Hometown:Los Angeles, CA
Birthday:December 19, 1980
Jake Gyllenhaal is an American actor born and raised in Los Angeles. Jake, having both parents in the film industry, started acting at age 10. In 1991 he acted in his first film called City Slickers. He later landed leading roles in films such as October Sky and The Day After Tomorrow. But it was in 2005 that Jake had his big break acting, starring in the blockbuster films Jarhead and Brokeback Mountain. With his rise in fame he has landed many more lead roles on the silver screen, such as the recent thrillers Prisoners and Nightcrawler. In 2016, he starred in the drama thriller Nocturnal Animals.