenhaal said his parents encouraged artistic expression: "I do have parents who constantly supported me in certain ways. In other ways, they were lacking. Definitely, it's in expression and creativity where my family has always been best at. "