Jake Gyllenhaal

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Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal ( JIL-ən-hawl, Swedish: [ˈjʏ̂lːɛnˌhɑːl]; born December 19, 1980) is an American actor. Born into the Gyllenhaal family, he is the son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner, and the younger brother of actress Maggie Gyllenhaal. He began acting as a child, making his acting debut in City Slickers (1991), followed by roles in his father's films A Dangerous Woman (1993) and Homegrown (1998). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jake Gyllenhaal has received more than 38,282,641 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 71 in 2019). Jake Gyllenhaal is the 839th most popular actor (up from 840th in 2019), the 1,510th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,545th in 2019) and the 403rd most popular American Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 38M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.94

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 73

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.65

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Jake Gyllenhaals by language

Over the past year Jake Gyllenhaal has had the most page views in the with 5,879,039 views, followed by Spanish (928,194), and Russian (855,524). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (249.51%), Vietnamese (93.24%), and Egyptian Arabic (82.05%)


Among actors, Jake Gyllenhaal ranks 839 out of 13,578Before him are Yuri Nikulin, Macaulay Culkin, Patrick McGoohan, Matt LeBlanc, Cüneyt Arkın, and Til Schweiger. After him are James Brolin, David Kelly, Yvette Guilbert, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Viola Davis.

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Among people born in 1980, Jake Gyllenhaal ranks 8Before him are Xavi, Kim Kardashian, Ryan Gosling, Rishi Sunak, Eva Green, and Macaulay Culkin. After him are Steven Gerrard, Christina Aguilera, Venus Williams, Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Chris Pine, and Channing Tatum.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jake Gyllenhaal ranks 1,510 out of 20,380Before him are Matt LeBlanc (1967), Robert Sheckley (1928), Sam Cooke (1931), James Van Allen (1914), Gary Ridgway (1949), and Charles Mingus (1922). After him are Elias James Corey (1928), James Brolin (1940), Phil Jackson (1945), Henry Norris Russell (1877), Nicholas Ray (1911), and Debbie Harry (1945).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jake Gyllenhaal ranks 403Before him are Michael Rooker (1955), Kelly Preston (1962), David Graf (1950), Macaulay Culkin (1980), Patrick McGoohan (1928), and Matt LeBlanc (1967). After him are James Brolin (1940), Viola Davis (1965), Lionel Stander (1908), Grace Zabriskie (1941), Matthew Broderick (1962), and River Phoenix (1970).

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