Born on December 19, 1980
From Los Angeles, California
Jake Gyllenhaal as "Louis Bloom"
Los Angeles denizen Louis Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) survives by scavenging and petty theft. He stumbles into a new career as a cameraman and -- armed with a camcorder and police scanner -- begins nocturnal forays across the city in search of shocking and grisly crimes. When he catches the eye of a shopworn news director (Rene Russo) who welcomes the chance to raise her station's ratings, Louis goes to increasingly greater lengths to catch the "money shot."
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)||Nominated||Leading Actor|
|Golden Globe (2014)||Nominated||Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014)||Nominated||Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role|
Jake Gyllenhaal as "Jamie Randall"
Handsome pharmaceutical salesman Jamie Randall (Jake Gyllenhaal) always has good luck with women. A chance encounter with Maggie Murdock (Anne Hathaway), a free-spirited Parkinson's patient, leads to a sexual relationship. As Jamie and Maggie become closer, each must question if a serious commitment is in their future.
|Golden Globe (2010)||Nominated||Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical|
Jake Gyllenhaal as "Jack Twist"
In 1963, rodeo cowboy Jack Twist (Jake Gyllenhaal) and ranch hand Ennis Del Mar (Heath Ledger) are hired by rancher Joe Aguirre (Randy Quaid) as sheep herders in Wyoming. One night on Brokeback Mountain, Jack makes a drunken pass at Ennis that is eventually reciprocated. Though Ennis marries his longtime sweetheart, Alma (Michelle Williams), and Jack marries a fellow rodeo rider (Anne Hathaway), the two men keep up their tortured and sporadic affair over the course of 20 years.
|Academy Award (2005)||Nominated||Actor in a Supporting Role|
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2005)||Won||Actor in a Supporting Role|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005)||Nominated||Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005)||Nominated||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture|