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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 30 wins & 128 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)

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Other Works:

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:

[on choosing film roles] There's always those 'Blair Witch Projects' that haunt you. The idea that you could make a little movie, and you could make it the way you want to make it, and people will still want to see it. People will want to see it for what it is, not for the way it's marketed. See more »

Trivia:

Auditioned for the role of Frankie Ballenbacher in Alpha Dog (2006) but lost to Justin Timberlake. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays quiet, emotionally distant characters See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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