Maggie Gyllenhaal

Maggie Gyllenhaal

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    • November 16th, 1977
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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Acting (34 Credits)

2018The Kindergarten Teacher as Lisa Spinelli
2017The Deuce as Eileen 'Candy' Merrell
2014Frank as Clara
2014The Honourable Woman as Nessa Stein
2013White House Down as Finnerty
2012Won't Back Down as Jamie Fitzpatrick
2011Hysteria as Charlotte Dalrymple
2010Nanny McPhee Returns as Isabel Green
2009Crazy Heart as Jean Craddock
2009Away We Go as LN
2008The Dark Knight as Rachel Dawes
2006Sherrybaby as Sherry Swanson
2006Stranger Than Fiction as Ana Pascal
2006World Trade Center as Allison Jimeno
2006Paris, je t'aime as Liz (Quartier des Enfants Rouges)
2006Monster House as Zee (voice)
2005Trust the Man as Elaine
2005The Great New Wonderful as Emme Keeler
2005Happy Endings as Jude
2004Strip Search as Linda Sykes
2004Criminal as Valerie
2003Mona Lisa Smile as Giselle Levy
2003Casa de los babys as Jennifer
2002Secretary as Lee Holloway
200240 Days and 40 Nights as Sam
2002Confessions of a Dangerous Mind as Debbie
2002Adaptation. as Caroline Cunningham
2001Donnie Darko as Elizabeth Darko
2001Riding in Cars with Boys as Amelia
2000Cecil B. Demented as Raven
1998The Patron Saint of Liars as Lorraine Thomas
1998Homegrown as Christina
1993A Dangerous Woman as Patsy Bell
1992Waterland as Maggie Ruth

Director (1 Credits)



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