How old was Jake Gyllenhaal in The Man Who Made It Snow?
American actor Jake Gyllenhaal was born in Los Angeles, CA on December 19, 1980. Jake has been involved with acting from an early age, which is no surprise considering his family history of directors and screenwriters. Throughout his childhood Jake worked in several films directed by his father Stephen, but was discouraged from accepting extensive roles that would impact his studies. After finishing high school Jake's breakthrough acting role was October Sky (1999), where he played an amateur rocket scientist eager to break away from his destiny of working in a coal mine. Jake's most acclaimed performance to date was co-starring along side Heath Ledger in the popular 2005 film, Brokeback Mountain. Jake has starred in more recent films such as Love an Other Drugs (2010), and Source Code (2011).
The true story of Max Mermelstein, a Jewish hotel engineer, who transforms a small mom and pop drug organization into a billion-dollar enterprise known as the Medellin Cartel...but the chickens come home to roost when the cartel asks him to murder a rival and he must escape with his family from a prison of his own doing.