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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)
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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Contributed to the soundtrack of Roomies (2000) See more »

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


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I thank God for music. It's made me a better actor. I think acting has made me a better musician. Now, I come into a scene and I think "This guy's playing the beat." You're trying to figure out what the other actors are doing in terms of, like, Michelle Williams's got the baseline on this. And this guy's playing the drums. And this person wants the guitar solo on this song, so I'll just play some... See more »


While on The All New Mickey Mouse Club (1989), he lived with Justin Timberlake and his mother. See more »


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