Maggie Gyllenhaal

Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal

Margaret Ruth "Maggie" Gyllenhaal is an American actress. She is the daughter of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner and the older sister of actor Jake Gyllenhaal. She made her screen debut when she began to appear in her father's films. Gyllenhaal achieved recognition in a supporting role in the independent cult film, Donnie Darko (2001).
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Maggie Gyllenhaal Isn't Here To Provide Easy #MeToo Sound Bites
Huffington Post - 18 days
"This is the very beginning of something, and I am really in the process of processing it, of thinking about it,” the actress said.
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A Star Is Born: Maggie Gyllenhaal turns 40 today
LATimes - 3 months
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How HBO's 'The Deuce' brings the female perspective to 1970s porn and prostitution
LATimes - 6 months
Before Maggie Gyllenhaal agreed to play Candy, a Times Square prostitute in the 1970s-set HBO series “The Deuce,” she had one condition: She needed to be a producer on the series too. While Gyllenhaal was excited to work with co-creators David Simon and George Pelecanos, she’d only seen scripts...
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The Nintendo Games That Best Describe President Trump's Cabinet Members
Huffington Post - 11 months
Remember when you were just a wee human, when a simple game like Super Mario Bros. could distract and amuse you for hours and the White House wasn’t a daily s**t show? This administration really has become a challenge to describe, so let’s do it using something we actually like: Nintendo games.  We perused our collection and tried to find the Nintendo games that would be the best fit for the members of Donald Trump’s cabinet. Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tom Hanks, Tracy Morgan, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Michael Moore, Padma Lakshmi and a whole host of other stars are teaming up for Stand for Rights: A Benefit for the ACLU. Donate now and join us at 7 p.m. Eastern on Friday, March 31 on Facebook Live. #standforrights2017  You can support the ACLU right away. Text POWER to 20222 to give $10 to the ACLU. The ACLU will call you to explain other actions you can take to help. Visit www.hmgf.org/t for terms. #StandForRights2017 -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffi...
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Penn State Trustee 'Running Out Of Sympathy' For Sandusky Abuse Victims
Huffington Post - 11 months
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Kirsten Dunst’s Throwback Photos Will Make You Ache For the '90s
Huffington Post - 11 months
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Donald Trump Aces Keith Olbermann's Screening Test For Psychopaths
Huffington Post - 11 months
function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsitesection='+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video['package']){var c='&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D'+commercial_video['package'];a+=c}e.setAttribute('vdb_params',a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById('vidible_1'),onPlayerReadyVidible); Keith Olbermann used Donald Trump’s own words and actions to score the president on a sanity test. And the results were… scary. In his latest clip for GQ’s “The Resistance” series, Olbermann claimed that Trump achieved a 32 out of 40 on the Hare Psychopathy Checklist. “The threshold for probably being a psychopath is 30 points,” said Olbermann, adding Trump may “still finish life as high as 36 points, since two of his questions pertain to criminal reco...
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Patrick Stewart Chimes In On Those Kellyanne Conway Comparisons
Huffington Post - 11 months
A photo of actor Patrick Stewart dressed in drag in 2016 lit up social media after people began to draw comparisons between Stewart’s look and that of presidential advisor Kellyanne Conway.  Now Stewart himself is weighing in. The “Star Trek” actor playfully declared “Twinsies” on Twitter on Tuesday while sharing a side-by-side photo of them both sporting hot pink with platinum blond hair and black eye makeup. TWINSIES https://t.co/AeZq9KhOwV pic.twitter.com/0Fnr7iYQuE — Patrick Stewart (@SirPatStew) March 28, 2017 Stewart had dressed up like a woman a year ago in Los Angeles to promote his show “Blunt Talk” in April 2016. It took months before someone put his face next to Conway’s on the internet. Now the inevitable conclusion: a fan push for Stewart to play Conway on “SNL.” “SNL” (and “Star Trek”) fans are messaging pleas like “make it so,” or writing that Stewart should “go where no man has gone before.” Of course, Patrick wouldn’t be the first ...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Maggie Gyllenhaal
    THIRTIES
  • 2016
    Age 38
    In August 2016, the audiobook mega provider Audible announced that Gyllenhaal's narration performance of Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy was available for purchase.
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  • 2014
    Age 36
    Also in 2014 she played Hathfertiti in Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler's River of Fundament.
    In 2014, she played the title role as an Anglo-Israeli business-woman in the BBC Television series, The Honourable Woman.
    In 2014, she made her Broadway debut in a revival of The Real Thing, and also starred in the television BBC miniseries The Honourable Woman.
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  • 2013
    Age 35
    The first name on Maggie's birth certificate is "Margalit", which she did not discover until 2013, when she officially changed it to "Maggie".
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  • 2012
    Age 34
    In the 2012 film Won't Back Down, she played a parent involved in a parent trigger takeover of her child's school.
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  • 2011
    Age 33
    In February 2011, Gyllenhaal starred in another Anton Chekhov production as the character Masha in Austin Pendleton's Three Sisters at the Classic Stage Company.
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  • 2010
    Age 32
    In 2010, Gyllenhaal appeared in Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang, the sequel to the 2005 film Nanny McPhee.
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  • 2009
    Age 31
    Gyllenhaal played Yelena Andreevna in the Classic Stage Company's 2009 Off-Broadway production of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya in New York City.
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  • 2008
    Age 30
    Gyllenhaal supported Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential election.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 2006
    Age 28
    For her work, Gyllenhaal earned her second Golden Globe Best Actress nomination and won the Best Actress category award at the 2006 Stockholm International Film Festival.
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    Following Happy Endings, she starred in the 2006 films Trust the Man, Stranger than Fiction, Monster House, World Trade Center, and Sherrybaby.
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  • 2005
    Age 27
    In 2005, Gyllenhaal drew controversy for her statement that the September 11 attacks were "an occasion to be brave enough to ask some serious questions about America's role in the world...
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    Gyllenhaal's next film role was in the 2005 comedy-drama Happy Endings, in which she played an adventuress singer who seduces a young gay musician (Jason Ritter) as well as his rich father (Tom Arnold).
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  • 2004
    Age 26
    Viewed as a sex symbol, she was ranked in the "Hot 100 List" by Maxim magazine in 2004 and 2005.
    In 2004, Gyllenhaal returned to theater in a Los Angeles production of Tony Kushner's Homebody/ Kabul as Priscilla, the Homebody's daughter, who spends most of the play searching for her elusive mother in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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    Gyllenhaal was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2004.
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  • 2003
    Age 25
    In 2003, she co-starred with Julia Roberts in Mona Lisa Smile in the role of Giselle.
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  • 2002
    Age 24
    Gyllenhaal began a relationship with actor Peter Sarsgaard, a close friend of her brother Jake, in 2002. They announced their engagement in April 2006, and married on May 2, 2009, in a small chapel in Brindisi, Italy.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1977
    Born
    Her parents married in 1977, and filed for divorce in October 2008.
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