Related Information for Maggie Gyllenhaal An actress revered for her choice of roles in edgy indie films, Maggie Gyllenhaal has nearly 30 credits to her name. Maggie first appeared in films as a child actor in six films and television movies directed by her father, Stephen Gyllenhaal, from 1992 to 1999. She occasionally shared the screen with her brother Jake in these projects, a tradition that continued beyond her father's influence when she appeared as Elizabeth in Jake's indie breakthrough project, Richard Kelly'.. read more