10 Useless Facts About Ryan Gosling

 

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10 Useless Facts About Ryan Gosling

10 Useless Facts About Ryan Gosling

1. He feels responsible for corrupting Britney Spears on The Mickey Mouse Club. He says, “They would come and ask me questions about sex, and I just told them what I heard – like positions and stuff. All the other mothers went to Disney and told them I was corrupting their kids. I feel somewhat responsible for how sexual she is right now. When I see her with a snake around her neck, I think, ‘Did I do that?’

10 Useless Facts About Ryan Gosling

2. He starred in a pilot episode of a TV show called The Unbelievables with his future Crazy, Stupid, Love co-star Steve Carrell.

10 Useless Facts About Ryan Gosling

3. Inspired by the movie First Blood, he once took steak knives to school and threw them at other children during recess.

10 Useless Facts About Ryan Gosling
4. Contrary to his famous meme, he’s never said “Hey, girl.”

10 Useless Facts About Ryan Gosling

5. To prepare for his role as the romantic Noah in The Notebook, Gosling built a kitchen table, which was featured in the film.

10 Useless Facts About Ryan Gosling

6. Gosling admits that he has no entourage and only a few close friends. He often prefers solitude while not working, attributing it to his autonomous childhood.

10 Useless Facts About Ryan Gosling

7. A huge jazz fan, his favorite musician is Chet Baker.

10 Useless Facts About Ryan Gosling

8. The producers of the 2007 film Fracture had a hard time finding Ryan Gosling to give him the film’s script because he was living in a tent for two months at the time for reasons he won’t disclose.

10 Useless Facts About Ryan Gosling

9. In 2005, he traveled to Chad to make a documentary on the Darfur refugees who were living there at the time.

10 Useless Facts About Ryan Gosling

10. Ryan has two nicknames in high school: “Opie” and “Trouble”. These two names signify a “good boy bad boy” persona.

 10 Useless Facts About Ryan Gosling

Bonus Fact:

Gosling was raised in a Mormon family, and was home-schooled as a child.


Ryan Thomas Gosling (born November 12, 1980) is a Canadian actor, director, writer, and musician. He began his career as a child star on the Disney Channel‘s Mickey Mouse Club (1993–95) and went on to appear in other family entertainment programs includingAre You Afraid of the Dark? (1995), Goosebumps (1996), Breaker High (1997–98) and Young Hercules (1998–99). His first starring role was as a Jewish neo-Nazi in The Believer (2001), and he then built a reputation for playing main roles in independent films such asMurder by Numbers (2002), The Slaughter Rule (2002), and The United States of Leland (2003).

Gosling came to the attention of a wider audience in 2004 with a leading role in the romantic drama The Notebook, for which he won four Teen Choice Awards and an MTV Movie Award. His performance as a drug-addicted teacher in Half Nelson (2006) was nominated for an Academy Award and his performance as a socially inept loner in Lars and the Real Girl (2007) was nominated for a Golden Globe Award. Also in 2007, he starred in the courtroom thriller Fracture. After a three-year acting hiatus, Gosling starred in Blue Valentine, earning him a second Golden Globe nomination. 2011 proved to be a landmark year for Gosling as he appeared in three mainstream films – the romantic comedy-drama Crazy, Stupid, Love, the political drama The Ides of March and the thriller Drive – and received two Golden Globe nominations. In 2013, he starred in the crime drama Gangster Squad, the generational drama The Place Beyond the Pines, and the violent revenge film Only God Forgives. His directorial debut Lost River was released in 2014.

Gosling’s band, Dead Man’s Bones, released their self-titled debut album and toured North America in 2009. He is a co-owner of Tagine, a Moroccan restaurant in Beverly Hills, California. He is a supporter of PETA, Invisible Children and the Enough Project and has travelled to Chad, Uganda and eastern Congo to raise awareness about conflicts in the regions.

 

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1997 Frankenstein and Me Kenny
1999 The Unbelievables Josh
2000 Remember the Titans Alan Bosley
2001 The Believer Danny Balint
2002 Murder by Numbers Richard Haywood
2002 The Slaughter Rule Roy Chutney
2003 The United States of Leland Leland P. Fitzgerald
2004 The Notebook Noah Calhoun
2005 Stay Henry Letham
2006 Half Nelson Dan Dunne
2007 Fracture Willy Beachum
2007 Lars and the Real Girl Lars Lindstrom
2010 Blue Valentine Dean Pereira
2010 All Good Things David Marks
2011 Crazy, Stupid, Love Jacob Palmer
2011 Drive The Driver
2011 The Ides of March Stephen Meyers
2013 Gangster Squad Sgt. Jerry Wooters
2013 The Place Beyond the Pines Luke Glanton
2013 Only God Forgives Julian
2014 Untitled Terrence Malick project TBA Post-production
2014 Lost River Director, Writer, Producer