Maggie Gyllenhaal was born Maggie Ruth Gyllenhaal on November 16, 1977 in Lower East Side, New York City, the daughter of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal. She was raised in Los Angeles. She belongs to English, Swedish, Swiss-German, German, and distant Welsh, French and Jewish descent. She has a brother, actor Jake Gyllenhaal. She has been married to Peter Sarsgaard since 2009. They have two children.
Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal known for her impactful performances in films, including Crazy Heart, The Dark Knight, Donnie Darko and Nanny McPhee Returns. She made her film debut in Stephen’s film Waterland in 1992. Maggie was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the 2009 film Crazy Heart.
Maggie Gyllenhaal Height and Weight, Bra Size, Body Measurements
Maggie Gyllenhaal Height: 5′ 9″ (1.75 m)
Maggie Gyllenhaal Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Maggie Gyllenhaal Measurements: 36-25-35 in (91.5-63.5-89 cm)
Maggie Gyllenhaal Bra Size: 34B
Maggie Gyllenhaal Bra Cup Size: B
Maggie Gyllenhaal Shoe Size: 9.5 (US)
Maggie Gyllenhaal Dress Size: 4 (US)
Maggie Gyllenhaal Star Sign: Scorpio
Maggie Gyllenhaal Hair Color: Dark Brown
Maggie Gyllenhaal Eye Color: Blue
Date Of Birth: 16 November 1977
Birth Place: Lower East Side, New York City, New York, USA
Birth Name: Maggie Ruth Gyllenhaal
Race / Ethnicity: White
*Her father has English, Swedish, Swiss-German, German, distant Welsh and French ancestry.
*Her mother is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family.
Spouse: Peter Sarsgaard (m. 2009-)
Parents: Stephen Gyllenhaal, Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal
Children: Ramona Sarsgaard, Gloria Ray Sarsgaard
Siblings: Jake Gyllenhaal
*She has one younger brother, Jake Gyllenhaal who is also an actor.
*She attended the prestigious Harvard-Westlake prep school.
*She earned a B.A. in English from Columbia University.
*She graduated Harvard-Westlake (private) high school in North Hollywood, California.
Maggie Gyllenhaal Facts:
*She is older sister of Jake Gyllenhaal who is also actor.
*She co-hosted the Sundance Awards 2003.
*She quit smoking.
*Her favorite actress is Gena Rowlands.
*Her publicist is Amanda Silverman.
*She and brother Jake Gyllenhaal are the first brother and sister to be Oscar-nominated in the 21st century.
*She has been in three movies with her brother Jake Gyllenhaal: A Dangerous Woman, Homegrown and Donnie Darko. (A Dangerous Woman and Homegrown was directed by their father)