• Jake  Gyllenhaal

    Jake Gyllenhaal Awards

    Born on December 19th, 1980

    From Los Angeles, California, USA

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Nocturnal Animals

A successful Los Angeles art-gallery owner's idyllic life is marred by the constant traveling of her handsome second husband. While he is away, she is shaken by the arrival of a manuscript written by her first husband, who she has not seen in years. The manuscript tells the story of a teacher who finds a trip with his family turning into a nightmare. As Susan reads the book, it forces her to examine her past and confront some dark truths.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2017)
Nominated
Leading Actor
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Nightcrawler

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."

Golden Globe (2015)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)
Nominated
Leading Actor
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
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Love & Other Drugs

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 (2011)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
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Brokeback Mountain

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.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)
Won
Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Nominated
Actor in a Supporting Role