Maggie Gyllenhaal Bio, Age, Relationship, Daughter, Height, Net

Maggie Gyllenhaal Bio, Age, Relationship, Daughter, Height, Net

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Biography of Maggie Gyllenhaal

Maggie Gyllenhaal is an American filmmaker and television actress. She began her career as a teenager with small appearances in several of her father’s films, and she co-starred alongside her brother in the cult classic Donnie Darko (2001). She made her theatrical debut in Closer by Patrick Marber at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre.

How old is Maggie Gyllenhaal? – Age

She turns 45 in November 2022. Gyllenhaal was born Margalit Ruth Gyllenhaal on November 16, 1977 in New York, United States of America.

Size of Maggie Gyllenhaal

Maggie stands at a height of 5’9″ (175cm), tall.

Education of Maggie Gyllenhaal

She attended The Mountain School, a semester school for high school students in Vermont, for four months. She graduated from Harvard-Westlake in 1995 and traveled to New York to study Eastern literature and religions at Columbia University. She also spent a summer studying acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London, England.

Maggie Gyllenhaal Family

Maggie Gyllenhaal was born and raised in New York. She is the daughter of Stephen Gyllenhaal, director and writer, and Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal, screenwriter. Jake Gyllenhaal, his younger brother, is also an actor. From their father’s second marriage, he also has a half-brother named Luke. Her parents divorced in October 2008 after marrying in 1977.

Maggie Gyllenhaal Husband – Relationship – Girls

Maggie Gyllenhaal began dating actor Peter Sarsgaard in 2002 and the two married on May 2, 2009. They have two daughters, Ramona (b. 2006) and Gloria Ray Sarsgaard (b. 2012), and live in Brooklyn , New York.

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Maggie Gyllenhaal Career

Gyllenhaal made his film debut at the age of fifteen in 1992, in the film “Waterland”, directed by his father. His father directed his next two films, “A Dangerous Woman” (1993) and “Homegrown” (1998), which also starred his brother. In 1998, she also participated in the TV movie “The Patron Saint of Liars”. She made her stage debut in ‘Closer’ in 2000 and appeared as a supporting actress in ‘Cecil B. Demented’ in 2000 and ‘Riding in Cars with Boys’ in 2001. Maggie received much praise for her role in ‘Donnie Darko’ in 2001. Secretary’ in 2002 catapulted her to popularity and she received her first award for her performance.

Gyllenhaal then acted in the films “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind” (2002), “Casa de los Babys” and “Mona Lisa Smile” (2003) before returning to the big screen with “Homebody/Kabul” in 2003. She has starred in a number of films over the next few years, including “Criminal” “Strip Search” (2004), “Happy Endings”, “The Great New Wonderful” (2005) and “Trust the Man” (2005). She then played a young heroin addict in ‘Sherrybaby’ in 2006. In 2006, she appeared in ‘Paris, je t’aime’, ‘World Trade Center’ and ‘Stranger than Fiction’, and she provided the voice of ‘ Monster House’ the following year. She also took part in the short film ‘High Falls’ Maggie starred in the box office triumph ‘The Dark Knight’ in 2008.

She starred in the films ‘Nanny McPhee Returns’ (2010) and ‘Hysteria’ (2011), as well as the Classic Stage Company’s performance of ‘Three Sisters’ in 2011. In 2012, she hosted the documentary ‘Discovery’s ‘Curiosity’. and starred in the TV movie ‘The Corrections’. She appeared in ‘Won’t Back Down’ (2012), ‘White House Down’ (2013), ‘Frank’ (2014), ‘River of Fundament’ (2014) and ‘The Real Thing’ at the American Airlines Theater in 2014. In 2014, she also took part in the TV mini-series “The Honorable Woman”. Gyllenhaal’s narration rendition of Leo Tolstoy’s “Anna Karenina” is available for purchase. She appeared on an episode of “Inside Amy Schumer” in 2016 and narrated the documentary “Truth and Power” the same year. She appeared on the TC show “The Deuce”.

Maggie Gyllenhaal net worth

Maggie has an estimated net worth of $25 million from 2023.

Maggie Gyllenhaal movies

2017-2019 The Devil
2016 Inside Amy Schumer
2016 Truth and Power
2014 The Honorable Woman
Discovery 2012 “Curiosity”
2012 The Fixes
2004 Strip search
1999 Resurrection
1999 Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story
1998 The Patron Saint of Liars
1996 Broken Spirit