Tom Holland is dashing to be the primary to want Jake Gyllenhaal a cheerful 40th birthday

Jake Gyllenhaal was just 40 years old and his Spider-Man: Far from home Co-star Tom Holland wanted to be the first to wish him a happy birthday. Holland posted a clip of herself on Instagram staring Gyllenhaal in the eyes in slow motion while soothing music played. In just a few hours, the humorous video was viewed more than 8 million times.

"I had to be the first. Happy birthday, buddy miss you," writes Holland in the headline.

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Gyllenhaal made his Marvel Cinematic Universe debut while starring Tom Holland in last year's superhero sequel Spider-Man: Far From Home. He played the villain Quentin Beck, also known as Mysterio. Although there are plans for apparently every other Spider-Man character to appear in Spider-Man 3, Gyllenhaal's Mysterio is not currently part of the party. That makes sense considering what happened to the character the last time we saw him in Far From Home, but the Multiverse still leaves the door wide open for a return.

Together with Spider-Man Jake Gyllenhaal is also known for a variety of other recognized roles. He plays the teenage title in the jaw-dropping movie Donnie Darko, a cult classic from 2001 that is still widely debated by fans to this day. Gyllenhaal was also nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Jack Twist in Brokeback Mountain, a romantic drama starring Heath Ledger as his lover. Some of Gyllenhaal's other memorable roles include parts in Zodiac, Nightcrawler, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, Nocturnal Animals, and Velvet Buzzsaw.

There are a lot of upcoming films in the works with Gyllenhaal on board so we'll be seeing him in action again soon. He stars with Bill Burr, Ethan Hawke, Riley Keough and Paul Dano in The Guilty, a crime thriller directed by Antoine Fuqua. Some of his other upcoming titles include roles in David Leitch's The Division with Jessica Chastain; Edward Berger's Rio with Benedict Cumberbatch; and Michael Bay's ambulance with Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Eiza Gonzalez.

Countless fans celebrate on social media with Holland Gyllenhaal at the age of 40. A fan wrote: "The happiest birthdays of the most beautiful, talented and funniest actor of all time, Jake Gyllenhaal! Don't worry."

The happiest birthdays of the most beautiful, talented and funniest actor of all time, Jake Gyllenhaal! No problem boo # JakeGyllenhaal # HappyBirthdayJakeGyllenhaal

– ✌ (@icuddlyharry) December 19, 2020

"Happy Birthday Jake Gyllenhaal," tweeted another fan. "A talent that never performs badly. I wish his wit and charm were on social media. Prisoners from Denis Villeneuve are a cinematic masterpiece. How has." the MCU or the DCEU have not yet brought him to the fore as a hero? " Don't wait for what's next … "

Happy birthday Jake Gyllenhaal. A talent that never performs badly. I wish his wit and charm were on social media. Prisoners from Denis Villeneuve are a cinematic masterpiece. How has the MCU or the DCEU not yet brought him to the fore as a hero? I can't wait to see what's next … https://t.co/hTzz76B14A

– Anthony Shannon (@ AnthonyShannon2) December 19, 2020

Another post says: "Happy 40th birthday, soon you will win the biggest prize in cinema, namely the Oscar, because you deserved it a long time ago."

Happy 40th birthday, soon you will win the biggest prize in the cinema, namely the Oscar, because you deserved it a long time ago ?
# JakeGyllenhaalpic.twitter.com / Y3jos1jD4X

– معطوب أحيانًا (@iHighDam) December 19, 2020

"It's my birthday with Jake Gyllenhaal and it's the only thing I can show off," tweeted one of Gyllenhaal's birthday twins, making the most of her 2020 birthday.

It's my birthday with Jake Gyllenhaal and it's the only thing I can brag about

– Aerin (@AERIN_C_) December 19, 2020

We would also like to take a moment here to wish Gyllenhaal all the best on his 40th birthday. Happy birthday Jake! You can join the celebration on social media by posting birthday wishes with the hashtag #JakeGyllenhaal. The video of Holland and Gyllenhaal was posted on Instagram by Tom Holland.

Congratulations to the great Jake Gyllenhaal ? pic.twitter.com/X4XQWUvid7

– mhmd (@MarcoGhouti) December 19, 2020

happy birthday to jake gyllenhaal aka my life's first real love pic.twitter.com/WcghcjPkVU

– mia ♡ (@fwngolden) December 19, 2020

Honnies! In honor of # JakeGyllenhaal's 40th birthday, tell us about your favorite performance of the actor! ? pic.twitter.com/pR4u2CH5Mf

– thehonnies (@thehonnies) December 19, 2020

I wish Jake Gyllenhaal a happy birthday

– ──Nate. (@resonatewithyou) December 19, 2020

Happy 40th birthday Jake Gyllenhaal
Another name for versatility ❤️? # JakeGyllenhaalpic.twitter.com / Ugaqq6CzLu

– Zmod Media (@ZmodMedia) December 19, 2020

Happy birthday babe #JakeGyllenhaal 40 years old ?

An immense actor with a filmographic statement diversifiée ?
Mo film préféré avec Jake est clairement # NightCrawlerpic.twitter.com / FrMjRL4IAk

– Aly. (@AlyssaCinephily) December 19, 2020

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JAKE GYLLENHAAL I LOVE YOUUUUU U pic.twitter.com/9JZh0vkLWs

– Dorra?☃️?? (@ DorraTounsi1) December 19, 2020

He is the master of manipulation and illusion in the MCU! A very happy 40th birthday to Quentin Beck / Mysterio aka Jake Gyllenhaal !!! pic.twitter.com/f02TWQ6IfN

– Luck in the Dark – The Superhero Movie Podcast (@HiDarknesspod) December 19, 2020

happy birthday to jake gyllenhaal i love you so much

– layla (@laylacel) December 19, 2020

Nice brain, lightning fast fingers. Find me at @HorrorGeekLife.

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