Biography of Ryan GoslingRyan Gosling is a Canadian actor and musician. His career started in Disney series, later he could have become a strong dramatic actor, highly demanded in Hollywood.
ChildhoodThe boy destined to become a world movie star was born on November 12, 1980 in London. Not in the capital of England, but in a small Canadian town, situated in the southwest of Ontario. His father, Thomas Ray Gosling, was a travelling salesman for a paper mill. Thomas was working hard as well as Ryan’s mother Donna Gosling who was a secretary. Ryan also has an older sister Mandy.
Once the boy watched the film “First Blood” with Sylvester Stallone, after that he brought kitchen knives to school and began to throw it at schoolmates. Ryan became dangerous to classmates. Moreover, he studied badly and suffered from dyslexia. The boy was transferred to homeschooling after psychologists diagnosed him with an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
From this moment his life was taken under strict control. The situation was complicated by the fact that all members of Ryan Gosling’s family were deeply religious Mormons, so only biblical subjects and wild nature documentaries were allowed him to watch.
Early acting careerRyan Gosling’s TV career started with the “Mickey Mouse Club” series, as well as episodic roles in the “Are You Afraid of the Dark?” series and “Goosebumps”. The participation in the series “Breaker High” that was broadcasting from 1997 to 1998 was more serious. In 1998 Ryan received the main role in the “Young Hercules” TV series.
«The Notebook» and the first Oscar nominationIn 2004, Ryan decided to change the genres a little bit and starred in the romantic drama “The Notebook”. This is a touching movie about love that stronger than any circumstances whether it is a test of time or a forced break up. The movie was a great success for the director Nick Cassavetes and brought Ryan and his partner Rachel McAdams to world fame.
The most selective actor in HollywoodFrom 2010 to 2013, Ryan continued to appear in usual for him thrillers, dramas, and romantic melodramas, while always trying different types of roles. In 2011, the actor began to work with an independent Danish director, Nicholas Winding Refn, who shot him as a brave and risky racer in the crime drama «Drive». During the whole movie, Gosling barely dropped a couple of phrases, demonstrating his king’s ability to play the role without words. He performed most of the tricks without the help of stuntmen. Some of the scenes are really breathtaking and not just because of ordinary action.
In the crime drama “The Place Beyond the Pines” actor’s colleagues on set were such actors as Bradley Cooper, Dane DeHaan, and Eva Mendes. After that movie, Gosling again starred in Refn’s experimental noir film “Only God Forgives” that received an ambiguous reaction from both the audience and critics.
In January 2017, Ryan Gosling received the “Golden Globe” for playing Sebastian in “La-La Land”. His partner Emma Stone “collected” the entire set of awards that year, including the cherished Oscar. According to the script, he is a jazz musician, she is an aspiring actress. Both seeking to fulfill their dreams and ambitions, but that outs their love under a threat.
In autumn 2017, the long-awaited premiere with Ryan Gosling came out. It was the sequel of the cult fantasy film of the '80s by Ridley Scott the "Blade Runner". In “Blade Runner 2049” by Danny Villeneuve, Ryan’s character is a replicant-policeman (bioengineered human) who meets Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) to find out the truth about his origins and the mystery of Rick’s relationship with android Rachel from the first part of the movie.
In April 2020 some media told, that Ryan may become the next Hercules – Disney is going to make film remake of 'Hercules' animation. According to the rumors, he is one of the main candidates.
Musical careerRyan never stopped playing music since the “Mickey Mouse Club”. In 2008, he still dated Rachel McAdams, while her sister Kaylin dated composer and actor Zach Shields. One day the young people found out that they both like horror stories and attributes of this kind. Moreover, both were keen on the idea of creating a musical band. So the band “Dead Man’s Bones” appeared. At the end of the same year, the guys uploaded their first song “In the Room Where You Sleep” on the Internet.
In 2009, guys shot a marvelous clip for the song “Name in Stone”, a year later such videos as “Pa Pa Power” and “Dead Hearts” were released. Ryan appeared under a pseudonym Baby Goose and proved that he is not only an excellent vocalist but a talented guitarist and piano player. Unfortunately, due to Ryan’s great business on the set, the group was liquidated, but fans still can’t stop waiting for their reunion.
Private lifeElegant and charming Ryan Gosling never suffered from a lack of female attention. Being the Hollywood star, he was dating only the famous actresses with whom he was thrown together by work or fate.
In 2002, during the “Murder by Numbers” shooting, the actor had a small affair with Sandra Bullock.
In 2004, during “The Notebook” shooting, he met, as it seemed then, the true love of his life – beautiful and elegant Rachel McAdams. The passionate love of their characters on the screen has found its continuation in real life. Their relationship lasted for three years. During 2007 the couple started over and broke up a few times. Later they broke up forever, keeping a good fellowship.