By Tracy Wright For Dailymail.com
Published: 17:10 BST, 1 September 2019 | Updated: 17:12 BST, 1 September 2019
She's never shied away from giving it her all for her craft.
And Maggie Gyllenhaal revealed to The Sunday Times that she is 'really proud' of her sex scenes.
The 41-year-old actress shot to fame after her breakout role in Secretary, and has since won incredible accolades in the industry for her acting abilities.
The life of an actress: Maggie Gyllenhaal revealed to The Sunday Times that she is 'really proud' of her sex scenes; seen in August
The Deuce star — who has daughters Ramona, 12, and Gloria, seven, with husband Peter Sarsgaard — is happy to flash the flesh on screen so long as she is given the 'final cut' of what is seen but rarely asks directors to make any changes.
'I am 41 and I've spent nearly 20 years doing sex scenes, intimate ones and unusual ones,' she said. 'I've always been really proud of that work.'
Maggie portrayed a young woman who was recently released from a mental hospital and pursued a job as an assistant for a sexually-charged boss in 2002's flick Secretary.
Work: The Deuce star is happy to flash the flesh on screen so long as she is given