Ryan Gosling was born on November 12th, 1980, in London, Ontario. He is an actor, director, writer and a musician. He began his career as a child star in Disney Channel’s “Mickey Mouse Club“ alongside some other famous child stars like Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake and Christina Aguilera. He won an addition for Mickey Mouse Club in Montreal, in 1993 and was given a two-year contract. He appeared in a numerous TV Shows and children movies.
It wasn’t until the age of 19 that Ryan decided to move to acting in a “serious films”. His first serious role, where he started, as a main actor was “The Believer”, in 2001, where he played young Jewish neo-Nazi. But it wasn’t until 2004, when Ryan Gosling got his first big break and rose to fame, starting in a Drama, Romance movie “The Notebook“, along side another Canadian actress Rachel McAdams.
Since 2010 Ryan was seen everywhere on the big screen. He appeared in five major Hollywood movies between 2010 and 2011. Three more movies are set to be released this year.
His latest movie titled “The Place Beyond The Pines” was released in North America on March 29th. Ryan is playing a motorcycle stunt driver- turned bank robber. Ryan says he got to live out his childhood fantasy of becoming a bank robber. He starts in a movie along side his real life girlfriend, Eva Mendes.
In 2007, Gosling made a solo recording called “Put Me in the Car” available for download on the Internet. Also the same year Gosling and his friend Zach Shields formed Indie Rock Band called “Dead Man’s Bones“.
Ryan Gosling does active charity work, travelling around the world and helping where he can. He belongs to several different charity organizations.