Named after one of the greatest male characters from To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus is a noble German Shepherd looked after by Jake Gyllenhaal. Jake Gyllenhaal leads a surprisingly simple life for his level of reach and Atticus lives a great life of walks and beach time.
Jake Gyllenhaal, born December 19, 1980, is an American actor and producer. The Gyllenhaal family has a long history in Hollywood with his father director Stephen Gyllenhaal and mother screenwriter Naomi Foner. Gyllenhaal began acting as a child with a screen debut in City Slickers (1991). For Nightcrawler (2014), his performance earned him a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama, the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, and the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.