Margaret Ruth "Maggie" Gyllenhaal (born November 16, 1977) is an American actress. Gyllenhaal achieved recognition in a supporting role in the indie cult hit Donnie Darko (2001). Her breakthrough role was in the 2002 sadomasochistic romance Secretary, for which she received critical acclaim and a Golden Globe nomination.
Gyllenhaal has appeared in an eclectic range of films. Gyllenhaal has also appeared in theatrical plays, including Closer (2000), and television productions, including Strip Search (2004).
Gyllenhaal has been in a relationship with actor Peter Sarsgaard since 2002. In 2006 the two became engaged, and Gyllenhaal gave birth to their daughter, Ramona, on October 3, 2006. On May 2, 2009, she married Sarsgaard in Italy. She is a politically active Democrat and, like her brother and parents, supports the American Civil Liberties Union.
The seemingly never ending "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie casting speculation continues to churn out rumors at an astounding rate. The latest name to come up in the chatter for a role in the flick is actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, as she is now supposedly aiming for a part in the E.L. James' franchise.
Channing Tatum is slated to be announced as "Sexiest Man Alive of 2012" by People.
The "Magic Mike" star is expected to be unveiled as the celebrity weekly's cover choice when the issue hits newsstands on November 14, according to Gossip Cop. "Hangover" star Bradley Cooper was last year's choice, and Ryan Reynolds earned the nod in 2010. Tatum has appeared in the "Sexiest Man Alive" issue before but was not the top choice. When asked to confirm the rumor, People magazine told Gossip Cop, "We never comment on who the Sexiest Man Alive is until the issue is revealed."
Family film "Hotel Transylvania" brought new life to movie box offices with a chart-topping $43 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales during the weekend, a record for a September opening.