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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 & 88 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Drive
Drive Driver
(2011)
The Big Short
The Big Short Jared Vennett
(2015)
Crazy, Stupid, Love.
(2011)
The Ides of March
The Ides of March Stephen Meyers
(2011)

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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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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 | 13 Articles | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on some apprehension about undertaking the role of film director] When you're a director there's no place to hide. You're completely exposed. When you're the actor, you can say, 'Well, it's the character', or 'I didn't write it', or 'I didn't direct it, cut it, score it. I didn't make that poster'. You can hide behind a lot of things. Whereas, as a filmmaker you're responsible for everything. See more »

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Auditioned for the role of Frankie Ballenbacher in Alpha Dog (2006) but lost to Justin Timberlake. See more »

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Often plays quiet, emotionally distant characters See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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