Career: Maggie made her movie debut at the age of 15 in Waterland. In 2001 she played her real brother’s (Jake Gyllenhaal) on-screen sister in cult film Donnie Darko. She found fame playing the lead role in the 2002 black comedy Secretary and has since appeared in Adaptation, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Mona Lisa Smile, The Dark Knight, Away We Go and Crazy Heart, among others.
Relationships: She has been in a relationship with actor Peter Sarsgaard since 2002. They got engaged in April 2006 and their daughter Ramona was born on 3rd October 2006. They married on 2nd May 2009.
FYI: In 2005 she was criticised for her comments that America was “responsible in some way” for the 9/11 attacks. She later said that she regretted her comments.