Margalit Ruth “Maggie” Gyllenhaal is an American actress born on 16th November 1977. She was interested in acting since her childhood because of her family connections with this field. Her career began as a child artist from the film directed by her father. Afterwards, after graduating from college she began playing supporting roles in different films such as Cecil B. Demented and Riding in Cars with Boys which provided her with recognition. Eventually in 2002, Gyllenhaal received her breakthrough role in the black comedy Secretary which earned critical acclaim and success. She as well earned her first nomination of Golden Globe Award against this film. In coming years, Maggie Gyllenhaal performed variety of roles in several successful films including Adaptation, Mona Lisa Smile, Happy Endings, The Dark Knight and Frank. In addition to that, she is also a humanitarian and supporting a non-profit organization Witness which uses videos to expose the human right violations. In her personal life, Gyllenhaal got married to actor Peter Sarsgaard in 2009 and the couple has two daughters.
Maggie Gyllenhaal Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Margalit Ruth Gyllenhaal
- Nicknames: Maggie
- Date of Birth: November 16, 1977
- Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
- Occupation: Actress
- Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
- Eye Color: Blue
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
Maggie Gyllenhaal Family Details:
- Father: Stephen Gyllenhaal
- Mother: Naomi Achs
- Siblings: Jake Gyllenhaal
- Spouse: Peter Sarsgaard (m. 2009)
- Children: Ramona Sarsgaard, Gloria Ray Sarsgaard
Maggie Gyllenhaal Career Highlights:
- First Film: Waterland (1992)
- First TV Show: Shattered Mind (1996)
Maggie Gyllenhaal Body Measurements:
The complete actress Maggie Gyllenhaal body measurements details are listed below including her weight, height, hip, waist, bust, shoe, bra cup, dress size and vital statistics.
- Height: 5′ 9″ (175 cm)
- Weight: 60 kg (132 pounds)
- Bra Size: 34B
- Shoe Size: 9 (US)
- Dress Size: 6 (US)
- Body Measurements: 36-25-35
Maggie Gyllenhaal Interesting Facts:
- Actor Jake Gyllenhaal is her brother.
- Gyllenhaal’s father is a director and writer while her mother is a producer and writer.
- Prior to gaining success, Maggie once worked as a waitress in a Massachusetts restaurant.