Los Angeles: Actor Jake Gyllenhaal said that he 'would love' to have children after playing a father to 13-year old actress Oona Laurence in drama Southpaw, reported people.com.
"I would love it (his role as a father) not to be fictional," the actor-director was reported saying.
The actor also expressed his fondness for his sister Maggie Gyllenhaal's children, and how they inspired his work on the film.
"I have two nieces whom I adore and whom I'm connected to in so many powerful ways. They are deeply ingrained in the movie and my love for them is there," he added.