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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 23 wins & 88 nominations. See more awards »

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Drive Driver
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The Big Short Jared Vennett
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 2011 Drunk History Christmas (Short)
 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 | 13 Articles | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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6' 0½" (1.84 m)

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It's nice to be around people that have a sense of the world around them, that are, in general, more conscious and conscientious. It was important for me to get an outside look at America even though I grew up in Canada, it's an incredible country and I love it, but it's so close. It's like being too close to a Monet or something. You have to move back. Going to New Zealand helped me to get a ... See more »


Appeared in two films with Michelle Williams (I): The United States of Leland (2003) and Blue Valentine (2010). They lived together for four weeks while filming Blue Valentine in a house in Carbondale, Pennsylvania. See more »


Frequently works with directors Nicolas Winding Refn and Derek Cianfrance See more »

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