Watch: SAG Conversations with Jake Gyllenhaal of ‘Stronger’

Happy birthday, Jake Gyllenhaal! The Nightcrawler star turns 38 years old today.

Late last year, Gyllenhaal sat with Bruce Fretts of Closer Weekly for a half-hour conversation for the SAG-AFTRA Foundation to discuss his film Stronger, based on the true story of Jeff Bauman, a man who lost both of his legs in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Gyllenhaal discusses what inspired him to the role and discusses the challenges of playing a double amputee.

You can watch the whole video above!

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