Maggie Gyllenhaal is an American actress. She is best known for her impactful performances in films, including Crazy Heart, The Dark Knight, Donnie Darko and Nanny McPhee Returns. She played Lee Holloway in the 2002 erotic romance film Secretary. For her role in the 2014 TV Mini-Series The Honorable Woman, she received a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Mini-Series or TV Movie. Born as Maggie Ruth Gyllenhaal on November 16, 1977 in Lower East Side, New York City, she is the daughter of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal, and older sister of Jake Gyllenhaal. Grew up in Los Angeles, she is of Swedish and English descent on her father’s side, and of Russian and Polish descent on her mother’s side. She made her film debut in Stephen’s film Waterland in 1992. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the 2009 film Crazy Heart. She has been married to Peter Sarsgaard since 2009. They have two children.
Maggie Gyllenhaal Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 16 November 1977
Birth Place: Lower East Side, New York City, New York, USA
Residence: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Birth Name: Maggie Ruth Gyllenhaal
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Maggie Gyllenhaal Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 132 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 60 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 9″
Height in Meters: 1.75 m
Body Build/Type: Slim
Body Measurements: 36-25-35 in (91.5-64-89 cm)
Breast Size: 36 inches (91.5 cm)
Waist Size: 25 inches (64 cm)
Hips Size: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 34B
Feet/Shoe Size: 9.5 (US)
Dress Size: 6 (US)
Maggie Gyllenhaal Family Details:
Father: Stephen Gyllenhaal (Film director and writer)
Mother: Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal (Producer, writer, director)
Spouse/Husband: Peter Sarsgaard (m. 2009)
Children: Gloria Ray Sarsgaard, Ramona Sarsgaard
Siblings: Jake Gyllenhaal (Younger Brother) (Actor)
Others: Anders Leonard Gyllenhaal (Great-Great-Grandfather)
Maggie Gyllenhaal Education:
Harvard–Westlake prep school (Graduated)
Columbia University (B.A. in English)
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Maggie Gyllenhaal Facts:
*Her dad was raised in Swedenborgian religion.
*She is the older sister of Jake Gyllenhaal who is also an actor.
*She was ranked #58 in FHM’s “100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005” special supplement.
*She has also worked as a waitress in a Massachusetts restaurant.
*Gena Rowlands is her favorite actress.
*She is good friends with actress Emma Thompson.
*Follow her on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.