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Geeky Actresses: Then & Now

By Vadim Newquist May 10, 2013

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Maggie Gyllenhaal, sister of Jake, started out in edgy indie films like Donnie Darko and Secretary, and later went on to "fall" for Bruce Wayne in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight. What did the accomplished actress look like before the fame?

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Vadim Newquist

Vadim Newquist is a writer, director, actor, animator, fire fighter, stunt driver, martial arts instructor, snake wrangler and time traveling bounty hunter who scales tall buildings with his bare hands and wrestles sharks in his spare time. He can do ten consecutive backflips in one jump, make cars explode with his mind, and can give fifty people a high-five at once without even lifting his hands. He holds multiple PhDs in nuclear physics, osteopathic medicine, behavioral psychology, breakdancing, and chilling out. He currently resides in Gotham City inside his stately mansion with his butler Alfred and his two cats.

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