Jake Gyllenhaal posted a childhood photo wearing glasses that made ex-girlfriend Taylor Swift’s fans go mad! The Hollywood star is maybe feeling nostalgic about their 8 week relationship. Do you think he was her prince charming? Keep reading to find out!
- Jake Gyllenhaal comes from a family of filmmakers. He is the son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and scriptwriter Naomi Achs. His younger sister is the talented actress Maggie Gyllenhaal. His godmother is famous actress Jamie Lee Curtis.
- “Brokeback Mountain” star dated actress Kirsten Dunst from 2002 until 2004. He later dated Reese Witherspoon who was a co-star in “Rendition” movie from 2007 to 2009.
- Jake Gyllenhaal and Taylor Swift had a brief but passionate romance in 2010. The couple dated just for three months when she was 21 and he was 29.
The 39-year-old actor published a black & white photo taken from a yearbook in which little Jake looks adorable in big framed round glasses. Then Swift’s followers flooded Gyllenhaal's Instagram with the lyrics from her song “All Too Well”, which was inspired by their relationship. The comments focused on this particular part of the song: “I heard you used to be a little kid with glasses in a twin sized bed.”
Jake Gyllenhaal & Taylor Switf sweet romance!
Swift revealed that the song was difficult to write and it was very emotional for the singer to recall her love story with Jake Gyllenhaal because she was left heartbroken. The track also makes a secret reference to his famous actress sister Maggie in the lyric: “I left my scarf there at your sister's house / And you've still got it in your drawer even now.”
Can you believe that the pop princess is asking for her scarf back after so many years! Their romance started in the fall, ten years ago but who knows perhaps there’s still a flame flickering from their brief encounter? Maybe Jake's just remembering his candid childhood memories.
Jake Gyllenhaal biography
Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal born December 19, 1980) is an American actor and film producer. Born into the Gyllenhaal family, he is the son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner. 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). His breakthrough performances were as Homer Hickam in October Sky (1999) and as a psychologically troubled teenager in Donnie Darko (2001). His most widely seen film to that point came with the disaster film The Day After Tomorrow (2004).
Jake Gyllenhaal won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for playing Jack Twist in Ang Lee's romance Brokeback Mountain (2005). His career progressed with starring roles in the thriller Zodiac (2007), the romantic comedy Love & Other Drugs (2010), and the science fiction film Source Code (2011).
Jake Gyllenhaal continued to gain acclaim for Denis Villeneuve's thrillers Prisoners (2013) and Enemy (2013), and he received nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his roles as a manipulative journalist in Nightcrawler (2014) and a troubled writer in Nocturnal Animals (2016). His highest-grossing release came with the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero film Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019), in which he portrayed Mysterio.
Jake Gyllenhaal 's stage roles include Broadway productions of Nick Payne's dramas Constellations (2014) and Sea Wall / A Life (2019), the latter of which earned him a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play. In addition to acting, he is vocal about political and