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Ryan Gosling


Canadian actor Ryan Gosling is the first person born in the 1980s to have been nominated for the Best Actor Oscar (for Half Nelson (2006)). He was 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 ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 31 wins & 136 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Drive
Drive Driver
(2011)
La La Land
La La Land Sebastian
(2016)
The Big Short
The Big Short Jared Vennett
(2015)
Crazy, Stupid, Love.
(2011)

Filmography

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 2017 Song to Song
BV
 2011 Drunk History Christmas (Short)
Pa
 2011/I Drive
Driver
 2005/I Stay
Henry Letham
 1999 The Unbelievables (TV Movie)
Josh
 1998-1999 Young Hercules (TV Series)
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
 1998 Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy (TV Movie)
Tommy
 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
 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
 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)
Sean
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Contributed to the soundtrack of Roomies (2000) See more »

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2 Interviews | 14 Articles | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Personal Quote:

All my characters are me. I'm not a good enough actor to become a character. I hear about actors who become the role and I think 'I wonder what that feels like'. Because for me, they're all me. I relate to these characters because aspects of their personality are like me. And I just turn up the parts of myself that are them and turn down the parts that aren't. See more »

Trivia:

He is one of three males born in 1980 or after to have received more than one Academy Award nomination for acting (for Half Nelson (2006) and La La Land (2016)). The other two are Jonah Hill (for Moneyball (2011) and The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)) and Eddie Redmayne (for The Theory of Everything (2014), which he won, and The Danish Girl (2015)). See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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