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Ryan Gosling Biography

Birth Name:
Ryan Thomas Gosling
Birth Place:
London, Ontario, Canada
Profession
Actor, musician

Fast Facts

  • Joined the cast of the Mickey Mouse Club in 1993, which included other future stars Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears, J
  • C
  • Chasez and Keri Russell
  • Lived with Justin Timberlake and his family for a period of time during the MMC
  • Breakthrough role was the lead in 2001's controversial film The Believer, a fact-based tale about a young Jewish man who joins a neo-Nazi organization
  • Worked as an apprentice for a furniture maker to prepare for his role in 2004's The Notebook; some of the pieces he created appear in the film
  • He and Notebook costar Rachel McAdams were born in the same Ontario hospital (St
  • Joseph's)
  • Is co-owner of the Beverly Hills restaurant Tagine
  • Is a member of the two-man band Dead Man's Bones; the duo released a self-titled CD in 2009

Awards

  • 2018Critics' Choice Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2017IFTA Film & Drama Awards-Best International Actor: nominated
  • 2017Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: winner
  • 2017BAFTA Film Awards-Best Leading Actor: nominated
  • 2016Oscar-Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2016Critics' Choice Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2016Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2015Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2012Critics' Choice Movie Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2012Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama: nominated
  • 2012Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical: nominated
  • 2012Independent Spirit Awards-Best Male Lead: nominated
  • 2011Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama: nominated
  • 2011Detroit Film Critics Society-Best Supporting Actor: nominated
  • 2011Critics' Choice Movie Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2010London Film Critics Association-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2008Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2008Critics' Choice Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2007Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2007Ohio Film Critics-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2007Independent Spirit Awards-Best Male Lead: winner
  • 2007Chicago Film Critics Association-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2007Golden Satellite Award-Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama: nominated
  • 2007Critics' Choice Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2006Boston Society of Film Critics-Best Actor - Runner-up: winner
  • 2006Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2006Chicago Film Critics Association-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2006Online Film Critics Association-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2006Satellite Awards-Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama: nominated
  • 2006Toronto Film Critics Association-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2006Oscar-Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2006New York Film Critics Society-Best Actor - Runner-up: winner
  • 2006National Board of Review-Breakthrough Performance by an Actor: winner
  • 2006National Society of Film Critics-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2002Independent Spirit Awards-Best Male Lead: nominated

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