"My first good memory of New York is revealing of me to be a bit of a spazz," she says."I remember eating sand at the Dolphin Park in Carroll Gardens." Seasoned stage actors, both would relish the chance to hit Broadway, especially in a musical (Gyllenhaal's pipes were good enough to get him down to the final three for the lead part in "Moulin Rouge" that eventually went to Ewan Mc Gregor).
She was almost startled by the attention he was giving her, but you could see it every day from there on. He was so taken with her.” Ledger would go on to date Williams after meeting on set.
The two had a daughter, Matilda, and named Gyllanhaal as her godfather.
Raised in New Jersey, she was born in Brooklyn and she's still a proud New Yorker and fervent gay marriage advocate.
Her mom is on the board of the Empire State Pride Agenda.
It was pretty exciting." (No word on what happened to the clothes he left behind.)Hathaway and Gyllenhaal have known each other for years, first meeting when she was only 21; she played his spurned, bleach-haired wife Lureen in "Brokeback Mountain."Both are brighter than the average actor — no wonder, given that their résumés include stints at prestigious universities like NYU (Anne) and Columbia (Jake, who followed his sister Maggie there from California).
Gyllenhaal still loves returning to New York, if only for his regular black-and-white cookie fix. "And I love the one at Nussbaum & Wu — that's one of my favorite black-and-white cookies in the city." "Jake knows all the best health food places, so I'm trying to use his knowledge," Hathaway adds.
Ledger died on January 22nd, 2008 from acute intoxication shortly after completing filming of his part as The Joker in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight.
For Anne Hathaway, the one-time star of "The Princess Diaries," her latest film is an R-rated departure. "Of course, my instinct was omigosh, I'm going to be naked, I want to be in awesome shape but I was basically beholden to the Parkinson's meds as to how my body was going to look," she explains.
No clothes.'" Minutes later, Gyllenhaal was braving the air conditioning and the embarrassment in a skimpy budgie smuggler.
"I was tackled by security guards as the alarm went off, but I just kept walking and walking, right down through the marble hall.
With Taylor Swift and Jake Gyllenhaal both in the middle of heavy promo tours — she having just released the blockbuster album Speak Now, allegedly chock-full of songs about her high-profile exes, and he making the publicity rounds with his "Love and Other Drugs" co-star Anne Hathaway — we knew their rumored romance would have to come up.