Ryan Gosling Biography, Life, Interesting Facts
Childhood And Early Life
Canadian actor and musician Ryan Gosling was born on the 12 November 1980 in London, Ontario, Canada. He was raised in a Mormon family. When he was growing up, the family lived in Cornwall, Ontario and Burlington, Ontario.
Ryan Gosling attended various schools before it was realized that he had Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and his mother then homeschooled him. For his high schooling, he enrolled at Lester B Pearson High School but left at 17 without graduating.
Rise To Fame
Ryan Gosling was a child star, appearing in the Disney Channel’s The Mickey Mouse Club (1993-1995). Other shows he was in include Are You Afraid of the Dark (1995) and Goosebumps (1996).
His first major film was The Believer (2001) which was followed by Murder by Numbers (2002), The Slaughter Rule (2002) and the United States of Leland (2003).
Recent work includes La La Land (2016), Song to Song (2017), The Nice Guys: Word of the Day (2017) and Blade Runner 2049 (2017). In 2018 he will appear in First Man as the astronaut Neil Armstrong.
Ryan Gosling song Put Me in the Car appeared on the internet as a download in 2007, and at the same time, he joined a rock band, Dead Man’s Bones. They released an album in 2009 and also toured later in the year.
Awards And Achievements
Ryan Gosling has been nominated for numerous awards. Awards he has won include the 2001 Russian Guild of Film Critics Best Foreign Actor award for The Believer. In 2005 he was nominated for the Best Actor Oscar in for his role in Half Nelson (2006). He also won the San Diego Film Critics Society: Best Comedic Performance Award in 2016 for The Nice Guys, a 2016 Golden Globe Best Actor for La La Land
Ryan Gosling has dated various actresses including Sandra Bullock (2002-2003), Rachel McAdams (2005-2007) and Eva Mendes. He shares two children with Mendes: Esmeralda (born 2014) and Amanda Lee (born 2016).
Organisations Ryan Gosling support includes Invisible Children, Inc., the Enough Project and PETA.