Maggie Gyllenhaal

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Margalit Ruth «Maggie» Gyllenhaal (—pron. /ˈdʒɪlənhɔːl/—) (Lower East Side, Nueva York, 16 de noviembre de 1977) es una actriz de cine estadounidense. Nominada a los premio Óscar y Globo de Oro en dos ocasiones.
Es hija del director Stephen Gyllenhaal y de la escritora Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal, y hermana mayor del actor Jake Gyllenhaal. Gyllenhaal comenzó su carrera como actriz en una película dirigida por su padre, y luego consiguió reconocimiento junto a su hermano en Donnie Darko, película independiente que ganaría estatus de culto. Su carrera alzó el vuelo tras la comedia romántica sadomasoquista, Secretary, con la que recibió buenas críticas y una nominación al Globo de Oro. Gyllenhaal ha elegido una gama de papeles diversa, desde películas independientes como Sherrybaby, por la que también fue nominada al Globo de Oro, hasta comedias románticas como Trust the Man, así como superproducciones como World Trade Center y The Dark Knight.
Gyllenhaal es simpatizante del Partido Demócrata y, al igual que su hermano y sus padres, apoya a la Unión Americana por las Libertades Civiles. Participó en las manifestaciones en contra de la guerra por la invasión de Iraq en 2003.

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  • Fecha de nacimiento: 1977-11-16
  • Lugar de nacimiento: Lower East Side, New York City, New York, USA

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Margaret Ruth "Maggie" Gyllenhaal ( born November 16, 1977) is an American actress. She is the daughter of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal (née Achs) and the older sister of actor Jake Gyllenhaal. She made her screen debut when she began to appear in her father's films. Gyllenhaal later achieved recognition in a supporting role in the indie cult hit Donnie Darko (2001). She made her breakthrough role in the 2002 sadomasochistic romance Secretary, for which she received critical acclaim and a Golden Globe nomination.  Gyllenhaal has appeared in an eclectic range of films, including the indie film Sherrybaby (2006), for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe, the romantic comedy Trust the Man (2006) and big-budget films such as World Trade Center (2006) and The Dark Knight (2008). She next starred in the 2009 musical-drama Crazy Heart, for which she received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination. Gyllenhaal has also appeared in theatrical plays, including Closer (2000) and television productions including Strip Search (2004). Gyllenhaal has been in a relationship with actor Peter Sarsgaard since 2002. In 2006, the two became engaged and Gyllenhaal gave birth to their daughter, Ramona, on October 3, 2006. On May 2, 2009, she married Sarsgaard in Italy. She is a politically active Democrat and, like her brother and parents, supports the American Civil Liberties Union. Prior to the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq she participated in anti-war demonstrations. Gyllenhaal drew criticism in 2005 for her opinion that America was "responsible in some way" for the 9/11 attacks. She is actively involved in human rights, civil liberty, and anti-poverty campaigns. Description above from the Wikipedia article Maggie Gyllenhaal, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors can be found on Wikipedia.

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