Ryan Gosling


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Born Ryan Thomas Gosling 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, with an older sister, Mandi. His ancestry is French-Canadian, as well as English, Scottish, and Irish. The Gosling family moved to Cornwall... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 37 wins & 158 nominations. See more awards »

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La La Land Sebastian
(2016)
(2010)
Drive Driver
(2011)
(2017)

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  The Actor (pre-production)
Paul Cole
 2023 Barbie (post-production)
Ken
 2022 The Gray Man
Six
 2018 First Man
Neil Armstrong
 2017 Blade Runner 2049
'K'
 2017 The Nice Guys: Word of the Day (Short)
Holland March
 2017/I Song to Song
BV
 2016 La La Land
Sebastian
 2016 The Nice Guys
Holland March
 2015 The Big Short
Jared Vennett
 2013 Only God Forgives
Julian
 2013 Gangster Squad
Sgt. Jerry Wooters
 2011 Drunk History (TV Series short)
Dad
- Drunk History Christmas (2011) ... Dad
 2011 The Ides of March
Stephen Meyers
 2011 Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Jacob
 2011/I Drive
Driver
 2010 All Good Things
David Marks
 2010 Blue Valentine
Dean
 2007 Lars and the Real Girl
Lars Lindstrom
 2007 Fracture
Willy Beachum
 2006 Half Nelson
Dan Dunne
 2005/I Stay
Henry Letham
 2005 I'm Still Here: Real Diaries of Young People Who Lived During the Holocaust (TV Movie documentary)
Ilya Gerber (voice)
 2005 The Notebook: Deleted Scenes (Video)
Noah
 2004 The Notebook
Noah
 2003 The United States of Leland
Leland P. Fitzgerald
 2002 Murder by Numbers
Richard Haywood
 2002 The Slaughter Rule
Roy Chutney
 2001 The Believer
Danny Balint
 2000 Remember the Titans
Alan Bosley
 1999 The Unbelievables (TV Movie)
Josh
 1998-1999 Young Hercules (TV Series)
Hercules
- Valley of the Shadow (1999) ... 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
 1997-1998 Breaker High (TV Series)
Sean Hanlon
- To Kill a MockingNerd (1998) ... Sean Hanlon
- Heartbreaker High (1998) ... Sean Hanlon
- Chile Dog (1998) ... Sean Hanlon
- Lord of the Butterflies (1998) ... Sean Hanlon
- Kiss of the Shy-Er Woman (1998) ... Sean Hanlon
 1998 Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy (TV Movie)
Tommy
 1997 The Adventures of Shirley Holmes (TV Series)
Sean
 1997 Flash Forward (TV Series)
Scott Stuckey
- Skate Bait (1997) ... Scott Stuckey
- Double Bill (1997) ... Scott Stuckey
 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
- I Do, I Don't (1996) ... 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
- Say Cheese and Die (1996) ... Greg Banks
 1995 Are You Afraid of the Dark? (TV Series)
Jamie Leary
- The Tale of Station 109.1 (1995) ... Jamie Leary
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Other Works:

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Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 16 Articles | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)

Children:

Gosling, Amada Lee | See more »

Parents:

Gosling (Wilson), Donna | Gosling, Thomas Ray

Relatives:

Gosling, Mandi (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

I can't tell you how many times people go, "Are you Ryan?" Then they take the picture and realize, in that moment, that I'm not Ryan Reynolds. See more »

Trivia:

He is of roughly half French-Canadian ancestry (from both of his parents combined), along with English, Scottish, Irish, and about 1/32 German. The Gosling surname originates in England, where Ryan's great-great-grandfather, George Edward Gosling, was born in Paddington. See more »

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Often plays quiet, emotionally distant characters See more »

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