He can't sing a tune but that is for his upcoming movie Rendition that stars Reese Witherspoon and Meryl Streep. He and Reese get along well while filming and turns into a secret relationship. Reports said that they separate but recently they saw together in special functions. Despite Reese's divorce to ex-hubby Ryan Philippe, that didn't stop their blooming romance.
Since his applauded performance in October Sky, Jake returns with a bang via his critically acclaimed gay movie Brokeback Mountain. He starred along with Heath Ledger that depicts the life of two men in an unexpected homosexual relationship. That earned him a nod in BAFTA Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role and a nomination in Academy Awards. It also opened doors to international recognition and tagged as one of the hot men in Hollywood.
Acting is in his genes as he came from a movie-oriented family. His infamous father is a film director while his mother is a film producer and screenwriter. His sister Maggie is also an actress in such a way his co-star in Donnie Darko. Before that, with his dad as the director, he appeared with his sister in A Dangerous Woman.
He got his first role as Danny in the movie City Slickers. As a rocket scientist is his next stop in the movie October Sky. Then comes Bubble Boy that didn't hit theaters and movie goers alike. He also appeared in several films such as The Good Girl, Moonlight Mile and Highway.
The action-adventure flick The Day After Tomorrow along with Dennis Quaid made him realize that action was his thing. Year 2005 was his busiest year finishing off three critically-acclaimed movies. Aside from Brokeback Mountain there's Proof and Jarhead. In 2007, he got two movies lined-up to be at theaters, Zodiac opposite Mark Ruffalo and Rendition Meanwhile, his war-drama flick Brothers is set to conquer the big screen in 2009. After his three-year on and off relationship with Kirsten Dunst, he is now happy in the arms on Reese. Anyways, It's never too late to see love after all they've been through