Who is Maggie Gyllenhaal?
Maggie Gyllenhaal is an American film actress. She was nominated for Best Supporting Actress by the Academy Awards for her performance in Crazy Heart. She is the daughter of film director Stephen Gyllenhaal and film producer and screenwriter Naomi Foner. Her brother is film actor Jake Gyllenhaal
In addition to her immediate family, Maggie Gyllenhaal has a number of famous kin connected to her 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 her 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).
Maggie 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.
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