Jake Gyllenhaal moved for his Tony nomination for the play “Sea Wall/A Life”

Jake Gyllenhaal's emotional reaction to Tony Nomination!

We celebrate Jake Gyllenhaal’s first nomination for the Tony Awards. Broadway’s season was cut short due to the pandemic. However, Gyllenhaal is really worthy of this recognition of his amazing talent. Keep reading as we reveal the actor’s moving statement!

  • Jake Gyllenhaal comes from a family of legendary filmmakers. He is the son of scriptwriter Naomi Achs and director Stephen Gyllenhaal. His younger sister is the talented actress Maggie Gyllenhaal. Hollywood icon Jamie Lee Curtis is his godmother.
  • Gyllenhaal debuted on Broadway in “Constellations” co-staring with actress Ruth Wilson, who was also made her debut in 2015
  • The actor was set to star in a production of “Sunday In The Park With George” at the Savoy Theater in London in 2020. However, the West End revival had to be postponed until 2021 due the pandemic.
  • Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner, the incredibly gifted actor has a net worth of $65 million.
Sea Wall / A Life Broadway Tony Award nominations.

Jake Gyllenhaal received a triple nomination for the Tony Awards, as leading actor in the “Sea Wall/A Life” and as its producer as well as the show “Slave Play.”

Jake Gyllenhaal in “Sea Wall/A Life” in Broadway. -Source: Twitter

“I’m so deeply moved.” Gyllenhaal said that he is deeply honored to be nominated, but also recognizes what an uncertain time this is for the theater world, and the world at large.

Jake Gyllenhall and co star Tom Strurridge opening night.

So he encouraged everyone first to vote and then, if people are able, donate to The Actors Fund in support of the many amazing people whose livelihoods depend on live theater.

Jake Gyllenhal and Carrie Cracknell director of "Seawall / A Life"

Being without theater right now has left a huge void in anyone who cherishes the communal experience of artists coming together to tell a story in front of a live audience.

Jake Gyllenhall on stage at Broadway in New York.

The actor revealed that he misses the incredible work of the theater community, and he cannot wait to be back on stage!

Corey Robertson

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