Jake Gyllenhaal Surprises Rehab Patients at a Boston Hospital

Getty Images

Maybe Gyllenhaal is a lucky charm?

Jake Gyllenhaal delivered a little St. Patrick's Day cheer to a Boston rehabilitation hospital, springing a surprise visit on patients there. 

The Everest star was touring Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital to research for his role in Stronger, and he took some time out to chat with patients. He even stopped for a selfie with Denna Laing, a forward for the National Women's Hockey League's Boston Pride, who sustained a spinal injury during a game in January.

WATCH: Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas Surprise Cancer Patient With 'Happy Birthday' Song at Children's Hospital

The 24-year-old hockey pro shared a photo from Gyllenhaal's visit on Twitter, writing, "I had an awesome St. Patrick's Day, hope you did too! #HappyStPatricksDay ?."

NEWS: Jennifer Lawrence Visits Kentucky Children's Hospital Before Christmas

In Stronger Gyllenhaal will play Boston bombing survivor Jeff Bauman, who lost both his legs in the 2013 blast. Bauman was treated for a time at Spaulding.

Earlier this week Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas also delivered some in-person cheer to hospital patients when they dropped into Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Watch the video below to see how they made one kid's birthday a little bit brighter.