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Maggie Gyllenhaal

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.


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Born:
Nov 16, 1977 In Lower East Side, New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
68
First Appeared:
In the series LIVE with Kelly and Ryan 1988-09-05
Latest Project:
Movie The Ben Cobb Show 2022
Known For
Poster of The New Empress
Poster of Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang
Poster of Monster House
Poster of Donnie Darko
Filmography
Movie The Ben Cobb Show Unknown 2022
Movie Joker: Put on a Happy Face Self 2020-08-18
Movie Best Summer Ever TV Reporter 2020-10-10
Movie Sylvia Plath: Inside the Bell Jar Narrator 2018-08-11
Movie The Kindergarten Teacher Lisa Spinelli 2018-09-23
Series The Deuce Eileen 'Candy' Merrell 2017-09-10
Movie Starring Austin Pendleton 2016-04-01
Series Chelsea Herself 2016-05-11
Movie Beauty Mark Valerie 2016-07-30
Movie The New Empress Olive 2016-08-01
Movie Home Ruth 2016-08-01
Series Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter Self 2015-08-02
Movie The Sturgeon Queens Self 2014-01-20
Movie River of Fundament Hathfertiti 2014-02-12
Series The Honourable Woman Nessa Stein 2014-07-03
Movie Frank Clara 2014-05-02
Movie White House Down Finnerty 2013-06-27
Movie Meet the Insiders of 'White House Down' Herself 2013-11-05
Movie The Fire Rises: The Creation and Impact of The Dark Knight Trilogy Herself (archive footage) 2013-09-24
Movie BAM150 Self 2012-04-27
Series Finding Your Roots Self 2012-03-24
Movie Won't Back Down Jamie Fitzpatrick 2012-09-28
Movie Hysteria Charlotte Dalrymple 2011-06-06
Movie Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang Isabel Green 2010-03-26
Movie Away We Go LN 2009-06-05
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown 2009-09-14
Movie Crazy Heart Jean Craddock 2009-12-16
Series Gotham Tonight Rachel Dawes 2008-06-13
Movie The Dark Knight Rachel Dawes 2008-07-16
Series The Graham Norton Show Herself 2007-02-22
Movie High Falls April 2007-05-30
Movie Monster House Zee (voice) 2006-06-30
Movie Paris, Je T'Aime Liz (Quartier des Enfants Rouges) 2006-06-21
Movie World Trade Center Allison Jimeno 2006-08-09
Movie Sherrybaby Sherry Swanson 2006-09-08
Movie Stranger Than Fiction Ana Pascal 2006-09-09
Movie Happy Endings Jude 2005-01-20
Movie Trust the Man Elaine 2005-09-01
Movie The Great New Wonderful Emme Keeler 2005-04-22
Movie The Pornographer: A Love Story Sidney 2004-05-02
Movie Strip Search Linda Sykes 2004-04-27
Movie 'Donnie Darko': Production Diary Self 2004-10-04
Movie Criminal Valerie 2004-10-07
Movie Casa de los Babys Jennifer 2003-09-05
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Mona Lisa Smile Giselle Levy 2003-12-19
Movie Secretary Lee Holloway 2002-01-11
Movie 40 Days and 40 Nights Sam 2002-03-01
Movie Adaptation. Caroline Cunningham 2002-12-06
Movie Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Debbie 2002-12-31
Movie Riding in Cars with Boys Amelia 2001-10-19
Movie Donnie Darko Elizabeth Darko 2001-10-26
Movie Cecil B. Demented Raven 2000-05-17
Movie The Photographer Mira 2000-04-15
Movie Resurrection Mary 1999-03-15
Series Independent Lens Unknown 1999-08-09
Movie Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story Noreen Bixler (Part 1) 1999-11-07
Movie The Patron Saint of Liars Lorraine Thomas 1998-04-05
Movie Homegrown Christina 1998-04-17
Series The View Herself 1997-08-11
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Herself 1996-07-22
Movie Shattered Mind Clothes Clerk 1996-05-27
Series Late Show with David Letterman Herself 1993-08-30
Movie A Dangerous Woman Patsy Bell 1993-09-10
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Waterland Maggie Ruth 1992-08-21
Series LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Unknown 1988-09-05