Click through the slides to discover 5 facts you didn’t know about Jake Gyllenhaal!

A lot has been said, written and even sung (thanks to Taylor Swift’s “All Too Well”) about Jacob Benjamin “Jake” Gyllenhaal. The child of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner, Jake’s parentage may have given him a foot in the acting door, but no one can deny his talent and good looks. Turns out Jake was a good Jewish boy whose parents insisted that he support himself with various summer jobs including becoming a lifeguard and busboy while pursuing acting.