Well known for his focus on the DGA Award-winning film Paris Trout (1991), he’s also well-known as the director from the Golden Globe and Emmy-nominated Category of Spies (1990). His various other tv directorial credits consist of shows of ABC’s Twin Peaks, CBS’s Numb3rs, and CBS’s The Mentalist. Blessed in Ohio and elevated in Pennsylvania, he’s the kid of Virginia Childs and Hugh Anders Gyllenhaal and it is related, on his father’s aspect, to Swedish nobility. In the first 1970s, he graduated from Trinity University in Connecticut. A poet and a movie director, he released a 2006 function titled Claptrap: Records from Hollywood. His prominent display screen actor kids, Jake and Maggie Gyllenhaal, had been blessed during his a lot more than three-decade relationship to screenwriter Naomi Foner. He wedded his second wife, filmmaker Kathleen Man, in 2011. He’s the father-in-law of professional Peter Sarsgaard as well as the grandfather of Sarsgaard’s and Maggie Gyllenhaal’s kids Ramona and Gloria Ray.