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Ryan Gosling


Ryan Thomas Gosling was born on November 12, 1980, in London, Ontario, Canada. He is the son of Donna (Wilson), a secretary, and Thomas Ray Gosling, a traveling salesman. Ryan was the second of their two children. His ancestry is French-Canadian, as well as English, Scottish, and German. The Gosling family moved to Cornwall, Ontario, where Ryan ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 22 wins & 86 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016/II Weightless (completed)
 2011 Drunk History Christmas (Short)
Pa
 2011/I Drive
Driver
 2005/I Stay
Henry Letham
 1999 The Unbelievables (TV Movie)
Josh
 1998-1999 Young Hercules (TV Series)
Hercules
- Ill Wind (1999) ... Hercules
- Apollo (1999) ... Hercules
- Mila (1999) ... Hercules
- Under Siege (1999) ... Hercules
 1999 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (TV Series)
Zylus
- The Academy (1999) ... Zylus
 1998 Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy (TV Movie)
Tommy
 1996 PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (TV Series)
Adam
- Dream House/UFO Encounter (1996) ... Adam
 1996 Frankenstein and Me
Kenny
 1996 Ready or Not (TV Series)
Matt Kalinsky
 1996 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (TV Series)
Kevin
- Dragon's Lair (1996) ... Kevin
 1996 Avonlea (TV Series)
Bret McNulty
- From Away (1996) ... Bret McNulty
 1996 Goosebumps (TV Series)
Greg Banks
 1996 Flash Forward (TV Series)
Scott Stuckey
- Skate Bait (1996) ... Scott Stuckey
- Double Bill (1996) ... Scott Stuckey
 1996 The Adventures of Shirley Holmes (TV Series)
Sean
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Contributed to the soundtrack of Roomies (2000) See more »

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2 Interviews | 12 Articles | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Drive (2011) director Nicolas Winding Refn] I don't think that Nicolas believes that art and entertainment are mutually exclusive. He doesn't limit himself. If he were a baseball player, it's like he walks up to the plate [and] points out a home run before he swings. He may not hit a home run, but that's the only thing he's hoping for. He's got guts. And also, he loves exploitation films and ... See more »

Trivia:

On his father's side, he has English, French-Canadian, Scottish, and German ancestry. The "Gosling" surname originates in England, where Ryan's great-great-grandfather, George Edward Gosling, was born (in Paddington). See more »

Trademark:

Often plays quiet, emotionally distant characters See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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