Bio / Info
Daughter of director Stephen Gyllenhaal, Maggie got her start acting on the stage in her father's productions as well as popping up in his movies starting with WATERLAND in 1992. Before becoming a breakout star in the S&M drama SECRETARY, Maggie graduated with a B.A. in English from Columbia University, class of '99. In 2010, Maggie was nominated for an Academy Award for her role in CRAZY HEART. Widely regarded as being an actress bold enough to take risks, Maggie has not shied away from touchy subject matter or taking her clothes off on screen. In 2009 she married fellow actor Peter Sarsgaard, with whom she has a daughter, Ramona.