About Ryan Gosling
Like some popular stars in the media today, Ryan Gosling got his start on the "Mickey Mouse Club" in the United States. Shortly after he appeared in "Are You Afraid of the Dark?", "Goosebumps", "Young Hercules", and "Breaker High". In 2001 he played a Jewish neo-Nazi in "The Believer" breaking him into mainstream movies. Later on he acted in "Murder by Numbers", "The Slaughter Rule", and "The United States of Leland". It wasn't until his role in "The Notebook" opposite Rachel McAdams, that his following really took off. He won four Teen Choice Awards with MTV. Nomiated for an Academy Award for "Half Nelson" in 2006 further catapulted his career. Taking three years off from acting, he starred in "Blue Valentine" only to earn him his second Golden Globe. The three mainstream films Gosling did in 2011 kept him on the screens and within the hearts and minds of women and men alike. The three films include "The Ides of March" opposite George Clooney, "Crazy, Stupid, Love" opposite Steve Carell and "Gangster Squad" opposite Emma Stone, for the second time. Born in 1980, Gosling is more than an actor. He is a director, writer and musician. Gosling's band, known as "Dead Man's Bones", released their self-titled debut album and toured North America in 2009. Exploring his business side, Ryan Gosling co-owns Tagine, a Moroccan restaurant in Beverly Hills, California. He is a supporter of PETA, Invisible Children and the Enough Project. He is well rounded and has travelled to Chad, Uganda and eastern Congo to raise awareness about conflicts in the regions.