1977 – Born on November 16th in Lower East Side, New York. American actress.
1992 – Made her debut in her father, Stephen Gyllenhaal’s film "Waterland".
1999 – Earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Columbia University.
2001 – Played sister to real-life brother Jake Gyllenhaal in the movie "Donnie Darko".
2002 – Emerged as full-blown star in "Secretary".
2004 – Was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) after the Academy Awards.
– Was member of the dramatic jury at the Sundance Film Festival.
2006 – Maggie and her fiancé, Peter Sarsgaard, became the parents of a girl, named Ramona, on October 3rd in New York City.