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Maggie Gyllenhaal

1977-11-16 Lower East Side, New York City, New York, USA

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Margalit Ruth "Maggie" Gyllenhaal (born November 16, 1977) is a American actress and producer. Part of the Gyllenhaal family, she is the daughter of filmmakers Stephen Gyllenhaal and Naomi Achs, and the older sister of actor Jake Gyllenhaal. She began her career as a teenager with small roles in several of her father's films, and appeared with her brother in the cult favorite Donnie Darko (2001). She received critical acclaim for her starring roles in the independent films Secretary (2002) and Sherrybaby (2006), earning Golden Globe nominations in the Comedy and Drama categories, respectively. In 2008, she received widespread recognition for playing Rachel Dawes in Christopher Nolan's superhero film The Dark Knight. Her other film credits include Adaptation., Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (both 2002), Mona Lisa Smile (2003), Happy Endings (2005), Paris, je t'aime, World Trade Center, Monster House, Stranger Than Fiction (all 2006), and Away We Go (2009). For her performance in Crazy Heart (2009), she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She subsequently starred in the films Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010), Won't Back Down (2012), Hysteria (2011), White House Down (2013), and Frank (2014). In 2014, Gyllenhaal made her Broadway debut in a revival of The Real Thing, and starred in the BBC television miniseries The Honourable Woman. For her performance in the latter, she received a Golden Globe and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy. She starred as Candy on the HBO series The Deuce (2017–2019), which she produced. Her other producing credits include the 2018 film The Kindergarten Teacher. Description above from the Wikipedia article Maggie Gyllenhaal, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


The Ben Cobb Show 2020-01-15
Joker: Put on a Happy Face Self 2020-08-18
Best Summer Ever TV Reporter 2020-10-10
The Kindergarten Teacher Lisa Spinelli 2018-09-23
Sylvia Plath: Inside the Bell Jar Narrator 2018-08-11
Home Ruth 2016-08-01
Starring Austin Pendleton 2016-04-01
Beauty Mark Valerie 2016-07-30
The New Empress Olive 2016-08-01
River of Fundament Hathfertiti 2014-02-12
Frank Clara 2014-05-02
The Sturgeon Queens Self 2014-01-20
The Fire Rises: The Creation and Impact of The Dark Knight Trilogy Herself (archive footage) 2013-09-24
White House Down Finnerty 2013-06-27
Meet the Insiders of 'White House Down' Herself 2013-11-05
Won't Back Down Jamie Fitzpatrick 2012-09-28
BAM150 Self 2012-04-27
Hysteria Charlotte Dalrymple 2011-06-06
Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang Isabel Green 2010-03-26
Away We Go LN 2009-06-05
Crazy Heart Jean Craddock 2009-12-16
The Dark Knight Rachel Dawes 2008-07-14
High Falls April 2007-05-30
Monster House Zee (voice) 2006-06-30
Paris, je t'aime Liz (Quartier des Enfants Rouges) 2006-06-21
Stranger Than Fiction Ana Pascal 2006-09-09
World Trade Center Allison Jimeno 2006-08-09
Sherrybaby Sherry Swanson 2006-09-08
The Great New Wonderful Emme Keeler 2005-04-22
Happy Endings Jude 2005-01-20
Trust the Man Elaine 2005-09-01
Criminal Valerie 2004-10-07
'Donnie Darko': Production Diary Self 2004-10-04
Strip Search Linda Sykes 2004-04-27
The Pornographer: A Love Story Sidney 2004-05-02
Casa de los Babys Jennifer 2003-09-05
Mona Lisa Smile Giselle Levy 2003-12-19
Adaptation. Caroline Cunningham 2002-12-06
40 Days and 40 Nights Sam 2002-03-01
Secretary Lee Holloway 2002-09-20
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Debbie 2002-12-31
Riding in Cars with Boys Amelia 2001-10-19
Donnie Darko Elizabeth Darko 2001-10-26
Cecil B. Demented Raven 2000-05-17
The Photographer Mira 2000-04-15
Resurrection Mary 1999-03-15
Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story Noreen Bixler (Part 1) 1999-11-07
The Patron Saint of Liars Lorraine Thomas 1998-04-05
Homegrown Christina 1998-04-17
Shattered Mind Clothes Clerk 1996-05-27
A Dangerous Woman Patsy 1993-09-10
Waterland Maggie Ruth 1992-08-21