About Jake Gyllenhaal
Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal was born in Los Angeles. He is the son of film director Stephen Gyllenhaal and film producer and screenwriter Naomi Foner. He made his acting debut as Billy Crystal’s son in City Slickers (1991), but was said to have his breakout performance in October Sky (1999) after dropping out of Columbia University. Known best for his role in Brokeback Mountain (2005), Gyllenhaal has also played a starring role in Jarhead (2006), Prince of Persia (2010), Love and Other Drugs (2010), and Source Code (2011).
Jake Gyllenhaal Facts
- Full Name: Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal
- Date of Birth: December 19, 1980
- Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
- Height: 6' 0"
- Weight: 170 lbs.
- Shoe Size: 10
- Eye Color: Blue
- Hair Color: Dark Brown