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Ryan Gosling

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

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 30 wins & 70 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The Nice Guys (post-production)
Holland March
 2015 The Big Short (completed)
Jared Vennett
 2011 Drunk History Christmas (Short)
 2011 Touch of Evil (Short)
Ryan Gosling
 2011/I Drive
 2005/I Stay
Henry Letham
 1999 The Unbelievables (TV Movie)
 1998-1999 Young Hercules (TV Series)
- Ill Wind (1999) ... Hercules
- Apollo (1999) ... Hercules
- Mila (1999) ... Hercules
- Under Siege (1999) ... Hercules
 1999 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (TV Series)
- The Academy (1999) ... Zylus
 1998 Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy (TV Movie)
 1996 PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (TV Series)
- Dream House/UFO Encounter (1996) ... Adam
 1996 Frankenstein and Me
 1996 Ready or Not (TV Series)
Matt Kalinsky
 1996 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (TV Series)
- 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)
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Provided additional vocals on the "No One Does It Better" album from the Canadian pop group soulDecision. See more »

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2 Interviews | 11 Articles | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


6' 0½" (1.84 m)

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[on his role as Luke in 'The Place Beyond the Pines'] He's the motorcycle equivalent of a boy band doing some low-level carnival circuit. He's kind of a melting pot of every masculine cliche with his tattoos, muscles and guns. See more »


Was in a relationship with Rachel McAdams twice, having met on the set of The Notebook (2004). They were originally together from June 2005 to July 2007 before reconciling in August 2008, only to separate a second time in November 2008. See more »


Humble personality and distinctive gravelly voice See more »

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