Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling

Age
33
Birthday
Nov. 12th, 1980
Born in
London, Ontario, Canada
Height
6' 1

Ryan Gosling's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Young Hercules TV Show
Young Hercules
Anatomy of a Scene TV Show
Anatomy of a Scene
 

Main Movie Roles

2007 - Fracture
2007 - Lars and the Real Girl
2006 - Half Nelson
2004 - The Notebook
2003 - The United States Of Leland
2002 - Murder by Numbers
2002 - The Slaughter Rule
2001 - The Believer
2000 - Remember the Titans
1996 - Frankenstein and Me

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Scott Stuckey
2
Himself - Guest
2
Greg Banks
1
Matt Kalinsky
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Ryan Gosling was born on November 12, 1980, in London, Ontario, to Thomas and Donna Gosling, and was the second of their two children. The Gosling family, who are Mormon, moved to Cornwall, Ontario, where Ryan grew up and was home-schooled by his mother. Ryan attended Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational High School in Cornwall, where he excelled in Drama and Fine Arts. The family then relocated to Burlington, Ontario, where Ryan attended Lester B. Pearson High School in Burlington, Ontario. Ryan first performed as a singer at talent contests with his older sister Mandi. He attended an open audition in Montreal for the TV series "The Mickey Mouse Club" ("MMC" (1989)) in January 1993 and beat out 17,000 other aspiring actors for a a spot on the show. While appearing on "MMC" for two years, he lived with co-star Justin Timberlake's family. Though he received no formal acting training, after "MMC," Gosling segued into an acting career, appearing on the TV series "Young Hercules" (1998) and "Breaker High" (1997), as well as the films The Slaughter Rule (2002), Murder by Numbers (2002), and Remember the Titans (2000). He first attracted serious critical attention with his performance as the Jewish neo-Nazi in the controversial film The Believer (2001), which won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2001 Sundance Film Festival. He was cast in the part by writer-director Henry Bean, who believed that Gosling's strict Mormon upbringing gave him the insight to understand the character Danny, whose obsessiveness with the Judaism he was born into turns to hatred. He was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award as Best Male Lead in 2002 for the role and won the Golden Aries award from the Russian Guild of Film Critics. After appearing in the sleeper The Notebook (2004) in 2004, Gosling won the dubious honor of being named one of the 50 Hottest Bachelors by People Magazine. More significantly, he was named the Male Star of Tomorrow at the 2004 Show West convention of movie exhibitors. Gosling reached the summit of his profession with his performance in Half Nelson (2006), which garnered him an Academy Award nomination as Best Actor. In a short time, he has established himself as one of the finest actors of his generation.


TRIVIA:
  • His favourite actor is 'Gary Oldman' (qv).
  • Dated _Murder by Numbers (2002)_ (qv) co-star 'Sandra Bullock' (qv) (2002-2003).
  • Met his girlfriend, 'Rachel McAdams' (qv), on the set of _The Notebook (2004)_ (qv).
  • With two of his friends, he has opened a Moroccan restaurant called Tagine in Beverly Hills, California.
  • Born in London, Ontario, and moved soon after to Cornwall, Ontario, where he was raised. Then moved to Burlington, Ontario, during his high school years.
  • Was named one of People Magazine's 50 Hottest Bachelors [2004]
  • Has an older sister named Mandi.
  • Purchased the Jeep Cherokee driven by 'Ben Chaplin' (qv) in _Murder by Numbers (2002)_ (qv) from the set of the movie.


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