April 7, 1964
40 years old
6 ft 0 in | 183 cm
78 kg | 172 lbs
44 in | 112 cm
11 US | 44 EU
34 in | 86 cm
Ryan Thomas Gosling was born in London, Ontario, Canada, on November 12, 1980, is an Canadian actor and musician.
Young Ryan Gosling first started performing in local ballet company and at talent contests, with his sister Mandi.
He began his acting career as a child actor in Disney Channel's Mickey Mouse Club (1993–1995), at the age of 12.
He made his big screen debut in comedy fantasy film Frankenstein and Me (1996) in role as Kenny.
Ryan's breakthrough performance came as Noah Calhoun in romantic drama film The Notebook (2004) with Rachel McAdams, for which he won four Teen Choice Awards and an MTV Movie Award.
He made his directorial debut with drama fantasy movie Lost River (2014).
First Man (2018) biographical drama in role as Neil Armstrong, opposite Claire Foy and Jason Clarke
He won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor and was nominated for the Academy Award and a BAFTA Award for his role as Sebastian Wilder in romantic musical film La La Land (2016).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor for his roles in movies:
Lars and the Real Girl (2007) romantic comedy drama in role as Lars Lindstrom
Blue Valentine (2010) romantic drama in role as Dean Pereira
The Ides of March (2011) political drama in role as Stephen Meyers
Crazy Stupid Love (2011) romantic comedy in role as Jacob Palmer
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as Dan Dunne in drama film Half Nelson (2006).
Drive (2011) action drama opposite Carey Mulligan, Christina Hendricks and Oscar Isaac
The Place Beyond the Pines (2012) crime drama with Bradley Cooper and Eva Mendes
Gangster Squad (2013) action crime opposite Josh Brolin, Emma Stone and Sean Penn
The Big Short (2015) biographical comedy drama opposite Christian Bale, Brad Pitt and Selena Gomez
The Nice Guys (2016) neo-noir action comedy with Russell Crowe and Kim Basinger
The Believer (2001) drama with Billy Zane and Theresa Russell
Fracture (2007) drama mystery with Anthony Hopkins and Rosamund Pike
Blade Runner 2049 (2017) neo-noir science fiction opposite Harrison Ford, Jared Leto and Ana de Armas
Song to Song (2017) romantic drama opposite Natalie Portman, Cate Blanchett and Michael Fassbender
He played Sean Hanlon in teen comedy drama series Breaker High (1997-1998).
He portrayed Hercules in Fox Kids Network series Young Hercules (1998-1999).
He hosted Saturday Night Live in 2015 and 2017.
He voiced Blue Penguin in television movie My Favorite Shapes by Julio Torres (2019).
Attended Gladstone Public School, Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School and Lester B. Pearson High School in Ontario, Canada.
Has French-Canadian, German, English, Scottish and Irish ancestry.
Gosling's parents were Mormons.
Has an older sister, Mandi.
He is an accomplished jazz guitarist.
He released a song "Put Me in the Car" in 2007.
He released debut album "Dead Man's Bones" in 2009, with his band Dead Man's Bones.
Fan of Chet Baker.
He owns Tagine, a Moroccan restaurant in Beverly Hills, California.
He practices ballet.
Supporter of PETA and Invisible Children, Inc.
Lives in Los Feliz, California, U.S.
He began dating actress Eva Mendes in 2011, the couple got engaged in 2016, they have two daughters.
He dated Kat Dennings (2009-2010), Rachel McAdams (2004-2008) and Sandra Bullock (2001-2002).