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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 21 wins & 79 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The Nice Guys (completed)
Holland March
 2015 The Big Short
Jared Vennett
 2011 Drunk History Christmas (Short)
 2011 Touch of Evil (Short)
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 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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Contributed to the soundtrack of Roomies (2000) 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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[2013] I've been doing it too much. I've lost perspective on what I'm doing. I think it's good for me to take a break and reassess why I'm doing it and how I'm doing it. And I think this is probably a good way to learn about that. I need a break from myself as much as I imagine the audience does. See more »


Lives in the popular Los Angeles neighborhood of Silver Lake. Other Silver Lake locals include Beck, Bo Barrett, Christina Ricci, Rachel McAdams, and Jason Lee. See more »


Often plays quiet, emotionally distant characters See more »

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