10 Things to Love About Jake

From his ultra-fit body to his keen mind, find out why the Brokeback star gets pulses racing. By Serena Kappes

  • 1. HIS CONFIDENCE photo | Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal

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Published: Friday Jun 09, 2006 | 06:00 AM EDT

1. HIS CONFIDENCE

Gyllenhaal didn't worry about his heartthrob image when he accepted the role of a cowboy who falls in love with Heath Ledger's character (left) in Brokeback Mountain. "Anybody would be stupid to pass up a role in which you're going to be guided by the words of a great story," he told Premiere.