Jake Gyllenhaal

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Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal (; 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; his older sister is 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 26,466,485 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Jake Gyllenhaal is the 833rd most popular actor (down from 798th in 2019), the 1,556th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,576th in 2019) and the 414th most popular American Actor.

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  • 26M

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  • 68.35

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 70

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.11

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.28

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Jake Gyllenhaal ranks 833 out of 10,030Before him are Sônia Braga, Michelle Rodriguez, Cybill Shepherd, Peter Lorre, Clive Owen, and Jim Parsons. After him are Gunnar Björnstrand, Kyle MacLachlan, Cliff Robertson, Sylva Koscina, Roddy McDowall, and Katharina Schratt.

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Among people born in 1980, Jake Gyllenhaal ranks 5Before him are Ronaldinho, Kim Kardashian, Xavi, and Ryan Gosling. After him are Eva Green, Christina Aguilera, Steven Gerrard, Channing Tatum, Michelle Williams, Chris Pine, and Macaulay Culkin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jake Gyllenhaal ranks 1,556 out of 15,968Before him are Sonny Bono (1935), Michelle Rodriguez (1978), Cybill Shepherd (1950), Lisa Ann (1972), George Davis Snell (1903), and Jim Parsons (1973). After him are Kyle MacLachlan (1959), Jody Williams (1950), Edward Charles Pickering (1846), Larry Page (1973), Cliff Robertson (1923), and Robert W. Holley (1922).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jake Gyllenhaal ranks 414Before him are Fran Drescher (1957), Max Wright (1943), Janet Gaynor (1906), Michelle Rodriguez (1978), Cybill Shepherd (1950), and Jim Parsons (1973). After him are Kyle MacLachlan (1959), Cliff Robertson (1923), Brad Dourif (1950), Barbara Bel Geddes (1922), Jackie Coogan (1914), and Owen Wilson (1968).

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