How old was Jake Gyllenhaal in the movie Donnie Darko?

Jake Gyllenhaal was 19 in Donnie Darko when he played the character 'Donnie Darko'.

That was over 23 years ago in 2001.

Today he is 43, and has starred in 66 movies in total, 48 of those since Donnie Darko was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Donnie Darko, I think Jake Gyllenhaal looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Richard Kelly has worked with Jake Gyllenhaal just once in his career.
  • Jake Gyllenhaal's first movie was as 'Danny Robbins' in City Slickers, released in 1991 when he was 9
  • Donnie Darko scores 7.79 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Donnie Darko

Jake Gyllenhaal's other movies