Maggie Gyllenhaal is an American actress who portrayed Rachel Dawes in The Dark Knight, taking over the role from Katie Holmes . She gained attention as an actress after appearing in Donnie Darko alongside her brother Jake, who is also an actor (famous for starring alongside Heath Ledger in Brokeback Mountain). She has starred in many films herself, such as Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (alongside Rutger Hauer) and Mona Lisa Smile (alongside Scarlett Johansson).

Selected filmography Edit

  • Hysteria (2011)
  • Crazy Heart (2009)
  • The Dark Knight (2008)
  • World Trade Center (2006)
  • Sherrybaby (2006)
  • Criminal (2004)
  • Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
  • Secretary (2002)
  • Adaptation (2002)
  • Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)
  • Donnie Darko (2001)
  • Homegrown (1998)
  • Waterland (1992)

Television appearances Edit

  • Strip Search (2004)
  • Resurrection (1999)
  • The Patron Saint of Liars (1998)
  • Shattered Mind (1996)

External links Edit

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