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Jake Gyllenhaal

Ancestry of
Jake Gyllenhaal

Movie Actor


Who is Jake Gyllenhaal?

Jake Gyllenhaal is an American film actor. He was nominated for Best Supporting Actor by the Academy Awards for his performance in Brokeback Mountain. He is the son of film director Stephen Gyllenhaal and film producer and screenwriter Naomi Foner. His sister is film actress Maggie Gyllenhaal

Famous Kin

In addition to his immediate family, Jake Gyllenhaal has a number of famous kin connected to his family tree. This includes family connections to fellow actors Vincent Price, Lucille Ball, Shirley Temple, Henry Fonda, Jane Fonda, Dick Van Dyke, and Raquel Welch. Some of his relatively close famous kin include inventors Eli Whitney (Cotton gin), Samuel Morse (Morse code), and Charles Goodyear (namesake of the Goodyear Tire Company). A couple of more infamous cousins include Benedict Arnold (Traitor to the American cause) and Sydney Biddle Barrows (aka Mayflower Madam).

Jake Gyllenhaal also has connections to the current royal family through Queen Elizabeth II and a number of U.S. Presidents including Ulysses S. Grant, Calvin Coolidge, James Garfield, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and both Presidents Bush.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Jake Gyllenhaal

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Samuel Cony

31st Governor of Maine

16th cousin 5 times removed
via Isabella de Beauchamp

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Samuel Cony

31st Governor of Maine

17th cousin 4 times removed
via Eudo la Zouche

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Charlie Baker

72nd Governor of Massachusetts

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir John Howard

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Charles Edward Merrill

Co-Founder of Merrill Lynch & Company

8th cousin 3 times removed
via John Warren

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James Merrill

Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet

9th cousin 2 times removed
via John Warren

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Horace Austin

6th Governor of Minnesota

7th cousin 4 times removed
via Rev. John Lothrop

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

16th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Roger Wentworth

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Willard Rockwell

Founder, Rockwell International

8th cousin 3 times removed
via Rev. John Lothrop

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Brian Forster

TV Actor

21st cousin
via Isabella de Beauchamp

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Brian Forster

TV Actor

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Bartholomew de Badlesmere

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Brian Forster

TV Actor

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Eudo la Zouche

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Peter Forster

TV and Movie Actor

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Isabella de Beauchamp

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Peter Forster

TV and Movie Actor

20th cousin
via Bartholomew de Badlesmere

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Peter Forster

TV and Movie Actor

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Eudo la Zouche

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John Fremont Hill

45th Governor of Maine

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Isabella de Beauchamp

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John Fremont Hill

45th Governor of Maine

19th cousin 2 times removed
via William de Ros

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John Fremont Hill

45th Governor of Maine

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Bartholomew de Badlesmere

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John Fremont Hill

45th Governor of Maine

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Eudo la Zouche

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Francis Godfrey

(unk - c1669)
Great Migration Immigrant 1638

16th cousin 5 times removed
via Isabella de Beauchamp

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Francis Godfrey

(unk - c1669)
Great Migration Immigrant 1638

19th cousin 2 times removed
via William de Ros

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Francis Godfrey

(unk - c1669)
Great Migration Immigrant 1638

15th cousin 5 times removed
via Bartholomew de Badlesmere

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Francis Godfrey

(unk - c1669)
Great Migration Immigrant 1638

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Beatrice de Beauchamp

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Jane G. Austin

Author

18th cousin 3 times removed
via Isabella de Beauchamp

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Jane G. Austin

Author

17th cousin 3 times removed
via Bartholomew de Badlesmere

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Elizabeth Banks

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Daniel Warren

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Jake Gyllenhaal photo by Siebbi (CC BY 3.0)