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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, and 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 32,197,306 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). Jake Gyllenhaal is the 843rd most popular actor (down from 833rd in 2019), the 1,545th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,555th in 2019) and the 413th most popular American Actor.

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  • 59.21

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 71

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  • 5.94

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  • 4.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Jake Gyllenhaal ranks 843 out of 9,996Before him are James Mason, Sebastian Shaw, Marisa Paredes, Brad Dourif, Jennifer Garner, and Mike Myers. After him are Matt LeBlanc, Michelle Phillips, Dominique Sanda, Arletty, Tony Shalhoub, and Leonid Kuravlyov.

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Among people born in 1980, Jake Gyllenhaal ranks 6Before him are Ronaldinho, Xavi, Kim Kardashian, Eva Green, and Ryan Gosling. After him are Macaulay Culkin, Venus Williams, Christina Aguilera, Steven Gerrard, Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, and Chris Pine.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jake Gyllenhaal ranks 1,545 out of 18,182Before him are Jennifer Garner (1972), Chief Seattle (1786), Thomas J. Sargent (1943), Martha Stewart (1941), Benedict Arnold (1741), and James Van Allen (1914). After him are Matt LeBlanc (1967), James McKeen Cattell (1860), Michelle Phillips (1944), Harry Stack Sullivan (1892), Poul Anderson (1926), and Paul L. Modrich (1946).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jake Gyllenhaal ranks 413Before him are Stephen Lang (1952), James Avery (1945), Peter Weller (1947), Dorothy Malone (1924), Brad Dourif (1950), and Jennifer Garner (1972). After him are Matt LeBlanc (1967), Michelle Phillips (1944), Tony Shalhoub (1953), John Saxon (1935), Diane Lane (1965), and James Gandolfini (1961).

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