Welcome to Maggie Gyllenhaal Online the ultimate fansite for the academy award nominated actress Maggie Gyllenhaal. You might know Maggie from movies such as Secretary, SherryBaby, The Dark Knight, Nanny McPhee Returns or Crazy Heart You will also be able to see Maggie in the upcoming movie Hysteria Maggie Gyllenhaal Online brings you all the latest news, pictures, videos and everything else related to Maggie and her career.
Trivia
  • Older sister of Jake Gyllenhaal.
  • Daughter of Stephen Gyllenhaal and Naomi Foner.
  • Earned a B.A. in English from Columbia University (1999).
  • Studied briefly at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.
  • The first six movies she made (Waterland (1992); A Dangerous Woman (1993); Shattered Mind (1996) (TV); The Patron Saint of Liars (1998) (TV); Homegrown (1998); Resurrection (1999/II) (TV)_ Qv) ) were all directed by her father.
  • Was born in New York City but grew up in Los Angeles where she and her brother attended the prestigious Harvard-Westlake prep school.
  • Her mother is a Golden Globe-winning, Oscar-nominated scriptwriter. Her father is an Emmy-nominated director, her grandmother is a doctor and Eric Foner, her mother’s first husband, is an acclaimed historian at Columbia, the college she attended.
  • Was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) after the 2004 Academy Awards.
  • Her mother is good friends, and was once the mentor of, Laurie Collyer who wrote SherryBaby (2006) (aka “Shall Not Want”), in which Maggie stars.
  • Her friendship with Kirsten Dunst ended when Dunst broke up with Maggie’s brother Jake.
  • Graduated Harvard-Westlake (private) high school in North Hollywood, California.
  • Ranked as #58 in FHM’s “100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005″ special supplement. (2005)
  • Met her husband Peter Sarsgaard at a dinner party.
  • She married Peter Sarsgaard on May 2nd 2009 in Italy.
  • She and brother, Jake Gyllenhaal, attended Camp Walt Whitman, an outdoors summer camp in Western New Hampshire.
  • Maggie and her husband, Peter Sarsgaard, became the parents of a girl, named Ramona, on October 3, 2006 in New York City.
  • Loves musicals.
  • Quit smoking.
  • Her favorite actress is Gena Rowlands.
  • Is of Swedish (noble) and Russian-Jewish descent.
  • Was member of the dramatic jury at the Sundance Film Festival in 2004.
  • Her publicist is Amanda Silverman.
  • Returned to work six months after giving birth to her daughter Ramona in order to begin filming The Dark Knight (2008).
  • She and brother Jake Gyllenhaal are the first brother and sister to be Oscar-nominated in the 21st century.