Maggie Gyllenhaal facts for kids
Gyllenhaal at the 66th Golden Globe Awards, January 11, 2009
Margaret Ruth Gyllenhaal
November 16, 1977
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||Columbia University|
|Relatives||Jake Gyllenhaal (brother)|
Margaret Ruth "Maggie" Gyllenhaal is an American actress. She is the daughter of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal. She is the sister of actor Jake Gyllenhaal. Maggie got many awards for her 2002 movie Secretary.
Maggie was born in New York City to Stephen and Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal. Her parents, who married in 1977, filed for divorce in October 2008.
Gyllenhaal grew up in Los Angeles. She studied at the Harvard-Westlake School prep school. In 1995, she went to New York to attend Columbia University. Here, she studied literature and Eastern religions. She graduated in 1999. Hence, she got a Bachelor of Arts degree.
|1993||A Dangerous Woman||Patsy|
|1996||Shattered Mind||Clothes clerk||TV|
|1998||The Patron Saint of Liars||Lorraine Thomas||TV|
|2000||Cecil B. Demented||Raven|
|2001||Riding in Cars with Boys||Amelia Forrester|
|2001||Donnie Darko||Elizabeth Darko|
|2002||Confessions of a Dangerous Mind||Debbie||Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Most Promising Performer|
|2002||Adaptation||Caroline Cunningham||Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Most Promising Performer|
|2002||40 Days and 40 Nights||Sam|
|2003||Mona Lisa Smile||Giselle Levy|
|2003||Casa de los Babys||Jennifer|
|2004||Strip Search||Linda Sykes||TV|
|2005||The Great New Wonderful||Emme|
|2005||Happy Endings||Jude||Nominated — Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female|
|2006||Stranger than Fiction||Ana Pascal||Nominated — Saturn Award for Best Actress|
|2006||Trust the Man||Elaine|
|2006||Paris, je t'aime||Liz||Segment "Quartier des Enfants Rouges" only|
|2006||World Trade Center||Allison Jimeno|
|2006||Monster House||Elizabeth "Zee"||Nominated — Annie Award for Best Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production|
|2008||The Dark Knight||Rachel Dawes||
|2009||Away We Go||Ellen "LN"|
|2009||Crazy Heart||Jean Craddock||
|2010||Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang||Mrs. Green|
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Gyllenhaal attending an event in Barcelona, Spain, in 2008
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