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Maggie Gyllenhaal

Margalit Ruth "Maggie" Gyllenhaal (born November 16, 1977) is an 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:
51
First Appeared:
Movie Elvis 2022-06-03
Latest Project:
In the movie The Ben Cobb Show
Known For
Filmography
Movie Elvis Gladys Presley
Movie The Ben Cobb Show
Movie The Kindergarten Teacher Lisa Spinelli
Series The Deuce Eileen 'Candy' Merrell
Movie Starring Austin Pendleton
Movie The New Empress Olive
Movie Beauty Mark Valerie
Movie Home Ruth
Movie Frank Clara
Movie River of Fundament Hathfertiti
Movie The Sturgeon Queens Herself
Series The Honourable Woman Nessa Stein
Movie The Fire Rises: The Creation and Impact of The Dark Knight Trilogy Herself (archive footage)
Movie White House Down Finnerty
Movie Meet the Insiders of 'White House Down' Herself
Movie BAM150 Herself
Movie Won't Back Down Jamie Fitzpatrick
Movie Hysteria Charlotte Dalrymple
Movie Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang Isabel Green
Movie Crazy Heart Jean Craddock
Movie Away We Go LN
Movie The Dark Knight Rachel Dawes
Movie High Falls April
Movie Paris, Je T'Aime Liz (Quartier des Enfants Rouges)
Movie World Trade Center Allison Jimeno
Movie Sherrybaby Sherry Swanson
Movie Monster House Zee (voice)
Movie Stranger Than Fiction Ana Pascal
Movie Trust the Man Elaine
Movie Happy Endings Jude
Movie The Great New Wonderful Emme Keeler
Movie Criminal Valerie
Movie The Pornographer: A Love Story Sidney
Movie Strip Search
Movie Mona Lisa Smile Giselle Levy
Movie Casa de los Babys Jennifer
Movie Secretary Lee Holloway
Movie 40 Days and 40 Nights Sam
Movie Adaptation. Caroline Cunningham
Movie Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Debbie
Movie Riding in Cars with Boys Amelia
Movie Donnie Darko Elizabeth Darko
Movie Cecil B. Demented Raven
Movie The Photographer Mira
Movie Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story Noreen Bixler (Part 1)
Movie Resurrection Mary
Movie Homegrown Christina
Movie The Patron Saint of Liars Lorraine Thomas
Movie Shattered Mind Clothes Clerk
Movie A Dangerous Woman Patsy Bell
Movie Waterland Maggie Ruth