Ryan Gosling is a Canadian actor, musician, director, and writer who has been cast in several highly successful box office hit like The Notebook, Half Nelson, Lars, and the Real Girl, and The Big Short, to name a few. He received two Academy Awards nominations for his amazing performance in the films Half Nelson and the musical La La Land. Gosling is the founding member of the indie rock band Dead Man’s Bones, which released its self-titled debut album in 2009.
Ryan Gosling Biography
Ryan Gosling was born on the 12th of November 1980 in London, Ontario, Canada. He’s currently 42 years old.
|Birth Name||Ryan Thomas Gosling|
|Date of Birth||November 12, 1980|
|Place of Birth||London, Ontario, Canada|
|Age||42 years old|
|Profession||Actor, Musician, Director, Writer|
|Ethnicity||French-Canadian, along with some English, Scottish, and Irish|
|Residence||Los Feliz, California, U.S.|
- Father – Thomas Ray Gosling (Travelling Salesman)
- Mother – Donna (Secretary)
- Siblings – Mandi (Older Sister)
Gosling received education from different schools. He attended Gladstone Public School, Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School in Cornwall, Ontario, and Lester B. Pearson High School in Burlington, Ontario. He dropped out of high school at the age of 17 to focus on his acting career.
Ryan Gosling Wife and Kids
Ryan Gosling began dating his “The Place Beyond the Pines” co-star Eva Mendes in September 2011. They both have two daughters, Esmeralda Amada Gosling (born September 12, 2014) and Amada Lee Gosling (born April 29, 2016).
|Height||Feet – 6 feet|
Centimeters – 183 cm
Meters – 1.83 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 78 kg|
Pounds – 172 lbs
|Shoe Size||11 (US)|
|Distinctive Features||Idiosyncratic accent|
Often plays quiet, emotionally distant characters
Ryan Gosling made his acting debut in 1997 with the film “Frankenstein and Me” as Kenny.
Ryan had his first starring role in the American variety television show, Mickey Mouse Club from 1993 to 1995 as himself.
He is best known for his roles in films like Goosebumps (1996), The Notebook (2004), Half Nelson (2006), Lars and the Real Girl (2007), Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011), The Ides of March (2011), The Big Short (2015) and the musical La La Land (2016).
- Favorite Movie – East of Eden (1955)
Social Media Profiles
- Twitter – RyanGosling
Ryan Gosling Facts
His parents divorced at the age of 13 years old, and he and his older sister Mandi was raised by his mother.
In 2004 Ryan was named one of People Magazine’s “50 Hottest Bachelors”.
He was named the 2004 Sho West Male Star of Tomorrow.
He was ranked #23 in Entertainment Weekly’s list of “30 Under 30” in 2008.
Ryan has a dog named George.
He is a co-owner of Tagine, a Moroccan restaurant in Beverly Hills, California.
Gosling is a supporter of PETA, Invisible Children, and the Enough Project.
He won four Teen Choice Awards in 2005 for his role in ‘The Notebook’, including Choice Movie Breakout Performance – Male.